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The Politics Hour - October 9, 2015

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

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Despite High Stakes, Virginia Election Generates Little Interest, Poll Shows

The poll found that two-thirds of potential Virginia voters are not following the news of November's upcoming election, which includes every seat in the General Assembly and could affect control of the state Senate.

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The Politics Hour - September 25, 2015

Virginia's Board of Health rolls back abortion clinic regulations. A D.C. Council member proposes a residency requirement for police, firefighters and teachers. And Maryland's Governor gets a blessing from the Pope.

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Federal Court Picks Expert To Aid In Virginia Redistricting

Bernard Grofman, an economics and political science professor at the University of California, Irvine, will assist the federal judicial panel that will redraw Virginia's congressional district map.

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For Md. Counties, New Voting Machines And Expectations Of Higher Turnout

Officials in two Maryland counties are starting a public education campaign on the new voting machines to be used for next year's election. The hope is that they'll go to good use, given the presidential race and some hotly contested congressional seats.

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Coalition Of Labor, Minority Groups Wants To Redefine 'Ground Game' In Virginia

Take Action Virginia endorsed five candidates in the June primary, and all five won, including some seen as longshots. The group is making more endorsements for the general election, and the experts say it's a fresh take on an old tactic.

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The 5 Most Expensive Virginia State Senate Campaigns

As campaign season starts to heat up, money is flowing into a handful of key races for the Senate in Virginia — and the stakes are high.
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After A Stunning Alexandria Primary, What's Next For The Waterfront?

Is there still room for compromise on plans that would tear down old warehouses and redevelop those properties? The path forward will become clearer after November's election.

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What Do Virginia's Primary Results Mean For November?

Michael Pope, Virginia reporter for WAMU 88.5 News, breaks down Tuesday's results in Alexandria's hotly contested mayoral race, as well as key races in other areas of the state.

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Alexandria Mayor Wasn't Only Incumbent Defeated In Virginia

Like Bill Eiulle in Alexandria's race, delegates in Winchester and Portsmouth found themselves rejected by members of their own party.

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