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George W. Bush takes the ice bucket challenge

The ALS ice bucket challenge has gone presidential.

George W Bush ice bucket challenge

Virginia prepares for possibility of gay marriage

Virginia officials are preparing for the possibility that gay marriages could soon be legal in Virginia.

Gay marriage

Republican Ben Chafin wins state Senate special election

Chafin will represent the 38th District - replacing former Sen. Phillip Puckett who retired from the position in June.

Defiant Rick Perry: 'We will prevail'

A defiant Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, was booked on Tuesday on two felony charges related to his handling of a local political controversy.

8-19-2014 James Richard Perry Booking Photo

Pulaski County voters asked personal question when voting

Before casting their ballot, voters were asked, “What political party are you?”

Holder's pitch for easing tension in Ferguson

After years of causing angst for White House political aides by delving into issues of race, Attorney General Eric Holder is heading to Ferguson, Missouri, as President Barack Obama's top…

Obama and Holder discuss Ferguson

Romney bashes Obama during stop in West Virginia coal country

Mitt Romney bashed President Obama in West Virginia coal country Tuesday to stir up support for three Republican hopefuls as the GOP seeks to win a U.S. Senate race that could help tip the…

Mitt Romney

Court clerks in Virginia wait for word on same-sex marriage stay

Will same sex marriages begin in Virginia on Thursday morning? Or will Chief Justice John Roberts issue a stay?

Virginia court clerks in holding pattern about gay marriage

Special election Tuesday to determine balance of power in state Senate

The candidates are Republican Ben Chafin, Democrat Mike Hymes, and Independent Rick Mullins.

Witness describes outbursts by ex-governor's wife

Another defense witness in former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption trial has described McDonnell's wife as difficult and prone to angry outbursts.

Pentagon looks at police militarization issue

The sometimes violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, and the law enforcement response has sparked a debate about what some call the "militarization of police," after armored vehicles, stun…

Police in Ferguson

Former Sen. Jim Jeffords dies

Jim Jeffords, who shifted the balance of power in the Senate when he bolted from the Republican Party in 2001, died on Monday.

The former Vermont lawmaker had been in declining health and died at…

Jim Jeffords

Campaign fundraising soars in Virginia Senate special election

Tuesday's special election in southwestern Virginia has statewide significance, and campaign fundraising has soared as a result. The two leading candidates in the 38th Senate District have…

Election 2014

Witness: Ex-governor sought no favors for donor

A cabinet secretary for Bob McDonnell tells jurors she wasn't instructed to give preferential treatment to the owner of a dietary supplement company at the heart of the former governor's ongoing…

Week 4 of McDonnell trial begins

Delay responses filed in Virginia gay marriage case

The clock is ticking on whether the U.S. Supreme Court will delay a ruling striking down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.

Court ruling

Hillary Clinton makes big political move, heads to Iowa

Hillary Clinton will headline Sen. Tom Harkin's Iowa Steak Fry next month, according to organizers, a move the steps up Clinton's political activity ahead of the 2016 presidential race.

Hillary Clinton greets crowd

Al Gore sues Al Jazeera

Al Gore says Al Jazeera America is withholding $65 million from Current Media shareholders after buying the cable channel last year, and he's gone to court to get it.

"Al Jazeera America wants to…

Al Gore

Virginia Supreme Court elects new chief justice

Members of the Virginia Supreme Court have chosen Justice Donald W. Lemons to serve as chief justice.

Court ruling

Assange to leave Ecuadorian Embassy 'soon'

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he'll leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in London "soon" after living there for two years to avoid extradition to Sweden.

"I can confirm I am leaving the embassy…

Julian Assange on Ecuadorian embassy balcony

Defense begins case in McDonnell corruption trial

The defense is going to start presenting its case in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

McDonnells trial update
George W Bush ice bucket challenge

George W. Bush takes the ice bucket challenge

Gay marriage

Virginia prepares for possibility of gay marriage

Republican Ben Chafin wins state Senate special...

8-19-2014 James Richard Perry Booking Photo

Defiant Rick Perry: 'We will prevail'

Pulaski County voters asked personal question...

Obama and Holder discuss Ferguson

Holder's pitch for easing tension in Ferguson

Mitt Romney

Romney bashes Obama during stop in West...

Virginia court clerks in holding pattern about gay marriage

Court clerks in Virginia wait for word on...

Special election Tuesday to determine balance...

Witness describes outbursts by ex-governor's wife

Police in Ferguson

Pentagon looks at police militarization issue

Jim Jeffords

Former Sen. Jim Jeffords dies

Election 2014

Campaign fundraising soars in Virginia Senate...

Week 4 of McDonnell trial begins

Witness: Ex-governor sought no favors for donor

Court ruling

Delay responses filed in Virginia gay marriage...

Hillary Clinton greets crowd

Hillary Clinton makes big political move,...

Al Gore

Al Gore sues Al Jazeera

Court ruling

Virginia Supreme Court elects new chief justice

Julian Assange on Ecuadorian embassy balcony

Assange to leave Ecuadorian Embassy 'soon'

McDonnells trial update

Defense begins case in McDonnell corruption trial

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