Virginia voters yesterday approved a constitutional amendment that will limit the government’s ability to take private property through eminent domain. With 99 percent of all precincts voting, the State Board of Elections reported that the referendum passed with 75 percent ...Read More »
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A judge late Friday rejected a request from Fairfax County Democrats seeking an injunction that would have protected the right of their poll watchers to speak to voters. Fairfax County Circuit Court Judge Dennis Smith rejected ...Read More »
(AP) Backers of a proposed constitutional amendment to limit the government taking of private property are quick to champion the cause of Bob Wilson, a Norfolk military contractor who is intent on keeping his successful business address within a critical ...Read More »
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democrat Tim Kaine and Republican George Allen drew sharper contrasts Monday between themselves in a televised primetime U.S. Senate debate on the issues of entitlements seniors have paid all their lives, with Allen backing higher retirement ...
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CHARLOTTESVILLE – If only President Obama had had Molly Bishop Shadel on speed-dial for that first presidential debate, things might have gone differently. During one of those podium pauses when Obama was looking down, Shadel could have texted back suggestions ...Read More »
Sen. Mark Herring, D-Loudoun, has announced that he has filed paperwork to seek the Democratic nomination for Attorney General in 2013. Herring has served in the Senate since 2006; he has practiced law in Leesburg for 22 years. In declaring ...Read More »
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli says local laws imposing special restrictions on temporary political signs are invalid. “Any ordinance that places heavier burdens or greater restrictions on temporary political signs than are placed on any other temporary signs is invalid,” ...Read More »