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McAuliffe Makes Two More Appointments To Cabinet, Including McDonnell Holdover

Virginia Governor-elect Terry McAuliffe is reappointing the state secretary of agriculture and forestry and appointing a new a new natural resources chief.
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Obenshain Concedes Va. Attorney General's Election To Herring

Republican Mark Obenshain has conceded the race for Virginia attorney general, even as a recount continues in the commonwealth.
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Despite Widening Lead For Herring, Obenshain Says Tide Could Turn

In the race to be Virginia's next attorney general, Democrat Mark Herring has widened his lead over Republican Mark Obenshain to 866 votes.

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After Three Decades In Congress, Frank Wolf Announces Retirement

Longtime Republican congressman Frank Wolf says he will not seek reelection next year.
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As Virginia Recount Goes Statewide, Herring Widens Lead Over Obenshain

With Fairfax County, Alexandria and Chesapeake having started a recount of the attorney general's election on Monday, Democrat Mark Herring widened his lead from 165 to 305 votes.
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Recount For Virginia's Attorney General's Race Starts Today In Fairfax, Alexandria

The recount in the hotly contested race for attorney general starts this morning in parts of Virginia, including Fairfax County and Alexandria.
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The Politics Hour - Dec. 13, 2013

D.C. Council Member Jim Graham (D-Ward 1) joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood to chat about his decision to run for reelection.

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Recount of Virginia's Attorney General Race Could Zero In On Fairfax County

In Virginia, lawyers on both sides are preparing for a statewide recount of the hotly contested race for attorney general, and ballots in Fairfax County might get additional scrutiny.
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Obenshain Legal Team Raises Prospect Of General Assembly Deciding Election

At a hearing to set the ground rules for the recount of Virginia's attorney general election, lawyers for Republican Mark Obenshain raised the prospect of the contest being settled by the General Assembly.
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The Politics Hour - Dec. 6, 2013

Prince William Board of County Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart (R) and D.C. Council Member Vincent Orange join Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.