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Robert Mcdonnell

Bob McDonnell Had His Charm, E-I-E-I-O...

Rick Horowitz | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

A Scandal Sing-Along! ...

Maureen McDonnell Spent Thousands From Husband's PAC On Clothes, Other Items

www.washingtonpost.com | Posted 07.27.2013 | Politics

RICHMOND — Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell bought nearly $9,800 in clothing with money from her husband’s political action committee and tap...

McDonnell's Wife Paid As Consultant To Coal Philanthropy

Washington Post | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

Maureen McDonnell, the wife of Virginia’s governor, was paid $36,000 last year to attend a handful of meetings as a consultant to the philanthropic ...

Bob McDonnell Proposes 'Game-Changing' Tax Change

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Olympia Meola | Posted 03.11.2013 | DC

On the eve of the 2013 General Assembly session, Gov. Bob McDonnell proposed increasing the state's sales tax and eliminating the gasoline tax in an o...

'The Grinch Who Tolled Christmas'

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Bill McKelway | Posted 02.10.2013 | DC

SUSSEX -- Hundreds of residents of this rural Southside county overwhelmed with opposition Monday night an interstate highway toll operation that spea...

Chris Kirkham

'Lock Them Up Forever And Let People Make Money Off Of It'

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 07.16.2012 | Business

Virginia is in the final stages of reviewing proposals that would privatize a mental health treatment facility for sex offenders who can be held indef...

If He Were President, the Far Right Would Lead Romney Around by a Ring in His Nose

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics
Robert Creamer

When you have no core values, it's always much easier to go along with the demands of passionate, committed true-believers than it is to stand your ground. And the Far Right knows this is true.

PHOTOS: Solemn Anniversary At Virginia Tech

AP | Posted 06.16.2012 | DC

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Students returned to class Monday at Virginia Tech, the first year the school hasn't suspended instruction to mark the anniver...

Virginia Repeals Controversial Handgun Law

AP | By LARRY O'DELL | Posted 02.29.2012 | DC

RICHMOND, Va. -- A Virginia law limiting handgun purchases to one per month was repealed Tuesday, over the opposition of gun control supporters and su...

Abortion Hangs Over D.C. Budget Autonomy Efforts

| Posted 02.27.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff The elation that greeted Virginia GOP Gov. Bob McDonnell's announcement last week that he backs giving D.C. control...

Va. Gov. Supports D.C. Budget Autonomy

| Posted 02.23.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff Giving momentum to the growing movement for D.C. budget autonomy, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) has signaled his ...

Virginia Budget Hearings Scheduled

AP | Posted 01.03.2012 | DC

RICHMOND, Va. -- Virginia residents are getting an opportunity to review and comment on Gov. Bob McDonnell's proposed two-year state budget. The Hous...

Will Virginia Get Rid Of Gun Background Checks?

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.02.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Will Virginia do away with its state background checks for gun purchases? Will state lawmakers repeal a ban on purchasing more than one...

McDonnell Touts Virginia Highway Improvements

AP | Posted 12.21.2011 | DC

RICHMOND, Va. -- State officials say Virginia is making significant progress in a push to improve highways and bridges. Gov. Bob McDonnell said Wedne...

Anti-Health Care Law Crusader Will Run For Governor, Says GOP Official

AP | By BOB LEWIS | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. -- Virginia's crusading conservative attorney general, Ken Cuccinelli, has decided to run for governor in 2013, touching off a fierce, t...

Will Democrats Sue Over Virginia's 20-20 Senate Split?

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.21.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Do Republicans have the right to assert full control over the Virginia Senate, which after this month's general elections will have a 20...

We're In Charge: Va. GOP Asserts Senate Majority

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- As Republicans prepare to assert majority rule in the Virginia Senate following Tuesday's general elections, the one remaining unsettled...

One Va. Senate Seat In Question With 20-20 Chamber Split Possible

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The balance of power in the Virginia legislature remained uncertain following Tuesday's general election with one too-close-to-call Sena...

2011 Virginia Elections: Live Updates

Virginia Public Access Project | Posted 01.08.2012 | DC

Complete election results from the Virginia Public Access Project. ...

President Obama OK's Quake Disaster Declaration For D.C.

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Tuesday approved a disaster declaration for the District of Columbia from August's 5.8 magnitude earthquake. Accor...

McDonnell Stands To Gain Most From GOP Legislative Sweep In Va.

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.07.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Tuesday is Election Day in Virginia. But with voter turnout expected to be low, it's hard to forecast exactly who will show up to the po...

Va. GOP Officials Condemn Message Depicting Zombie Obama With Bullet In Head

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.31.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Republican Party officials in Virginia have swiftly come out against a Halloween-oriented email message from the Loudoun County GOP comm...

McDonnell Requests Federal Disaster Declaration For Quake

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.20.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has formally requested a federal disaster declaration for Louisa County, the epicenter of the Aug. 23 5.8 ma...

Feds OK Tolling I-95 In Virginia

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.19.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Highway Administration has given its conditional blessing to Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's plan to toll portions of Intersta...

Amanda Terkel

Arkansas High Court Strikes Down Ban On Gay Adoptions

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Arkansas' high court struck down the state's law barring same-sex couples from adopting on Thursday. In an opinion published without dis...