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The Politics Hour

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with a group of candidates competing for at-large seats on the D.C. Council.

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Analysis: Early Voting Leads To Earlier Forecasts, More Targeted Campaigns

The growing number of people who vote before Election Day in the U.S. is changing the election — and campaign — landscape, according to researchers at George Mason Unversity's U.S. Elections Project. 

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Rep. Moran's Son Resigns From Campaign After Secret Video Release

Pat Moran, the son of 11-term Congressman Jim Moran (D-Va.), has resigned from his father's campaign after the release of a video showing Pat Moran discussing potential voter fraud with a supposed supporter.

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Romney Closing Gap On Obama In Virginia, According To Poll

Governor Romney is gaining on President Obama in Virginia — one of this year's most important swing states — according to a new poll by Old Dominion University.

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Analysis: Virginia Results Could Forecast Rest Of Election Night Returns

Reid Wilson of National Journal Hotline talks about why all eyes may be on Virginia this election night. 

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Virginia Lawmakers Want Holder To Investigate Voter Registration Fraud

Three Virginia congressmen are calling for a U.S. Department of Justice probe into allegations of registration fraud in several states, including the commonwealth.

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Virginia Voters To Decide Fate of Amendment On Religious Holidays

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One of the few campaigns on the Virginia ballot which is almost universally supported is an amendment permitting legislators to delay veto sessions a week, so they don't coincide with Passover.

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Virginia Polling Places May See International Vote Monitors

International elections monitors are heading to the U.S. for this year's general election, and some of them could end up in Virginia due to the state's changed voter ID laws. 

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Contractor For Virginia GOP Charged For Destroying Voter Registrations

A contractor working for the Virginia Republican Party is facing 13 felony and misdemeanor counts for allegedly destroying registration forms of voters who weren't Republican.

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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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