08/18/14 11:45 AM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Members of the Virginia Supreme Court have chosen Justice Donald W. Lemons to serve as chief justice. Lemons will succeed Chief Justice Cynthia Kinser, who will retire on Dec. 31. His four-year term will begin Jan. 1, 2015. The court announced Lemons' election on Monday in...
08/18/14 10:45 AM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Corrections says a lease agreement with John Deere & Company will enhance its farming operations. The department announced the five-year lease on Monday in a news release. The agreement includes 14 tractors, one grain combine, one 12-row planter...
By Alan Suderman | 08/18/14 09:05 AM
The candidates in a special election that will determine which political party controls the state Senate are spending big money and throwing sharp elbows ahead of Tuesday's contest.
08/18/14 06:45 AM
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — About 300 motorcyclists, drivers and others participated in a ride marking the 12th anniversary of the slayings of a Southside Virginia family. Henry County Sheriff Lane Perry told the ride's participants that the investigation into the Short family killings remains...
By Sean Lengell | 08/06/14 12:24 PM
Gay marriage bans in four states will be significantly tested Wednesday when a three-judge panel will hear arguments on challenges to the laws -- the latest in a slew of lawsuits against similar laws nationwide since last summer.
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/01/14 05:31 PM
Former Majority Leader Eric Cantor is leaving the swamp of Capitol Hill early to return home, to live and work among the people of Henrico and Culpeper Counties whom he's represented for 14 years. I'm joking, of course.
By Ashe Schow | 08/01/14 03:04 PM
Ken Cuccinelli may have lost his bid for Virginia governor in 2013, but unlike most losing politicians, he's managed to remain relevant by helping elect conservatives through the Senate Conservatives Fund.
By Ed Sykes | 08/01/14 10:44 AM
After a shocking primary loss in June, the long-serving Republican will leave Capitol Hill for good Aug. 18.
By Washington Examiner | 07/29/14 05:18 PM
A federal judge in Mississippi last week threw out an $85 million defamation lawsuit brought by a politically connected corporation against a Virginia journalism non-profit.
By Associated Press | 07/29/14 01:23 PM
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's marriage was broken and his wife developed a crush on a businessman who lavished her with expensive gifts and attention, an attorney for the first lady said Tuesday during the couple's corruption trial.
By Steve Doty | 07/28/14 01:09 PM
Sen. Mark Warner and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie met over the weekend for the first debate in the 2014 Virginia Senate race.
By Ashe Schow | 07/24/14 06:16 PM
Allies of Bill and Hillary Clinton have declared war against Barbara Comstock, the Republican candidate for Virginia's 10th District and former Clinton opposition researcher.
By Mark Tapscott | 07/23/14 08:41 AM
At least 160 Marylanders are about to lose their jobs because of the constitutional myopia of the state's corrupt liberal Democratic establishment. It's a sad illustration of the dire results of one-party rule.
By Byron York | 08/31/14
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