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  • 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....
  • 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....
  • Forbes keeps 4th Congressional District seat

    Forbes keeps 4th Congressional District seat
    Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Chesapeake, will remain in Washington for another two years. Challenges from two young candidates from the western portion of the 4th Congressional District were not enough to unseat the Republican. The complete unofficial results:...
  • Election Day goes smoothly in Isle of Wight

    Good weather, good turnout and no major mishaps made this Election Day a good one for Isle of Wight County. Voter Registrar Lisa Betterton said about 45 percent of all registered voters in the county turned out to cast their ballots, which Betterton...
  • Coalition warns of 'death spiral' for strained U.S. fleet

    Coalition warns of 'death spiral' for strained U.S. fleet
    In a blunt letter to Congress, nearly 100 retired Navy and Marine Corps leaders on Wednesday warned of dire consequences to the U.S. fleet unless Congress pumps billions of additional dollars into shipbuilding, repair and maintenance. The letter comes...
  • 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...
  • Air Force bypasses Langley for temporary support center

    When the Air Force announced it would eliminate 742 positions at Langley Air Force Base, members of Congress in Virginia launched a counter-offensive. The Langley cuts are part of a larger plan that will create jobs elsewhere — exactly where is...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Aug. 7 Letters: Gaza conflict, Fall elections

    What did we expect? It is amazing that Israel has created a ghetto in Gaza not dissimilar to the Warsaw Ghetto that confined Jews during the Holocaust. Have they not learned from their own history? How do they expect the Palestinians to react?...