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Virginia Gubernatorial Race Is Close — Real Close — Finds New Poll

According to a new poll, Democrat Terry McAuliffe is up over Republican Ken Cuccinelli by only four percent, marginally above the margin of error.
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Virginia Election Will Decide Who Becomes Governor And If Medicaid Is Expanded

Next week's election in Virginia won't only allow voters to choose who will lead the commonwealth for the next four years, but also if Medicaid rolls are expanded as part of President Obama's healthcare reform.
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McAuliffe Criticizes Cuccinelli On Domestic Abuse

Virginia Democrat Terry McAuliffe continues to hit Republican opponent Ken Cuccinelli on women's issues — most recently his failure to back an effort to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act.

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At Debate, McAuliffe And Cuccinelli Spar Over Signature Issues

With only two weeks left until Election Day, Virginia's gubernatorial contenders went back and forth on everything from jobs to gun control.
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Lackluster Virginia Gubernatorial Race Filters Down To Swing Counties

Swing counties in Virginia that were key to President Obama’s victory aren’t showing many signs of life in this year’s governor’s race.
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McAuliffe Maintains Lead Over Cuccinelli In Latest Poll

With outside money heating up the off-year Virginia election, Democratic candidate Terry McAuliffe is maintaining a significant lead, according to the latest poll.

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Analysis: Polls Show Shutdown May Affect Virginia Governor's Race

As Virginia's gubernatorial election nears, Democrat Terry McAuliffe has opened a lead. Josh Kraushaar, editor-in-chief of National Journal's Hotline, weighs in on the reasons.

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Most Virginians Say Shutdown Hurt State, But Does Not Affect Governor's Race

Most Virginians seem to think that the government shutdown hurt the commonwealth, but it hasn't had much impact on the gubernatorial race.
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In Gubernatorial Race, Virginia Newspaper Endorses... No One

"We find it impossible to endorse any of the 2013 candidates with even minimal zeal," wrote the Richmond Times-Dispatch's editorial board over the weekend.
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Virginia 2013: Life Inside A Bellwether District

With just two weeks to Election Day, Kojo chats about the Virginia governor's race with a veteran political reporter who recently spent time in one of the commonwealth's true bellwether districts.