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Count Of Fairfax Absentee Ballots Further Tightens Va. Attorney General's Race

A canvass of absentee ballots in Fairfax County has done nothing but make the already razor-thin margins in the state's attorney general race smaller.

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The Politics Hour - Nov. 15, 2013

D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson joins the Politics Hour team in the studio.

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Provisional Ballots Could Decide Race For Virginia Attorney General

Fewer than 800 votes separate the two candidates for attorney general in Virginia, and the count of 3,000 provisional ballots may well decide the race.
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Star Scientific CEO Jonnie Williams To Step Down Next Month

Jonnie Williams, who has been surrounded by controversy since he donated gifts to Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli while seeking approval for his company's drug, will be stepping down.

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The Politics Hour - Nov. 8, 2013

Tom Sherwood and Kojo make sense of the results of this week's elections in Virginia and look ahead to big races looming in D.C. and Maryland next year.

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Analysis: Breaking Down The Democratic Victory In Virginia

Terry McAuliffe was elected Virginia governor as expected, and Josh Kraushaar, editor-in-chief of National Journal's Hotline, discusses why the margin was smaller than expected.

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For First Time In Fairfax County History, Woman Elected Sheriff

There's a new sheriff in Fairfax County, and for the first time ever it's a woman. Stacey Kincaid, a Democrat, won with 54 percent of the vote.
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Northam Defeats Jackson, Attorney General Race Too Close To Call

Democratic State Senator Ralph Northam defeated Republican E.W. Jackson in the race for lieutenant governor, while the fight for the attorney general's seat remained too close to call.
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Despite Loss, Cuccinelli Says Conservative Principles Retain Wide Support

Defeated by Democrat Terry McAuliffe, the Republican attorney general insisted that despite his loss, the conservative principles he advocated on the campaign trail had traction among voters.
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Cuccinelli Voters Cite Affordable Care Act As Key Issue

Several voters cited their uneasiness about the Affordable Care Act as a factor in their vote for Cuccinelli.