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Sen. Webb puts hold on DoD nominations

Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.) said he will place a hold on all Defense Department nominations for civilian and flag or general officers, saying the Pentagon has not been forthcoming with information about its decision to close the Joint Forces Command in Norfolk, Va.

Tags: JFCOM , Robert Gates , nomination , nominations , transparency , DoD Update

Tuesday - 10/26/2010, 10:01am EDT

Allen again voices regret for 'macaca' remark

Former U.S. Sen. George Allen is again saying that he regrets using the term "macaca" to refer to a Democratic campaign volunteer of Indian ancestry in 2006.

Tags: George Allen , macaca , Senate , election

Friday - 06/03/2011, 10:30pm EDT

AP Interview: Kaine has no regrets on Soering case

When Tim Kaine left the governor's office 17 months ago to head the Democratic National Committee, he figured he was done with electoral politics.

Tags: Tim Kaine , Democratic National Committee

Thursday - 05/05/2011, 05:06pm EDT

Va. Senate race will be marquee national contest

Charlie Mahtesian, national politics editor for Politico

Tags: Charlie Mahtesian , Politico , U.S. Senate , Tim Kaine , George Allen , Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Tuesday - 04/05/2011, 07:36pm EDT
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Corey Stewart not ruling out run for U.S. Senate

A decision by one local politician to seek re-election to his current job has surprised many and may affect a race for the U.S. Senate.

Tags: Corey Stewart , Prince William County Board of Supervisors , Prince William County , George Allen , U.S. Senate , Hank Silverberg

Sunday - 03/06/2011, 06:56pm EST

Sen. Webb could support overturn of 'Don't Ask'

Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.) said Friday that he would support changing the military's policy against gays and lesbians serving openly in the military, provided proper consideration for implementing the policy in combat units.

Tags: Don't Ask Don't Tell , military

Friday - 12/17/2010, 01:35pm EST

Kaine tops list of possible replacements for Webb

It wasn't long after Virginia Sen. Jim Webb announced he wouldn't seek a second term that speculation about his replacement kicked into high gear.

Tags: Tim Kaine , Don Beyer , Tom Perriello , Glenn Nye , Mark Plotkin , Brian Moran , Democratic Party of Virginia , Ward Armstrong , Nathan Hager

Wednesday - 02/09/2011, 06:28pm EST

Kaine tops list of possible replacements for Webb

It wasn't long after Virginia Sen. Jim Webb announced he wouldn't seek a second term that speculation about his replacement kicked into high gear.

Tags: Mark Plotkin , Tim Kaine , Don Beyer , Terry McAuliffe , Tom Perriello , Glenn Nye , Donald McEachin , Ward Armstrong , Nathan Hager

Wednesday - 02/09/2011, 05:35pm EST

Va. Republicans look for challenger against Sen. Webb

Although no one has announced their candidacy yet, western Prince William Del. Bob Marshall (R-13th), former Gov. George Allen and Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart are positioning themselves for a run.

Tags: Senate , Bob Marshall , George Allen , Corey Stewart

Saturday - 12/04/2010, 02:36am EST

Tension grows over Pentagon cuts

"Blindsided" is the word that Va. Senator Jim Webb used when he addressed Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn. Lynn was one of three Pentagon officials who appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee to discuss spending cuts at the Pentagon. The focal point for Webb and other members of the Virginia Congressional delegation is the Joint Forces Command, in Norfolk and Suffolk. It's an area with a huge military presence, including the world's largest naval base. It's slated to be closed.

Tags: Pentagon & Beyond , pentagon , J.J. Green , William Lynn

Wednesday - 09/29/2010, 08:20pm EDT
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