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Sarvis In For Virginia Senate Race, Complicating Gillespie's Hopes

Now that Libertarian Robert Sarvis has qualified to be on the ballot in the U.S. Senate race across Virginia, some are wondering if he might play a decisive role in the election.
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Columbia Pike Streetcar May Weigh Heavily On Special Election In Arlington

The two political parties have picked their candidates for the August special election to fill the seat vacated by Del. Bob Brink, and the proposed Columbia Pike streetcar has emerged as a key issues.
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At Independence Day Parades, Expect Floats, Flags — And Politicians

If you make it out to a parade today expect to see the region’s lawmakers asking for your vote.
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Virginia Libertarians File Suit Over Ballot Access Rules

The Libertarian Party and nine former Virginia candidates have filed a lawsuit challenging state laws that they claim give Democrats and Republicans an unfair advantage in elections.
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Arlington Democrats Target Sunday For Last-Minute Caucus

Democrats in Arlington are scrambling to find a candidate to replace Bob Brink in the House of Delegates — holding a last-minute caucus this coming Sunday.

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Parties Scramble To Find Candidates To Replace Arlington Delegate

Voters in Arlington and McLean will be heading to the polls next month in a special election to replace longtime Delegate Bob Brink, and the parties will be working overtime this weekend to name candidates.
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The Politics Hour - June 27, 2014

Montgomery County Executive "Ike" Leggett joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio, fresh off his win in the 2014 Democratic primary.

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After Stunning Departure, Candidates Line Up For Russell County Special Election

State Senator Phil Puckett rewrote the political calculus in Virginia when he announced his retirement earlier this month, and now candidates are throwing their hats in the ring ahead of a special election to fill the slot in August.

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The Politics Hour - June 20, 2014

Anthony Brown, a Democratic candidate for governor in Maryland and the state's current lieutenant governor, joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

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It's Your Turn

It's your turn to weigh in on the week's headlines, including the wild week in Virginia politics.

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