Va. AG's office: Gay marriage ban unconstitutional

Mark Herring is the Democratic candidate running for Attorney General of Virginia.
Video Attorney General Mark Herring has announced he believes Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.

Defense lawyers weigh in on McDonnell case Video
Former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife will be in court this Friday to face federal corruption charges.

Judge won't delay McDonnell court date Video
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife have been indicted on federal corruption charges, and...

McAuliffe announces toll amendment
In the ongoing debate on tolls on the Downtown and Midtown Tunnels, Gov. McAuliffe has announced several...

Recount set for 6th Senate District
A date has been set for a recount for the State Senate District 6 election.

Kaine holds open house in Virginia Beach Video
Senator Tim Kaine is holding an open house in Virginia Beach Tuesday, and you're invited.

VB developer on governor's gift list Video
Former governor Bob McDonnell accepted several gifts from a Virginia Beach developer while he was in...

New attorney general drops outside firms
Attorney General Mark Herring says the state is no longer going to pay outside law firms to represent...

Recount petition expected Thursday in Va. race
A Senate race that could determine the balance of the Virginia Senate is headed to a recount.

McAuliffe names new VDOT commissioner Video
As Virginia's new governor, Terry McAuliffe appointed a new Virginia Department of Transportation Commissioner.
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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

Contacting the White House and Congress

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