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Souls to the Polls program starts in Lynchburg

A new state law requires all Virginians to show photo ID's at the polls before voting. Churches in Lynchburg are teaming up to help people who don't have those identification cards.

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US ramping up Ebola effort

President Barack Obama embarks on a two-day U.S. road trip Tuesday to assess and amplify his government's response to two unconnected overseas emergencies -- the Ebola outbreak in Africa and…

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Obama hits road to deal with global crises

Two unconnected overseas emergencies -- the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and Islamic terrorists in Iraq and Syria -- are prompting President Barack Obama to embark on a two-day U.S. road trip.

Obama getting on Air Force One

Governor McAuliffe releases details on budget cut agreement

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has released details on budget cuts for the next two years.

Governor Terry McAuliffe with Republican leaders at a state budget news conference

Who is part of the coalition to battle ISIS?

In his speech about ISIS last week, President Barack Obama said, "American military power is unmatched, but this can't be America's fight alone."

Allies and partners of the United States, Obama…

ISIS militants and tank

Study finds politics stinks -- literally

If you and your significant other share political views, it could be because you like each other's smell.

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Gillibrand drops F-bomb in webcast

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said Monday she had to hold her tongue when a male labor leader made comments about her post-pregnancy weight shortly after she began her career in Congress.

Sen Kristin Gillibrand

Medal recipient killed up to 175 enemies

As many as 175 enemy troops killed, 18 wounds from enemy fire, 38 hours of battle, 48 hours evading the North Vietnamese troops in the bush -- and one tiger. Those are the numbers behind Sgt.…

Bennie G Adkins receives Medal of Honor

Mark Sanford's custody hearing postponed

Three days after U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford revealed personal details about legal disputes with his ex-wife, the South Carolina Republican's scheduled court hearing Monday was postponed.

former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford

Holder unveils program to counter extremists

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday announced a Justice Department program to try to thwart recruitment by extremist groups such as ISIS, attempting to involve social and mental health…

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Paul, Clinton top NH presidential poll

Libertarian-leaning Sen. Rand Paul is the most popular Republican among the crowded list of potential presidential candidates in New Hampshire, according to a new CNN/ORC poll out Monday. The…

Hillary Clinton

How many Western captives is ISIS holding?

The beheading of British aid worker David Haines by ISIS has intensified fears for other Western hostages being held by the jihadist group.

David Haines

Virginia income tax dependence cited in report

A report by the investment rating agency Standard & Poor's says the income gap is undermining budgets in Virginia and other states.


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Hillary Clinton in Iowa: Fresh start or deja vu?

"It's been seven years, and a lot has changed," Hillary Clinton said Sunday in her first visit to Iowa since the state dealt her presidential campaign a devastating body blow.

Hillary is thinking about it

Obama 'shocked' by Ray Rice video

The growing outcry over how the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell deal with incidents of domestic violence has reached the nation's highest office. Even President Barack Obama has seen the…

Ray Rice, Janay Rice

Kerry: Countries willing to aid against ISIS

Secretary of State John Kerry closed a trip to the Middle East saying countries "in the region" and "outside the region" are prepared to engage in military assistance against ISIS and "in…

John Kerry August 12

Hillary Clinton to Iowa crowd: "I'm back!"

Hillary Clinton told reporters Sunday that the purpose of her return to Iowa for the first time in over six years was "to support candidates." But 2016's presidential politics were everywhere…

Hillary and Bill Clinton Iowa steak fry 2014

Britain vows to 'confront' the ISIS 'menace'

The killing of British aid worker David Haines "will not lead Britain to shirk our responsibility" to work with allies to take on ISIS, British Prime Minister David Cameron said Sunday.

Instead,…

David Haines

Politics, steak on menu in Iowa

When Tom Harkin supporters Joan and Gary Kiernan decided to throw the congressional candidate a fundraiser in 1972, they charged $2 for the ticket, picked up the costs for the steak, salad and…

Sen Tom Harkin

Sanders eyes 'political revolution' in Iowa

All the elements were there for low turnout: It was a beautiful, cloudless night, the Iowa-Iowa State game had just ended, and the state's critical place in presidential politics still felt…

Sen Bernie Sanders
Election 2014

Souls to the Polls program starts in Lynchburg

Barack Obama July 2

US ramping up Ebola effort

Obama getting on Air Force One

Obama hits road to deal with global crises

Governor Terry McAuliffe with Republican leaders at a state budget news conference

Governor McAuliffe releases details on budget...

ISIS militants and tank

Who is part of the coalition to battle ISIS?

Republican, Democrat, political buttons

Study finds politics stinks -- literally

Sen Kristin Gillibrand

Gillibrand drops F-bomb in webcast

Bennie G Adkins receives Medal of Honor

Medal recipient killed up to 175 enemies

former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford

Mark Sanford's custody hearing postponed

Attorney General Eric Holder 2

Holder unveils program to counter extremists

Hillary Clinton

Paul, Clinton top NH presidential poll

David Haines

How many Western captives is ISIS holding?

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Virginia income tax dependence cited in report

Hillary is thinking about it

Hillary Clinton in Iowa: Fresh start or deja vu?

Ray Rice, Janay Rice

Obama 'shocked' by Ray Rice video

John Kerry August 12

Kerry: Countries willing to aid against ISIS

Hillary and Bill Clinton Iowa steak fry 2014

Hillary Clinton to Iowa crowd: "I'm back!"

David Haines

Britain vows to 'confront' the ISIS 'menace'

Sen Tom Harkin

Politics, steak on menu in Iowa

Sen Bernie Sanders

Sanders eyes 'political revolution' in Iowa

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