Government & Politics

An in-depth look at the issues and policies of our government from the local, state and national levels.

Michael Pope

Democrats are hoping that Donald Trump’s behavior on the campaign trail may be able to help them with military voters in Virginia.

Creative Commons

Congress is back after taking the summer off and lawmakers are wrangling over how to keep the federal government’s lights on after funding runs out at the end of the month. Virginia lawmakers are upset that they’re left with few good options.

Associated Press

Now that embattled former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife are out of legal jeopardy, what’s next for the man who was once a rising star in Republican politics? 

Associated Press

One Virginia congressman is hoping to throw the entire U.S. tax code in the trash can and start over. 

Associated Press

Do federal prosecutors have a slush fund? One Virginia congressman says they do, and he wants to bring an end to it.