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UVA Students Excited For Obama Visit, Even If It's Not On Campus

As Republicans court voters from Tampa, President Obama has been reaching out to young voters in swing states, including Virginia.

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A View From The Floor Of The RNC: Maryland Delegate Ellen Sauerbrey

Maryland RNC delegate Ellen Sauerbrey talks with Kojo Nnamdi about how Mitt Romney can appeal to Marylanders, the GOP's challenges with Latino voters and why she's still involved in politics after all these years.

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Analysis: McDonnell, O'Malley Take Different Stages At RNC

National Journal Hotline's Reid Wilson talks about McDonnell's role at the RNC, as well as the role other local politicians are playing — or not playing at the conventions.

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RNC 2012 Roundup: Ann Romney Steals Show, Gov. McDonnell Makes Rounds

Ann Romney took the stage at the Republican National Convention yesterday along with a host of Republican governors; one of them, Gov. Bob McDonnell, is a local politician showing up more and more on the national stage.

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Analysis: D.C. Delegates Differ From Many At Convention

D.C. GOP chairman Bob Kabel talks about his party's battle to get D.C. represented in Congress, its support for marriage equality and how it feels to be at the convention surrounded by so many Republicans for a change.

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RNC 2012: It’s A New Day (One)

The meat of the Republican National Convention program begins today in Tampa, Fla., one day after it was planned, thanks to Tropical Storm Isaac.

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Analysis: Isaac's RNC Impacts, Role Of Virginia Republicans At Convention

Thousands of journalists, politicos and Republicans are biding their time in Tampa, Fla. as they wait out a delay of the Republican National Convention caused by Tropical Storm Isaac.

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D.C. Mayor Turns Focus To DNC In Statehood Fight

D.C.'s ongoing battle for statehood faced a setbacks this week as Republicans made their opposition to statehood part of the national platform. Now, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray will turn his attention to Democrats. 

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Analysis: How Choice Of Ryan For VP Plays In Virginia

National Journal Hotline's Reid Wilson talks about why Mitt Romney announced his vice president in Virginia, Gov. Bob McDonnell's political future, and how the choice of Paul Ryan will play in the commonewealth. 

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Democrats Enlist Universities For Voter Registration

Democrats are calling on colleges and universities to help them get out the vote by encouraging students to register, after the youth vote proved so vital in 2008.

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