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  • McAuliffe wants family added to Va. ethics bill

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants lobbyists to disclose what they give to lawmakers' families. The Democratic governor amended an ethics bill Monday that passed the General Assembly in the wake of a gifts scandal that led to corruption charges against former Gov. Bob McDonnell....

  • Some hear race echoes in Virginia gay marriage ban

    To some people in Virginia, the fight over legalization of same-sex marriage echoes a decades-old battle over the state's 1924 law banning marriage between white and black people.

  • Virginia's General Assembly returning for special session

    Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe plans to propose a 2 percent raise for state employees when lawmakers return to Richmond on Monday for a special session in which they will try to pass a roughly $96 billion two-year budget.

  • Virginia city downriver from coal ash spill suffers

    When a massive coal ash spill was swept down the Dan River through Danville, the toxic stew smudged this proud mill city's vision of building a new, diversified economic base.

  • NRSC: 'Next stop, Senate majority'

    Republican voters have more enthusiasm for the next election than Democrats, but it's not quite as high as it was in the 2010 midterms, according to recent polling.

  • Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe: Happy St. PACtrick's Day

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a storied fundraiser for the Clintons, is celebrating this Irish holiday in a most American way: creating a political action committee to raise money to fund friendly candidates. With similarities to President Obama's Organizing for Action, the first-year...

  • Medicaid expansion supporters rally at Virginia capitol

    Several hundred supporters of Medicaid expansion gathered at the state Capitol to send a message to lawmakers who are deadlocked on the issue.

  • Gov. Terry McAuliffe travels Virginia touting Medicaid expansion

    In his first months on the job, Virginia Gov. Terry McAullife is trying to capitalize on Democrats' takeover of top state offices and the state Senate by pushing a key element of President Obama's health care law through a Republican-dominated House of Delegates.

  • Supreme Court declines to hear case of breakaway Falls Church

    The Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a dispute between the Episcopal Church and a Northern Virginia congregation that left the denomination in a dispute over gay rights. Justices let stand the Virginia Supreme Court decision that the Falls Church, a suburban Washington parish that...

From the Weekly Standard

  • Through a Google Glass, Darkly

    “Just because something bears the aspect of the inevitable one should not, therefore, go along willingly with it.” ​—​Philip K. Dick

  • 2014 ≠ 2016

    Polls are overrated, but they can be still instructive. So what’s to be learned from a Fox News survey of 1,012 registered voters conducted April 13-15? 

  • As Goes North Carolina

    Raleigh, N.C.  To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that...