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Virginians Say Obama's Policies Are A Mixed Bag

Virginia is considered a key swing state in November's Presidential election, and according to a recent poll, residents of the commonwealth like some of the President's policies more than others.

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Democrats Look For Alternatives After DISCLOSE Act Fails

Democrats are still pushing for disclosure of large-scale political donors to super PACs and other independent groups, despite the failure of the DISCLOSE Act in the Senate earlier this week. 

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Virginia Voters Will Be Targeted By SEIU In Presidential Race

The Service Employees International Union plans to target Virginia and seven other states as part of its effort to support the reelection of President Barack Obama in November.

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Obama, Romney Campaigns Fundraise In Maryland

President Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney's wife Ann will both attend campaign fundraisers in Maryland today.

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O'Malley: Wisc. Recall Defeat Doesn't Affect Presidential Election

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley dismissed the notion that the victory for Republican governor Scott Walker had any implications for the presidential election.

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Analysis: Mobilization Race For Presidential Election Is On In Virginia

Still five months from the Presidential election, and campaigns are starting to ramp up their efforts in Virginia. Reid Wilson from National Journal Hotline explains who is ahead in the race to set up campaign offices.

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Battleground States And The 2012 Presidential Election

Political analysts say a handful of states will decide the 2012 presidential election. Diane and guests discuss the economic and political makeup of these battleground states and key issues for voters.

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Analysis: Federal Workforce Invoked By Both Sides In Campaign

The federal workforce, whose ranks are particularly strong in the D.C. area, is likely to be a political football in the campaign leading up to the November election. National Journal's Chris Frates talks about what that could mean for local government employees.

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Romney, Obama Both Top $2M Raised In Virginia

Presidential candidates already have their eyes on Virginia; both Mitt Romney and President Obama have raised millions in the state so far.

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Primary Hat Trick: Romney Wins Maryland, D.C. and Wisconsin

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is shoring up his front-runner status with three victories on Tuesday night in Maryland, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia.

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