Ladies First: FLOTUS heckled by protester


First lady Michelle Obama addresses the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 42nd Annual Phoenix Awards dinner in Washington, in this, Sept. 22, 2012 file photo. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
 
She’s known to many for her style and upbeat attitude, but first lady Michelle Obama is quick to admit she doesn’t take hecklers well.
 
 
 

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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…
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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…
 

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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.
 
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