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Virginia's Jim Webb Seriously Contemplating Presidential Run

Don't hand Hillary the Democratic nod just yet — former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb says he is "seriously looking at the possibility" of a presidential bid in 2016.

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Maryland A Hotbed For Political TV Ad Spending On State-Level Races

Maryland's Democratic gubernatorial primary helped push it toward the top of the rankings in a study on political television ad spending on state-level races.

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Cuccinelli Claims PAC Shortchanged His Campaign


A lawsuit by Republican Ken Cuccinelli says a political action committee raised large amounts of money invoking his name in email solicitations despite giving only a pittance to his 2013 campaign.

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Bowser Agrees To Four Mayoral Debates Ahead Of D.C. Election

D.C. mayoral candidate Muriel Bowser has agreed to participate in four debates ahead of the Nov. 4 election.
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When Will D.C. Vote For Attorney General? It's Still Unknown

Candidates for attorney general in D.C. can now pick up the nominating petitions they'll need to get on the ballot. But it's still not clear when the city's first election for the position will be held.
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It's Your Turn

It's your turn to weigh in on the week's headlines, including the wild week in Virginia politics.

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Turnout Low In 8th Congressional District's Democratic Primary

Today at the Alexandria City Hall precinct, voters were few and far between.
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Your Turn: Voter ID Laws Suffer Blow, Changes Coming to Pepco

On Wednesday, nuclear energy giant Exelon bought energy utility Pepco, sparking hopes of improved service for local residents. It's 'your turn' to weigh in on those and other stories in the news.

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Virginia Democrats Looking To Replace Moran Rake In Big Bucks

The race to fill the seat being vacated by Rep. Jim Moran has opened the door to an epic primary season that has 10 Democrats fighting for the seat and raising scads of money to do so.
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High Turnover On Tap For Maryland Legislature

It's an election year, and a changing of the guard is likely for Maryland's House and Senate.