She The People: virginia

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 01/01/2013

Massacre message management is new PR task

How do relatives of mass murderers apologize for their damaged loved one's acts?

By Bonnie Goldstein  |  02:42 PM ET, 01/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Lanza, Aurora, Aurora theater shootings, Colo., Conn., Gabby Giffords, Jared Loughner, Nancy Lanza, Newtown, Sandy Hook elementary, Ted Kaczinski, Tucson shootings, unabomber, Virginia Tech shootings

Posted at 05:57 PM ET, 07/30/2012

Obama descended from slave ancestor, researchers say

The genealogy Web site says that Stanley Ann Dunham, Obama’s mother, is descended  from a historically significant Virginia  slave named John Punch.

By Bonnie Goldstein  |  05:57 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Punch, Obama ancestors, slave trade, virginia

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 07/20/2012

Michelle Obama on ’12 versus ’08: ‘There isn’t much of a difference this year’

When I asked the first lady, she said, “When I’m out there on the campaign trail I feel it the same way that I did three and a half years ago.”

By Mary C. Curtis  |  09:00 AM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  michelle obama, ann romney, swing states, iowa, north carolina, virginia, barack obama, mitt romney

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 07/19/2012

Arkansas exhibit highlights Bill and Hillary Clinton's mothers

By Suzi Parker  |  11:54 AM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Chelsea Clinton, Virginia Kelley Clinton, Dorothy Rodham, Arkansas

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 06/27/2012

Teresa Sullivan's road at U-Va. won't get any easier

Teresa Sullivan and her University of Virginia governing board have made up, but the struggles of public universities aren’t going away.

By Sandra Fish  |  01:35 PM ET, 06/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Teresa Sullivan, University of Virginia, University of Colorado

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 06/08/2012

Colorado congressman Doug Lamborn creates kerfuffle over photo of naked child

Doug Lamborn's objection to a photo of a naked 5-year-old in dirty bath water in West Virginia's coal country could play well in Colorado's competitive 5th Congressional District primary.

By Sandra Fish  |  09:22 AM ET, 06/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Doug Lamborn, Maria Gunnoe, Katie Falkenberg, West Virginia, mountaintop coal mining, 5th Congressional District, Robert Blaha, Colorado Springs

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 02/26/2012

George Huguely won’t ‘grow out of’ alcoholism

A juror said that was the thinking behind the 26-year sentence they recommended. But that’s not how addiction works.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  04:13 PM ET, 02/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George Huguely V, Yeardley Love, alcoholism, University of Virginia lacrosse, Huguely sentencing, Huguely found guilty

Posted at 06:06 PM ET, 02/17/2012

The transformation of George Huguely into ‘Georgie’

COLUMN | George Wesley Huguely V, the former University of Virginia lacrosse player accused of murdering Yeardley Love, has come to court looking like somebody’s skinny kid brother.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  06:06 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George Huguely, University of Virginia, Virginia crime

Posted at 10:51 PM ET, 02/09/2012

Yeardley Love’s home team

Unlike abused women who don’t know whom to call or whether they’ll be believed, she couldn’t have been more supported.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  10:51 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Yeardley Love, George Huguely V, University of Virginia, domestic abuse, abused women, Huguely trial, lacrosse