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Who's An 'Inactive' Voter? Checking In On Virginia's Voter Registration Rules

Virginia voters who have moved since the 2010 election might want to check to see if their voter registration is still active, according to one Northern Virginia registrar. The state's registration deadline is Oct. 15.

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McDonnell To Spearhead GOP Message At RNC

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell will deliver a keynote address Tuesday night to underscore the party's goal of promoting economic growth and job creation.

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Analysis: Isaac's RNC Impacts, Role Of Virginia Republicans At Convention

Thousands of journalists, politicos and Republicans are biding their time in Tampa, Fla. as they wait out a delay of the Republican National Convention caused by Tropical Storm Isaac.

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Allen And Kaine Crisscross Virginia In Senate Campaigns

As Republicans around the country head to Florida for the national convention, one GOP candidate for Senate, former Gov. George Allen, is staying in his home state to continue campaigning. His opponent, former Gov. Tim Kaine, is also appearing around the state.

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Candidates For Virginia's Second District Pitch Bipartisanship

In a Congressional District that defies easy categorization, both the Republican incumbent and his Democratic challenger are touting their ability to compromise as a major selling point.

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Virginia Voter ID Law Tame By National Standards

There's a lot of misunderstanding about how Virginia's new voter ID law will affect residents, but according to officials, nothing much will have changed for the vast majority of voters.

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Analysis: Maryland Referenda and Virginia's GOP VP Fallout

Maryland's list of referenda are now floating at four, after the gaming bill passed, and as Washington Post columnist Bob McDonnell explains how the dynamics of Virginia politics have shifted after Ryan's VP nod.

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Four Bond Issues On The Arlington Ballot

Arlington voters have four bond issues on the ballot this November, and the prospects for all of them look good, since voters haven't turned down a bond measure since 1979.

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Analysis: How Choice Of Ryan For VP Plays In Virginia

National Journal Hotline's Reid Wilson talks about why Mitt Romney announced his vice president in Virginia, Gov. Bob McDonnell's political future, and how the choice of Paul Ryan will play in the commonewealth. 

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AARP Poll: Older Voters Bemoan Partisan Gridlock In Washington

Voters over the age of 50 are concerned about issues one might expect: Medicare, Social Security and retirement. But they're also bothered by ongoing partisan gridlock in Washington, according to a new AARP poll.

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