President Joe Biden signed legislation into law Thursday to make Juneteenth, or June 19, the 12th federal holiday.
Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., is confident that Congress will approve $579 billion in proposed new spending on public infrastructure as part of a bipartisan funding package that he helped negotiate with nine other senators.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats pledged to forge ahead with a likely doomed vote on their sprawling elections and voting bill next week, even as it faces universal opposition from Republicans, as well as from a key senator in their own party.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would make Juneteenth, or June 19th, a federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Monday confirmed the first appellate court judge of President Joe Biden’s tenure, elevating a judge with strong prospects of landing on the president's short list should a Supreme Court vacancy arise.
The Justice Department's top national security official is resigning after revelations that the department secretly seized records from Democrats and members of the media.
Biden's meeting with the queen; Israel's new future without Netanyahu; and Westminster's new top dog. Get caught up with the latest headlines.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Apple informed former Trump White House counsel Don McGahn and his wife that the Justice Department had subpoenaed information about accounts belonging to them in 2018, a person familiar with the matter said Sunday, days after two House lawmakers disclosed they, too, had their information secretly subpoenaed.
Michelle Maldonado, Irene Shin and Elizabeth Bennett-Parker are not household names in Virginia politics.
What's in the $1.2 trillion infrastructure deal? Who are the 10 senators crafting the plan? What's the White House saying? Answers to key questions.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators is eyeing an infrastructure deal with $579 billion in new spending as negotiators try to strike a nearly $1 trillion deal on President Joe Biden's top priority, according to those briefed on the plan.
He won everywhere. Literally.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is pursuing “multiple paths forward” as he looks to muscle his big infrastructure package through Congress — dialing up lawmakers from both parties in search of a bipartisan deal while imploring Democrats to be ready to go it alone if necessary.
Opinion was split as the commission made the first major decision since its creation last winter, with Democratic-appointed citizen members overruled by most of the elected Democrats and all Republicans on the 16-person commission.
“When [HB1519] was put in place, it was to be a two-year commission to study slavery … Basically a year is gone.”
Ayala defeated five other candidates, including Del. Sam Rasoul, a favorite of the Democratic left.
Terry McAuliffe, the former governor seeking a return to the Executive Mansion, will represent Democrats this fall in a closely watched contest that will test Democrats’ political hold over the state in the post-Trump era.
The Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill Tuesday that aims to boost U.S. technology in the face of growing international competition, most notably from China.
“Politics be damned! Let’s consider what’s best
A Senate investigation of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has uncovered broad government, military and law enforcement missteps before the violent attack.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hopes for a big infrastructure investment are teetering. An ambitious elections and voting bill is all but dead. Legislation on police brutality, gun control and immigration has stalled out.
Charlottesville is one of the few localities in Virginia with a local primary in addition to the statewide Democratic primaries for governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general.
Orange County residents interested in running for select seats on the school board and board of supervisors have until 7 p.m., Tuesday, June 8…
WASHINGTON (AP) — For nearly an hour, President Joe Biden and the top Senate Republican negotiating infrastructure met behind closed doors — two seasoned legislators engaged in another round of conversations, but emerging with few outward signs of tangible progress ahead of a deadline next week.