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Va Gop Nominates Ken Cuccinelli for Governor's Race
Virginia Republican Party delegates officially nominated Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli to run for governor at its state convention Saturday in Richmond.
Sat May 18, 2013
2013 Republican ticket: Cuccinelli, Jackson and Obenshain
If Virginia Republicans get their wish, Ken Cuccinelli, E.W. Jackson and Mark Obenshain will be the commonwealth's governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general, respectively, come January 2014.
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Mims To BC Grads: Recall 'Timeless Virtues'
As Bridgewater College's graduating seniors and their families celebrated in Nininger Hall on Saturday, Virginia Supreme Court Justice and Harrisonburg native William C. Mims urged the 301 graduates to remember society's "timeless virtues" and to build meaningful lives.
VA uranium mining opposition groups partner for continuing confrontation
Moving to consolidate its strength for the continuing political confrontation with proponents of harming the earth, I mean proponents of uranium mining , the Roanoke River Basin Association announced that CommonHealthVA is now part of the RRBA family.
Lt. Gov. Race: Democrat Aneesh Chopra Wants to Reverse TRAP...
Aneesh Chopra , one of two Democrats running for Virginia's Lt. Gov. seat, wants to reverse controversial legislation backed by Republican Gov.
Va. Republicans choose 2014 convention to nominate for U.S. Senate
As of now, the Virginia Republican Party plans to select its candidate for U.S. Senate in 2014 much as it is picking statewide nominees this year: with a nominating convention.
Fri May 17, 2013
O'Malley Designates $280M to Purple Line
Gov. Martin O'Malley signed Maryland's increased gas tax into law Thursday, and announced $1.2 billion of new road and transit projects that would be built with the new revenue.
Ramadan under fire for economic development trip to Asia
State Del. David Ramadan did not officially disclose a trip to Taiwan that two of his General Assembly colleagues deemed significant enough to report.
WashPost Loved Henry Waxman, But Bashes Darrell Issa 'Feverishly Chasing' After Obama
When ultraliberal Henry Waxman ran the House Government Reform Committee, The Washington Post didn't often suggest he was a fierce partisan or ideologue.
Mineral sands mining operation planned in Va
Gov. Bob McDonnell says Iluka Resources is moving forward with a project to extract and concentrate titanium and zircon minerals in Dinwiddie County.
Piece on candidates short on details
I read with interest your profiles of Virginia gubernatorial candidates Ken Cuccinelli and Terry McAuliffe.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Washington Monthly
Cracker To Cracker
As longtime readers of my stuff know, I've got a real ax to grind whenever someone tries to justify display of Confederate regalia, particularly the Confederate Battle Flag , as an innocent symbol of "southern pride." As a proud southerner who regards the Confederacy as a shameful period in my home region's history, I felt this way even before I ... (more)
Virginia GOP Convention Over Primary: Good Move?
When Virginia's Republican Party made a last-minute decision to nominate candidates for the 2013 election in a convention instead of a primary, as originally planned, it prompted Lt.
Democrat leads in the race for Va. Governor
Democratic candidate Terry McAuliffe has inched ahead in the race to replace Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, according to a newly released Quinnipiac University poll.
Frank Wolf joins opposition to North-South highway through Loudoun, Prince William
Rep. Frank Wolf sent a letter to Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell this week stating his opposition to a proposed major North-South highway through Prince William and Loudoun counties, The Washington Post reported .
A fourth lane on I-95 in Stafford? Study will look widening highway...
The Commonwealth Transportation Board laid out a six-year plan Wednesday that has an additional $4 billion in its overall budget and looks at adding another lane to congested Interstate 95 in Stafford County.
Wed May 15, 2013
Cuccinelli recuses office from governor's mansion case
Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli cited a conflict of interest Wednesday as he recused his office and hired a private legal team to represent Gov.
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Anti-uranium groups in Va. join forces
Two Southside Virginia voices against uranium mining are joining forces. The Roanoke River Basin Association says it has welcomed CommonHealthVA as a part of its family.
Governor Bob McDonnell's job approval rating hits new low
According to the latest Quinnipiac University poll, Governor Bob McDonnell's job approval rating has dropped to 49 percent.
Tue May 14, 2013
Cuccinelli, visiting Norfolk, declines to specify how he'll offset tax cuts
Five days ahead of his expected nomination as the Republican candidate for governor, Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli visited Norfolk today to tout his sweeping proposals to cut Virginia's income tax rates.