Friday Jun 14
Speak Out: Smoking Bans Outside Restaurants - Yes or No?
This week, Starbucks announced it would ban smoking in Starbucks coffee shops, the outdoor patios and within 25 feet of the doors.
Friday Jun 14
NBC Hypes New Census Data Showing 'White Majority Gone In 30 Years'
Amid the debate over immigration reform and media predictions that the Republican Party will never again win a national election due to demographic shifts in the country, correspondent Tom Costello appeared on Friday's NBC Today to eagerly promote a new study: "You know, by 2043, just three decades from now, the Census Bureau says whites will be a ... (more)
Friday Jun 14
1st GOP Va governor supports Dem McAuliffe in '13
The first Republican to break the stranglehold Democrats held on Virginia's executive mansion since Reconstruction is supporting the Democratic nominee in this fall's race for governor.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Baez Tuned In to Tim Kaine
During her show Wednesday night at Wolf Trap, folk singer Joan Baez purportedly took the time to pay musical tribute to a local boy who works right here on the Hill: freshman Sen. Tim Kaine.
'Today' Hosts Gush Over Dem Senator Pushing Immigration Bill in Spanish
On Tuesday's NBC Today , the hosts of the morning show applauded Virginia Democratic Senator Tim Kaine promoting the proposed immigration bill by addressing the Senate in Spanish.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Northam, Herring Win Va. Dem Nods; Incumbents Lose
Two respected senior Republican House members, however, were felled by conservative challengers as each sought an 11th term in the General Assembly.
The Miami Herald
Fabiola Santiago: Some say 'sí,' Sen. Marco Rubio says yes
In what should go down as one of the most bizarre days in recent U.S. Senate history, Marco Rubio, the Republican senator from Florida, a Cuban-American, introduced Tuesday an amendment to the immigration reform bill requiring English proficiency of all citizenship candidates.
Democratic Senator Resorts to Speaking Spanish on Floor to Push Immigration Bill
Before the Senate voted 82-15 on Tuesday afternoon to officially allow the debate to move forward on immigration legislation, Sen. Tim Kaine delivered a 14-minute speech in support - in Spanish.
Sen. Tim Kaine delivers floor speech supporting immigration reform in Spanish
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Sen. Tim Kaine speaks in Spanish on Senate floor, pushes immigration bill
Sen. Tim Kaine, a Virginia Democrat, delivered a speech on the Senate floor in Spanish on Tuesday as he made his push for the chamber to pass his immigration bill.
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Polls open Tuesday for Democratic primary
Chopra is President Barack Obama 's former chief technology officer and the former Virginia Secretary of Technology under Gov. Tim Kaine.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Virginia Voter's Guide For Tuesday Primary
On Tuesday, June 11th Virginians will head to the polls to choose party candidates for two statewide offices--Lieutenant Governor and Attorney General--as well as eleven House of Delegate seats.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Hampton Roads Daily Press
June 10 Letters: Fair Tax, Chopra, IRS
Despite substantial uncertainty, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's 2012 menhaden stock assessment led to a 20 percent reduction in catch levels.
Who's Winning the Money Race for Lt. Governor, Attorney General?
Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor Aneesh Chopra continues to outraise his opponent Ralph Northam as the two head into this week's June 11 Democratic Primary Election.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Parties' primary elections Tuesday Democrats statewide and...
Their choices for lieutenant governor are Northern Virginia technology expert and political appointee Aneesh Chopra, who was former Gov. Tim Kaine's secretary of technology, or Norfolk-based pediatric neurologist and state Sen. Ralph Northam.
Northam, Chopra vie for Democratic Lt. Gov. nod
The contrast in campaign ads by Aneesh Chopra and state Sen. Ralph Northam tells viewers a lot about the two Democrats running for lieutenant governor.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Lt. Governor Candidate Chopra Aims to Provide 'Fresh Perspective'
Tuesday is primary election day for Virginia Democrats. Charlottesville will see a City council race narrowed, but state-wide there are two big races - including the run for lieutenant governor.
Cuccinelli: E.W. Jackson bid separate from mine
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli sought Friday to put further distance between himself and controversial GOP lieutenant governor candidate E.W. Jackson.
Women, military, &sexual assault: Tim Kaine reminds Virginian's what's at stake
While millions of Americans watch and listen to NBC's The Voice, the voice of women in the military who have been sexually assaulted has largely gone unheard until quite recently.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
The Daily Times
Northamprimaryset for June 11
Virginia Democrats in a June 11 primary will choose between two men vying to be the party's candidate for lieutenant governor, Eastern Shore native Sen. Ralph Northam and Aneesh Chopra of Arlington.