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COMING SOON Oct. 29: 2nd District debate - Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Virginia Beach, and Democratic challenger Paul Hirshbiel. RECENTLY RECORDED EXCLUSIVE: 3rd District debate, Oct. 1 - Rep. Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, D-Newport News, and Republican...
William Tucker of Hampton beams with pride when he talks about meeting President Barack Obama last month when the president made a campaign stop in Hampton. Tucker, 83, a veteran of three wars who has also been the head of the state longshoremen's union,...
Whether it's drilling off shore for oil and natural gas, developing wind farms off the coast or a combination of the two, energy policy proposals from candidates of both parties seeking federal office could be a boon for Hampton Roads. At first glance...
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. A...
At the center of the fall campaigns, from the presidential race on down, is whether to extend all or some of President George W. Bush's temporary tax cuts which are set to expire at the end of the year. President Barack Obama wants the Bush-tax cuts to...
As the national economy struggles to find solid footing following the worst economic recession since the Great Depression, candidates for federal office, from the presidential race down to the local congressional races, are locked in a philosophical...
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...
CNN MoneyThe Hill, a political newspaper, unveiled its annual list of the 50 richest lawmakers on Tuesday. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Republican from Texas, held on to the top slot with a cool $290.5 million. "McCaul remains in the stratosphere of the very richest...
Here are local reactions to today's U.S. Supreme Court5-4 ruling upholding President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. Congressman Rob Wittman, R-Westmoreland, said he "will continue to support limiting the federal government's reach." "As this law...
U.S. Rep. Scott Rigell is winning praise for his bid to make Virginia's offshore waters available to gas and oil exploration. The Hampton Roads Republican has proposed an amendment to the Strategic Energy Production Act that would include Virginia in...
Scott Rigell said he feels a “moral obligation” to improve the Chesapeake Bay’s water quality for future generations. He also said he feels a duty to make sure the United States isn’t saddled with long-term debt. So what’s a...
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