Hampton mayor takes on White House job


Hampton Mayor Molly Joseph Ward (Photo provided by the City of Hampton)
 
The City of Hampton announced Monday it will bid farewell to Mayor Molly Joseph Ward this week as she takes on a new position at the White House.
 
 
 

Diplomatic end to Syria crisis remains unclear Video
Recent developments in Washington about the crisis in Syria make it clear the White House isn't sure...
 

Va. lawmakers respond to President Obama's address on Syria Video
In his address on Syria Tuesday night, President Barack Obama told the nation the U.S. won't take military...
 

Senators weigh Virginians' take on Syria Video
Although the President seems to be enjoying more support in the Senate than the House, Virginia's two...
 

Kaine and Warner visit Norfolk, talk on Syria Video
President Obama prepares to make a hard sell for a strike on Syria to Congress and the Nation next week,...
 

Obama gains Boehner's support for Syria strike Video
President Barack Obama said Tuesday he's confident Congress will authorize a military strike in Syria,...
 

Military experts connect sequestration and Syria Video
President Obama and his National Security Team are trying to convince Congress to use U.S. military force...
 

Congressman Scott talks on Syria crisis Video
On Labor Day, there was no rest when it came to the crisis in Syria.
 

Obama cancels US-Egyptian military exercise
CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama has scrapped joint U.S.-Egypt military exercises scheduled...
 

Obama to address situation in Egypt this morning
CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama will make his first statement on the rapidly deteriorating...
 
 
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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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