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Beginning Tuesday, the airwaves will be void of the commercials that end with the candidate saying "and I approved this message." I'm reasonably certain that the only people who will miss them will be the bean counters who are raking in the...
Grover Norquist is losing his grip. It once seemed as if Washington's most powerful anti-tax crusader had the Republican Party firmly in hand. Signing Norquist's public pledge not to raise taxes was almost mandatory in GOP politics. Nine of the 10...
The Middle East is in turmoil. Unemployment is over 8 percent for the 42nd consecutive month. Sequestration looms on the horizon. It's been more than three years since the U.S. Senate has produced a budget. Our national debt just screamed past $16...
U.S. Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Virginia Beach, announced this week he will be opening an office in Hampton on Monday. Rigell's 2nd Congressional District picked up portions of Newport News and Hampton in the 2011 redistricting process that followed the...
In the wake of the sequestration cuts going into effect March 1, all branches of the U.S. military accept the U.S. Navy have suspended their Tuition Assistance grant program for active duty service members as a cost saving measure. Local U.S. Reps....
Gun control group says poll shows most voters in VA 2nd Congressional Dist. favor mandatory background checksA poll released Tuesday by the gun-control advocacy group Mayors Against Illegal Guns showed that voters in Virginia's 2nd Congressional District favor mandatory background checks for all firearms purchases. When asked, "Do you favor or oppose requiring...
It comes as no surprise that President Barack Obama will be joined on his visit to Newport News Shipbuilding by Rep. Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, a Democratic stalwart and the shipyard's congressman. The second congressman in the presidential entourage is...
Nine of Virginia's 13 members of Congress sent a letter to President Barack Obama, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nevada, and House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, Friday expressing their unified support of averting the arbitrary sequestration cuts...
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U.S. Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Virginia Beach, will serve on the House of Representatives Budget Committee in the 113th Congress. Rigell, who was sworn in for his second term in the House Thursday, was an outspoken advocate as a freshman for increasing revenue...
U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine introduced legislation Wednesday that would lift the federal ban on exploration and drilling for natural gas and oil off the coast of Virginia. The moratorium, which lasts through 2017, was put in place by President...
Aneesh Chopra, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor, became the first down ticket candidate to began airing a television ad this week. The 33-second ad titled "Escalator" shows Chopra staying in place as he climbs up a down...
Last week, the U.S. Senate passed the Marketplace Fairness Act, which requires Internet-based businesses to collect state sales tax based on the shipping address. The bill is fair, logical and necessary to Virginia's economy. Businesses that sell...
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