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ReporterIt came down to luck, and Tuesday morning Al Bedrosian had luck on his side. A tie-breaker in Roanoke County gave Bedrosian the Republican nomination for the Hollins district seat on the board of supervisors. Bedrosian and his opponent Mike Bailey joined...
ReporterWhen Delegate Lacey Putney decided not to run for reelection, he set off a mad scramble among the people who hope to replace him. Now, four Republicans are locked in a nomination fight that will be decided next Tuesday night. The 19th district stretches...
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ReporterElection Day is more than seven months away, but the Virginia Governor's race is beginning to heat up. And with Bill Bolling's decision not to enter the race as an Independent, the head-to-head match-up between Ken Cuccinelli and Terry McAuliffe is...
Three former Republican state legislators who've had past differences with the GOP have endorsed former Democratic National Committee chairman Terry McAuliffe for governor. McAuliffe's campaign on Wednesday announced endorsements of retired Dels. Jim...
Senate Democrats have effectively delayed new Republican voter identification restrictions for another year with Republican Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling siding with them to break a party-line 20-20 tie. Democrats amended a bill that eliminates utility bills,...
Tags: Republican Party, Politics, Bill Bolling, Elections
The prospects appear doomed in Virginia this year for Republican-backed legislation that would replace the state's winner-take-all method of apportioning presidential electoral votes with one that awards one vote to the winner of each congressional...
A day after Virginia Senate Republicans staged a surprise reapportionment of all 40 Senate districts, it was met by ominous warnings from Democrats and nervous dismay by the state's Republican governor and House Republicans. On a party-line power play...
WDBJ7 ReporterWednesday night, Governor McDonnell laid out his plans for Virginia. His fourth State of the Commonwealth address touched on recurring themes, more jobs, better education, improved roads. Speaking to the General Assembly in Richmond, McDonnell also...
Republican legislative leaders say they will propose funding to put more safety officers in Virginia schools. House Speaker Bill Howell and other GOP leaders announced the initiative Thursday in response to the mass shooting at an elementary school in...
WDBJ7 Senior ReporterThousands of Virginians waited in line for hours to vote in November. Now, Virginia Democrats are proposing changes in the state's election laws. Long lines were common on Election Day in some Roanoke precincts and in many other polling places around...
Virginia Sen. Mark Warner says the massacre at a Connecticut elementary school has changed his supportive stand on assault weapons. Warner is among the few Senate Democrats who has found favor with gun rights groups. He said in interviews Monday that...
WDBJ7 Senior ReporterSenator-elect Tim Kaine says he's confident Congress will work out a short-term deal to avoid going over the fiscal cliff. He said Thursday that he will work with Democrats and Republicans in the search for a long-term solution. Kaine says...
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