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Randy Forbes

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  • Oct. 18 Letters: Randy Forbes, Ed Gillespie, The Wall That Heals, police cameras, Mark Warner

    Randy Forbes, Ed Gillespie If the election of 2012 was held today, Mitt Romney would win by more than 6 percent, according to CBS polling. Our nation continues to spend money like there's no end. Who can live beyond their means? Democrats think the...
  • Forbes falls short in bid to chair Armed Services panel

    Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Chesapeake, came up short Tuesday in his bid to chair the powerful House Armed Services Committee, with Rep. Mac Thornberry of Texas getting the nod. Forbes faced an uphill fight against Thornberry, who was the committee's vice...
  • Why we endorse

    Virginia voters head to the polls in two weeks and, in the coming days, the Daily Press Editorial Board will offer its endorsements in the races citizens will see on the ballot this year. Those include three contested races for U.S. House, one for U.S....
  • Virginia delegation ask for cyber operations squadron at Langley

    In a letter released Monday, several members of the Virginia delegation — most from Hampton Roads — asked the director of the Air National Guard to establish a cyberoperations squadron at Langley Air Force Base. The letter was signed by U.S....
  • They call it "CROmnibus" -- and it gets mixed reviews from Hampton Roads legislators

    It sounds like one of those mechanical monsters from a not-very-good kids’ movie, and CROmnibus (the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2015) got mixed reviews from Hampton Roads’ Congressional delegation....
  • House pushes through defense bill, budget deal awaits

    House pushes through defense bill, budget deal awaits
    The House on Thursday authorized $585 billion in defense spending that contains mixed news on pay and benefits for service members and funds key projects for Newport News-based Huntington Ingalls Industries. The compromise bill now heads to the Senate,...
  • Defense Bill Has Billions For Subs, Planes, Copters Made In Connecticut

    Defense Bill Has Billions For Subs, Planes, Copters Made In Connecticut
    WASHINGTON — The massive defense authorization bill that's making its way through Congress is an early Christmas present for Connecticut's defense contractors, containing billions of dollars for submarines, helicopters and other weaponry made by...
  • A practical approach

    4th Congressional District Republican Rep. Randy Forbes faces Democrat Elliott Fausz and Libertarian Bo Brown for the seat in the 4th District. Mr. Brown, a resident of Chesterfield County, is making his first bid for this elected office. Espousing an...
  • U.Va.'s Sabato sees Hampton Roads Congressional races as locked up

    Just in case you're wondering, U.Va. political scientist Larry Sabato and his team at the Center for Politics are NOT holding their breath about results in any Hampton Roads Congressional race. They rate the 1st, 2nd and 4th Congressional Districts,...
  • Competition and fairness

    As voters prepare to head to the polls on Tuesday, one race on Hampton Roads ballots is not like the others. U.S. Rep. Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, a Democrat representing the 3rd Congressional District, is the only member of the region's House delegation...
  • Two newcomers challenge Forbes in 4th District

    U.S. Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Chesapeake, faces two challengers in the 4th District in Tuesday's election. Forbes, a Republican, won a special election in 2001 and has held the seat since – handily beating all challengers by double-digit percentages....