WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators is pushing compromise legislation to restore abortion access in the wake of the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, a long shot effort to put a majority of the Senate on the record opposing the decision.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's U.S. senators called Thursday on a federal agency to immediately suspend the license of a dog breeding facility where recent inspections have found repeated animal welfare violations.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly two years after getting COVID-19, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine says he still has mild symptoms.
Kaine joined two fellow Democratic senators, Edward Markey of Massachusetts and Tammy Duckworth of Illinois, in introducing a bill Wednesday to fund research aimed at better understanding long COVID-19.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two prominent U.S. Senators published an open letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken Tuesday asking him to “urge the Mexican government to seriously improve efforts to protect journalists.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Dr. Vivek Murthy, U.S. surgeon general; Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C.
NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Clyburn; Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — There was no food, water or sleep for Susan Phalen as she spent a frigid night inside her car stopped on Interstate 95 in Virginia. Meera Rao and her husband were only 100 feet past an exit but were unable to move for 16 hours.
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Sen. Tim Kaine left his home in Richmond for his usual two-hour commute to the U.S. Capitol after Monday's snowstorm, eager to negotiate voting rights legislation and preside over the Senate on Tuesday morning.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's two U.S. Senators have told the state Supreme Court that its proposed map for Virginia's congressional districts puts “the heavy weight of change” on the state's three congresswomen.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — S. Bernard Goodwyn has been elected by his colleagues as the new chief justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia, the court announced Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy.
NBC’s “Meet the Press” — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern; White House chief of staff Ron Klain; Gov. Phil Murphy, D-N.J.; Sen.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire is planning to participate in an international security forum in November.
Shaheen, a Democrat, and Sen. Jim Risch of Idaho, a Republican, are leading a congressional delegation in Halifax, Nova Scotia, meeting with national security leaders from around the world to discuss strategic cooperation on common global security goals.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A. Linwood Holton Jr., Virginia’s first Republican governor since Reconstruction and a crusader against racial discrimination, died Thursday. He was 98.
Holton, who served from 1970 to 1974, declared an end to “Massive Resistance,” Virginia’s institutional defiance of federal orders to desegregate its schools.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted Wednesday to finally repeal two decades-old measures giving open-ended approval for military action in Iraq, an early round of action in a growing Democratic push to reclaim congressional say over U.S.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A delegation of five U.S. senators wound up two days of talks Tuesday with Mexican officials on migration and cross-border issues.
The three Republicans and two Democrats met Monday with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who called the conversation “cordial and friendly.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine said Wednesday that he’s discussing with colleagues whether a censure resolution to condemn former President Donald Trump for his role in the deadly Jan...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Donald Trump barely mentioned Tim Kaine when he was the Democratic vice presidential nominee in 2016...
FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia's governor and two U.S. senators urged President Trump to respond to the nation's worst coronavirus outbreak that has occurred inside an immigrant detention center, calling it a “dire situation...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — For the second time in two years, no big-name Republicans in Virginia are bothering to try and win a seat in the U.S. Senate.
Once a hotly contested swing state where Senate elections were decided by small margins, Virginia has swung solidly blue in the Trump era as voters in the state's growing suburbs reject the president's agenda.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying a veto threat, Congress has approved a bipartisan measure to limit President Donald Trump's authority to launch military operations against Iran...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate approved a bipartisan measure Thursday aimed at limiting President Donald Trump's authority to launch military operations against Iran, with eight Republicans joining Democrats in a post-impeachment bid to constrain the White House...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is coming to the Wisconsin state Capitol on Jan. 28 for an event in the building's rotunda celebrating national school choice week, the White House announced on Tuesday...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Political unease over the White House's tough talk against Iran is reviving questions about President Donald Trump's ability to order military strikes without approval from Congress...
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on plans by Virginia's governor to call a special legislative session on gun control (all times local):...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has approved seven applications for U.S. companies to sell nuclear power technology and assistance to Saudi Arabia, the Energy Department said Thursday.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the Energy Department has approved 37 nuclear applications since January 2017, including nine in the Middle East.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's state government seemed to come unglued Friday as an embattled Gov...
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bipartisan bill co-authored by Maine's Republican senator that promises to improve Alzheimer's disease prevention, treatment and care...
Sen. Tim Kaine won a second term in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, turning aside a challenge from Republican Corey Stewart in Virginia.
Mr. Kaine, a former Virginia governor and the Democrats' 2016 vice presidential nominee, had been running well ahead of Mr.
LYNCHBURG Republican U.S. Senate candidate Corey Stewart on Thursday said that "it's time to vote" on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh and that Americans want to move forward.
Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine has a double-digit lead over Republican Corey Stewart in his re-election campaign in Virginia, according to a new poll.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state, CIA Director Mike Pompeo, is facing so much opposition from Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that the panel could be forced to take the unusual step of sending the nomination to the full Senate without a favorable recommendation...
Sen. Tim Kaine said Friday that he questions Mike Pompeo's commitment to diplomacy when it comes to approving his nomination for secretary of state.
"Every Democrat on the committee had voted against Mike Pompeo for CIA director except for Jeanne Shaheen and me.
The younger son of U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., was one of six people arrested while protesting against a rally in support of President Donald Trump at the Minnesota state Capitol last weekend.
Linwood Michael “Woody” Kaine of Minneapolis resisted arrest on the Capitol grounds, where police used a chemical irritant and a knee strike while detaining him, according to a police statement.
So, the final count is Donald Trump, 1, Mike Pence, 1, and Hillary Clinton, 0.
That's the final tally of campaign events held in Sioux City over four-plus months after the two presidential nominees and their running mates were finalized at July national Republican and Democratic conventions.
Hillary Clinton (D) Gary Johnson (L) Donald J. Trump (R)
Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine will hold an event on the UW-Madison campus at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday at the Gordon Dining & Events Center, 770 W. Dayton St.
The event, sponsored by the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, will focus on early voting and is open to the public.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Not all the claims in the vice presidential debate stand up to scrutiny. A look at some of them and how they compare with the facts:...
U.S. Sen. Tim Scott’s series of emotional speeches on race relations and law enforcement in American became the subject of brief discussion during the vice presidential debate Tuesday evening.
Elaine Quijano, a CBS News anchor and debate moderator, asked Gov.
STARKVILLE – First and foremost, I’m not advocating the whole notion of voters taking a powder on choosing between the Democratic presidential ticket of Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine or the Republican ticket of Donald J.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT):
Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine says he doesn't mind sticking up for his running mate, but wouldn't say whether he feels sympathy for his Republican counterpart.