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Midshipman candidate Forney graduates
Midshipman candidate Marshall Forney Jr. graduated from the Naval Academy Prep School, Naval Station Newport May 9 in Newport, Rhode Island.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Sadness, as the World War II veterans depart
President John F. Kennedy was the most famous of the World War II veterans who became U.S. senators.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Let's mark passing of World War II vets with thanks
One was a groundbreaking voice for civil rights, another for the environment. One attached his name to a signature tax-cutting measure.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Old soldiers are dying; their legacy remains
As we were so importantly reminded yesterday, 69 years ago American Armed Forces were engaged in a bold attack against the Germans, invading France at Normandy.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Primary race for Va. House seat turns ugly
The race to represent a chunk of central Virginia Beach in the House of Delegates deteriorated this week into mudslinging involving two of the three Republican hopefuls for the November ballot.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
As the World War II veterans depart
One was the first black person elected to the Senate since Reconstruction. One was a groundbreaking voice for civil rights, another for the environment.
Lautenberg was the last World War II veteran in Senate
In the not very very distant past, the corridors of the U.S. Senate were alive with men who had served in World War II, among them such powerful icons as John Warner of Virginia, Ted Stevens of Alaska, Daniel Inouye of Hawaii and Ernest Hollings of South Carolina.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
The Senate's last World War II vet
They came of age amid the horror of the last truly global conflict and shared a belief that politics served a higher calling.
Thu May 30, 2013
VA-Sen: PPP, Mark Warner (D) Safe For Re-Election
Mark Warner continues to be by far and away Virginia's most popular politician, and doesn't look like he would face much trouble for reelection regardless of who the Republicans put up next year.
Wed May 29, 2013
Listen to Your Elders
Reagan wouldn't even make it today? John Avlon on why Bob Dole and John Warner's dire warnings about the Republican Party's hard tack to the right are worth taking seriously.
Tue May 28, 2013
2013 Wireless Hall of Fame inductees range from GSM pioneers to ex-senator
The Wireless History Foundation has named four new inductees into the Wireless Hall of Fame, honoring their efforts in areas such as building the first GSM networks.
Warner and Kaine introduce offshore drilling bill
U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine of Virginia have introduced a bill paving the path for offshore drilling on Virginia's coast, a measure they say would improve state and national energy production and bolster the economy.
The Washington Post
John Warner's golden silence
The Republican splits, real, imagined and otherwise, over the current statewide ticket and, specifically, E.W. Jackson's place on it, are the new campaign narrative.
Off to the races: Warner declines to endorse in VA
The L.A. Times profiles George P. Bush: "He is the fourth generation to enter the family business: Great-grandpa was a U.S. senator, grandpa and an uncle were presidents, dad was a governor.
Sun May 26, 2013
John Warner 'Concerned' About Republican Party's 'Competitive Strength'
In retirement after 30 years in the U.S. Senate, John W. Warner chooses his words carefully when speaking of the Republican Party.
Before serving Virginia, they served beside heroes
A split second, an arm's length on Korea's bloody Pork Chop Hill 60 years ago, and California college boy Jim Cunningham might be an old man now.
Sat May 25, 2013
VA Senators Kaine and Warner attempt new push to lift federal hold on drilling
In an effort to put more holes in Virginia soil to extract materials millions of years old, Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner are renewing their attempts to lift the federal hold on oil and gas drilling in Virginia's coastal waters.
Wed May 22, 2013
Wireless History Foundation Announces 2013 Inductees for Wireless Hall of Fame
George Schmitt has broad telecom experience in wireless and wireline companies gained over a 40-year career.
Sens. Warner & Kaine submit legislation to expand offshore energy leases
U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine, both Democrats from Virginia, Wednesday cosponsored the introduction of The Virginia Outer Continental Shelf Energy Production Act of 2013.
How Far-Right Activists Like E.W. Jackson Took Over the Virginia GOP
After dropping the last two presidential elections and the last three US Senate races, Virginia Republicans had good reason for optimism heading into this fall's elections: Terry McAuliffe, the former Democratic National Committee chair who bragged about nearly missing his child's birth so he could party with a gossip columnist, is at the top of ... (more)