The Senate report on the CIA’s post-Sept. 11 interrogations shows how a rigorous examination of a secret agency can expose misconduct.
Duke Energy could legally leak pollutants from some of its coal ash dumps under new wastewater permits proposed Friday.
Critics of new ethics legislation passed by the Virginia General Assembly say it fails to solve the problem that spurred lawmakers to act in…
A group of senators wants a federal investigation into guardrail safety.
Congress sent legislation to President Obama on Tuesday that funds the Department of Homeland Security.
Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson has created an exploratory committee to run for president, becoming the first high-profile Republican candid…
David Petraeus, the former CIA director and top Army general has agreed to plead guilty to mishandling classified materials.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Congress on Tuesday that negotiations underway between Iran and the United States would “all …
After a weeks-long political struggle, legislation to fund the Homeland Security Department is headed back to the House without restrictions
A Newport News man was arrested at the White House Monday, after allegedly trying to get into the grounds.
Former Gov. Bob McDonnell filed a “notice of appeal” Monday with the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond.
Last week, House and Senate members agreed on legislation, including several new measures for daycare providers.
The ethics-reform proposal puts a $100 cap on gifts lawmakers can accept — including meals, entertainment and travel — from lobbyists and th…
Attorneys for former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell have filed a notice of appeal challenging her corruption convictions.
Sen. Barbara Mikulski, the longest serving woman in the history of Congress, is announcing her retirement, Democratic officials say.