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Saturday, Feb 28, 2015 at 7:29 AM

Va. Legislative Session Ends with Ethics Rules

Va. Legislative Session Ends with Ethics Rules

Lawmakers adjourned Friday after passing legislation at the last minute aimed at tightening the state's ethics rules for public officials and curbing sexual assaults on Virginia's college campuses. Read »

Friday, Feb 27, 2015 at 9:10 PM

2015 Virginia Legislative Near Close With Ethics Rules

2015 Virginia Legislative Near Close With Ethics Rules

Virginia's 2015 legislative session is almost in the books. Read »

Friday, Feb 27, 2015 at 6:43 PM

Md. Senate President Apologizes for Hitler Comment

Md. Senate President Apologizes for Hitler Comment

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller has apologized for citing Hitler while disputing a statement by the state's governor. Read »

Friday, Feb 27, 2015 at 12:21 PM
Republican Presidential Candidates Appearing at CPAC

Republican Presidential Candidates Appearing at CPAC

CPAC has its straw poll for presidential candidates Saturday. Today, the Senate is voting on final passage of a funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security, which is set to run out of money tonight. Watch »

Friday, Feb 27, 2015 at 12:05 PM

Rick Perry at CPAC: Obama Made World Less Safe

Rick Perry at CPAC: Obama Made World Less Safe

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry says the terror group known as ISIS represents the worst threat to freedom since communism. Read »

Friday, Feb 27, 2015 at 8:35 AM

Pot Fight Between D.C., Congress Could Cost City

Pot Fight Between D.C., Congress Could Cost City

D.C.'s new mayor gave her constituents what they wanted: the ability to legally grow and share marijuana in private. Read »

Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 at 8:42 PM

Pot's Legal in D.C. -- But What Happens Now?

Possession of small amounts of marijuana is now legal in D.C., but that doesn't mean the matter is closed. Congress may still move to prohibit city leaders from enforcing the new law, and if it doesn't, local... Read »

Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 at 7:14 PM

Va. Gov. Signs Bill Allowing Cannabis Oils for Epilepsy

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed a bill Thursday that will allow patients with severe epilepsy to use cannabis oil for treatment. Read »

Friday, Feb 27, 2015 at 7:09 PM

Lower Drinking Age Proposed for Service Members

Eighteen-year-old active duty service members can vote, smoke and fight for their country, but they can't have a drink - a Maryland Senator is looking to change that. Read »

Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 at 8:33 PM

Va. Lawmakers Approve State Budget

Va. Lawmakers Approve State Budget

The Virginia General Assembly passed a state budget Thursday, approving a pay increase for state employees, while not raising taxes or expanding Medicaid. Read »

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