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Voters in Virginia are getting a lot of attention from both parties in the run up to the November election.

President Obama is wrapping up a two-day campaign swing with a final stop on Northern Virginia. Tonight's even is scheduled for Loudoun County High School in Leesburg, Va. Local Republicans are planning a counter-rally in Leesburg to counter the President's message.

Fast-growing Loudoun County is a key battleground in Virginia. The President won the county by 8 points four years ago, but in 2009, Republican gubernatorial candidate and now-governor Bob McDonnell won Loudoun by more than 20 points.

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