Post Politics: Virginia


Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 02/04/2014

Federal judge says she’ll rule quickly on Va. same-sex marriage ban

Virginia advanced its new legal position that a 2006 referendum approved by voters violates the U.S. Constitution.

By Robert Barnes  |  12:19 PM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gay Marriage, same-sex marriage, Virginia

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 11/26/2013

Obenshain will request recount in tight Virginia AG race

State Sen. Mark Herring (D-Loudoun) has been declared the winner by 165 votes out of more than 2.2 million cast.

By Ben Pershing  |  05:15 PM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Virginia

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 11/25/2013

Election Board: Herring wins Virginia attorney general race

A recount seems likely.

By Laura Vozzella  |  11:19 AM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Virginia

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 11/12/2013

In Virginia’s attorney general race, a tie goes to the Republican

The General Assembly, which is comprised of 87 Republicans and 53 Democrats, would break the tie.

By Jeff Simon  |  05:02 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2013, Virginia

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 01/16/2013

Potential W.Va. Senate hopeful Rahall questions 'fire in the belly'

I really feel if I embark upon this path, that fire will be in my belly," Rahall says.

By Aaron Blake  |  02:22 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jay Rockefeller, Nick Rahall, senate, West Virginia

Posted at 06:10 PM ET, 05/05/2012

Dem Senate hopefuls don’t shy away from Obama in Virginia, Ohio

Democrats Sherrod Brown and Tim Kaine appeared with Obama today — a sign that they may view the president as more of an asset than a liability in their Senate bids.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  06:10 PM ET, 05/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Virginia Senate, Virginia

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 05/03/2012

Va. GOP chair: Obama ‘calculating Chicago political operator’ — no disrespect meant to city

Under questioning from a Chicago reporter, Virginia GOP Chairman Pat Mullins emphasized that he meant no insult to Chicagoans.

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Tags:  Mitt Romney, Chicago, Republican National Committee, Virginia Republican Party

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 05/02/2012

In Virginia visit, Romney says Obama policies are ‘backbreaking’ for small businesses

Mitt Romney says the Obama team is “the most anti-small business administration I’ve seen probably since Carter.

By Philip Rucker  |  01:18 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Virginia