The Virginia Supreme Court has denied a petition from Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II seeking to invalidate a lower court's ruling in a redistricting lawsuit brought against the state.
Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II has appointed one of his Democratic predecessors to argue in a high-profile redistricting lawsuit against the state.
The Virginia House of Delegates on Thursday gave preliminary approval to repealing a mandate that young girls receive a vaccination against the human papillomavirus (HPV), known to cause cervical cancer, before they enter the sixth grade.
Whose job would you want to have? Would it be President Obama's or Gov. Chris Christie's in the great state of New Jersey? Would it be President Obama's, whose budget woes are getting graver, or would it be Mr. Christie's, whose budget is at least looking to be survivable?
The Republican-led Senate Privileges and Elections Committee advanced a House-drawn congressional redistricting map Tuesday on a party-line 8-7 vote, continuing the bill's speedy path through the state legislature over objections that it is unconstitutional and dilutes the vote of minorities.
A black activist group said Thursday that it will sue the state if Maryland lawmakers approve a new legislative map submitted this week by Gov. Martin O'Malley.
Even as Rick Santorum's Iowa-caucuses boost shows signs of fading just days before the New Hampshire primary Tuesday, prominent politicos in his hometown of Pittsburgh are challenging his claim to an unblemished record of fiscal integrity.
For all the talk of Sen. Orrin G. Hatch's political vulnerability, the veteran Utah Republican had managed to deflect all serious challengers until Wednesday, when state Sen. Dan Liljenquist entered the primary race.
Virginia politicians and the state's General Assembly receive high marks from voters — a sharp contrast with how the Old Dominion feels about its presidential choices, according to poll results released Thursday.