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Rod Blagojevich, the ousted Illinois governor whose three-year battle against criminal charges became a national spectacle, was sentenced to 14 years in prison Wednesday, one of the stiffest penalties imposed for corruption in a state with a history of crooked politics.
Tim Kaine accused George Allen on Wednesday of employing divisive and "bullying" rhetoric against his opponents in the sharpest jab of a caustic first debate between the candidates for U.S. Senate from Virginia.
It may not be much longer before there's an easier way for Netflix's U.S. subscribers to share their tastes in movies on Facebook.
Former Virginia governors and current U.S. Senate candidates Tim Kaine and George Allen will square off Wednesday in the first debate of the 2012 campaign season, providing an early glimpse into what will be one of the most closely watched and expensive races in the country.
A decade after reading Tony Horwitz's "Confederates in the Attic," I have one lasting memory of hilarity at Rebel re-enactors bedding down on blankets all in a row on frozen ground (grown men on a Civil War sleepover) - along with wonder at the kinship between the Confederacy and folks who honor its memory.
The toughest opponent Tommy Thompson may have to overcome in next year's U.S. Senate race is Tommy Thompson himself.
George Allen and Tim Kaine on Thursday delivered sharp critiques on the ills plaguing an intransigent Washington and predicted better days ahead — albeit in markedly different ways — in a likely preview of pitches they'll make to Virginia voters in their bids for a U.S. Senate seat.
It's that time of year again. Another holiday season and another United Nations climate conference is getting under way in some remote corner of the world.
The top GOP aide to a House committee investigating Solyndra Inc. once worked for a lobbying firm that helped the now-bankrupt solar-panel company apply for a half-billion-dollar federal loan.