Government & Politics

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

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Election officials in Virginia have put the finishing touches on the presidential ballot this year, which will have five choices for voters. 

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Do federal prosecutors have a slush fund? That question is behind a bill currently under consideration by Congress, one that is about to get a vote next week. 

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Former Governor Bob McDonnell had his conviction overturned by the United States Supreme Court, but that doesn’t mean his legal troubles are over yet. And now, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals is granting a delay in the case. 

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This fall the Supreme Court will weigh in on whether race unfairly played a role when the lines were drawn for some Virginia House of Delegates seats. Commons

The 2016 election is about to heat up after Labor Day, but Republicans in Virginia are already thinking ahead to 2017 and beyond.