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  • ** FILE ** Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli gestures as he addresses the Virginia GOP Convention in Roanoke, Va., Saturday, June 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

    Ken Cuccinelli joins Senate Conservatives Fund as new president

    Former Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II is the new president of the Senate Conservatives Fund, a group organized by former U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina that has worked to support conservative political candidates across the country — oftentimes against Republican incumbents.

  • OBENSHAIN: McAuliffe, Herring going rogue in Richmond

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe just vetoed a unanimously passed General Assembly bill that would have removed any possibility or appearance of unethical campaign contribution dealings from a fund he controls. Surprising?

  • Supporters of gay marriage demonstrate outside the Federal Appeals Court in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, May 13, 2014.   The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond is taking up the issue of gay marriage, with arguments scheduled on a ruling that the state's ban on such unions is unconstitutional.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

    Judges seem split over Virginia's same-sex marriage ban

    A three-judge federal appellate panel heard oral arguments Tuesday morning in a case over Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage.

  • Plantiff's in the federal suit over Virginia's ban on gay marriage, Mary Townley, left, Emily Schall-Townley, second from left,  Carol Schall, center, Tony London, second from right, and Tim Bostic, right, react to comments during a news conference after a hearing on Virginia's same sex-marriage ban in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, May 13, 2014.  The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond heard arguments on a judge's ruling striking down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.   (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

    Appeals court in Va. hears gay marriage case

    Federal appeals court judges aggressively questioned lawyers on both sides of Virginia's potentially landmark gay marriage case Tuesday while hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside the courthouse, holding signs and shouting competing slogans.

  • US appeals court in Va. to hear gay marriage case

    Advocates and opponents of gay marriage will turn their attention to Virginia, where a federal appeals court will hear arguments Tuesday in a case challenging the state's ban on same-sex unions.

  • Some hear race echoes in Va. gay marriage ban

    To some people in Virginia, the fight over legalization of same-sex marriage echoes a decades-old battle over the state's 1924 law banning marriage between white and black people.

  • 1st brief filed after Virginia gay marriage ruling

    A federal judge who struck down Virginia's gay marriage ban usurped the state's authority to decide whether same-sex unions should be allowed, a lawyer defending the ban said Friday.

  • Correction: Death Row-Virginia story

    In a story March 25 about a legal battle over policies on Virginia's death row, The Associated Press erroneously reported the title of Rebecca Glenberg. She is legal director of the ACLU of Virginia, not its executive director. The story also mischaracterized the ACLU of Virginia. The ACLU of Virginia is an affiliate of the national American Civil Liberties Union, not a chapter.

  • Notice of appeal in Va. gay marriage ruling filed

    The Norfolk Circuit Court clerk said Monday that he plans to appeal a federal judge's ruling declaring the state's ban on same-sex marriages unconstitutional.

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