Topic: Bob McDonnell
The Virginia governor, Bob McDonnell, is reinstating Confederate History Month. But that brings back ideas and symbols of the Old South that are offensive to many Americans – including many Southerners.
04/07/2010 01:01 pm
States that have not already expanded Medicaid programs are worried about healthcare reform bringing new financial burdens.
03/26/2010 05:23 pm
The 'tea party' movement coalesces around fiscal responsibility and limited federal government, not bans on abortion or gay marriage. It's an agenda that some say will attract more people to the Republican Party, though it may leave social conservatives wandering in the wilderness.
03/13/2010 10:00 am
Mississippi teen Constance McMillen wanted to bring a same-sex date to her prom, but rather than allow that to happen, her high school canceled the dance.
03/11/2010 06:07 pm
Republican governor Bob McDonnell of Virginia, reversing his previous position, this week extended nondiscrimination protections to gay state workers. His emergence as a gay rights defender may signal that 'culture wars' issues loom less large within the GOP, as economic concerns rise.
03/11/2010 02:38 pm
To avoid gridlock and partisan politics look to your state government. The states increasingly hold the power and influence over Washington in shaping American law – from safety to energy to social justice.
03/10/2010 03:51 pm
02/11/2010 02:46 pm
The president said that economic recovery was his top priority but said he wouldn't abandon health care reform and other signature plans.
01/27/2010 10:38 pm
The Virginia gunman allegedly killed eight in Appomattox before fleeing to the woods and later turning himself in. It's the region's deadliest shooting since the 2007 Virginia Tech rampage.
01/20/2010 08:41 am
The high unemployment number of 10.2 percent prompted Obama and his advisers to explain how they're on top of the situation.
11/06/2009 12:00 am