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The NoVa Nine: In Fight For Moran's Seat, It's A Crowded Field

Nine candidates have announced that they are running for the seat being vacated by Northern Virginia Congressman Jim Moran, raising the possibility of an expensive race and a winner that didn't get many votes.
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Candidates For Arlington County Board Stake Out Their Positions On Streetcar

Should Arlington County spend money on a streetcar system or on improving bus service and adding bike lanes? The upcoming special election on the county board may offer voters just such a choice.

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Race For Moran And Wolf's Seats Attracting Plenty Of Candidates — And Lots Of Money

More than 10 people may end up running for two open congressional seat in Northern Virginia, and analysts expect that each race will attract millions in campaign funds.
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The Politics Hour - Jan. 31, 2014

Ken Ulman, a Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor in Maryland, joins the team in the studio.

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Drama In The Virginia Senate As Democrats Toss Old Rules On Committees

With control of the state Senate confirmed after a recount in Norfolk, Virginia Democrats are looking to wrangle control of the Senate committees.

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Democrat Wins Hotly Contested Virginia State Senate Seat — By 11 Votes

After a recount of a contested state Senate seat in Norfolk, Democrat Lynwood Lewis has been certified as the winner, leaving the Senate evenly split between Democrats and Republicans.
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Ex-GOP Sen. John Warner Endorses Mark Warner

In the campaign for Virginia senator, Democratic incumbent Mark Warner received a big endorsement in former Republican senator John Warner.

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Recount Will Determine Which Party Controls Virginia State Senate

A race that will determine the balance of power in the Virginia Senate is headed to a recount.
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Wexton Wins Special Election, Giving Democrats Edge In Virginia Senate

Virginia voters braved the vicious cold and snow on Tuesday to elect Democrat Jennifer Wexton in a special election to fill the state senate seat vacated by Attorney General Mark Herring.

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Turnout In Virginia Special Election Projected At Fifteen Percent

Control of the Virginia state Senate hinges on a special election in Loudoun County, but snow expected on Tuesday, an already low turnout is expected to be even lower.