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Longest-serving Va. lawmaker, Putney, to retire

The longest-serving legislator in Virginia history, 84-year-old Del. Lacey Putney of Bedford, is retiring after 52 sessions in the Virginia General Assembly.

Thursday - 03/28/2013, 12:30am EDT

Tags: Lacey Putney, Virginia politics

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, Mark Warner, Bob McDonnell, Virginia politics

Bolling's exit could create schism within Va. GOP

Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling's exit from the governor's race could tear a chasm within the Republican Party between conservatives and moderates just weeks after the party suffered disappointing losses at the polls and just ahead of next year's high-profile gubernatorial contest.

Thursday - 11/29/2012, 10:25pm EST

Tags: Virginia politics, Bill Bolling, Ken Cuccinelli

Bolling says no to independent run for Virginia governor

A day after bowing out of the 2013 Virginia gubernatorial race, Lt. Gob. Bill Bolling questions the ability of the likely Republican nominee to serve in the state's highest office. Bolling also offered more hints at how he would continue to serve the state.

Thursday - 11/29/2012, 04:43pm EST

Tags: Bill Bolling, Ken Cuccinelli, Bob McDonnell, Republican Party of Virginia, Hank Silverberg, Virginia politics