Long election lines forgotten in GA


 
Video Despite calls from thousands of citizens who waited for hours in long lines to vote last November, members of the General Assembly killed five bills that would have allowed early voting.
 
 
 

Electoral College count affirms Obama's win Video
It's official. A tally of the Electoral College vote affirms President Barack Obama's re-election.
 

House re-elects Boehner speaker Video
The House and Senate ushered in a new Congress Thursday, re-electing embattled Republican John Boehner...
 

Electoral College set to affirm Obama re-election
Tradition trumped suspense Monday as members of the Electoral College cast the official, final votes...
 

Election hits $2B mark amid last-minute donations
Remarkable for its last-minute surge of contributions, the U.S. presidential election witnessed unprecedented...
 

Gen Y: Listen up, GOP
The 2012 election was embarrassing for the Republican Party, and the biggest group of people pointing...
 

Smokers celebrate as Wash. legalizes marijuana Video
The crowds of happy people lighting joints under Seattle's Space Needle early Thursday morning with nary...
 

Capitalism and socialism wed as words of the year
Dictionary look-ups of malarkey represented the largest spike of a single word on the website by percentage,...
 

Bolling won't run for governor in 2013
Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling says he won't run for governor in 2013.
 

Wis. governor insists he's not thinking about 2016
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Plenty of Republicans are talking about a possible presidential run by Wisconsin...
 
 
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Federal Budget News


House passes $1.1 trillion bill to fund…
A $1.1 trillion spending bill for operating the government until just before next fall's election steamed through the battle-weary…
 

Obama signs bipartisan budget deal, defense…
President Barack Obama signed a bipartisan budget deal Thursday easing spending cuts and a defense bill cracking down on…
 

Senate passes legislation to affect Hampton…
It looks like 2014 could be good for the lifeblood of Hampton Roads -- national defense.
 

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Local Politics


Fraim announces re-election bid
Norfolk Mayor Paul Fraim announced Wednesday he is seeking re-election.
 

Councilwoman appointed as Norfolk's vice…
Norfolk City Council unanimously appointed Councilwoman Angelia Williams as the city's new vice mayor during Tuesday night's…
 

Portsmouth City Council approves casino…
Portsmouth City Council voted 4-3 to approve a resolution supporting Senator Louise Lucas' casino bill.
 

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Virginia (change)

 
Virginia was founded in 1607 in Jamestown. Since then, Virginia has grown and prospered into a thriving state rich with diversity from culture to climate.
 
Offices & Officials

Governor: Robert F. McDonnell
Lieutenant Governor: Bill Bolling
Attorney General: Ken Cuccinelli
Secretary of State: Janet Polarek

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