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3 Va. Lawmakers form 'Redskins Pride Caucus'

Posted: 06/23/2014 - Three Virginia state lawmakers are forming a "Redskins Pride Caucus" to defend the Washington, D.C.-based football team that's come under pressure to change its name.

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Senators Take Part in Va. Political History Project at UVa.

Posted: 06/20/2014 - The University of Virginia Center for Politics is holding its annual Virginia Political History Project today. The event is bringing together current Senator Mark Warner (D) and former Senator John Warner (R).

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Former Sen. Puckett Hires Defense Attorney

Updated: 06/20/2014 - Attorney Thomas J. Bondurant Jr. announced Friday that he is representing former Democratic Senator. Phil Puckett. Puckett's recent resignation is being probed by the FBI.

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FBI Probes Va. State Senator Puckett's Resignation

Updated: 06/19/2014 - The FBI is investigating the circumstances of former Democratic state Sen. Phil Puckett's departure from the General Assembly, according to a person with direct knowledge of the probe and a state official.

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GOP Candidate Dave Brat Speaks to the Press

Updated: 06/19/2014 - Republican congressional candidate Dave Brat held a news conference Thursday outside his campaign headquarters in Glen Allen. He did not take questions from reporters.

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After Defeating Cantor, Brat Hits the Campaign Trail

Posted: 06/17/2014 - In his first public appearance since last week's primary victory against Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Dave Brat said Tuesday he was "hitting the ground running" in his general election campaign.

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Kaine: Important to Deliver Humanitarian Aide to Iraqis

Updated: 06/16/2014 - Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine has been keeping a close eye on the developing situation in Iraq, telling the Newsplex on Monday that the U.S. needs to speak with countries not always considered allies to start finding solutions to the crisis.

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Cantor Won't Rule Out Running for Office Again

Posted: 06/15/2014 - House Majority Leader Eric Cantor made his first live television appearance Sunday morning after his surprising defeat last week in the Republican primary.

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7th District Libertarian Candidate Visits Charlottesville Meeting

Updated: 06/14/2014 - The Libertarian candidate for the 7th Congressional District made a stop in Charlottesville on Saturday afternoon. James Carr met with the State Central Committee of the Libertarian Party of Virginia at the West Main restaurant.

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Gov. McAuliffe Blasts Tea Party After Budget Vote

Updated: 06/13/2014 - Governor Terry McAuliffe says General Assembly beholden to tea party after budget vote. The governor said he has not decided whether to sign, veto or try and amend the budget.

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Va. Senate Panel Advances State Budget

Updated: 06/12/2014 - The Senate Finance Committee has advanced a new state budget without Medicaid expansion - a major step toward ending a months-long stalemate.

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Virginia Budget Shortfall Grows

Posted: 06/11/2014 - Virginia's state budget shortfall is growing. House Appropriations Committee members learned Wednesday that lagging revenues have widened the budget gap to about $1.5 billion to $1.6 billion.

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House Approves Bill to Speed Veterans' Care

Posted: 06/10/2014 - The House has overwhelmingly approved legislation to allow patients facing long waits for care at Veterans Affairs facilities to get VA-paid treatment from local doctors.

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Virginia State Sen. Phil Puckett Resigning

Posted: 06/08/2014 - The governor's office says a Democratic state senator is resigning, giving Republicans a one-seat advantage in the chamber in the middle of a bitter battle between the parties over Medicaid expansion.

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GOP Chooses Ed Gillespie for U.S. Senate Nomination

Posted: 06/07/2014 - Gillespie beat out three rivals for the nomination: insurance salesman Shak Hill; congressional staffer Tony DeTora; and Chuck Moss, owner of at a network consulting business.

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Rep. Hurt Concerned Over POW Release

Updated: 06/05/2014 - Congressmen Robert Hurt says he completely disagrees with the decision rescue Sgt. Bergdahl in exchange of releasing several Taliban member from Guantanamo Bay.

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