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Virginia is No. 1 home for vets A report, "2014's Best & Worst States ...
Military service brought soldiers, sailors and Marines to duty bases in Virginia, but the availability of defense-related jobs-along with everything else the Old Dominion has to offer-may have kept them here.
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Fri Jul 11, 2014
The Times of Israel
Remaining Senate support for PA unity erodes in face of rockets
As senators submitted a bipartisan resolution in support of Israel's right to defend its citizens in the face of rocket attacks, a key Democratic senator hosted Israeli Ambassador to the US Ron Dermer and Defense AttachA© Major General Yaacob Ayish Thursday for a briefing on the ongoing IDF operations against terror targets in Gaza.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
US mute on growing spy row with Germany
The United States on Thursday refused to break its silence on an escalating spying row which saw a furious Germany expel the top CIA agent in Berlin, even as lawmakers fretted about damage to ties with Europe's dominant power.
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Report urges Virginia to regional approach to climate change
That's the nut of the latest report on the impact of climate change on Hampton Roads released Wednesday by the Chesapeake Climate Action Network.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Brent Budowsky: The rise of Southern Dems
In the battle of Democrats to keep control of the Senate in 2014 and win a substantial victory in the presidential election 2016, the new rise of Southern Democrats is a very big deal.
Opinion: No action in Iraq without congressional consent
Tim Kaine, a Democrat, represents Virginia in the Senate and is the sponsor of the War Powers Consultation Act of 2014.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Virginia lawmakers look for answers to border children crisis | With Video
RICHMOND Hampton Roads ' congressional leaders no more agree on how to respond to the surge of Central American children massing at the United States' southern border than they do on broader immigration reforms .
USS George Washington Carrier's future
The Navy aircraft carrier USS George Washington could still be in trouble. A new document from the Pentagon once again raises the possibility of early decommissioning for the 22-year -old vessel.
Kaine hears plan for dredging Appomattox River
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine met with Petersburg officials on Thursday morning to discuss an ongoing, multi-million dollar dredging and economic redevelopment project along the Appomattox River and to get a firsthand view of the area's geography.
Funeral scheduled for federal judge in Virginia
De Vilbiss Funeral Home office manager Alex Davis says the funeral is set for 3 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church in Radford.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Earlier this week, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority announced that the long-delayed Silver Line will begin moving passengers on July 26. News of the rail line's launch fueled a string of glowing endorsements from elected officials across the county.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Kaine gets earful from area veterans U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine visited...
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine visited Culpeper on Wednesday seeking input from veterans on a number of issues, including care at Veterans Administration medical facilities and job opportunities.
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Griffith 'stunned' by FBI investigation into Puckett resignation
U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith, R-Va., said Tuesday that he believes the federal investigation into the recent resignation of former Southwest Virginia lawmaker Phillip Puckett is politically motivated.
Pat Buchanan: Tell the imperial President - No more wars
BARACK OBAMA has asked Congress for $500 million to train and arm rebels of the Free Syrian Army who seek to overthrow the government.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
1on1: Virginia U.S Senator Tim Kaine
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Hampton Roads Daily Press
Navy official: Refueling of carrier Washington proceeding
The Navy is in the process of restoring funds to refuel the aircraft carrier USS George Washington.
Sen. Kaine Visits Rivanna Station
Senator Tim Kaine continued his five-day tour of the Commonwealth. Tuesday the senator stopped at the Joint Use Intelligence Analysis Facility in Rivanna Station Sen. Kaine spoke with personnel from the station to learn about the intelligence work they do to support the nation's national security.
Obama a Day Away from MissingCongressional Deadline for Syria Plan
President Obama faces a congressional deadline tomorrow to deliver a plan on dealing with the crisis in Syria, and there are no signs that the administration is going to meet it.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Tell the Imperial President: No More Wars
Barack Obama has asked Congress for $500 million to train and arm rebels of the Free Syrian Army who seek to overthrow the government.
Virginia Officials Accomplish the Impossible: A Bipartisan Sea Level Rise Discussion
In the U.S., the dominant political narrative on global warming holds that Democrats and Republicans are hopelessly divided, with one party pushing forward with regulations to address global warming emissions and the other party denying that the problem exists in the first place.