| Sep 5, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Name: George Allen
Running for: U.S. Senate seat, Virginia
Birthday: March 8, 1952
Official website: www.georgeallen.com
Biography: He is the son of former NFL coach George Allen. The younger Allen was elected to the Virginia...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 6:39 PM
Virginia is set to hurl over a "fiscal cliff" on Jan. 1 if lawmakers in Washington cannot come up with a deal before then to stop nearly $500 billion in cuts in military spending put in place by last summer's deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling.
| Jun 6, 2012
| 5:46 AM
A new statewide poll puts Gov. Bob McDonnell's job approval rating at 53 percent, matching the lowest number of his term.
The Quinnipiac University survey of 1,282 registered voters from Thursday through Monday has seen the popularity of the Republican...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 3:29 PM
George Allen is the frontrunner, but E. W. Jackson, Bob Marshall and Jamie Radtke believe Virginians are looking for an alternative. On Tuesday, one of the four will win the GOP nomination for theU.S. Senate.
Allen says he offers a record of...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 4:46 PM
Rep. Bob Goodlatte has easily won the Republican nomination for a 12th term in Congress over a little-known challenger in rural western Virginia's 6th District.
Goodlatte had nearly 65 percent of the vote over newcomer Karen Kwiatkowski in Tuesday's...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Two former Virginia Governors, two of the state's best-known politicians, are now on a collision course toward the November election.
George Allen's victory over three Republican rivals in Tuesday's primary, cleared the way for the contest with...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Virginia's governor has reappointed the University of Virginia board member who led the failed effort to oust school president Teresa Sullivan.
Gov. Bob McDonnell reappointed university Rector Helen Dragas of Virginia Beach on Friday.
Dragas was the...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Virginia Delegate Robert Marshall says he has the best chance to beat Democrat Tim Kaine in November.
On Monday the Manassas Republican confirmed he will seek the GOP nomination for the U.S. Senate.
A member of the Virginia House of Delegates since...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 4:02 AM
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The U.S. Border Patrol is moving to halt a revolving-door policy of sending migrants back to Mexico without any punishment.
The agency this month is overhauling its approach on migrants caught illegally crossing the 1,954-mile border...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 5:58 PM
A candidate who wants to represent Virginia in the U.S. Senate says it's time for the federal government to pull back.
E.W. Jackson toured a Christian Free Clinic in Fincastle Tuesday evening. The clinic is part of a ministry by Fincastle Baptist...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 8:06 PM
Several local congressmen responded to President Obama's State of the Union Address.
Here is what they had to say:
GOODLATTE STATEMENT FOLLOWING PRESIDENT OBAMA’S STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS