Democrat Terry McAuliffe is up 43-38 over Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, according to a new poll.
The race between Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Ken Cuccinelli may be about the issues for now, but it's certain to turn ugly later this year.
The field of candidates for Maryland governor is getting more crowded, as Republican Del. Ron George has signaled his intention to run for office.
The dust has scarcely settled on the 2013 legislative session in Maryland, and already attention turns to who will be in the running for governor this time next year.
In a move that should surprise few who watch D.C. politics closely, the Ward 6 council member will formerly announce his candidacy for mayor this weekend.
Next year's D.C. Council primary may get moved back to June of next year, if a bill introduced by Council Chair Phil Mendelson and others passes.
Conservatives lose ground in Israeli elections. The U.S. provides support to France in Mali. And Britain's prime minister promises an EU membership vote. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.