Mar 14, 2013 — In Virginia last month, a transgendered person was made to leave a sex-segregated public bath because of customer complaints. Commentator Barbara J. King sees this discriminatory act as another example of the "born male-born female" dichotomy ingrained in our culture.
Nov 5, 2012 — The superstorm began its destructive tour of the American mainland in Florida, and that's where the GOP presidential nominee needs to begin his march on election night. Other states in its path included North Carolina, Virginia and New Hampshire, states where Mitt Romney has a strong chance.
Mar 2, 2012 — Obama told The Atlantic that he doesn't "bluff" as president of the U.S. when he says he's willing to use the military to stop Iran from gaining a nuclear weapon... Maryland became the eighth state to legalize gay marriage... Virginia approved a controversial anti-abortion bill requiring ultrasound which the governor says he will sign.
Feb 28, 2012 — The measure no longer requires an invasive form of the procedure, but still would force a woman considering an abortion to have some type of ultrasound beforehand. It also exempts victims of rape or incest.
Jan 10, 2012 — A federal judge will decide on Friday whether Virginia must give more GOP candidates access to its March 6 primary ballot.
Dec 26, 2011 — Newt Gingrich's campaign likened his failure to make the Virginia ballot to Pearl Harbor and vowed to find "alternate methods" to compete for the state's 49 delegates.
Oct 17, 2011 — The question for Obama as he resumes his bus tour through political battleground states like North Carolina and Virginia to ostensibly promote his seemingly dead jobs plan, is will Asheville specifically, and North Carolina, generally, love him back as was the case in 2008?
Feb 9, 2011 — Webb's decision ends the chance of a rematch of the 2006 race which Webb won narrowly over Allen.
Jul 23, 2010 — Sen. Jim Webb of Virginia says government diversity programs help immigrants but not poor whites.
May 4, 2010 — The Attorney General of Virginia recently gave his staff a censored version of the state seal — the original shows a bare breast. Turns out Virginia isn't alone with its NSFW emblem. Join the Wait Wait staff for an illustrated tour of other state seals in need of a little censorship.