Bob McDonnell’s sister details communication woes
Wed., Aug. 20 | 02:03 PM - Communication between former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife deteriorated so badly that he didn't bother to tell the onetime first lady that his sister and her husband were separated, according to defense testimony Tuesday.
Simms, Dungy likely not to use ‘Redskins’ on TV
Tue., Aug. 19 | 06:45 PM - Two influential NFL voices said Monday they likely won't use the term "Redskins" when discussing the franchise.
Race for Virginia’s 10th: Debate set, endorsements touted
Tue., Aug. 19 | 09:12 AM - State Del. Barbara Comstock, the Republican candidate in November's 10th Congressional District race, was endorsed in Loudoun County this morning by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Judge denies McDonnells’ request to dismiss case
Sun., Aug. 17 | 06:00 AM - A judge rejected a request Friday to dismiss charges against former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife in their corruption trial.
Redskins appeal trademark decision on team name
Fri., Aug. 15 | 02:23 PM - The Washington Redskins have appealed a decision that stripped the team of trademark protection, the latest legal maneuver in the franchise's attempt to defend its name.
Gay marriages could begin by next week in Va.
Thu., Aug. 14 | 03:57 PM - RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Same-sex couples could begin marrying as early as next week in Virginia after a federal appeals court refused Wednesday to delay its ruling that struck down the state's gay marriage ban.
Former Sen. John Warner endorses Comstock, will headline fundraiser
Former 30-year U.S. Sen. John Warner (R) will endorse state Del. Barbara Comstock (R) in this year’s 10th Congressional District race. Courtesy Photo
Wed., Aug. 13 | 09:12 AM - Though both Warner and Comstock are Republicans, Warner, who in 2009 retired after 30 years in the Senate, has been no surefire supporter of Virginia GOP candidates in recent years.
Testimony: Former Gov. McDonnell touted pill at meeting
Tue., Aug. 12 | 03:36 PM - Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell ended a meeting in his office by touting the effectiveness of an anti-inflammatory pill marketed by the wealthy businessman who showered him and his wife with thousands of dollars in gifts and loans, a state official said Monday.
Obama to sign veterans’ health care overhaul
Fri., Aug. 8 | 10:05 AM - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Veterans are expected to have an easier time getting government-paid health care from local doctors under a bill that President Barack Obama is set to sign into law Thursday.
Virginia seeks review of gay marriage ruling
Thu., Aug. 7 | 10:10 AM - Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring said Tuesday he would ask the Supreme Court to review a decision that struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage, although he supports the lower court's decision.
Bi-County Parkway faces summer slowdown
Tue., Aug. 5 | 02:58 PM - A year ago at this time, the Bi-County Parkway served as one of the most red-hot issues in Prince William County, both politically and from a policy perspective.
Trial exposes CEO’s calls, texts to Maureen McDonnell
Former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife are charged in a 14-count federal indictment with taking more than $165,000 in gifts and loans from the former Star Scientific Inc. CEO. File Photo
Mon., Aug. 4 | 08:56 AM - Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's wife exchanged 1,200 text messages and phone calls with Jonnie Williams, the CEO of a dietary supplement company, in less than two years.
Rolex passed among jurors in ex-Va. gov trial
Sat., Aug. 2 | 06:00 AM - A former CEO testified Thursday that his cozy relationship with Virginia's first family was a poor business decision, not friendship.
Sen. Warner starts statewide tour in Loudoun, nabs Telos CEO endorsement
Sen. Mark Warner (D), pictured in this file photo from May, kicked off a five-day campaign tour in Loudoun Aug. 1. Warner is in the middle of a re-election fight against Republican Ed Gillespie. Times-Mirror Photo/Trevor Baratko
Fri., Aug. 1 | 11:14 AM - Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) started his first day of Congress's August recess in Loudoun County, where he was lauded by prominent local businessman John Wood for his business-savvy and willingness to strike deals.
U.S. Appeals Court panel rules Va. same-sex marriage unconstitutional
Mon., Jul. 28 | 01:47 PM - Gov. Terry McAuliffe called the ruling “historic” and said it will “affirm once against that Virginia is a state that is open and welcoming to all.”