Kaine on IRS scandal: 'People need to be sacked'
A Democratic senator from Virginia says people who work at the Internal Revenue Service need to be fired for targeting conservative political groups.
RN Tavenner wins Senate approval to head CMS
Marilyn Tavenner, a onetime staff nurse, officially was confirmed Wednesday as the administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Senate vote pushes Craney Island port project ahead
A Senate bill that helps advance the construction of Hampton Roads ' next major ocean terminal, passed overwhelmingly Wednesday.
Tue May 14, 2013
Lt. Gov. Race: Democrat Aneesh Chopra Coming to Lorton and Springfield Wednesday
Aneesh Chopra , one of two Democrats vying to be the next lieutenant governor of Virginia, will make appearances Wednesday in Springfield and Lorton.
LG candidate Chopra airs first TV ad
Too often, Democrat Aneesh Chopra says in his new campaign commercial, Virginia middle class families are stuck on a metaphorical escalator, making little progress as they climb towards a better life.
The Village Mill
Memorial Day tribute to honor Virginia vets
American Legion Post 87 Commander John Harmon invites the public to attend a Memorial Day tribute ceremony at Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Amelia on Monday, May 27 beginning at 10 a.m. All 2,000-plus graves at the cemetery will be decorated with an American flag and the service branch flag of the deceased veteran.
Mon May 13, 2013
National Democrats target Virginia statehouse races
A handful of Northern Virginia House of Delegates races are being targeted by a national Democratic group as the starting point for its ambitious plans to win back state legislatures that are now in Republican hands.
Midday Roundup: Everyone wants a piece of the IRS
Piling on. Three Democrats have joined a chorus of Republicans calling for the IRS to be held accountable for targeting conservative groups for heightened scrutiny during the 2012 presidential campaign.
US News & World Report
Bipartisanship Rings Out on Capitol Hill and the White House Over IRS Scandal
On Capitol Hill, a rare glimpse of bipartisanship has swept across the body as lawmakers respond to an IRS scandal where career employees in Cincinnati, Ohio, knowingly targeted 75 Tea Party groups who were seeking nonprofit status.
Sen. Tim Kaine announces second bill, American Battlefield Protection Program
Finally, an issue that Democratic and Republican lawmakers in the U.S. Congress can agree on: preserving Civil War battlegrounds.
Sat May 11, 2013
Super PAC Donor Adelson Targeting New Senate Race for 2014?
Sheldon Adelson , one of the wealthiest men in America, may be putting in place the structure for spending millions of dollars in independent expenditures in the 2014 elections.
Fri May 10, 2013
Kaine legislation aimed at protecting battlefields
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine is traveling to Slaughter Pen battlefield in Fredericksburg to promote a bipartisan bill to reauthorize the American Battlefield Protection Program.
Wed May 08, 2013
Despite siding with Democrats on 90 percent of votes, King says, 'I'm making my own decisions'
Independent Sen. Angus King's early penchant for voting with Democrats seems to be surprising no one in Washington, including Republicans in the Senate.
Mon May 06, 2013
U.S. Senate OKs Internet sales tax bill
The U.S. Senate approved legislation Monday that would require large online retailers to collect state sales taxes, a welcome development for traditional merchants and Virginia leaders who are counting on the extra revenue.
Candidates for Va. governor shift to policy focus
Although there isn't much Ken Cuccinelli and Terry McAuliffe agree on, they seem to have a similar sense of timing: both men scheduled key policy speeches this week with the campaign for Virginia governor moving into its final six months.
McAuliffe 'Starts' Campaign 6 Months after Entry
Democrat Terry McAuliffe is continuing statewide tour with his party's luminaries in an official launch of a Virginia governor's race he entered almost six months ago.
McAuliffe 'Starts' Campaign 6 Months After Entry
Democrat Terry McAuliffe is continuing a statewide tour with his party's luminaries in an official launch of a Virginia governor's race he entered almost six months ago.
In Leesburg, Kaine highlights movement on economic policies
On his four-month anniversary as a U.S. senator, Democrat Tim Kaine visited Leesburg Friday to speak with a group of small business owners and entrepreneurs about legislation he supports to make the state and nation's economic environment more vibrant.
Sat May 04, 2013
McAuliffe kicking off campaign for gov in Va
McAuliffe is set to hold several events over the next few days to roll out a series of policy speeches.
Fri May 03, 2013
Asian-American Small Business Owners Hope Marketplace Fairness Act Helps
Dozens of local Asian-American small business owners got the chance to speak out on two big issues on Friday -- immigration reform and fairness in the marketplace.