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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Corey A. Stewart
Lawmakers in a Northern Virginia county are looking for answers about a contract between the federal government and a local nonprofit to house illegal immigrant children weeks after community opposition forced the Obama administration to rethink a plan to house some of the children at an abandoned college south of Richmond.
A Northern Virginia county is escalating its legal effort to learn the disposition of more than 7,000 illegal immigrants arrested within its borders since 2007.
With a slew of candidates who many in Virginia still don't know much about, the wide open contest for the Republican nomination to be the state's next lieutenant governor may actually come down to style over substance.
Former Northern Virginia lawmaker Jeannemarie Devolites Davis will explore a bid for lieutenant governor in 2013, adding another candidate to an already-crowded GOP field.
Prince William Board of County Supervisors Chairman Corey A. Stewart will run for lieutenant governor in 2013, while a potentially formidable adversary will not.
A federal judge has blocked Prince William County's pursuit of information on the more than 4,000 criminal illegal immigrants the county has turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement since implementing its controversial crackdown in 2007.
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Prince William Board of County Supervisors Chairman Corey A. Stewart, a frequent critic of former Virginia Gov. George Allen, on Tuesday made nice with the current U.S. Senate candidate by offering him his endorsement.
An illegal immigrant who fatally struck a Benedictine nun while driving drunk was found guilty in Prince William County on Monday of felony murder — a case that sparked outrage in a county at the forefront of debates on local enforcement of federal immigration laws.
Former D.C. schools chancellor Michelle A. Rhee was profiled last week on NBC's "Today" show. During one exchange in the five-minute segment, Ms. Rhee recounted how she justified to her daughter firing the principal of the girl's school in 2008.
Prince William Board of County Supervisors Chairman Corey A. Stewart said Tuesday that he still is considering a 2012 run for Virginia's Senate seat now held by Sen. Jim Webb, a Democrat who is retiring after one term.
Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chairman Corey A. Stewart said Tuesday he has not ruled out a run for the GOP Senate nomination in 2012, denying press reports that he has passed on a challenge to former Sen. George Allen in the race to succeed retiring Democratic Sen. Jim Webb.
Former GOP Sen. George Allen officially entered the race for his old Senate seat in Virginia on Monday, setting up a potential rematch with Democratic Sen. Jim Webb that could make the state a major political battleground in 2012.
Mr. Stewart said the board is also seeking to find out whether it has any authority over a contract between the federal government and a private entity.
The actions come a day after Mr. Stewart on Monday said he learned the federal government was placing the children at "private and perhaps federal facilities in our county."