Updated: 12/30/2013 - Virginia's outgoing attorney general and lieutenant governor say they're taking a break from politics. But don't rule out a return at some point.
Posted: 12/26/2013 - President Obama signs bipartisan budget deal, easing cuts automatic spending cuts over two years.
Posted: 12/26/2013 - Virginia Attorney General-elect Mark Herring says Hampton city attorney Cynthia Hudson will serve as his chief deputy once he takes office on Jan. 11.
Updated: 12/20/2013 - President Obama is holding a year-end news conference at the White House this afternoon.
Posted: 12/19/2013 - Governor-elect Terry McAuliffe has reappointed Todd Haymore as the state secretary of agriculture and forestry and named Molly Joseph Ward as the new natural resources chief.
Updated: 12/18/2013 - Republican Mark Obenshain has conceded the race for Virginia attorney general to Democrat Mark Herring
Posted: 12/15/2013 - Gov. Bob McDonnell is preparing to present his last two-year state budget proposal to Virginia lawmakers.