A former chef to Governor Bob McDonnell, Todd Schneider, has received a plea deal, accepted by Richmond Circuit Court Judge Margaret Spencer on felony charges of embezzlement from the executive mansion. Craig Carper reports.
Libertarian Party candidate for governor Robert Sarvis is polling in the high single digits, taking votes away in roughly equal numbers from Republican Ken Cuccinelli and Democrat Terry McAuliffe, who are running close. Craig Carper reports.
Republican legislators claim Democrat Terry McAuliffe would force a government shutdown if the General Assembly does not include Medicaid expansion in the budget. The McAulifee campaign has fought back with counterchanrges against Republican Ken Cuccinelli. Craig Carper reports.
James Madison University faculty and current and former students are targeting State Senator Mark Obenshain’s successful effort to ban the sale of Plan B on campus, when he was a member of the board of visitors in 2003.
State Senator Mark Herring of Loudon, the Democratic nominee for Attorney General, has picked up two new endorsements from Republicans who say his opponent, Republican Senator Mark Obenshain, is too extreme for Virginia.
Attorney General and Republican nominee for Governor Ken Cuccinelli has written a check for $18,000 to a Richmond based charity, in an effort to put to rest controversy surrounding the $18,000 dollars in travel and vacation stays from Star Scientific CEO Johnnie Williams.
The anti-human trafficking group the Polaris Project says Virginia has made big strides over the last several years in fighting sex slavery, going from having some of the weakest laws in the country to some of the strongest.