A Confederate statue in Alexandria, Va., is the latest memorial associated with the Civil War to be branded “problematic” by Democrats.
Jim Webb, the former Democratic senator from Virginia and potential 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, called for increased congressional input and presidential leadership in laying out coherent foreign policy values for dealing with other countries and potential threats.
Martin Greenfield has gone from Auschwitz inmate to business owner and legendary tailor over the past 70 years, and on Friday he shared the lessons from his storied life and career with an audience of interns and young professionals at the Young America’s Foundation’s headquarters in Reston, Va.
Virginia’s Joe Morrissey, who served a short jail sentence for his sexual relationship with his teenage secretary, had previously denied that the charges were true but now has admitted that the two have a child together and will be getting married.
Consummate D.C. insider Terry McAuliffe resides in the governor’s mansion built by tobacco farmer James Monroe, demonstrating that Virginians have always elected those who excel at peddling its staple crop. The farms that blanketed the I-95 corridor between Washington, D.C., and Richmond are mostly gone now, the land purchased by political profiteers. The stalks have been replaced by glass towers housing the media, contracting, and consulting giants that now serve as the backbone of the Virginia economy. Yet there are some members of the transplanted D.C. caste—former Marines, ambassadors, and George W. Bush appointees—who still pay tribute to the much maligned weed; they can be found at the Embassy Cigar Lounge in Stafford, Va., which celebrated its first anniversary on May 1.
A number of recent polls have found that Hillary Clinton is a terrible candidate; she evens trails rap superstar Waka Flocka Flame in a hypothetical matchup. The latest bad news for Hillary comes from a survey courtesy of Christopher Newport University in the crucial swing state of Virginia.
The suspension of a popular visa program by the Department of Labor following a court ruling has left many businesses without the labor force needed to perform seasonal tasks.