| Sep 5, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Name: George Allen
Running for: U.S. Senate seat, Virginia
Birthday: March 8, 1952
Official website: www.georgeallen.com
Biography: He is the son of former NFL coach George Allen. The younger Allen was elected to the Virginia...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 6:39 PM
Virginia is set to hurl over a "fiscal cliff" on Jan. 1 if lawmakers in Washington cannot come up with a deal before then to stop nearly $500 billion in cuts in military spending put in place by last summer's deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling.
| Jun 6, 2012
| 5:46 AM
A new statewide poll puts Gov. Bob McDonnell's job approval rating at 53 percent, matching the lowest number of his term.
The Quinnipiac University survey of 1,282 registered voters from Thursday through Monday has seen the popularity of the Republican...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 3:29 PM
George Allen is the frontrunner, but E. W. Jackson, Bob Marshall and Jamie Radtke believe Virginians are looking for an alternative. On Tuesday, one of the four will win the GOP nomination for theU.S. Senate.
Allen says he offers a record of...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 4:46 PM
Rep. Bob Goodlatte has easily won the Republican nomination for a 12th term in Congress over a little-known challenger in rural western Virginia's 6th District.
Goodlatte had nearly 65 percent of the vote over newcomer Karen Kwiatkowski in Tuesday's...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Two former Virginia Governors, two of the state's best-known politicians, are now on a collision course toward the November election.
George Allen's victory over three Republican rivals in Tuesday's primary, cleared the way for the contest with...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Virginia's governor has reappointed the University of Virginia board member who led the failed effort to oust school president Teresa Sullivan.
Gov. Bob McDonnell reappointed university Rector Helen Dragas of Virginia Beach on Friday.
Dragas was the...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 8:35 PM
They didn't meet this time, but Senate candidates Tim Kaine and George Allen worked the same room in Lynchburg Friday afternoon.
Both were speaking to a meeting of young farmers, hosted by the Virginia Farm Bureau.
On plans to reduce the federal debt,...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 3:52 PM
The campaign trail can lead to some unusual places. Wednesday morning, Virginia'sU.S. Senaterace stopped at the regional water pollution control plant.
Democrat Tim Kaine toured the facility in southeast Roanoke. He was there, because the plant uses...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Hollywood Mayor Peter Bober is the brother of Broward Circuit Judge Bernie Bober.
Broward’s Property Appraiser
is married to Geoffrey Cohen, Broward circuit judge.
Broward County Commissoner
| Sep 15, 2012
| 6:00 PM
At the center of the fall campaigns, from the presidential race on down, is whether to extend all or some of President George W. Bush's temporary tax cuts which are set to expire at the end of the year.
President Barack Obama wants the Bush-tax cuts to...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 5:19 PM
A campaign that began more than a year ago, is now down to the last six weeks.
Saturday, U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine asked Democrats across the state to help deliver his message to voters.
Kaine made two stops in the Roanoke Valley, during a...