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Biden Blames High Gas Prices on Litany of Foreign Factors

Biden Blames High Gas Prices on Litany of Foreign Factors

Joe 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 Teens

Medioimages/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 Season

NFL 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 Homework

iStockphoto/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 Obama

Kris 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 Virginia

JIM 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 Delegates

Jason 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 Seduction

iStockphoto/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 Requirement

Stockbyte/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 Virginia

Official 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 – 1/19/12

Christian 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 Gingrich

Alex 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 Gingrich

Chip 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 Lawsuit

Alex 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…

Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry Fail to Qualify for Virginia Ballot

Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry Fail to Qualify for Virginia Ballot

PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images(RICHMOND, Va.) — After a scramble to gather the requisite number of signatures in his home state, Newt Gingrich failed to make it on the ballot in the state of Virginia.Texas Governor Rick Perry also failed submit eno…

Gingrich Files for Virginia Primary, Other GOP Candidates Do Not

Gingrich Files for Virginia Primary, Other GOP Candidates Do Not

Jessica McGowan/Getty Images(RICHMOND, Va.) — After a great deal of speculation, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich filed his paperwork for the Virginia presidential primary with the state’s board of elections in time for Thursday’s 5 p.m….

Gringrich Campaign ‘Scrambles’ as Virginia Ballot Deadline Approaches

Gringrich Campaign ‘Scrambles’ as Virginia Ballot Deadline Approaches

Peter Foley/Bloomberg via Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Va.) — Newt Gingrich said on Wednesday that his campaign has been “scrambling” to get his name on the ballot in Virginia and that he was prepared to “turn in vastly more signatures&rd…

Romney Boasts of VA Ballot Qualification as Gingrich Reportedly Scrambles

Romney Boasts of VA Ballot Qualification as Gingrich Reportedly Scrambles

Darren McCollester/Getty Images(BOSTON) — Just a few hours after Politico reported that former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich is scrambling to get enough signatures to get his name on Virginia’s primary ballot, Mitt Romney posted an informal…

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