Jeff Schapiro of the Times-Dispatch offers analysis of the Bob McDonnell appeal, Hillary Clinton's planned appearance in Virginia, Terry McAuliffe's pardon of a man who was convicted and served 29 years for a crime he did not commit, and McAullife's opportunity to appointment several judges.
Brian Ford analyzes the meaning of the Federal Reserve chair's "quite high" comment, the upcoming retail sales report and the availability of summer jobs for students.
Columnist Jeff Schapiro discusses U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine's impassioned speech on presidential war powers revision, Del. Buddy Fowler's racially charged Facebook posting, Atty. Gen. Mark Herring's legal opinion that abortion clinic regulations cannot be imposed on existing facilities, and fortmer Gov. Bob McDonnell's upcoming hearing on his appeal of corruption convictions.
Brian Ford of RBC analyzes the markets, Warren Buffet's stockholder meeting, expectations for the April jobs report, and financial objectives for couples.
Columnist Jeff Schapiro analyzes Virginia political news, including a proposal to mediate Sweet Briar College’s disputed closing, the governor’s position on a controversial pipeline, and Hillary Clinton adopting an issue from Jim Webb.
Brian Ford discusses the traditional downturn in stocks after May, the ups and downs in housing and the job market for this spring's graduates.
Times-Dispatch columnist Jeff Schapiro analyzes Gov. McAuliffe’s appearance on “Meet the Press,” Dominion’s pipeline and wind turbine projects, and State Senator Thomas Norment’s proposals for the General Assembly.
Brian Ford analyzes the candidates' stands on Social Security, the tendency to overpay income tax to assure a hefty refund, and the latest from China.
Analyst Jeff Schapiro talks about the Virginia General Assembly's "veto session," the end of the U.S. 460 bypass deal, the Board of Elections decision on voting machines which has some localities scrambling, and the study that finds Virginia's legislature is among the most secreative.
Brian Ford of RBC Wealth Management discusses the week's business news, including mergers, spinoffs and GE selling off its non-manufacturing units.