Ken Cuccinelli Named New President Of Senate Conservatives Fund

Ken Cuccinelli Named New President Of Senate Conservatives Fund

As Tea Partiers rejoice over Dave Brat’s shocking primary victory over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), another conservative Virginia politician who was not as lucky in l ...

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Cantor To Resign As Majority Leader; GOP Leadership Scramble Begins

Cantor To Resign As Majority Leader; GOP Leadership Scramble Begins

By Lisa Mascaro and Richard Simon, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- A battle royale emerged Wednesday among House Republicans jockeying to move up the leadership ladder aft ...

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GOP Senate Candidate Gillespie Made $3 Million ‘Advising’ Big Oil And Gas Lobbyists

GOP Senate Candidate Gillespie Made $3 Million ‘Advising’ Big Oil And Gas Lobbyists

You won’t find Ed Gillespie, the likely Republican nominee to challenge Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) this fall, on the official list of lobbyists maintained by the Secretary of the ...

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Dave Brat: The Anti-Immigrant Thorn In Eric Cantor’s Side

Dave Brat: The Anti-Immigrant Thorn In Eric Cantor’s Side

After an April phone call between President Barack Obama and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), two conflicting stories of their conversation emerged. According to the Obam ...

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Analysis: Same-Sex Marriage In Virginia Gets Its Day In Federal Appeals Court

Analysis: Same-Sex Marriage In Virginia Gets Its Day In Federal Appeals Court

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times The battle over same-sex marriage in Virginia moved to the appellate level on Tuesday, a significant step for two reasons, one practical and o ...

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NTSB Begins Inquiry Of Fiery Crude Oil Train Derailment In Virginia

NTSB Begins Inquiry Of Fiery Crude Oil Train Derailment In Virginia

By Paresh Dave, Los Angeles Times A 105-car train stocked with Bakken shale crude oil was traveling slower than the 25-mph speed limit when 13 tankers near the front tumbled off a ...

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CSX Train Carrying About 8,000 Tons Of Coal Derails In Maryland

CSX Train Carrying About 8,000 Tons Of Coal Derails In Maryland

By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun A CSX freight train carrying about 8,000 tons of coal partially derailed in Bowie, MD, early Thursday morning, according to CSX officials and th ...

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Is This The Creepiest Thing A Republican Has Ever Said About Abortion?

Is This The Creepiest Thing A Republican Has Ever Said About Abortion?

In the latest example of the GOP's "outreach" problem, Virginia state senator Steve Martin has ignited controversy by referring to pregnant women as "hosts" for fetuses. Martin, w ...

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Virginia Ban On Same-Sex Marriage Is Latest To Be Struck Down

Virginia Ban On Same-Sex Marriage Is Latest To Be Struck Down

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times When the U.S. Supreme Court struck down parts of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, it left unresolved whether couples of the same sex had a ...

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Virginia Gay-Marriage Ban Unconstitutional Says U.S. Judge

Virginia Gay-Marriage Ban Unconstitutional Says U.S. Judge

Washington (AFP) - A federal judge in Virginia ruled the state's ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional, on the heels of two similar rulings in other U.S. states. U.S. Dist ...

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