GOP’s Gillespie needles Warner in pro-Redskins ad
Wed., Oct. 29 | 02:55 PM - Virginia Republican Ed Gillespie, trailing in the polls and short on campaign cash, is hoping a last-minute appeal to devoted fans of the Washington Redskins' name gets him over the goal line in his Senate race.
Democrat announces plans to challenge Volpe in 2015
Wed., Oct. 29 | 03:55 PM - A second Democrat has announced plans to vie for a seat on the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors in the 2015 election.
Warner, Gillespie, Sarvis on the issues
Tue., Oct. 28 | 06:28 PM - Sen. Mark Warner and his GOP challenger Ed Gillespie have finished up their debates and joint appearances and are now in the final sprint to the election.
Sharp exchanges in final Foust-Comstock debate
Tue., Oct. 28 | 04:36 PM - Republican Barbara Comstock and Democrat John Foust battled Sunday in their final debate over who would take the most bipartisan approach to succeed the retiring Frank Wolf in Congress.
New state ethics commission to meet Monday
Sun., Oct. 26 | 08:30 AM - The Commission to Ensure Integrity and Public Confidence in State Government is scheduled to hold its first meeting Monday in Richmond.
10th District creates challenging climate for third-party candidates
Sat., Oct. 25 | 05:59 PM - As an open seat in a swing district, the race for Virginia’s 10th Congressional District has attracted millions of dollars in spending and has filled the airwaves with ads for the two major party candidates.
Voting advocates fear impact of Virginia’s voter ID law
Thu., Oct. 23 | 05:39 PM - It's an issue in states across the U.S., with the Supreme Court last weekend allowing Texas to use its strict voter ID law, over the vehement objection of three justices. The Texas law, unlike Virginia's, doesn't allow college student IDs as a form of identification.
Ramadan’s ‘killed in action’ tax relief measure on the ballot Nov. 4
Thu., Oct. 23 | 12:40 PM - A proposed amendment to Virginia's constitution to provide tax relief for military widows and widowers will be on the Nov. 4 ballot. The measure, which twice passed the General Assembly without opposition, was patroned by state Del. David Ramadan (R-87th) and is the only constitutional amendment to be voted on this year.
Governor brings renewed clean energy focus
Mon., Oct. 20 | 11:01 AM - Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) brought a new focus to renewable energy in Virginia Tuesday as he presented the state’s 2014 energy plan to a group of business leaders and conservation groups.
Frank Wolf, Dick Black among lawmakers calling for Ebola travel ban
Fri., Oct. 17 | 02:45 PM - Congressman Frank Wolf (R-Va.-10th) and several state lawmakers have joined in calling for a travel ban from West African nations crippled by the Ebola crisis.
A closer look at attack ads in Virginia’s 10th District
Thu., Oct. 16 | 09:27 AM - Here's a look at four of the most popular – two from the Foust camp and two from Comstock's team.
White House picks 3 interns from Northern Virginia
Wed., Oct. 15 | 08:58 PM - Three Northern Virginians are among more than 140 people selected from across the country to participate in the fall White House internship program.
Warner, Gillespie feisty in final debate
Wed., Oct. 15 | 10:07 AM - Democratic Sen. Mark Warner and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie hammered each other over ethics and taxes Monday in their third and final scheduled debate, an event that featured some of the candidates' feistiest exchanges so far
McAuliffe says married gay couples can adopt
Mon., Oct. 13 | 11:04 AM - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is sending notice to local social services divisions that married gay couples can now adopt children.
Voter registration deadline for November Election is Oct. 14
Fri., Oct. 10 | 04:17 PM - Loudoun County election officials are reminding citizens that 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 14 is the deadline to register to vote or update a registered voter’s address for the upcoming Nov. 4 election. If you are registering to vote by mail, the application must be postmarked no later than Oct. 14.