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  • 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...
  • Feds will run Virginia's health exchange at outset

    Feds will run Virginia's health exchange at outset
    Gov. Bob McDonnell has done an about-turn on the establishment of a state health benefits exchange in Virginia. In August 2010, just months after the passage of the Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare," McDonnell set up the Virginia Health Reform...
  • 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....
  • Virginia House advances antiabortion 'personhood' measure

     
    The Virginia House of Delegates voted Tuesday to advance two anti-abortion measures: a bill defining "personhood" as beginning at conception, and a bill that would require women to view sonograms of their fetuses before undergoing abortions....