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Warner welcomes Kaine to Senate, vows compromise

He's been a mayor and a governor, and now Tim Kaine is Virginia's newest senator in Congress.

Saturday - 02/09/2013, 08:46am EST

Tags: Tim Kaine, Senate, Congress, kathy stewart

Virginia's hi-tech corridor nervous over sequestration

Virginia defense and hi-tech industries are sure to take a hit

Friday - 02/08/2013, 08:43pm EST

Tags: Northern Virginia Technology Council, Tim Kaine, sequestration, federal contractors, federal budget

GOP voting bills aimed at party hegemony in Va

Virginia's not the only electoral battleground with a Republican-ruled legislature where President Barack Obama mopped up last year en route to re-election. But it is the first to act on an ambitious menu of Republican legislation aimed at preventing another Democratic triumph.

Sunday - 01/27/2013, 01:07pm EST

Tags: bob lewis, governor, Bob McDonnell, Virginia politics

Competition for a new FBI headquarters heats up

The FBI headquarters, currently at the Hoover Building in Downtown D.C., will soon be history. The building's condition is deteriorating and security concerns are forcing the Justice Department to look for a new location.

Thursday - 01/10/2013, 03:32pm EST

Tags: FBI headquarters, Tim Kaine, Justice Department, development, commuters

Warner: Newtown massacre altered his guns stance

Sen. Mark R. Warner, among the few Senate Democrats to hold favor with the National Rifle Association, said Monday that the Connecticut elementary school massacre has reversed his stand on assault weapons.

Tuesday - 12/18/2012, 03:42am EST


Bills proposed to make it easier to vote in Va., federal elections

Efforts are under way in Virginia and nationally to revamp election laws so voters aren't stuck in long lines at the polls.

Tuesday - 12/11/2012, 10:55am EST

Tags: Gerry Connolly, Hank Silverberg, absentee voting

Caroling protesters target 'fiscal cliff' cuts (Video)

A group of people protesting the the impending mandatory budget cuts that are part of the coming "fiscal cliff" got into the holiday spirit, by caroling their discontent.

Monday - 12/10/2012, 04:38pm EST

Tags: fiscal cliff, Progress Virginia, carols, protest, Tysons Corner


Quinnipiac Poll: Warner would rule Va. governor's race

A new poll of Virginia voters suggests that if Democratic Sen. Mark Warner seeks an encore term as governor, he'd dominate the field. But if he stays put, it's anybody's game.

Wednesday - 11/14/2012, 07:43pm EST

Tags: Quinnipiac University

Va. leaders: Congress must act to avoid coming cuts

Automatic cuts of $1.2 trillion set for January unless Congress acts could mean the loss of hundreds of thousands of jobs in the region.

Wednesday - 09/19/2012, 06:59am EDT

Tags: Congress, budget cuts, Hank Silverberg, sequestration, Gerry Connolly

Voters not tuned in to Virginia primary

George Allen is running for the GOP Nomination for U.S. Senate. He faces three challengers including Jamie Radtke, Bob Marshall and E.W. Jackson. But most people people think Allen is already the GOP nominee and will face Democrat Tim Kaine in November.

Monday - 06/04/2012, 09:03am EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Virginia primary, Gerry Connolly,

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