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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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Virginia Democrats Sue To Prevent Voter Roll Purge

Tens of thousands of Virginia residents may be purged from voter rolls — something state Democrats are filing a lawsuit to stop.

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The Politics Hour - Oct 4, 2013

Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler, a Democratic candidate for governor in 2014, joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

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McAuliffe Endorsed By Fairfax Chamber Of Commerce

Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe received a boost after Wednesday's debate, receiving the endorsement of the Fairfax Chamber of Commerce.

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Q&A: Robert Sarvis, Libertarian Candidate For Virginia Governor

In Virginia gubernatorial race, Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Ken Cuccinelli are drawing the most support and the most attention. Libertarian contender Robert Sarvis, though, has polled as high as 10 percent, and argues he's the best alternative to candidates Virginians equally dislike.
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McAuliffe And Cuccinelli Trade Attacks In Second Debate

It was attack and counter-attack at the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce debate in McLean last night, as Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Ken Cuccinelli traded zingers and accusations.
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The Politics Hour - September 27, 2013

D.C. Council Member David Catania (I - At Large) joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

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Va. Lieutenant Governor Candidates Square Off On God, Guns And Gays

Social issues were among the points of contention between E.W. Jackson and Ralph Northam, candidates for Virginia lieutenant governor, during a debate yesterday.
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McAuliffe And Cuccinelli Draw Contrasts On Environmental And Energy Records

Ahead of a debate on Wednesday night and with polls showing a tight race, Virginia gubernatorial contenders Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli are finding contrasts wherever they can—including their records on the environment and energy.
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McAuliffe And Cuccinelli Get Most Financial Support From Outside Virginia

In August, Republican Ken Cuccinelli only collected 30 percent of his campaign contributions from within Virginia, while Democrat Terry McAuliffe gathered a mere 27 percent in the commonwealth.