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Republican Mark D. Obenshain on Wednesday conceded the Virginia attorney general's race to Democrat Mark R. Herring, putting an end to one of the closet elections in the state's history.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell proposed millions in new spending for mental health, education and other priorities Monday in a two-year, $95.9 billion state budget.
Senate Democrats pushed through committee President Obama's pick to become the No. 2 official at Homeland Security on Wednesday, dismissing warnings about an ongoing probe of the nominee's role in a visa program that has raised security concerns about politically connected foreigners using it to buy citizenship.
Senate Democrats will plow ahead Wednesday with a vote on President Obama's nominee for the No. 2 job at the Department of Homeland Security, even though he is the subject of an ongoing inspector general's investigation — an unprecedented move that has riled Republicans.
The radioactive smoke has yet to clear from Harry Reid's detonation of the nuclear option, but the senator from Las Vegas is already using his new powers. Mr. Reid can rubber-stamp any name President Obama puts forward to hold a high office; Republicans have been cut out entirely. Cushy sinecures are handed out as reward for faithful service (and cash) to the Democratic Party.
The National Republican Congressional Committee has gone back to basics and teamed up with top aides to help school GOP members facing election challenge on a key campaign skill: How to talk to women.
As your recent editorial discusses, estate planner Joseph Caramadre and Virginia Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe tricked the terminally ill into signing joint brokerage accounts Mr. Caramadre and Mr. McAuliffe co-owned, a move that gave the two men full access to the bonds ("Did McAuliffe make millions cheating the dying?" Nov. 4). By the time all the diseased they duped had died, the schemers had obtained more than $10 million. However, Mr. Caramadre, the "common man," pleaded guilty, while Mr. McAuliffe, the politician, was not accused of breaking the law at all. Why does Mr. McAuliffe get another chance? Did he not commit the exact same act?
Virginia Democratic Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe announced Monday he intends to retain Ric Brown, the state's current secretary of finance, at least for the early months of his administration, when the state legislature will be marking up outgoing Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell's proposed two-year budget.
Virginia Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe, looking to follow through on a pledge to make his administration bipartisan, has selected a finance secretary who has served in state government under 11 governors and three longtime Democratic staffers for top-level positions.