MUST SEE

7-logo-25x25
CDC file 2

LIVE: CDC director news conference

12 p.m. ET: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden holds a news conference on the Ebola outbreak.

More »

Top Political Stories

Five must-follow races for the midterms

While Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer, it's also the unofficial start to the campaign season.

That means if you turn on your TV, expect to see more -- and nastier -- political…

Vote, election file

Jury to begin deliberations in McDonnells' trial

A federal jury will hear instructions from a judge before beginning deliberations in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

Eric Cantor finds new job at investment bank

Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has a new job as vice chairman and managing director of a global independent investment bank.

Eric Cantor

Obama: 'I'd join a union'

President Barack Obama told a large union audience in Wisconsin on Monday that while "Republicans in Congress love to say no," he is the one who "placed a bet on America's workers."

Obama in Wis.

Eric Cantor goes to Wall Street

Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is taking his talents to Wall Street, joining boutique investment bank Moelis & Co. as a vice chairman and board member.

Eric Cantor

U.S. Senate candidates meet in Buena Vista as Labor Day parade kicks off fall campaign

They've been running for months, but Monday morning the candidates in Virginia's U.S. Senate race kicked off the fall campaign in Buena Vista.  Democrat Mark Warner, Republican Ed Gillespie and…

Rick Perry takes back tweet

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's Twitter account sent a disparaging graphic of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg Sunday night. Less than an hour later, he followed up with a tweet…

Texas Governor Rick Perry

Obama's 'cautious' approach on ISIS is panned

After President Barack Obama said he didn't yet have a strategy for ISIS in Syria, even a Democrat on Sunday criticized the President's approach to fighting the extremist terror group.

There's…

Dianne Feinstein

McCartney appeals to Scotland to stay in UK

Beatles star Paul McCartney became the latest high-profile figure to sign a letter calling on Scottish voters to choose to remain part of the United Kingdom in a vote on independence next…

Paul McCartney

Arguments wrap trial of former Gov. McDonnell

Closing arguments concluded Friday in the trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen. The two are accused of conspiring to commit corruption after accepting money loans…

Bob McDonnell

Rand Paul defends remarks about Clinton

Sen. Rand Paul on Friday defended his criticism of Hillary Clinton over the 2012 attack against a U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

The Kentucky Republican, rebutting claims that Benghazi…

Rand Paul

Mitch McConnell's campaign manager steps down

A little more than two months before Election Day, Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign manager, Jesse Benton, stepped down Friday, resigning amid a long-brewing controversy involving Benton's ties…

Mitch McConnell walking in Capitol

5 U.S. leaders and words that tripped them up

Speaking off the cuff is always a bit of a tightrope act for the occupant of the nation's highest office, and even more so when it's in front of a room of reporters.

President Barack Obama…

Al Gore

Xi Jinping: Following Deng Xiaoping

The 110th birthday of former Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping was celebrated on August 22 with an exhibition, a television biopic, and a series of national events. The "paramount leader" ruled for…

Xi Jinping China

Rick Perry, Rand Paul tweak Obama over 'strategy' comments

Two potential Republican presidential candidates didn't hold back Friday when railing against President Barack Obama for saying he and his advisers "don't have a strategy yet" for dealing with…

Obama statement on ISIS and Ukraine

Uproar over Obama's no Syria strategy comment

When is a strategy not a strategy? When it's a political football. President Barack Obama has ignited fresh conservative criticism by saying "we don't have a strategy yet" for airstrikes against…

Obama

Convicted Cold War spy John Walker dies

John Walker Jr., a former U.S. Navy officer convicted of spying decades ago for the Soviet Union, has died in federal prison, according to the U.S. government.

Walker, 77, died Thursday at a…

Cold War spy John Walker

Strong words, different stories during closing arguments in McDonnell trial

Closing arguments are scheduled in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

Bob McDonnell

Judge dismisses Chris McDaniel challenge

A Mississippi judge has tossed out state Sen. Chris McDaniel's challenge to that state's June 24 GOP primary runoff results.

Chris McDaniel

Former Presidents Clinton, Bush to launch new initiative

Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush are going to join forces for a new initiative aimed at helping to give leaders better skills to solve problems.

George W Bush, Bill Clinton
Vote, election file

Five must-follow races for the midterms

Jury to begin deliberations in McDonnells' trial

Eric Cantor

Eric Cantor finds new job at investment bank

Obama in Wis.

Obama: 'I'd join a union'

Eric Cantor

Eric Cantor goes to Wall Street

U.S. Senate candidates meet in Buena Vista as...

Texas Governor Rick Perry

Rick Perry takes back tweet

Dianne Feinstein

Obama's 'cautious' approach on ISIS is panned

Paul McCartney

McCartney appeals to Scotland to stay in UK

Bob McDonnell

Arguments wrap trial of former Gov. McDonnell

Rand Paul

Rand Paul defends remarks about Clinton

Mitch McConnell walking in Capitol

Mitch McConnell's campaign manager steps down

Al Gore

5 U.S. leaders and words that tripped them up

Xi Jinping China

Xi Jinping: Following Deng Xiaoping

Obama statement on ISIS and Ukraine

Rick Perry, Rand Paul tweak Obama over...

Obama

Uproar over Obama's no Syria strategy comment

Cold War spy John Walker

Convicted Cold War spy John Walker dies

Bob McDonnell

Strong words, different stories during closing...

Chris McDaniel

Judge dismisses Chris McDaniel challenge

George W Bush, Bill Clinton

Former Presidents Clinton, Bush to launch new...

POLITICS VIDEO


Advertisement
There are currently no severe weather alerts.

LATEST SLIDESHOWS

  • PHOTOS: Buena Vista Labor Day Parade

    The Buena Vista Labor Day Parade is the traditional start of the fall campaign season in Virginia. Monday morning, the three candidates for U.S. Senate met voters during the annual event.

    View More
  • PHOTOS: 2014 Inaugural Parade in Richmond

    Photos of local participants in the 2014 Inaugural Parade including Hargrave Military Academy, JMU Marching Royal Dukes, Martinsville High School Marching Band, Pride of Patrick Co. Marching Cougars, Pulaski Co. High School Golden Cougar Marching Band, VMI Corps of Cadets, Virginia Tech Regimental Band or the "Highty-Tighties", and Virginia Women's Institute for Leadership Corps of Cadets and…

  • PHOTOS: Creigh Deeds over the years

    A collection of pictures of Virginia Senator Creigh Deeds.

  • PHOTOS: Creigh Deeds stabbing

    Gus Deeds

    State Senator Creigh Deeds was stabbed inside of his Bath County home on Tuesday morning.

  • PHOTOS: Election 2013

    Joe Dashiell/WDBJ7

    Gubernatorial candidates Ken Cuccinelli and Terry McAuliffe voted early Tuesday morning.

Advertisement
Advertisement

TOOLBOX