Unions fighting ‘right to work’ referendum

October 23, 2016

Virginia voters looking at their ballot on Nov. 8 will find a referendum asking them whether the state constitution should be amended to give all employees the right to choose not to join a union, a policy that has been part of state law since 1947.

GOP incumbents hold big cash advantage

October 23, 2016

Kai Degner and LuAnn Bennett are finding themselves in a familiar place for candidates challenging incumbent members of Congress in the final weeks of the campaign: Lagging far behind their opponents in money raised and cash on hand.

Comstock, Bennett face off in 10th

October 19, 2016

U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock, R-McLean, touted her legislative record and Democratic challenger LuAnn Bennett criticized it on a wide range of issues affecting the 10th District in their second and final debate Wednesday.

Presidential race affecting 10th District

October 19, 2016

The debate between U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock and Democrat LuAnn Bennett was held amid signs of a tightening race that began with Comstock as a modest favorite.

Goodlatte, Degner spar over taxes, Trump

October 17, 2016

U.S. Rep Bob Goodlatte, R-Roanoke, and his Democratic challenger, Kai Degner, clashed Monday in what is likely to be the only debate between the two candidates in the 6th District.

Voter registration deadline approaches

October 11, 2016

Time is running out for those wishing to register to vote or update their addresses to participate in the General Election on Nov. 8.

Comstock, Goodlatte denounce Trump

October 10, 2016

Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump’s explosive taped comments about mistreatment of women continued to rock state Republicans on Monday with Trump’s Virginia campaign chairman fired for joining a protest outside Republican National Committee headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Front Royal candidates talk issues

October 4, 2016

The five town council candidates spoke about plans for a new police station, rental housing, tourism and other issues at a forum hosted Tuesday night by the Front Royal-Warren County Chamber of Commerce.

Debate set in 6th District

October 4, 2016

A candidates’ debate has been scheduled in the 6th Congressional District, and one of the candidates is hoping for more.

Local Democrat dinner renamed

October 4, 2016

Warren County Democrats have joined a growing number of their counterparts around the nation in renaming their annual Jefferson-Jackson fundraising dinner, a move that severs a historical link with two early presidents who owned slaves.

Democrats hear from Senate hopeful

October 2, 2016

Warren County Democrats heard Saturday from the man who may be the state’s next U.S. Senator, depending on the outcome of the presidential election and a decision by Gov. Terry McAuliffe.

Attorney general candidates make pitches at forum

September 25, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – There wasn’t much space – literally or figuratively – between three Republican candidates for attorney general who appeared at a forum Saturday organized by the Warren County Republican Committee.

Election officials say letters mislead voters

September 22, 2016

Local registrars and state election officials have fielded numerous calls from voters who have received letters leading them to believe they weren’t registered.

Governor joins bid for more anti-heroin funds

September 14, 2016

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has lent his support to efforts to have the area designated as a place of high intensity drug trafficking, a categorization that could bring more federal money to counter rampaging heroin addiction.

Goodlatte optimistic reform bills will pass this year

September 13, 2016

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Roanoke, was upbeat Tuesday about the chances of criminal justice reform legislation passing Congress this year, despite the shadow cast by a turbulent presidential election.

Bennett, Comstock campaign at Hob Nob

September 9, 2016

An audience of more than 300 political activists and officeholders heard U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock, R-McLean, and Democrat LuAnn Bennett make their cases Friday for why they should represent the 10th District in Congress.