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1 hr ago | Washington Examiner
They feel that the political parties are so far from each other, politically, that they cannot come together on anything, even the simplest of things that forward the common interest.
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5 hrs ago | Roll Call
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor cheered the passage of one of his top priorities Tuesday, as a pediatric research funding bill he laboriously pushed through the House easily passed the Senate.
5 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury
Virginia is meeting federal projections for enrollment in the Obama administration's health care program but still has a ways to go to reach the final target on March 31. Figures released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services show that 102,815 Virginians had enrolled by March 1. The government had projected 101,600 by Feb. 28.
10 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction Patricia I. Wright Tuesday announced she will retire May 1 after six years in the state's top education job.
12 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Lawmakers cleared out of Richmond Saturday after largely accomplishing their goals on mental health reform.
16 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press
An overturned vehicle on I-664 southbound is blocking all travel lanes. Virginia State Police are currently working with VDOT to briefly shut down the scene of the accident.
Engineers sprung into action when more than 10,000 gallons of a chemical mixture leaked from a storage tank near Charleston, W.Va., and entered a river upstream of a water-treatment plant in January.
New Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe did his flesh-pressing best the past several weeks during bipartisan, after-hours soirees/shoot-the-breeze sessions at the executive mansion.
A man who spent three decades of his life serving in Virginia's General Assembly is being remembered for his dedication.
An appeals court has scheduled oral arguments to hear a challenge of the February court ruling that overturned Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage.
Potential poisons are everywhere and could cause serious harm to you or your loved ones.
Exams aren't usually something teens look forward to. But there's one test most fifteen and a half year olds are eager to take, their learner's permit exam.
With only one week left in the regular session, the House is hard at working ensuring we pass quality legislation for the people of West Virginia.
Republicans can regain a majority in the U.S. Senate in the 2014 general election and even Virginia Democrat Mark Warner is vulnerable, said strategist Grover Norquist in an interview at the Conservative Political Action Conference , which ended its three-day run on March 8 in suburban Washington, D.C. Norquist, president of Americans for Tax ... (more)
The 63rd annual Tidewater Science and Engineering Fair will be held Saturday at Old Dominion University's Webb Center.
In the past five years, Virginia has done a good job of safely reducing the overall number of children in our foster care system, but we've been falling desperately short in ensuring that kids are connected to permanent families before they "age out" of the system at age 18. When a child is brought into foster care, it's no small decision.
At a strip-mall laundromat halfway between Washington and Richmond last week, the question in Virginia's fierce struggle over expanding Medicaid was whether the government-backed health program should extend to the asthmatic in the black hoodie or remain reserved for the pregnant mom with a smiling frog on her sweatshirt.