November 11, 2013 It's about as close as it gets in Virginia's election for attorney general — just 17 votes separate Republican state Sen. Mark Obenshain and Democratic state Sen. Mark Herring out of more than 2.2 million cast.
November 7, 2013 The Obama administration refrains from attacking the health-insurance industry in order to get the Obamacare website fixed ASAP... Virginia is for lovers (of political recriminations)... Colorado's supporters of a failed effort to boost taxes for public education try to regroup.
October 2, 2013 KHNThere was a party atmosphere at Affordable Care Act events both in California, where the law has been embraced by the state government, and in Virginia, where it has been resisted. But consumers will have very different experiences in the two states.
August 6, 2013 If you like your gubernatorial campaigns negative and nasty, then Virginia's governor's race is for you, and will likely remain so until Election Day in November. How could it not be with such good raw material for attack ads?
July 10, 2013 Not so long ago, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell was one of the GOP's hottest national prospects. Now it appears his political career has crashed and burned.
March 14, 2013 In Virginia last month, a transgendered person was made to leave a sex-segregated public bath because of customer complaints. Commentator Barbara J. King sees this discriminatory act as another example of the "born male-born female" dichotomy ingrained in our culture.
November 5, 2012 The superstorm began its destructive tour of the American mainland in Florida, and that's where the GOP presidential nominee needs to begin his march on election night. Other states in its path included North Carolina, Virginia and New Hampshire, states where Mitt Romney has a strong chance.
March 2, 2012 Obama told The Atlantic that he doesn't "bluff" as president of the U.S. when he says he's willing to use the military to stop Iran from gaining a nuclear weapon... Maryland became the eighth state to legalize gay marriage... Virginia approved a controversial anti-abortion bill requiring ultrasound which the governor says he will sign.
February 28, 2012 The measure no longer requires an invasive form of the procedure, but still would force a woman considering an abortion to have some type of ultrasound beforehand. It also exempts victims of rape or incest.
January 10, 2012 A federal judge will decide on Friday whether Virginia must give more GOP candidates access to its March 6 primary ballot.
December 26, 2011 Newt Gingrich's campaign likened his failure to make the Virginia ballot to Pearl Harbor and vowed to find "alternate methods" to compete for the state's 49 delegates.
October 17, 2011 The question for Obama as he resumes his bus tour through political battleground states like North Carolina and Virginia to ostensibly promote his seemingly dead jobs plan, is will Asheville specifically, and North Carolina, generally, love him back as was the case in 2008?
February 9, 2011 Webb's decision ends the chance of a rematch of the 2006 race which Webb won narrowly over Allen.
July 23, 2010 Sen. Jim Webb of Virginia says government diversity programs help immigrants but not poor whites.
May 4, 2010 The Attorney General of Virginia recently gave his staff a censored version of the state seal — the original shows a bare breast. Turns out Virginia isn't alone with its NSFW emblem. Join the Wait Wait staff for an illustrated tour of other state seals in need of a little censorship.