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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - Mansion
Standing across the street from the governor's home on Ash Wednesday, the head of North Carolina's NAACP told protesters that the Duke Energy coal ash spill that coated 70 miles of the Dan River with toxic sludge is not merely an ecological disaster but also a sin.
Every time Annette Bennett walks out the back door of the family business, the Baker Hotel still looms large, but it possesses little of its majestic past.
Business leaders, educators and elected officials on Friday gave Gov. Pat McCrory what's billed as a road map for North Carolina's economic prosperity.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe pledged to find common ground after officially taking the oath of office Saturday and becoming the state of Virginia's 72nd governor on a rainy day outside the state Capitol building designed by Thomas Jefferson.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie cruised to re-election Tuesday, giving Republicans a bright spot in an off-year election, while Terry McAuliffe eked out an unexpectedly close win against Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II in the race for Virginia governor.
Terry McAuliffe narrowly edged Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II in the surprisingly close race for Virginia governor Tuesday, delivering a Democratic victory and a repudiation of Republicans who just four years ago swept the top three statewide races.
Neither embezzlement charges against Virginia's former Executive Mansion chef nor ongoing federal and state investigations into Gov. Bob McDonnell's gift disclosures will be enough to weigh down the gubernatorial campaign of Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II, political observers say.
Richmond's top prosecutor is looking into gifts to Gov. Bob McDonnell in an investigation requested by Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II.
A review of state records shows grocery costs at Virginia's Executive Mansion hit the highest levels in years in late 2011 and early 2012, the months leading up to the mansion's chef dismissal and the start of a criminal investigation into operations of the mansion's kitchen.
A scandal over the fortune of reclusive mining heiress Huguette Clark has renewed interest in the life of her father, copper magnate William A. Clark, once one of the nation's richest men.
The Capitol of Virginia, onetime seat of the Confederacy, is being converted for a few weeks more in keeping with how it looked at the close of the Civil War _ for filming scenes from Steve Spielberg's major production, "Lincoln."
"As I said on election night, the test of my commitment to finding common ground in Virginia will not be a speech at an inauguration; it will be my actions in office," he said in his address.