| Nov 30, 2012
| 4:45 PM
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner discusses the fiscal cliff on all five major Sunday morning programs. He is scheduled to visit NBC's “Meet the Press,” CNN's “State of the Union,” “Fox News Sunday,” CBS' “...
| May 22, 2012
| 4:34 PM
By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — In a rare show of bipartisanship, Sen. Marco Rubio teamed up with a couple of Democratic colleagues to propose a bill on Tuesday to help startup businesses and immigrant entrepreneurs create jobs....
| Mar 1, 2012
| 7:34 AM
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner will be Virginia Tech's spring commencement speaker.
The university said in a release that the Virginia Democrat will speak on May 11 at Lane Stadium to more than 5,000 graduates.
Warner served as Virginia's governor from 2002 to...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 7:10 AM
First Lady Michelle Obama will address Virginia Tech students on May 11 during the school's commencement ceremony.
Obama joins U.S. Senator Mark Warner as commencement speaker.
“We are delighted that the nation’s First Lady, Michelle Obama,...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 7:42 AM
First Lady Michelle Obama will address Virginia Tech’s graduating class this spring, the White House announced Wednesday.
Obama chose to speak at Tech because she was “inspired by the resilience of the student body and community coming...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 2:59 PM
Virginia Tech students who graduate in May will have a major speaker on commencement day.
First Lady Michelle Obama will address the class at Lane Stadium.
The announcement came Wednesday.
She'll join U.S Senator Mark Warner as...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 12:20 PM
One day after announcing his plan to strengthen the nation’s economy, Democratic candidate Tim Kaine brought his campaign for the U.S. Senate to the Roanoke Valley.
U.S. Senator Mark Warner joined Kaine for a campaign swing that started Thursday...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 2:12 PM
U.S. Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) announced Thursday on the Senate floor that he will be voting against the payroll tax cut deal conference report.
Congressional leaders hope to push the deal through Congress by Friday.
Warner said the payroll tax cut...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 7:32 AM
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...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 3:20 PM
The march of technology has changed the way we communicate. Young people especially are seeing the benefits, and the dangers of living their lives online. Now the state is introducing a new effort to help students navigate some of the difficult issues...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 9:36 AM
Virginia's schools will soon offer a new digital education program that will encourage students to use technology and social media safely and responsibly.
Gov. Bob McDonnell and U.S. Sen. Mark Warner appeared at a news conference Thursday to introduce...