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The hit men of the tea party can carve another notch in their collective gun belts this week with the ouster of Indiana Sen. Richard G. Lugar, a 35-year veteran of the U.S. Senate. Whatever mojo the conservative firebrands had in the 2010 GOP primaries,...
"I want to be absolutely clear: We cannot, and we must not, balance the budget on the backs of our veterans, and as commander in chief, I won't allow it." — President Barack Obama "It is absolutely essential to honor the commitments we have made...
Democrat Tim Kaine has raised $2.2 million in his first-quarter fundraising in his Virginia U.S. Senate race. The former governor will also report in his filings to the Federal Election Commission later this month that his campaign had $4.4 million on...
The father of a Roanoke County soldier killed last month in Afghanistan over the burning of the Quran has launched a campaign to run as an independent candidate for theU.S. Senate seat in Virginia. Tim Conrad is in the process of filing the necessary...
RICHMOND – When Majorie was 8 years old in the early 1930s, she came home from school in the Texas community she grew up in to find her mother and a friend talking about a neighbor woman who had just died, leaving four children behind. "This...
U.S. Sens. Jim Webb and Mark Warner, both Virginia Democrats, again asked the Obama administration to open the state’s coast to oil and natural gas exploration. In a letter Friday to Interior Department Secretary Ken Salazar, the pair said that...
Two former governors traded blame for the failing economy and disputed at what point contraception occurs during the first debate of Virginia's nationally prominent 2012 U.S. Senate race. Republican George Allen and Democrat Tim Kaine faced off...
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One industry wants to keep its foreign workers, the other wants to replace them. That’s how it goes in Virginia, where imported labor does everything from shucking oysters to caring for the elderly. U.S. Sens. Jim Webb and Mark Warner, both...
U.S. Sens. Jim Webb and Mark Warner, both Virginia Democrats, introduced legislation to compel the federal government to open Virginia’s coast to oil and natural gas exploration. In a joint statement issued Wednesday, the senators said the United...
Sen. Jim Webb will have staff representatives at the Gloucester Public Library on Wednesday from 3-5:30 p.m. to assist constituents with questions about federal benefits and issues. Called a "Webb Site," the visit from the senator's staff constitutes...
An effort to overhaul the nation’s offshore drilling practices, which includes opening Virginia’s coast to oil and natural gas exploration, stalled in a Senate committee on Thursday. Discussion on the bill, which could direct millions of...
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