| Nov 10, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva In the roiling mix of political crosswinds that may come to characterize the 2009-2010 elections -- in which a Republican quit one congressional race to campaign for the winning Democrat, and in which the president's party was...
| Aug 20, 2012
Members of Congress are more interested in winning reelection than in removing before then the budget "sequestration" knife that threatens to lop 10 percent off 2,500 defense programs starting Jan. 2.
That was the signal that lawmakers sent at a House...
| Jul 14, 2010
| 4:36 PM
Former House speaker gains media exposure with a watch from DisneyWorld. His social networking moves, however, give clearer clues of his political intentions.
| Dec 6, 2013
| 11:40 AM
U.S. Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Chesapeake, has been urging GOP leaders in the House and the National Republican Congressional Committee to to withhold support from Republican congressional candidates who are gay, Politico reports.
Asked about the report by...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:03 PM
While most of Hampton Roads' representatives and senators forecast their positions ahead of a vote to raise the debt ceiling, Reps. Rob Wittman, R-Westmoreland County, and J. Randy Forbes, R-Chesapeake, kept their cards close to their chests.
And as the...