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  • Virginia and Florida spar over human spaceflight, aircraft carrier

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Already sparring over an aircraft carrier, Florida and Virginia have locked horns on another issue: human spaceflight. NASA announced in July that it would order an environmental review of Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's...
  • U.S. Senate: George Allen biography (Republican)

    U.S. Senate: George Allen biography (Republican)
    Name: George Allen Running for: U.S. Senate seat, Virginia Party: Republican Birthday: March 8, 1952 Official website: www.georgeallen.com Biography: He is the son of former NFL coach George Allen. The younger Allen was elected to the Virginia...
  • U.S. House of Representatives, 5th District: Robert Hurt (Republican, incumbent)

    U.S. House of Representatives, 5th District: Robert Hurt (Republican, incumbent)
    Name: Robert Hurt Running for: U.S. House of Representatives, 5th District (incumbent) Party: Republican Birthday: June 16, 1969 Official websites: http://www.roberthurtforcongress.com/ and http://hurt.house.gov/ Biography: Robert Hurt represents...
  • U.S. House of Representatives, 9th District: Morgan Griffith (Republican, incumbent)

    U.S. House of Representatives, 9th District: Morgan Griffith (Republican, incumbent)
    Name: Morgan Griffith Running for: U.S. House of Representatives, 9th District (incumbent) Party: Republican Birthday: March 15, 1958 Official websites: http://morgangriffith.house.gov/ and http://www.morgangriffithforcongress.com/ Biography:...
  • 4th District: Forbes pushes for defense

    U.S. Rep. J. Randy Forbes was the newest member of Congress on Sept. 11, 2001, having just won a special election. Since then, the 4th District congressman has spent much of his time in office shaping the United States' ability to respond to the terrorist...
  • Question 6: Vote no to immorality

    Gov. Martin O'Malley won't tell Marylanders what he thinks marriage is, or how he came to support same-sex marriage, but he is certain "gender" is irrelevant to the marital relationship and the preservation of family and society. Even pagan Rome, which...
  • Pollinators: Virginia gardener and bee lover launches Protect Pollinator license plate

    Pollinators: Virginia gardener and bee lover launches Protect Pollinator license plate
    Samantha Gallagher has loved bees since she was a child. As a adult, she still fosters that love and gardens for bees and butterflies, as well as other pollinators in her Alexandria gardens. She's also designed a Protect Pollinators plate which she...
  • Virginia Senate Democrats seek funding for mandated ultrasounds

    Virginia Senate Democrats seek funding for mandated ultrasounds
    During the 2012 legislative session, Gov. Bob McDonnell signed a Virginia General Assembly bill requiring women seeking abortions to undergo a mandatory ultrasound 24 hours before the procedure. Now, Senate Democrats are calling for funding for the...
  • 10 Peninsula women who made a difference

    10 Peninsula women who made a difference
    Women helped shape the Peninsula we know today, but their contributions are sometimes overlooked or obscured. Here are ten women who contributed to the physical, spiritual and cultural growth of this community. Some managed to make a mark on the world....
  • The Republican tax evolution

     
    Fascinating interview on “Fresh Air” this week (you can listen to/read it here). More interesting (to me) than the analysis of  tax cut winners and losers was the discussion about the evolution of GOP thinking about taxes and tax policy from...
  • Only 1 handgun a month? Virginia lawmakers see no point in limit

     
    Virginia handgun limits: The Virginia Senate has voted to lift a one-handgun-a-month purchase limit. The measure stands a good chance of becoming law....