The Virginia State Senate approved a Constitutional amendment this week that would allow governors to serve two consecutive terms, but the bill may not gain such favor in the House.
A bill to make it easier for presidential candidates to get on Virginia's primary ballot has passed in the state senate; now, it moves on to the state house.
A controversial plan by Virginia Republicans has Democrats' blood boiling, including, says The Hill's Alex Bolton, U.S. Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner, who are calling on the governor to weigh in.
Virginia lawmakers are considering a new plan that would redraw many state senate districts in Northern Virginia, specifically targetting swing areas currently controlled by Democrats.
A bill flew through the Virginia Senate on Monday that would offer seniors in the commonwealth the ability to cast absentee ballots.
Alexandria Delegate Rob Krupicka, a democrat, is co-sponsoring legislation to repeal the transvaginal ultrasound requirement.
The victory of Virginia Republican Bob McDonnell in 2009 presaged a victorious midterm election for his party, and some say the outcome of this year's gubernatorial race may be similarly prescient.
Virginia's gubernatorial race is a dead heat, even factoring in a potential independent run by Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, according to the latest poll by Quinnipiac University.
Under current Virginia law, governors can only serve one consecutive term in office. Some lawmakers believe that is holding the Commonwealth back, and are renewing a push for a change.
Former U.S. Rep. Tom Perriello (D-Va.) gives Kojo and Tom an inside look at Democratic politics in the commonwealth and around the country.
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