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The Washington Post
McDonnell's betrayal of his wife is anything but moral
Oh, wait. That's not his role. Nevertheless, the former governor of Virginia seems to have forgotten he is on trial for public corruption and is busy ticking off the slights, arguments, miscommunications, huffs and petty scorekeeping of his marriage before the Richmond jury and the ever-patient Judge Spencer as though they were all there to witness ... (more)
Tue Aug 19, 2014
In Washington, little appetite for a vote on Iraq
Mingling with Senate Democrats at the White House earlier this summer, President Barack Obama had a tart comeback to the suggestion that he should seek a vote of Congress before deepening U.S. military involvement in Iraq.
WWII Vet Honored Decades after Her Service
Seventy years after serving in World War II as part of the Women's Army Corps her son started looking into possible medals that she earned.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
National Review Online
The Campaign Spot
The office of Sen. Mark Warner, Virginia Democrat, periodically issues press releases informing his constituents that he's "on the road" or "hitting the road."
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Tim Kaine: Obama Needs Congress to OK Iraq Air Strikes
Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine wants President Barack Obama to seek new approval from Congress for the current bombing campaign in Iraq.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Obama and Romney deadlocked for final push
US President Barack Obama, left, is joined by former President Bill Clinton, right, and Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate from Virginia, former Gov. Tim Kaine, center, on stage at a rally at Jiffy Lube Live arena, late Saturday night in Bristow, Va.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Hampton Roads Daily Press
A last piece moves in 2013 state election aftermath
One of the last moving pieces in the financing of last year's high-drama politics has finally moved, a $200,000 payment five days ago from Gov. Terry McAuliffe's political action committee to his inauguration committee.
Henrico man arrested for breaking little used a French Kissa law
Virginia made national headlines in 2008 when state lawmakers made it illegal for an adult to use his or her tongue while kissing a child.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Senators spent $1 million on charter flights last year
Last summer, Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., embarked on what his office trumpeted as a four-day, 1,000-mile trip across his state, with press releases noting he "woke up early to hit the road," making stops at a minor league ballpark, a craft brewery and a Roanoke rail yard, among others.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Langley Air Force Base Joint Base Langley-Eustis generic
The U.S. Air Force Assistant Secretary met with Virginia lawmakers Wednesday about the proposed personnel reductions at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Hampton.
Senate Democrats' Bill Puts Foot in the Door for Gun Confiscation
On July 29 Senators Tim Kaine , Richard Blumenthal , and Chris Murphy introduced legislation encouraging states to "[seize] firearms when adjudicating or responding to domestic violence situations."
Tue Jul 29, 2014
US negotiator gives no hard deadline for Iran deal
U.S. State Department Under Secretary For Political Affairs Wendy Sherman, talks with Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, before she testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the P5 + 1 negotiations with Iran.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
On The Hill with Heroes and Tap Dancers
I think the bad guys are sacred of the heroes and the tap dancers are managing a shuffle ball change just enough to keep in step with re-election.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Crooks and Liars
Obamacare Vs. Anti-Obamacare
It was a confusing week for Obamacare. It lost and then it won! Susie and Rebecca delve in to a game of "Point/Counterpoint" about the conflicting Obamacare rulings in DC and Virginia.
The Baltimore Sun
Mikulski, Va. lawmakers call for scrutiny of crab meat labeling
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski joined with Virginia lawmakers on Friday in requesting the Obama administration step up enforcement of seafood processors that are fraudulently labeling imported crab meat as a product of the Chesapeake Bay.
Sen. Kaine, Loudoun-based firms advocate for Ex-Im Bank
Ara Bagdasarian, left, CEO of Omnilert and co-author of The Lemonade Stand, shows his book about entrepreneurship to U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine in Leesburg in May 2013.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Sen. Kaine: Hamas Heightens Crisis Resulting in Deaths of Gaza Residents
Palestinian Islamic group Hamas heightened the crisis with Israel by disrupting peace negotiations, knowing it would result in the deaths of Gaza residents, said Sen. Tim Kaine.