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Analysis: Breaking Down The Democratic Victory In Virginia

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Democrat Terry McAuliffe narrowly defeated his Republican opponent to become the next governor of Virginia. Once all votes were counted, McAuliffe led Cuccinelli by 2.5 percentage points in an unofficial tally. Meanwhile, the Democrats won the lieutenant governor's race, but neither candidate has conded in the attorney general's election.

Josh Kraushaar, editor-in-chief of National Journal's Hotline, joins WAMU's Matt Bush to discuss the results and the national political implications.


HBO's '70s Rock Series 'Vinyl' Sings A Familiar Tune

The new series from Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger expertly re-creates the music industry of decades ago, but the story plays like a well-worn record.

Dinner With A Side Of I Do's: For Restaurants, Proposals Are Good Business

Marriage proposals are pretty routine at America's high-end restaurants. They can lift the mood in the entire dining room, boost tips and create lifelong customers. Unless the answer is "no," that is.

For Nevada Democrats, A Lot Will Depend On Latino Voters

How instrumental is Nevada's Latino community in next week's race there between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders? NPR's Linda Wertheimer asks Nevada state senator Ruben Kihuen.

Colonialism Comment Puts Facebook Under Scrutiny

A Facebook board member lambasted a decision by regulators in India, the social network's second-largest market. He thereby sparked new scrutiny of Facebook's intentions in that country.

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