The political atmosphere is heating up in Albemarle County as 5th District Democratic challenger John Douglass has formally opened his campaign office. The campaign for the 5th District seat in the U.S. House is shaping up to be a tough fight.
Gov. Bob McDonnell is telling legislators that Virginia policymakers need more answers from President Barack Obama's administration about Medicaid before formulating a response to the June U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding the federal health reform law.
President Barack Obama has told an Ohio campaign crowd that he's betting they won't lose heart or interest in the November election despite political stalemates. He says the outcome will determine the nation's economic future for the next 10 to 20 years.
Virginia police chiefs and their counterparts across the nation asked the two candidates in the state's marquee Senate showdown to detail their positions on tougher federal laws on gun buyer background checks.
President Barack Obama is headed to rival Mitt Romney's backyard, holding campaign events in New Hampshire and Romney's home state of Massachusetts on the start of what is expected to be a notable week for the 2012 campaign.
A new Associated Press-GfK poll shows that Republican challenger Mitt Romney has moved into a virtually even position with the president after three months of declining job creation that have left the public increasingly glum.