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13 Jan 2014

McAuliffe Inauguration Renews Campaign Promises

By James K. Galloway Capital News Service RICHMOND – Tight security and steady rain Saturday did not dampen the spirit or the campaign promises of Democrat Terry McAuliffe as he became Virginia’s 72nd governor. McAuliffe, who has never held elected office, won this past November’s nationally watched election against conservative, Tea Party-endorsed Republican candidate Ken […]

22 Jan 2013

Students Attend Obama’s Inauguration

Students from Virginia Commonwealth University and colleges and high schools throughout the country were among the hundreds of thousands of spectators who heard President Barack Obama deliver his second inaugural address.

27 Feb 2010

House and Senate Negotiate Over Budget

House and Senate negotiators next week will try to work out the differences in the state budgets passed by their respective chambers to close a $4 billion shortfall.

The House of Delegates and the Senate approved their budget bills on Thursday. The Democrat-led Senate passed its budget on a 30-10 vote, with the support of nine Republicans. The Republican-led House approved its budget on a 61-38 vote, with no Democrats supporting it.

08 Feb 2010

Indian Tribe Gets Hand From ‘Mr. Las Vegas’

The Patawomeck Indians, who are seeking state recognition, got a boost from their most famous member: entertainer Wayne Newton. The Las Vegas icon attended a legislative hearing and testified in support of a resolution to recognize the tribe.

17 Jan 2010

Slideshow: Gov. McDonnell’s Inauguration

Here is a selection of Robin Hertel’s photos from the Jan. 16 inauguration of Gov. Bob McDonnell.

16 Jan 2010

Slideshow: Gov. McDonnell’s Inauguration

Here is a slideshow of Robin Hertel’s photos from the Jan. 16 inauguration of Gov. Bob McDonnell.