Loudoun Commonwealth’s Attorney endorses Noble for sheriff
Commonwealth’s Attorney Jim Plowman endorsed Eric Noble for sheriff at a reception for the nominee in Hamilton on Friday. Times-Mirror/Anna Harris
Mon., Mar. 30 | 02:23 PM - Loudoun Commonwealth's Attorney Jim Plowman has endorsed veteran law enforcement officer Eric Noble for the sheriff candidacy over incumbent Sheriff Mike Chapman.
Loudoun’s Wage Inequality
Nationally, women make 72 cents for every dollar a man makes. Stock
Thu., Mar. 26 | 08:04 AM - Women in Loudoun make on average $48,733, or a little more than half of the $86,454 men make in the county, according to the Census Bureau’s American Community five-year survey looking at educational attainment and median earnings.
Jim Webb quietly meeting Democrats looking for Clinton alternative
Tue., Mar. 24 | 08:22 AM - Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb says his decision whether to challenge Hillary Rodham Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination will rest on whether he can raise enough money to be viable in running against the heavy favorite.
Congressman Frank Wolf left indelible mark on region
First elected to the House in 1980, Congressman Frank Wolf will pass the baton to Barbara Comstock Tuesday. Times-Mirror Photo
Mon., Jan. 5 | 12:09 PM - Wolf earned a tremendous amount of respect from colleagues on both sides of the aisle as someone who is both principled and willing to break with his party when he thought it was in the best interest of his constituents.
McAuliffe proposes tighter gift caps for state lawmakers
Sun., Mar. 29 | 10:52 AM - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants state lawmakers to enact stricter limits on gifts from lobbyists they can receive as the state's elected officials continue to grapple with ethics reform in the wake of former Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption scandal.
Comstock one of 17 Republicans to oppose House-approved budget
Wed., Mar. 25 | 11:48 PM - U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock (R) broke with Republican leadership Wednesday night to oppose a fiscal 2016 budget that reportedly increases military funding well beyond the spending plan reported out of committee.
Democrat Chuck Hedges announces challenge to incumbent Dave LaRock
Mon., Mar. 23 | 05:05 PM - A Lovettsville resident, Hedges said this is his first bid for public office. He is a former aviation economist who served for the Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration.
Loudoun Democratic candidate for chairman scrutinized for past comments on immigration
Democrat Phyllis Randall, a mental health therapist, is running to be chairman of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors. Courtesy Photo/Phyllis Randall
Fri., Mar. 20 | 08:40 AM - Phyllis Randall's remarks, which were made nearly a decade ago, included stating she is “radically anti-illegal immigration” and that she's “all for deportation whenever possible.”
Democrat Nevarez announces Broad Run candidacy
Wed., Mar. 18 | 02:19 PM - Democrat Al Nevarez is seeking to represent the Broad Run District on Loudoun's Board of Supervisors.
UPDATED: Loudoun’s Shawn Williams resigns vice chairman post
Tue., Mar. 17 | 05:28 PM - Loudoun County Supervisor Shawn Williams (R-Broad Run) resigned the vice chairman's post on the Board of Supervisors following last night's budget work session.
Del. Bob Marshall fights on for gay marriage ban
Mon., Mar. 16 | 01:55 PM - A brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court by Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring in a same-sex marriage case drew fire from Prince William Del. Bob Marshall.
New Democrat emerges to challenge Sen. Dick Black
Fri., Mar. 13 | 01:02 PM - Democrat Jill McCabe, a pediatric doctor and medical professional, announced Thursday night she will challenge incumbent state Sen. Dick Black in Virginia's 13th District.
Leesburg councilman says God freed the slaves; NAACP president calls comments offensive
Leesburg Town Council member Tom Dunn on March 10 abstained from voting on the Leesburg Diversity Commission. Times-Mirror File Photo
Thu., Mar. 12 | 01:48 PM - The president of the NAACP of Loudoun today said he was offended on several levels by Leesburg Town Councilman Tom Dunn's remarks about slavery this week.
MORE: Leesburg Town Council green-lights Diversity Advisory Commission
Wed., Mar. 11 | 02:20 PM - Leesburg's nonpartisan governing body voted 5-1-1 to create the new panel.
44 former attorneys general back Bob McDonnell’s appeal
Wed., Mar. 11 | 12:48 PM - Forty-four former state attorneys general urged a federal appeals court Monday to toss out former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's public corruption convictions.