It was perhaps fitting that President Barack Obama kickstarted his 2012 re-election bid by returning to the state which became a tipping point for his historic Presidential win in 2008.
Obama kicked off his re-election bid Saturday in Richmond with a rally at Virginia Commonwealth University, calling
It's been four years since Barack Obama's 2008 historic win, so it must be time to break out the election war chant, "Fired up, Ready to go!"
Saturday's rally opening up the President's re-election bid was named for a chant created by South Carolina resident Edith Childs, who first exhorted a crowd
Let's just say, for argument's sake, that the stresses of carpooling, homework and getting the kids to bed early kept you from the pools last November. Or, perhaps it was an Old Town pub crawl that kept you in bed Election Day, laid out with one wicked hangover.
Well, here comes Richmond to the rescue.
A Catholic lobbyist, a state legislator and other experts this week debated whether the federal law requiring employers to provide health insurance coverage for birth control violates the religious freedoms of faith-based institutions.
Jeffrey Caruso, executive director of the Virginia Catholic Conference, called the law an infringement on Catholic
A state legislator is asking Gov. Bob McDonnell to add the designer drug 25i to the list of chemical compounds that would be outlawed under a bill recently passed by the General Assembly.
Delegate G. Manoli Loupassi, a Republican who represents the 68th House District in the Richmond area, urged McDonnell to ban 25i after police
Advocates of a high-speed rail system through Virginia and North Carolina will seek federal funding this year and hope to begin service around the year 2030.
“We are going to go to Washington sometime in the summer or fall to meet with congressional representatives to talk about federal funding for rail transportation with an emphasis on high-speed rail,” said state Delegate
A Senate committee has approved compromise legislation to allow Virginians to hunt on Sundays.
The Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee voted 11-4 to lift the state's ban on Sunday hunting. The bill recommended by the panel would permit hunting on Sundays only on private land in Virginia.