Faith-based adoption agencies will not be required to allow gay individuals to use their services. Virginia's State Board of Social Services on Wednesday rejected proposed changes to the rules governing adoption and foster case agencies.
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As fundraising heavyweight George Allen powers toward the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, one of his long-shot opponents says she is meeting the more modest fundraising benchmarks achieved by the man who defeated Mr. Allen six years ago.
Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II sees Gov. Bob McDonnell's embrace of his veto power as a sign that the governor is hitting his stride.
A sign of the times as Friday looms. An inventive Inside the Beltway reader - and federal employee - has developed a 99-cent smartphone application to offer his fellow federal employees "operating status" information about a potential government shutdown, should Republicans and Democrats continue to wrangle over the budget.
Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell's office has confirmed that it is taking steps to block proposed rules that would compel private agencies to place foster children with unmarried couples, including gay couples.
While Republican George Allen is hammering Washington spending as he campaigns for the U.S. Senate seat in Virginia, Democrat Tim Kaine is mounting the lectern and taking a pointer in hand.
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Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine announced on Tuesday a campaign for the U.S. Senate that promises to break spending records, become fiercely competitive and capture national attention.