Former Gov. Tim Kaine has raised millions of dollars in his campaign for the Senate. It sets the stage for what could be one of the most expensive Congressional races of 2012. Patrick Terpstra of WCVE's Capitol Hill Bureau reports from Washington.
As Washington tackles a 14-trillion dollar debt, the partisan debate centers on an “either or” choice…
Either cut spending or raise revenue. But as Patrick Terpstra reports, one Virginia senator has brought a third idea to the table.
U.S. Senator Jim Webb of Virginia has made it clear that he believes that without a declaration of war from Congress, the U.S. involvement in Libya is unconstitutional and needs to be brought to an end. Jim Hilgen has this report from WCVE's Capitol Hill Bureau in Washington.
The President says Democrats and Republicans must reach a deal by August on raising the national debt limit before the nation runs out of money. But Virginia’s lawmakers are split over whether federal spending should be cut before raising debt ceiling.
The House has approved a cluster of bills to open the Atlantic up to oil and gas drilling. But don’t expect to see an oil rig off Virginia any time soon.
Patrick Terpstra reports from WCVE's Capitol Hill Bureau.
The waters off the coast of Virginia will be open for gas and oil drilling if a bill passed in the U.S. House of Representatives becomes law. Support for the bill is split along party lines. Patrick Terpstra reports from Washington.
With Congress nearing a vote on a compromise spending plan for the rest of this fiscal year, the details are still coming to light. But some Virginia legislators have already seen enough. From Washington, Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports.