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Election 2012: Analyzing The Results

An early look at the results of Tuesday's election and what they mean both for the Washington region and the rest of the country.

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Analysis: Rallies Galore As Virginia Goes Down To The Wire

Both the Presidential and Senate races in Virginia are too close to call, according to David Hawkings of CQ Daily Roll Call, which means the commonwealth is the scene of many a rally over the next 24 hours.

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The Politics Hour

Our conversation with the at-large candidates for the D.C. Council continues with less than a week to Election Day.

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Election Results: The Presidential Race

A panel joins Diane to discuss the results of the presidential election.

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Hurricane Sandy Takes Toll On Campaigns In Virginia

Both presidential candidates had to cancel campaign events in Virginia early this week due to Hurricane Sandy, and at least one political observer says it is likely to have at least some effect on the race.

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Analysis: Early Voting Leads To Earlier Forecasts, More Targeted Campaigns

The growing number of people who vote before Election Day in the U.S. is changing the election — and campaign — landscape, according to researchers at George Mason Unversity's U.S. Elections Project. 

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Poll: Some Voters Find D.C.'s Closed Primary System Unfair

The District of Columbia has a long history of closed primaries, but many D.C. voters surveyed for a recent poll said they don't believe that's the fairest way to select local leaders.

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Romney Closing Gap On Obama In Virginia, According To Poll

Governor Romney is gaining on President Obama in Virginia — one of this year's most important swing states — according to a new poll by Old Dominion University.

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Analysis: Virginia Results Could Forecast Rest Of Election Night Returns

Reid Wilson of National Journal Hotline talks about why all eyes may be on Virginia this election night. 

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Virginia Lawmakers Want Holder To Investigate Voter Registration Fraud

Three Virginia congressmen are calling for a U.S. Department of Justice probe into allegations of registration fraud in several states, including the commonwealth.

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