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Romney Makes Fun of Obama Campaign Slogan At Glitzy Fundraiser

Romney Makes Fun of Obama Campaign Slogan At Glitzy FundraiserJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Va.) -- Mitt Romney spoke to a group of high-dollar donors at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in the Pentagon City neighborhood of Arlington, Va., Wednesday evening, poking fun at President Obama’s newly unveiled ca...

Virginia Man Shoots Self, Wife at Gun Safety Class

Virginia Man Shoots Self, Wife at Gun Safety ClassHemera/Thinkstock(ROANOKE, Va.) -- A Virginia man accidentally shot himself and his wife while they were at a gun safety class over the weekend.Michael L. Deel,  54, and his wife, Michelle Deel, 49, are recovering from the injuries they suffered d...

Virginia Woman Wins $1 Million Lottery Twice in the Same Day

Virginia Woman Wins $1 Million Lottery Twice in the Same DayVirginia Lottery(RICHMOND, Va.) -- Winning the lottery once in a lifetime is pretty lucky.  Winning the lottery twice in the same day?  Virginia Fike is one of the few people that can describe that feeling.The Berryville, Va., resident had tw...

Virginia Governor Says He’d Consider VP Slot, If Asked

Virginia Governor Says He’d Consider VP Slot, If AskedKris Connor/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell said Thursday he’d consider being vetted for the vice presidential slot if Mitt Romney’s team approaches him.“Well I think anybody that gets a call from the nominee and...

Biden Blames High Gas Prices on Litany of Foreign Factors

Biden Blames High Gas Prices on Litany of Foreign FactorsJoe Raedle/Getty Images(NORFOLK, Va.) -- Vice President Joe Biden promised students at a Virginia high school a quick explanation for why U.S. gas prices are high and still rising, but then went on for 11 minutes, delving into the complexities of the o...

Gang Members Arrested on Charges of Sex Trafficking Suburban Teens

Gang Members Arrested on Charges of Sex Trafficking Suburban TeensMedioimages/Photodisc/ThinkStock(ALEXANDRIA, Va.) -- Sex trafficking is moving to the suburbs. Federal prosecutors have charged five alleged gang members with trafficking teenage girls into prostitution in suburban Northern Virginia, one of the wealthi...

CB Barber Returning To Bucs For 16th Season

CB Barber Returning To Bucs For 16th SeasonNFL via Getty Images(TAMPA, Fla.) -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers agreed to a one-year contract with cornerback Ronde Barber Wednesday, for what will be his 16th year in the NFL. Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed.Barber, who will turn 37 ...

Teacher Reportedly Takes Pro-Obama Position in Assigning Homework

Teacher Reportedly Takes Pro-Obama Position in Assigning HomeworkiStockphoto/Thinkstock(CLIFTON, Va.) -- The Fairfax County Public Schools system says there are no plans to discipline a middle school teacher after he was reported to have assigned his students work that involved researching the vulnerabilities of the...

Gov. McDonnell’s ‘Virginia Is for Lovers’ Gift to Obama

Gov. McDonnell’s ‘Virginia Is for Lovers’ Gift to ObamaKris Connor/Getty Images(RICHMOND, Va.) -- Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell, a key Mitt Romney supporter, showed some Virginia love for the president, greeting Obama on the tarmac in Richmond Friday afternoon and giving him a “Virginia is for Lovers...

Obama to Promote Manufacturing in Virginia

Obama to Promote Manufacturing in VirginiaJIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama will use a visit to the battleground state of Virginia on Friday to announce plans for $1 billion in competitive grants to boost manufacturing.The president will outline a proposal to create a ...

Still Winless, Upbeat Ron Paul Vows to Keep Picking Up Delegates

Still Winless, Upbeat Ron Paul Vows to Keep Picking Up DelegatesJason Merritt/Getty Images(SPRINGFIELD, Va.) -- Ron Paul may not have been a major player in Tuesday night’s primaries in Michigan and Arizona, but he promised to continue to be noisy in his bid for the Republican presidential nomination.The cong...

Virginia Lawmaker: Abortion Debate Ruined Seduction

Virginia Lawmaker: Abortion Debate Ruined SeductioniStockphoto/Thinkstock(RICHMOND, Va.) -- Call it the political foul of the week.  Warning -- this is cringe-inducing.A Virginia lawmaker took to the state house floor to blame his involvement in the debate over an abortion measure this week for ru...

Virginia Governor Alters Abortion Ultrasound Requirement

Virginia Governor Alters Abortion Ultrasound RequirementStockbyte/Thinkstock(RICHMOND, Va.) -- Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, a potential GOP vice presidential candidate, has pulled his support for a controversial state bill that would require women seeking an abortion in early stages of their pregnancies to ...

Obama Bounces Back in Swing State Virginia

Obama Bounces Back in Swing State VirginiaOfficial White House Photo by Pete Souza(HAMDEN, Conn.) -- President Obama’s standing with voters in Virginia has bounced back in the past month and a half, with a new poll putting him ahead of all potential GOP rivals for the first time in this ...

Scoreboard Roundup – 1/19/12

Scoreboard Roundup – 1/19/12Christian Petersen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NBA: The Miami Heat (10-4) defeated the Los Angeles Lakers (10-6), 98-87.The Houston Rockets (8-7) rocked the New Orleans Hornets (3-12) in overtime, 90-88. The Dallas Mavericks (9-7) defeated the Utah Jazz ...

Virginia Appeals Court Rules Against Perry and Gingrich

Virginia Appeals Court Rules Against Perry and GingrichAlex Wong/Getty Images(RICHMOND, Va.) -- A federal appeals court in Virginia has denied an emergency request by Gov. Rick Perry and Newt Gingrich to be placed on the ballot for the Virginia primary.After failing to get the required 10,000 signatures ne...

Federal Judge in Virginia Rules Against Perry and Gingrich

Federal Judge in Virginia Rules Against Perry and GingrichChip Somodevilla/Getty Images(RICHMOND, Va.) -- A federal judge said Friday that he could not rule to add Rick Perry, Newt Gingrich and other presidential candidates on the Virginia primary ballot because they waited too long to challenge Virginia&rsqu...

Newt Gingrich Considering Joining Rick Perry’s Virginia Lawsuit

Newt Gingrich Considering Joining Rick Perry’s Virginia LawsuitAlex Wong/Getty Images(CARROLL, Iowa) -- The Newt Gingrich campaign says it was contacted by members of Rick Perry’s team Thursday about joining the lawsuit the Texas governor filed against the Republican party of Virginia in the state’s Ea...

Virginia GOP Will Require Voters to Sign ‘Loyalty Oath’

Virginia GOP Will Require Voters to Sign ‘Loyalty Oath’Stockbyte/Thinkstock(RICHMOND, Va.) -- Less than a week after announcing that only two GOP presidential candidates qualified to appear on their ballot, the Republican Party of Virginia has adopted a new measure that may leave voters in the state scratc...

Romney to Gingrich: ‘Get It Organized’

Romney to Gingrich: ‘Get It Organized’ABC News(PORTSMOUTH, N.H.) -- Asked about Newt Gingrich’s failure to get on the Virginia ballot, Mitt Romney on Tuesday didn’t hold back judgment.“I think he compared it to Pearl Harbor. It’s more like Lucille Ball and the choco...
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