Tag: White House
White House transition expert Karen Hult said the demand by President Trump for 46 U.S. attorneys to resign is unusual.
The UVA School of Architecture landed the kind of client that many architects only dream about: the first lady of the United States.
Democratic Party presidential nomination frontrunner Hillary Clinton talked Trump in a major speech on Thursday.
The Bernie Sanders campaign sent a memo to reporters on Saturday to push the message that the Vermont senator gives Democrats the best chance to win in November.
Remarks by President Obama today at the White House on his executive actions on gun safety reform.
The Bernie Sanders presidential campaign raised more than $33 million in the final three months of last year.
Sen. Bernie Sanders Thursday welcomed the endorsement of Democracy for America, which is one of the biggest grassroots organizations in the country.
Hillary Clinton announced today new proposals that would promote equality and protect the LGBT community from discrimination.
If ratings are to rule, then dwelling continuously on Donald Trump is the way to go. He is a specific human being – and an especially flamboyant one at that.
In the wake of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, Beirut and Kenya, CNN Senior White House Correspondent Jim Acosta asked Barack Obama, “Why can’t we take out these bastards?”
Public Policy Polling asked voters this week their thoughts on which presidential candidate would be most likely to say something stupid at the Thanksgiving dinner table. Your best guess as to who gets that nod.
Hillary Clinton statement on Fifth Circuit Court ruling on President Obama’s executive actions on immigration
Following last night’s ruling by a three-judge panel from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upholding an injunction against President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, Hillary Clinton released the following statement.
Donald Trump surged to the top of the Republican polls this summer on the strength of 24/7 news coverage. But that was nothing compared to the 11-hour infomercial for Hillary Clinton brought to you by the House Benghazi committee on Wednesday.
Jim Webb was a solid U.S. senator who didn’t exactly embrace what it took in terms of money to get elected. Now a presidential candidate, Webb is decrying the role that money plays in the race for the White House.
The President has a new opportunity to ensure that the openness policies laid out on his first day of office do not end on his last day.
Hillary Clinton’s campaign team has announced she will officially launch her campaign June 13 at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park in New York City.
Bernie Sanders has chosen wisely in making himself the champion of the anti-Trade Pact sentiment in the Democratic Party, and beyond that in the country more broadly.
We’re going to continue to go after ISIL, get a strong deal that prevents Iran from getting a nuclear weapon. And as part of our agenda for middle-class economics, it means that we’re going to continue to pursue strong trade agreements that benefit American workers and American businesses.
SUNRNR of Virginia, Inc., a Shenandoah Valley based solar generator manufacturer was recently one of nine small business owners and elected officials invited by the White House Business Council to attend a briefing with President Obama and senior Administration officials.
Voters in three critical swing states, Colorado, Iowa and Virginia, disapprove by margins of 9 percentage points of the job President Barack Obama is doing, according to a Quinnipiac University Swing State Poll released this week.
Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement today following a meeting of the White House Council of Governors at the Pentagon.
The President is spinning his wheels rather than driving our country deeper into the morass he has so artfully deepened over the last six years. Getting stuck in gridlock is actually not all that bad when you are on your way to committing suicide.
U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are now accepting applications for the position of U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia to fill the seat left vacant by Timothy Heaphy, who left office in December after five years of distinguished service.
So the story isn’t that former U.S. Sen. Jim Webb overpaid family members for questionable services using PAC funds. It’s that the media isn’t telling the whole story.
Republicans have been imploding for 15 years as their moderate and Tea Party wings have engaged in open warfare against each other. Looks like Democrats are about to do the same, with the centrist and liberal-progressive wings ready to claw each other to death.
U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine applauded the Senate’s confirmation of Elizabeth Dillon on Tuesday to serve as a United States District Judge for the Western District of Virginia.
Christmas just got a whole lot brighter at the White House, thanks to the Virginia Gentlemen, the University of Virginia’s oldest a cappella group.
William Antholis, the managing director of the Brookings Institution who has held key positions at the White House and State Department, has been named the new executive director of the UVA Miller Center.
As one of the college presidents attending today’s White House College Opportunity Day of Action, Pamela Fox is putting Mary Baldwin College on the national stage with a commitment to support minority women in STEM fields.
Ken Ruscio, president of Washington and Lee University, will participate in the White House College Opportunity Day of Action Dec. 4 in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine reiterated his months-long call for Congress to debate and vote on U.S. military action against ISIL – a mission that has gone on since August without congressional authorization.
On Thursday, Dec. 4, Mary Baldwin College President Pamela Fox will join President Obama, the First Lady, and Vice President Biden at the White House College Opportunity Summit.
At a recent House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing, Acting Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy called the security lapses that allowed an armed man to jump the fence and enter the White House “devastating.”
The Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics will host West Wing Reports Paul Brandus as its fall 2014 Executive-in-Residence.
You’ve probably heard the old phrase, “good things come to those who wait.” Well, the American people have been waiting over six years for the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.
Changing the culture surrounding sexual assault on college campuses is the focus of a White House campaign in which Bridgewater College will participate Nov. 18-21.
Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk news and politics.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs, released a statement on the President’s comments on ISIL.
Conventional wisdom had Republicans big favorites to win a Senate majority, build on its strong House majority and pick up several governorships.