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Third-Party Entrant Wants NC Write-ins Counted

Posted: 07/23/2012 - A former Virginia congressman says writing his name on the November ballot for president in North Carolina wouldn't be a wasted vote because he's offering alternative policies to those of Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.

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State Board of Elections Working to Clear False Information

Updated: 07/23/2012 - The State Board of Elections (SBE) is working to clear up some misinformation being circulated online. A mass e-mail is circulating stating that voters who have not voted since the 2008 election need to re-register to be eligible to vote.

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5th District Fundraising

Posted: 07/23/2012 - Newly released fundraising numbers show Congressman Robert Hurt is ahead of John Douglass when it comes to campaign dollars.

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Majority Backs Tax Boost for $250K-plus Earners

Posted: 07/19/2012 - A new statewide poll in Virginia shows a clear majority support President Barack Obama's proposal to let tax breaks lapse for those earning more than $250,000 annually, but half still want his healthcare law repealed.

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McDonnell, First Responders Tout New Laws

Posted: 07/18/2012 - Gov. Bob McDonnell, law enforcement officers and other first responders are touting 20 laws that took effect earlier this month that they say will make it easier for them to do their jobs.

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Abortion Rights Website Targets Cuccinelli

Posted: 07/17/2012 - Abortion rights supporters have created a website to call attention to Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli's refusal to certify new abortion clinic regulations.

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Douglass Opens Albemarle Office, Prepares for Challenges

Posted: 07/14/2012 - 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.

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GOP-controlled House Votes to Repeal Health Law

Posted: 07/11/2012 - The Republican-led House has voted to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law. But the election-year move stands no chance in the Democratic-controlled Senate.

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Gov to Lawmakers: Answers Before Action on ACA

Posted: 07/10/2012 - 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.

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Romney's Team Outraises Obama and Democrats Again

Posted: 07/09/2012 - President Barack Obama's campaign and the Democratic party raised $71 million in June, well below the $106 million hauled in by rival Mitt Romney and the Republican party during the same period.

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Bolling Energizes Local GOP at Romney's Albemarle HQ

Posted: 07/07/2012 - Presidential candidate Mitt Romney's campaign set up shop in Albemarle County Saturday as part of a statewide grassroots effort for the Republican to gain ground in a major swing state.

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Obama: Election Will Decide Nation's Economic Fate

Posted: 07/05/2012 - 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.

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Va. Gym Allows, Then Turns Away, Gay Couple, Son

Posted: 07/05/2012 - A Roanoke man has sued a fitness club after it sold him a family membership, then revoked it after realizing that his family consisted of two fathers and a son.

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Obama Calls Supreme Court Ruling a 'Victory'

Updated: 06/28/2012 - President Barack Obama says the Supreme Court's decision to uphold his health care overhaul is a "victory for people all over the country" and will make their lives more secure.

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Robert Hurt Statement On Supreme Court Ruling

Posted: 06/28/2012 - Congressman Robert Hurt (R) released the following statement after the Supreme Court rendered its decision upholding the President’s health care law

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Tim Kaine Statement on Affordable Care Act Ruling

Posted: 06/28/2012 - Following the Supreme Court’s decision affirming the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, former Governor and U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine released the following statement.

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