Del. Heather Mizeur. (credit: Thos Robinson/Getty Images for Women's Campaign Fund)

Gay Lawmaker Running for Maryland Governor

A Maryland lawmaker hopes to be elected the nation’s first openly gay governor.


File photo of a person voting. (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Virginia Primary Results Roll In

Democrats nominated Norfolk doctor and state Sen. Ralph Northam for lieutenant governor in a statewide primary that saw two senior Republican delegates ousted by conservative challengers.


Maryland Del. Ron George. (Credit:

Md. Del. Ron George to Make GOP Bid for Governor

Maryland Del. Ron George says he will seek the Republican nomination for governor.


Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Tea Party Hero Ken Cuccinelli Wins Va. GOP Gubernatorial Nom.

Virginia’s activist conservative attorney general beloved by the tea party for his aggressive challenges to federal mandates has won the Republican Party’s gubernatorial nomination by acclamation.


Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is running for Maryland governor in 2014. (Credit: Office of Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown)

Md. Lt. Gov. Brown Announces Bid for Governor

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is seeking to become Maryland’s next governor, formally announcing so Friday.


Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is running for Maryland governor in 2014. (Credit: Office of Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown)

Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown to Run for Governor

No Maryland lieutenant governor has ever been elected governor of the state, but Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, who will formally announce his gubernatorial bid Friday, is hoping to make history by becoming the first.


Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Cuccinelli Plan for Virginia: Slash Taxes, Close Loopholes

Republican Ken Cuccinelli on Tuesday proposed slashing Virginia income taxes, including a one-third reduction in corporate tax rates, to cultivate business expansion and job growth.


Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell speaks during the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 28, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Today is the first full session of the RNC after the start was delayed due to Tropical Storm Isaac.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

AP Sources: FBI Looks Into Va. Gov’s Link To Donor

The FBI has begun examining the relationship between Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen and the chief executive of a nutritional supplements manufacturer that is the subject of a federal investigation, two people with knowledge of the review said Monday.


Screen capture of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe. (Credit:

In Va. Election Year, Accountability Is Lacking

If you’re feeling that those who govern Virginia or aspire to govern in coming months are less than forthcoming, you’re not alone. Candidates in both parties and the governor they hope to succeed have had accountability about their finances and business dealings forced upon them the past five months by journalists.


Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Va. GOP Former Legislators Endorse Former DNC Head

Three former Republican state legislators who’ve had past differences with the GOP have endorsed former Democratic National Committee chairman Terry McAuliffe for governor.