The challenge by Liberty University focused on congressional power under the commerce clause and broader claims that Obamacare violates religious rights. On Monday, the Supreme Court turned the appeal aside.
The Virginia governor’s race was the Republicans’ to lose. But the tea party-backed Ken Cuccinelli did just that to Democrat Terry McAuliffe, in a race that wound up closer than expected.
Two gun-control measures that could pass Congress include improving background check system and cracking down on illegal sales, says Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R) at a Monitor-sponsored breakfast on Wednesday.
Charlottesville, Va., this week passed the nation’s first ban on drones, and some states are considering similar measures. But drones can also be helpful tools, experts say.
In Virginia, Republican George Allen and Democrat Tim Kaine each wants to show he’s the one who can work across the aisle to get things done. Target suburban voters want a candidate who can help make a dysfunctional US Senate work.
In Virginia in 2012, presidential politics is perhaps more tightly coupled to senatorial politics than anywhere else in the nation.
Sixty-four years into one of Virginia’s oldest political traditions, the few Democrats in attendance end up in camouflage.
The finding by a Virginia jury Wednesday that Virginia Tech was negligent in its reaction to a campus gunman who killed 33 people in 2007 could play into the politics of a growing movement to allow college students to arm themselves on campus.