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Virginia Officials Remove 40,000 From Voter Rolls Despite Lawsuit To Stop Purge

In Virginia, elections officials say they have already purged nearly 40,000 names from the voter rolls that are the subject of a lawsuit filed by Democrats seeking to keep those voters registered.
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Barrage Of Scandals In Virginia Expose Weak Disclosure Laws

Scandals that have befallen both of Virginia's top gubernatorial contenders have made clear that the commonwealth's disclosure laws are lacking, say political analysts.
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Latest McAuliffe Scandal Unlikely To Sway Virginia Governor's Race

Political observers say the latest scandal to hit Terry McAuliffe's campaign for Virginia governor is likely too close to Election Day to have significant impact.

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Virginia Voter Registration Deadline Nearing

Time is running out for Virginians to register to vote in the Nov. 5 election.

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The Politics Hour - Oct 18, 2013

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray and Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker.

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The Politics Hour - Oct 11, 2013

Kojo and Tom chat with David Ramadan, the Republican who represents Virginia's 87th district in the commonwealth's House of Delegates, and soon-to-be Democratic D.C. Council candidate Charles Allen.

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Analysis: Focus On Women Sways Polls In Virginia Gubernatorial Race

Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli has been portrayed as unsympathetic to the rights of women. Beth Reinhard of National Journal explains what that may mean for the race.

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Arlington Voters To Decide On Creating New Housing Authority

Voters in Arlington will be considering a ballot initiative that could create a new housing authority.

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Familiar Refrains From Virginia Gubernatorial Candidates In Fairfax Forum

The election for Virginia governor is just a month away, and at a forum on Sunday night, the candidates struck some notes that will feel familiar to those who have been subjected to the advertising campaigns.

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New Polls Finds That McAuliffe Leads Cuccinelli By Five Points

In the race for Virginia's top elected office, it's Democrat Terry McAuliffe at 42 percent and Republican Ken Cuccinelli at 37 percent. Libertarian Robert Sarvis is drawing between eight and 10 percent.

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