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In Senate Race, Virginia Republicans Prepare For Convention Weekend

Virginia Republicans are getting ready to gather for a convention to select their candidate for the United States Senate. Four candidates will be vying for the nomination this weekend at the convention in Roanoke.
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What You Need To Know For Virginia's New Voter ID Law

Virginia's new voter ID law takes effect on July 1, so make sure to square things away at the local registrar's office before the next round of elections.

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Lawyers Want Virginia Primary Delayed Over Charges Of Gerrymandering

Lawyers for three plaintiffs are asking for a delay to Virginia's June primaries, saying the state's 3rd District is gerrymandered.

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The Politics Hour - May 23, 2014

D.C. Council Member Kenyan McDuffie (D-Ward 5) joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

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The Politics Hour - May 16, 2014

David Catania, a member of the D.C. Council and an independent candidate for mayor, joins the Politics Hour team in the studio.

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The Politics Hour - May 9, 2014

Heather Mizeur, a Democratic candidate for governor of Maryland, joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

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Turnout Higher Than Expected In Fairfax Elections, Still Low

May elections don't usually draw big crowds for local elections, and the races in Fairfax County were no exception Tuesday, though turnout did still manage to exceed the low expectations.

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Turnout Light For Elections In Fairfax County Tuesday

Residents from some parts of Fairfax will be voting on close-to-home issues in Tuesday's election.
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Comstock Wins GOP Nod To Replace Wolf, In 'Firehouse' Virginia Primary

Barabara Comstock has officially been nominated as the GOP candidate to replace Frank Wolf in Virginia's 10th District, pulling in 54 percent of the vote.

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The Politics Hour - May 2, 2014

D.C. Attorney General Irvin Nathan joins the Politics Hour crew in the studio.