Topic - Virginia House Of Delegates

Subscribe to this topic via RSS or ATOM
Related Stories
  • President Barack Obama gestures while he speaks at a campaign rally with supporters for Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe, left, at Washington Lee High School in Arlington, Va., Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

    EDITORIAL: The single-payer nightmare

    When President Obama arrived in Virginia on Sunday to campaign for Terry McAuliffe, the Democratic gubernatorial nominee, his 21-minute speech was notable for what the president couldn't say. There was no mention at all of Obamacare, his supposed "signature" achievement, and he made only passing mention of his campaign to expand Medicaid in Virginia. He couldn't bring attention to the millions who face losing their health coverage, or why come to Virginia in the first place? He certainly didn't want to bring attention to what Kathleen Murphy had said about health care two nights earlier.

  • Democratic Delegate David L. Englin. (Associated Press File)

    Alexandria delegate Englin, citing extramarital affair, will not seek 5th term

    Virginia Del. David L. Englin, Alexandria Democrat, announced Monday night that he will not run for a fifth term in the Virginia House of Delegates, saying he was leaving political life to focus on rebuilding his marriage after having an extramarital affair.

  • Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    McCONCHIE and SMITH: Rush to judgment

    As Virginia's ultrasound bill, signed Wednesday by Gov. Bob Mc- Donnell, takes its place in the law books, legislators deserve praise for dealing proactively with the vast array of misinformation and outright lies propagated by the bill's opponents and their allies in the media. But if the final debate in the Virginia House of Delegates is any indication, some abortion proponents will stop at nothing to advance their agenda.

  • Delegate Robert G. Marshall holds a book as he reads to the House during debate on a bill defining life at the moment of conception during the House session at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Monday, Feb. 13, 2012.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

    Virginia House vote states life starts at conception

    The Virginia House of Delegates approved legislation Tuesday that would define life as beginning at conception, setting up a potential clash in the state Senate and another high-stakes battle over a measure that has been beaten back elsewhere in the country in recent years.

  • Delegate Robert G. Marshall holds a book as he reads to the House during debate on a bill defining life at the moment of conception during the House session at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Monday, Feb. 13, 2012.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

    'Personhood' bill advances in Va. House

    The Virginia House of Delegates on Monday gave preliminary approval to a so-called "personhood" measure defining life as beginning at conception, perhaps the most far-reaching proposed measure on abortion introduced thus far during the 2012 General Assembly session.

  • David Ramadan

    GAFFNEY: Questions about David Ramadan in Virginia primary

    Kent Clizbe has a warning for voters in the primary Tuesday to fill the Virginia House of Delegates' newly created 87th District seat in Loudoun County: Caveat emptor - let the buyer or, in this case, the electorate, beware.

More Stories →

Happening Now