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Coal Dominates Virginia Senate Race In Some Parts Of State

The coal debate is heating up as part of the Virginia Senate race, but some observers wonder how big a role the fossil fuel will play as part of the country's energy future. 

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Sandy Scare Underscores Importance Of Bond Initiative For Huntington Residents

A low-lying Huntington neighborhood was spared major flooding from Superstorm Sandy, but the near-miss has helped reinforce some residents' support for a $30 bond initiative for flood mitigation.

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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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