Tim Kaine

A Longwood University student outside the debate.

What did young voters get from the VP debate? More questions, for starters

Election 2016

We asked students at Longwood University, the setting for the US vice presidential debate, for their take on the evening. The answer: Meh.

A photo of Farmville, Va. pre debate.

Students in Virginia are ready to listen to — and judge — the VP candidates

Election 2016
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign rally at the Coliseum on August 8, 2016 in St. Petersburg, Florida. A new national poll shows Clinton's lead expanding over Republican rival Donald Trump.

This is the only photo of Hillary Clinton one newspaper has ever run


Jim Webb declines to be Obama running mate

Global Politics

Senate Races to Watch: Massachusetts and Virginia

The Politics of Coal in the Virginia Senate Race

Jobs and the economy are dominating the political discussions this election season, but environmental issues have risen to the fore in the swing state of Virginia.

The World

Virginia governor to head the DNC

Global Politics

Governor Tim Kaine will become chair of the Democratic National Committee when Howard Dean steps down later this month. Anita Kumar, a staff writer for the Washington Post provides some insight into a local leader stepping up to the national stage.