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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - virginia gov
The defense of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has always hinged on several key arguments. For example, the more than $165,000 in loans and gifts from businessman Jonnie R. Williams Sr. might have been unseemly — even worthy of an apology to the state — but it wasn't illegal.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is courting actress Bo Derek in the hopes that she will choose the commonwealth as the filming location for her upcoming TV series.
A federal judge on Tuesday denied motions to dismiss most of the corruption charges against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife and rejected requests the couple be tried separately, leaving the McDonnells with precious few legal options ahead of a scheduled trial date in late July.
Nearly 230 eighth graders have been honored as winners of the Golden Horseshoe Award for their knowledge of West Virginia history and culture.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Wednesday applauded the NBA's harsh punishment for Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling but was less resolute when asked to compare the offensive remarks to the ongoing controversy over the name of the Washington Redskins.
In his campaign for governor last fall, Terry McAuliffe adopted the straightforward slogan "Putting Jobs First" to convey to Virginia voters that, if elected, he would make the commonwealth's economy his first priority.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe this week signed into law a bill that will recognize the Sea of Japan as the East Sea in state textbooks, penning a new chapter in the commonwealth's recent history of wading into sensitive geopolitical debates.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's lawyers filed a motion Tuesday evening asking a federal judge to dismiss most of the charges against McDonnell and his wife in a public corruption case.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he will take responsibility for the cost of expanding Medicaid coverage.
Got $50,000? Then you, too, can attend a "private evening reception" with Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, who wasted little time after Virginia's General Assembly session gaveled to a close to launch a political action committee that offers such meetings with the governor in exchange for high-end donations.
U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine of Tulsa is hosting an economic forum in his district with former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore.
Rep. Joe Courtney, Connecticut Democrat, said Tuesday that Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's victory in November is proof that campaigning on gun control measures like universal background checks is a winning message.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe declares state of emergency amid winter storm.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has no legal right to see the instructions that were given to a grand jury that indicted him on corruption charges, federal prosecutors say in court papers.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife pleaded not guilty Friday to federal charges that they traded their influence for tens of thousands of dollars in gifts and loans, and both will be allowed to remain free until their trial.
"Dorothy and I are praying for Senator Creigh Deeds and his family in the wake of this awful tragedy," Gov.-Elect Terry McAuliffe said in a statement. "This is a truly sad day for Virginia and for the many people who know Creigh as the fine public servant and friend he is. We join people across the Commonwealth and country in wishing him a full recovery."
"Governor Bill Ritter and his staff will work hard to make sure the people of Colorado get the most benefit possible from the recovery act. We and our congressional delegation will also fight to make sure Colorado gets its fair share of funds," she said.