Sen. Tim Kaine said abolishing the Electoral College would require a change to the U.S. Constitution — with the “really onerous requirement” of being ratified by an overwhelming majority of states.
Virginia Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced Friday that they are throwing their support toward making the District of Columbia the 51st state, overcoming years of concerns about the possibility of a commuter tax that critics worry would penalize those who live in the suburbs but work in D.C.
Several members of Virginia’s congressional delegation agree that Gov. Ralph Northam should resign, but a statement they issued Thursday did not mention whether Attorney General Mark Herring or Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax should step down, as well.
Although Metro has made “significant progress” in reducing track defects and electrical fires, it has failed to fully consider other problems such as nonelectrical fires, “which represent about 30 percent of all fires on the system,” the report found.
Air safety is being affected by the ongoing partial government shutdown, according to Virginia’s senators.
“This is completely avoidable,” Rep. Rob Wittman told WTOP. “I believe Congress needs to pass ‘No Budget, No Pay.’ Get a budget done on time, when we should’ve done it, and if not, members of Congress shouldn’t get paid.”
The partial federal shutdown has ripple effects nationally as the Senate adjourned on Saturday with no resolution and no full session until Thursday. Here’s what local politicians are saying about the shutdown and what it means for those of us in the D.C. area.
After months of stalemate, the group operating the Claude Moore Colonial Farm in McLean, Virginia, was unable to reach an agreement with the National Park Service.
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bipartisan bill co-authored by Maine’s Republican senator that promises to improve Alzheimer’s disease prevention, treatment and care.
As voters cast ballots in Tuesday’s elections, the Associated Press found that 37 percent of Virginia voters and 30 percent of Maryland voters said the country is on the right track, compared with 62 percent and 70 percent, respectively, who said the country is headed in the wrong direction.
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, a Democrat from Virginia retained his seat, winning reelection over Prince William County Board Chairman Corey Stewart on Tuesday.
Stewart was in good spirits after a Virginia Deer Hunters Association banquet outside Richmond recently. He was peppered with encouragement while he walked table-to-table, shaking hands and posing for photos.
They joined other senators in asking Director Christopher Wray about any involvement the president had in developing a new plan to keep the headquarters where it is on Pennsylvania Avenue — not far from Trump International Hotel.
Find out where Democratic incumbent Tim Kaine, Republican challenger Corey Stewart and Libertarian candidate Matt Waters stand on the issues in Virginia’s Senate race.
Monday is the last day to register to vote in Virginia. The last day to register before voting begins in Maryland and D.C. is also coming up later this week.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.