This is definitely going to be my final report from Philadelphia. I realize I'm almost a week late with it, but it was a busy and sleep-deprived week all around.
George Jones is still serving his country. Navy vet (Korea) and lifetime resident of Virginia, Mr. Jones bused to Richmond to take his message of American responsibility to the governor. That message: no new pipelines, no more fracking, enough already with our dependence on fossil fuels.
Hundreds of doctors and dentists are returning to their day jobs after spending three days a few miles from where I grew up treating patients -- human patients -- in animal stalls.
Trump isn't the only one to clinch a victory this week. Everyone's a winner when they take our latest Week to Week News Quiz. Here are some random bu...
Math. Path. Wrath. This has been the process through which Bernie Sanders' supporters travel. They don't get the math, so they continue to see his path, and if you disagree and speak to the realities of the campaign, you'll reap their wrath. And what's their main fuel? The super delegates.
Boy, it isn't every day you get to write a headline like that! But those are the kinds of feelings Ted Cruz seems to bring out in everyone -- left, right, and center.
States must take the right measures to ensure the effectiveness of the drugs used for lethal injections, including appropriate procedures to ensure the proper manufacturing, transportation, handling, and use of the drugs.
In a year when much of the public wants the non-politician, there is a new model for successful office-holding -- the outgoing and ever-confident Virg...
The Virginia Governor invited the NRA to the table, but not gun violence prevention experts, and it shows.
Now we know that the deal was made over an oyster dinner with NRA lobbyists and their legislative minions. No one on our side was at the table. The deal nearly fell apart when a senior Republican said on a radio program that the agreement was "a huge expansion of gun rights."
The head of the Secret Service abruptly resigned, after she got grilled by Congress over several disconcerting lapses which happened on her watch. She fell on her sword immediately, to her credit, rather than drawing the story out day after day.
The news media showed without a shadow of a doubt that they have not learned from their coverage in the run-up to the Iraq war, as pretty much everyone who got Iraq fundamentally wrong before we invaded was invited to share their views.
The storyline here is clear. And tragic. Senator Puckett placed the interest of himself and his family above that of his constituents. jeopardizing the lives and health of thousands of vulnerable Virginians.
Think about it -- who is best suited to be writing medical regulations to meet the needs of Virginia women?
Hillary vs. the media bit is a good narrative frame for her, no matter its accuracy. It's certainly accurate enough to have some credibility. And then there's the fact that the public doesn't think much of the news media. This week, in fact, we've seen how it can work for her.
It all came to light for most Virginians when John Stevens, the former chairman of the Loudoun County School Board, rebuked the state's legislature i...