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Candidates Clash Over Thesis In Virginia

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With the latest polling showing the governor's race growing tighter in Virginia, attacks between the candidates are intensifying.

In his pitch to members of the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, Democrat gubernatorial candidate Creigh Deeds repeatedly brought up the graduate thesis Republican candidate Bob McDonnell wrote in 1989.

The candidates did go on to address other topics, agreeing on leaving immigration policy to the federal government and gay adoption to Virginia courts.

The two candidates disagree on transportation funding and tax hikes, but the personal attacks overshadowed other disagreements. The candidates meet again October 12 in Richmond.

Michael Pope reports...

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