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Alexandria Boat Club Fight Spotlights Virginia Eminent Domain Debate

Virginia voters will decide next month whether to add protections against eminent domain to the commonwealth's constitution. Nowhere are the implications more obvious than the Alexandria waterfront.

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Kaine, Allen At Odds On How To Avoid Fiscal Cliff

What to do about looming across-the-board budget cuts and a swath of tax cuts set to expire in January has been the main hot topic on the campaign trail for Senate candidates Tim Kaine and George Allen.

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Alexandria Mayor Accuses Challenger Of Not Being 'Team Player'

At a candidates forum this week, Alexandria mayor Bill Euille and challenger Andrew Macdonald sparred over the latter being a "team player" and whether that was a necessary quality for the office.

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Fairfax County Cracks Down On Campaign Signs

A small change to Virginia law has changed the campaign landscape in Fairfax County in 2012; gone are the ubiquitious campaign signs that used to fill medians and other public property. 

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Virginia's Voter Registration Deadline Is Today, Oct. 15

Both political parties were out in force in Virginia this weekend in advance of today's voter registration deadline. Mailed applications must be postmarked by today's date, Oct. 15, or voters can register in person until 4:30 p.m. 

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The Politics Hour

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker (D) joins us in the studio.

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The Politics Hour

Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown (D) hangs out with the Politics Hour crew in the studio.

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Arlington Board Candidates Debate Merits Of Columbia Pike Streetcar

The Columbia Pike streetcar has been the most discussed issue in the campaign for Arlington County Board  — and the $250 million project doesn't have many staunch supporters among this year's candidates.

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Alexandria Mayoral Candidates Spar On Eminent Domain

Development on the Alexandria Waterfront is one of the hot-button issues in the race for mayor, and the use of eminent domain has proved to be a sticky issue between the two candidates.

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Analysis: Virginians Eye Candidates During Presidential Debates

Michael Pope, Virginia reporter for WAMU 88.5, sets the scene for the state of the presidential election in Virginia before the first presidential debate.

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