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.
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is seeking to become Maryland’s next governor, formally announcing so Friday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Three former Republican state legislators who’ve had past differences with the GOP have endorsed former Democratic National Committee chairman Terry McAuliffe for governor.
Republican gubernatorial hopeful Blaine Young says he regrets swearing at a 17-year-old referee after a basketball game involving Young’s 12-year-old son.
White House gate crasher Tareq Salahi says he plans to run for governor of Virginia next year.