The mansion backdrop served as a reminder of the Virginia governor’s ongoing gifts scandal.
The Republican state senator says he is taking ‘an interested look’ at challenging U.S. Sen. Warner.
At least for now, the governor does not see any basis for contesting the election through the legislature.
The Democratic state senator from Loudoun beat state Sen. Mark Obenshain by 165 votes.
A recount seems likely.
The Virginia Beach resident has served Republican and Democratic governors.
The Virginia state senator is discharged as friends reflect on his son, who suffered from mental illness.
Va. governor says his ethics problems were not the biggest factor in Cuccinelli’s loss to McAuliffe.
Va. Gov. Robert F. McDonnell also calls for separate review of state and local mental-health programs.
Attorney general did not rule out challenge to Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) next year.
Herring picks up votes in Richmond; election could come down to count of provisional ballots in Fairfax County.
Governor-elect, new to elective office, visits Executive Mansion to take notes from his predecessor.
The governor-elect also promises to sign an executive order in January with protections for gay state workers.
Friends and foes wonder how the Virginia governor-elect will make good on his ambitious goals.
Given the obstacles Ken Cuccinelli II faced this year, the big surprise may be that the race is as close as it is.
With the race apparently tightening, Ken Cuccinelli seizes on opposition to President Obama’s health-care law.
With no commercial air service in some corners, candidates must rely on private planes to barnstorm.
The political action committee CommonSense Virginia has scaled back ads for Cuccinelli.
The Democrat is in position to break the Va. pattern of voting against the party that controls the White House.
The former president called Ken Cuccinelli II “divisive” and said McAuliffe would reach across aisle.
Laura Vozzella covers Virginia politics for The Washington Post.
Prior to joining the paper, she was a political columnist and food writer at The Baltimore Sun. She dutifully recorded hockey sums and breaking news for The Associated Press in Boston, covered federal court for The Fort Worth Star-Telegram and chronicled everything that moved in a small Connecticut town for her hometown newspaper, The Hartford Courant.