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Expensive Campaign Season Begins in Virginia

"Most of the seats are already clearly Democratic or clearly Republican, the handful of seats that might flip get all the attention and all the money," says Stephen Farnsworth at the University of Mary Washington.
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Former Bowser Staffer Wins Seat On D.C. Council, While Ward 8 Race Undecided

Brandon Todd won the special election for the Ward 4 seat on the D.C. Council, while in Ward 8 LaRuby May holds a narrow lead over Trayon White.
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Democratic Gameplan Takes Shape For Rep. Barbara Comstock's Seat

Q&A with Roll Call columnist David Hawkings about the freshman Republican's district and what Democrats are doing to line up potential candidates for it in 2016.

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Candidate With His Own Criminal Record Lines Up For Joe Morrissey's Seat

Former Richmond, Virginia, mayor and ex-convict Leonidas Young is running to replace a Virginia lawmaker who was jailed recently after a sex scandal involving a teenager.

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Will The Shuffle In Maryland Politics Leave Democrats Vulnerable?

Some wonder whether a divisive primary could leave their party open to another Republican upset for a statewide seat.

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Potential Shakeups Continue For Maryland's Senate Race

Democratic Rep. Donna Edwards is expected to join the contest for Barbara Mikulski's Senate seat, and Republican Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger says he's having conversations with aides about the race.

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For 'Senator Barb' And Maryland Politicians, The Future Is Wide Open

Sen. Barbara Mikulski hasn't made any plans yet for what she'll be doing in 2017. Meanwhile, Maryland's Republicans see an opportunity, and Democrats see a chance to reassert their dominance in the state.

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Maryland's Biggest Campaign Donors Didn't Get Results In 2014

A lot of dollars from big donors went toward Democrat Anthony Brown's loss in the gubernatorial election.

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Comstock's Virginia House Seat Goes To Democrat

Kathleen Murphy defeated Craig Parisot in a special election Tuesday.

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Parisot, Murphy Face Off In Northern Virginia Special Election

The Virginia House of Delegates seat previously held by Barbara Comstock is up for grabs in a special election on Tuesday in a race that is not expected to draw many voters.

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