| Apr 17, 2013
| 12:58 PM
New poll results released Wednesday night show the race for Virginia's governor is far from decided.
Roanoke College's Institute for Policy and Opinion Research shows Republican Ken Cuccinelli has a narrow lead over Democrat Terry McAuliffe....
| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:43 PM
Sen. Tim Kaine expressed skepticism this week that another military base-closing round is a good idea -- and he had some company.
Kaine questioned Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey about the effectiveness of the...
| Apr 27, 2013
The Senate is set to vote on an Internet sales tax bill within the first week of May.
Also known as the Marketplace Fairness Act, the bill gives states the authority to require online sellers to collect sales tax at the point of purchase. There is an...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 6:32 PM
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...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 5:46 AM
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...
| 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...
| Dec 11, 2011
| 4:18 PM
Republican Gov. Robert McDonnell of Virginia made no secret about who he thought should win Maryland's 2010 gubernatorial campaign. It wasn't Martin O'Malley.
Yet two months after O'Malley, a Democrat, sailed to victory, McDonnell showed up in...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 8:56 AM
One of five Republican candidates for Virginia's open U.S. Senate seat is dropping out of the contest.
Northern Virginia television production company owner Tim Donner dropped out of the race on Wednesday. Donner says most Republicans and the state party...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 1:33 PM
Unhappy with Gov. Bob McDonnell’s proposed budget, Chesapeake Bay advocates have renewed their call for a $300 million bond package to clean up the beleaguered estuary.
“It certainly would signal that the McDonnell administration is making...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 3:28 PM
In a meeting with the Daily Press editorial board Wednesday, Gov. Bob McDonnell answered questions about his proposed budget and priorities in the upcoming legislative session. He also aired his views on health care and its funding. These are some...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 7:22 AM
The ACLU and two of Virginia's top Republicans are on the same side when it comes to the party's presidential primary loyalty oath.
Thursday afternoon, the Virginia Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union joined Governor Bob McDonnell and...