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Hecklers Interrupt Ryan At Iowa State Fair Stop

On Monday, GOP Rep. Paul Ryan made his first solo campaign trip since being named Mitt Romney's vice presidential running mate. Ryan went to the Iowa State where candidates are a common sight. Ryan drew a big crowd but it wasn't always friendly.
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Conservatives Winning On Donations From Virginians

Virginians contributed 40 times more to conservative Super PACs than to liberal ones, according to numbers released by the Virginia Public Access Project.

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With Four Candidates Now Campaigning, 'Choice' Is The Theme

President Obama and GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan were in Iowa, where they told supporters that the general election would give voters a stark choice between two visions of the nation's future. With Mitt Romney in Florida and Joe Biden in North Carolina, all four candidates worked to energize supporters in key swing states.
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Virginia Republicans Reconsider Norquist Pledge

Some Virginia Republicans are moving away from the famous Grover Norquist pledge that aims to never raise taxes.

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Favored In GOP Senate Primary, Linda McMahon Faces Critics Left And Right

Former World Wrestling Entertainment executive Linda McMahon is making her second run for a U.S. Senate seat in Connecticut. Once again she is campaigning with primarily her own millions. And her opponents again say she can't separate herself from the controversial side of professional wrestling.
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Ad Campaign Focuses On Infrastructure Investment

A Virginia transportation company is launching a national TV ad campaign to focus more attention on the benefits of freight rail and all infrastructure investments.

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Montgomery County Drops Voter Referendum On Ambulance Fees

In a startling reversal, Montgomery County's Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association says it will not seek another voter referendum on ambulance fees.

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Obama Calls Out Paul Ryan Over Farm Bill In Iowa

President Obama began a three day bus tour of Iowa on Monday. He held up the stalled out farm bill as an example of uncompromising Republican congressional leaders and an appropriate role for the federal government.

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