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Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has put some distance between himself and a scandal involving gifts and loans from a wealthy Virginia businessman — about 7,000 miles — to visit troops in Kuwait and Afghanistan..
Republican hopes for retaking the Senate in 2014 improved substantially this weekend when Democrats' best option declined to run for Montana's open seat.
Popular former Gov. Brian Schweitzer said Saturday morning that he will not run for Montana's open U.S. Senate seat in 2014, an announcement that complicates Democratic efforts to retain their majority in next year's elections.
Montana Sen. Max Baucus said Tuesday he won't seek a seventh term next year, saying he wants to spend the next year and a half on Capitol Hill focused on serving his constituents and chairing the powerful Senate Finance Committee without the distraction of running for re-election.
Sixty-four bison from Yellowstone National Park were due to arrive at northeast Montana's Fort Peck Reservation, under a long-stalled relocation initiative meant to repopulate parts of the West with the iconic, genetically pure animals.
Virginia Democrats on Friday made their long-awaited announcement of the keynote speaker for next month's 2012 Jefferson-Jackson dinner, the party's annual Richmond confab that draws everyone from elected officials to the party rank and file.
A Virginia lawmaker is pushing legislation to add the state to an interstate compact that would exempt members from President Obama's health care overhaul — a budding movement that's providing states across the country with another constitutional weapon to combat the landmark law.
The ailing oaks at Toomer's Corner are a mottled mix of yellow and brown these days, but experts say there's still a chance the trees will be in good enough shape for Auburn football fans to roll them with toilet paper after wins this fall.
Denver Broncos coach Josh McDaniels said in a tearful news conference Tuesday that nobody in the organization saw any hint that wide receiver Kenny McKinley was suicidal before he took his own life.