| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Virginia State Police said they were not searching for any suspects in the stabbing of state Sen. Creigh Deeds and the killing of his son Tuesday.
Deeds was stabbed multiple times and his 24-year-old son, Gus, was found shot to death when authorities...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 7:42 AM
Mathews waterman James Close has been appointed to the Virginia Marine Resources Commission.
Close's appointment to the VMRC was announced Friday by Gov. Bob McDonnell. The VMRC oversees the state's marine and aquatic resources.
The commission meets...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 7:42 AM
Virginia Secretary of Natural Resources Doug Domenech will speak at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science on Friday afternoon in an event that's open to the public.
Domenech, who refers to himself as the "Secretary of Fun," will give a talk that's...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 6:22 PM
In a microcosm of the national partisan divide over federal health care reform, popularly known as Obamacare, Virginia has put one element — the expansion of Medicaid — front and center in the political debate preceding November's election....
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Virginia police are investigating the stabbing of a state senator and the fatal shooting of his son as an attempted murder and suicide, authorities said Tuesday.
State Sen. Creigh Deeds had an altercation with his son, Gus, state police spokeswoman...
| Nov 18, 2012
RICHMOND, Va. — Below the spaghetti-works of Interstate 95, beside a canal where excursion boats are the only watercraft, I try to imagine a group of African American workers on the day after Union soldiers brought freedom to Richmond.
| Jul 25, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Anthony Weiner’s poll numbers may have dropped this week after a second sexting scandal (and an even grosser set of photos) emerged, but according to a survey released Thursday, 16% of registered New York City Democrats still plan to vote for the...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 3:24 PM
A lot of people who work in D.C. live in Virginia, so a scandal involving lavish gifts to that state’s governor is an honorary Inside-the-Beltway story. But what’s fascinating is that the largesse shown to Gov. Bob McDonnell and his family...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Sen. Dianne Feinstein speaks Thursday on Capitol Hill about her bill to ban assault weapons. Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: The weekend political discussion starts on HBO's “Real Time With Bill Maher.” Maher...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Want to have dinner with Gov. Rick Scott, Congressmen Dan Webster and Alan West – and listen to Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell? They'll all be at Disney's Contemporary Resort on Thursday, Oct. 4, for a Republican Victory Dinner. The invite, sent...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Now for something completely different Sunday morning: Stephen Colbert will bring his comical outlook to NBC's “Meet the Press.” The program starts at 9 a.m. on WESH-Channel 2. The star of Comedy Central's “Colbert Report” will get...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Karl Rove, whose American Crossroads Super PAC is behind many election commercials, will be a panelist this weekend on “Fox News Sunday.” Rove, a former adviser to George W. Bush, will join Brit Hume, Juan Williams and Joe Trippi on the panel....