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  • McAuliffe promises bipartisanship as governor

    McAuliffe promises bipartisanship as governor

    Wednesday, November 6 2013 5:03 PM EST2013-11-06 22:03:12 GMT
    Gov-elect Terry McAuliffe is striking a bipartisan chord following his narrow Democratic win over Republican Ken Cuccinelli.
    Gov-elect Terry McAuliffe is striking a bipartisan chord following his narrow Democratic win over Republican Ken Cuccinelli.
  • Exit poll shows Virginia voters question ethical standards

    Exit poll shows Virginia voters question ethical standards

    Tuesday, November 5 2013 11:13 PM EST2013-11-06 04:13:07 GMT
    Highlights from preliminary exit polling in Virginia Tuesday for The Associated Press and television networks.
    Highlights from preliminary exit polling in Virginia Tuesday for The Associated Press and television networks.
  • FOX 5 Voter Information for the Virginia General Election

    FOX 5 Voter Information for the Virginia General Election

    Tuesday, November 5 2013 3:42 PM EST2013-11-05 20:42:04 GMT
    Here is FOX 5’s list of useful information to help you through the Virginia General Election. Polls open on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 6:00 am and close at 7:00 pm.
    Here is FOX 5’s list of useful information to help you through the Virginia General Election. Polls open on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 6:00 am and close at 7:00 pm.
  • In final day, Va. governor hopefuls meet voters

    In final day, Va. governor hopefuls meet voters

    Monday, November 4 2013 9:54 PM EST2013-11-05 02:54:02 GMT
    To appreciate their vastly different strategies in the race for Virginia governor, simply look at how the candidates spent Monday, the final full day of campaigning before polls open.
    To appreciate their vastly different strategies in the race for Virginia governor, simply look at how the candidates spent Monday, the final full day of campaigning before polls open.
  • Congress votes to end shutdown, avoid US default; Obama signs bill

    Congress votes to end shutdown, avoid US default; Obama signs bill

    Thursday, October 17 2013 1:10 AM EDT2013-10-17 05:10:04 GMT
    Up against a deadline, Congress passed and sent a waiting President Barack Obama legislation late Wednesday night to avoid a threatened national default and end the 16-day partial government shutdown, the culmination of an epic political drama that placed the U.S. economy at risk.
    Up against a deadline, Congress passed and sent a waiting President Barack Obama legislation late Wednesday night to avoid a threatened national default and end the 16-day partial government shutdown, the culmination of an epic political drama that placed the U.S. economy at risk.
  • Shutdown deal in sight? Reid, McConnell optimistic

    Shutdown deal in sight? Reid, McConnell optimistic

    Tuesday, October 15 2013 12:02 AM EDT2013-10-15 04:02:58 GMT
    Racing the clock, the Senate's Democratic and Republican leaders closed in on a deal Monday night to avoid an economy-menacing Treasury default and end the two-week partial government shutdown.
    Racing the clock, the Senate's Democratic and Republican leaders closed in on a deal Monday night to avoid an economy-menacing Treasury default and end the two-week partial government shutdown.
  • Sen. Cruz ends talkathon against Obamacare, lasts 21 hours, 19 minutes

    Sen. Cruz ends talkathon against Obamacare, lasts 21 hours, 19 minutes

    Wednesday, September 25 2013 7:38 PM EDT2013-09-25 23:38:28 GMT
    Sen. Ted CruzSen. Ted Cruz
    Stunt or principled stand, Sen. Ted Cruz's talkathon against Obamacare scored 21 hours of cable television time to describe the president's signature law in the most conservative terms. By noon Wednesday when the Texas freshman finally sat down, tea party groups supporting him were in full fundraising mode.
    Stunt or principled stand, Sen. Ted Cruz's talkathon against Obamacare scored 21 hours of cable television time to describe the president's signature law in the most conservative terms. By noon Wednesday when the Texas freshman finally sat down, tea party groups supporting him were in full fundraising mode.
  • Republicans at odds as 'Obamacare' showdown nears

    Republicans at odds as 'Obamacare' showdown nears

    Thursday, September 19 2013 6:46 PM EDT2013-09-19 22:46:34 GMT
    Congressional Republicans struggled to tamp down a family feud Thursday as they approached a politically charged showdown with the White House that combines the threat of a government shutdown, a possible first-ever federal default and the GOP's bid to repeal the nation's three-year-old health care law.
    Congressional Republicans struggled to tamp down a family feud Thursday as they approached a politically charged showdown with the White House that combines the threat of a government shutdown, a possible first-ever federal default and the GOP's bid to repeal the nation's three-year-old health care law.
  • FBI nominee says surveillance can be valuable tool

    FBI nominee says surveillance can be valuable tool

    Tuesday, July 9 2013 8:41 PM EDT2013-07-10 00:41:23 GMT
    The Obama administration's nominee to become the next FBI director, James Comey, told members of Congress on Tuesday that federal judges who oversee government intelligence programs are "anything but a rubber stamp." But Comey also agreed to work with legislators to improve the laws governing surveillance activities.
    The Obama administration's nominee to become the next FBI director, James Comey, told members of Congress on Tuesday that federal judges who oversee government intelligence programs are "anything but a rubber stamp." But Comey also agreed to work with legislators to improve the laws governing surveillance activities.
  • President Obama says no wheeling or dealing to extradite Snowden

    President Obama says no wheeling or dealing to extradite Snowden

    Thursday, June 27 2013 4:29 PM EDT2013-06-27 20:29:25 GMT
    The United States won't be scrambling military jets or engaging in high-level diplomatic bartering to get National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden extradited to the U.S., President Barack Obama said Thursday.
    The United States won't be scrambling military jets or engaging in high-level diplomatic bartering to get National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden extradited to the U.S., President Barack Obama said Thursday.
  • Hundreds protest against IRS outside US Capitol at Tea Party rally

    Hundreds protest against IRS outside US Capitol at Tea Party rally

    Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:32 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:32:26 GMT
    Hundreds of people rallied outside the U.S. Capitol to protest abuses by the Internal Revenue Service..
    Hundreds of people rallied outside the U.S. Capitol to protest abuses by the Internal Revenue Service..
  • NSA director says plot against Wall Street foiled by surveillance

    NSA director says plot against Wall Street foiled by surveillance

    Tuesday, June 18 2013 6:04 PM EDT2013-06-18 22:04:51 GMT
    The U.S. foiled a plot to bomb the New York Stock Exchange because of the sweeping surveillance programs at the heart of a debate over national security and personal privacy, officials said Tuesday at a rare open hearing on intelligence led by lawmakers sympathetic to the spying.
    The U.S. foiled a plot to bomb the New York Stock Exchange because of the sweeping surveillance programs at the heart of a debate over national security and personal privacy, officials said Tuesday at a rare open hearing on intelligence led by lawmakers sympathetic to the spying.
  • Supreme Court: Arizona's citizenship proof requirement illegal

    Supreme Court: Arizona's citizenship proof requirement illegal

    Monday, June 17 2013 5:12 PM EDT2013-06-17 21:12:15 GMT
    States can't make people prove their citizenship when registering to vote in federal elections unless they get federal or court approval to do so, the Supreme Court ruled Monday in a decision complicating efforts in Arizona and other states to keep non-Americans from voting.
    States can't make people prove their citizenship when registering to vote in federal elections unless they get federal or court approval to do so, the Supreme Court ruled Monday in a decision complicating efforts in Arizona and other states to keep non-Americans from voting.
  • Trustees say Medicare exhausted in 2026

    Trustees say Medicare exhausted in 2026

    Friday, May 31 2013 5:26 PM EDT2013-05-31 21:26:16 GMT
    The government said Friday that Medicare's giant hospital trust fund will be exhausted in 2026, two years later than projected last year, while the date that Social Security will exhaust its trust fund remained unchanged at 2033.
    The government said Friday that Medicare's giant hospital trust fund will be exhausted in 2026, two years later than projected last year, while the date that Social Security will exhaust its trust fund remained unchanged at 2033.
  • Obama: Rising college costs hold back middle class

    Obama: Rising college costs hold back middle class

    Friday, May 31 2013 4:13 PM EDT2013-05-31 20:13:56 GMT
    President Barack Obama is urging Congress to prevent an increase in student loan rates.
    President Barack Obama on Friday urged Congress to prevent an increase in student loan rates, saying rising college costs hold back the entire middle class and unfairly saddle young people with more debt just as they are starting out in their adult lives.
  • Mcauliffe ad contends he helped pass roads measure

    Mcauliffe ad contends he helped pass roads measure

    Friday, May 31 2013 12:11 PM EDT2013-05-31 16:11:48 GMT
    Terry McAuliffe's transportation legislation campaign ad is causing partisan debate over its claims.
    Terry McAuliffe's transportation legislation campaign ad is causing partisan debate over its claims.
  • Obama addresses Syria, guns, sequester, terrorism and other topics

    Obama addresses Syria, guns, sequester, terrorism and other topics

    Tuesday, April 30 2013 4:04 PM EDT2013-04-30 20:04:37 GMT
    President Barack Obama strongly suggested Tuesday he'd consider military action against Syria if it can be confirmed that President Bashar Assad's government used chemical weapons in the two-year-old civil war.
    President Barack Obama strongly suggested Tuesday he'd consider military action against Syria if it can be confirmed that President Bashar Assad's government used chemical weapons in the two-year-old civil war.
  • Fed says redesigned $100 bill ready by October, 2 years after target date

    Fed says redesigned $100 bill ready by October, 2 years after target date

    Wednesday, April 24 2013 1:22 PM EDT2013-04-24 17:22:42 GMT
    The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday that it will begin circulating a redesigned $100 bill this fall, more than two years after its initial target.
    The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday that it will begin circulating a redesigned $100 bill this fall, more than two years after its initial target.
  • Mary Murphy Talks About How Politics Mingles With Show Business

    Mary Murphy Talks About How Politics Mingles With Show Business

    President Obama and Governor Romney both get criticized from the TV shows they do or do not appear on. Mary Murphy has been covering politics and show business and talks about this parade.
    President Obama and Governor Romney both get criticized from the TV shows they do or do not appear on. Mary Murphy has been covering politics and show business and talks about this parade.
  • Senate showdown vote on gun curbs set for Thursday

    Senate showdown vote on gun curbs set for Thursday

    Tuesday, April 9 2013 9:25 PM EDT2013-04-10 01:25:40 GMT
    The Senate's top Democrat has set Congress' first showdown vote for Thursday on President Barack Obama's gun control drive as a small but mounting number of Republicans appear willing to buck a conservative effort to prevent debate from even beginning.
    The Senate's top Democrat has set Congress' first showdown vote for Thursday on President Barack Obama's gun control drive as a small but mounting number of Republicans appear willing to buck a conservative effort to prevent debate from even beginning.
  • Romney vows to work alongside conservatives at CPAC

    Romney vows to work alongside conservatives at CPAC

    Friday, March 15 2013 4:54 PM EDT2013-03-15 20:54:37 GMT
    Mitt Romney speaks at CPACMitt Romney speaks at CPAC
    Mitt Romney has told conservative activists gathered near Washington that he's sorry he won't be their president -- but he's still promising to work "shoulder-to-shoulder" alongside them.
    Mitt Romney has told conservative activists gathered near Washington that he's sorry he won't be their president -- but he's still promising to work "shoulder-to-shoulder" alongside them.
  • Newseum to offer $100 Inauguration Day viewing

    Newseum to offer $100 Inauguration Day viewing

    Tuesday, January 1 2013 5:33 PM EST2013-01-01 22:33:30 GMT
    The Newseum, which is located on the Pennsylvania Avenue parade route in Washington, plans to offer a special package for viewing the next presidential inauguration.
    The Newseum, which is located on the Pennsylvania Avenue parade route in Washington, plans to offer a special package for viewing the next presidential inauguration.
  • Winning an election without revealing the plans

    Winning an election without revealing the plans

    Monday, September 17 2012 10:24 AM EDT2012-09-17 14:24:56 GMT
    On the tax cut question, Mr. Romney noted that the middle class tax burden would not be increased and upper income folks would get hit with some tax loopholes but he declined to name which ones.
    On the tax cut question, Mr. Romney noted that the middle class tax burden would not be increased and upper income folks would get hit with some tax loopholes but he declined to name which ones.
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