The new Democratic governor of Virginia, Terry McAuliffe, is pushing hard for Virginia to sign onto the Affordable Care Act's (ACA's) Medicaid Expansion Program.
More than 100,000 homes, businesses and hospitals in nine counties around Charleston, W. Va., are without water due to a chemical leak into the Elk River, which provides water for an estimated 250,000 to 300,000 people.
Virginia held state elections for governor, lieutenant governor, state attorney general, all 100 members of the Virginia House of Delegates, and some local offices.
If the polls are to be believed, tea party-backed candidates could well go down to defeat all over Virginia on November 5.
DANVILLE, Va. - The race for Virginia's governor may be remembered for how many shoes will drop before Election Day.
All 100 seats in the 100-member House of Delegates, lower house of the Virginia General Assembly (the state legislature) and some local offices are up for grabs.
The arrest in Virginia last week of a young Republican operative reveals a possible large scale GOP voter fraud scheme.
The owners of the West Virginia coal mine where 29 died in an explosion agreed to pay $210 million, the biggest ever payout for a disaster the government blamed on "the ruthless pursuit of profits ahead of safety."
The Mine Safety and Health Administration has found another mine with the same types of violations that caused 29 deaths last year.
"The company broke faith with its workers by frequently and knowingly violating the law and blatantly disregarding known safety practices."