Bush celebrates Thanksgiving in Virginia
Former Virginia Lt. Gov. John Hager, left, along with Virginia Congressmen, from right, Randy Forbes, Bobby Scott and Eric Cantor, attend U.S. President George W. Bush's remarks at Berkley Plantation in Charles City County, Virginia, on November 19, 2007. Hager's son, Henry, is engaged to be married to Jenna Bush, the President's daughter. (UPI Photo/Bob Brown/POOL)
President Barack Obama took Virginia's 13 electoral votes in his Electoral College defeat of Mitt Romney, CNN reported early Wednesday.
Thirty-five Republican lawmakers sent a letter to the U.S. Air Force secretary asking him to restore a reference to God on a patch logo for an Air Force office.
Equipment failure led to cancellation of the USS Essex's participation in an annual U.S. Navy exercise with Thailand, officials said.
House Republicans are trying to pass a resolution to reaffirm that "In God We Trust" is the national motto of the United States.
Local officials in the Norfolk, Va., area say they are considering suing the federal government to try to stop the shutdown of Joint Forces Command.
Several Republican congressmen are pushing to get U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates to put together a 30-year plan for building warships.
U.S. President-elect Barack Obama Wednesday said taming entitlement programs will be part of the process in trimming the nation's budget deficit.
Rep. J. Randy Forbes, R-Va., has introduced a House resolution to establish "American Religious History Week."
President George Bush was greeted by a host of Virginia politicians upon landing in Richmond Monday where he honored a dedicated food shelf volunteer.
U.S. House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert said Tuesday he will lead a congressional delegation to pay tribute on the 60th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.
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