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Q&A: Robert Sarvis, Libertarian Candidate For Virginia Governor

In Virginia gubernatorial race, Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Ken Cuccinelli are drawing the most support and the most attention. Libertarian contender Robert Sarvis, though, has polled as high as 10 percent, and argues he's the best alternative to candidates Virginians equally dislike.
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McAuliffe And Cuccinelli Trade Attacks In Second Debate

It was attack and counter-attack at the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce debate in McLean last night, as Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Ken Cuccinelli traded zingers and accusations.
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The Politics Hour - September 27, 2013

D.C. Council Member David Catania (I - At Large) joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

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Va. Lieutenant Governor Candidates Square Off On God, Guns And Gays

Social issues were among the points of contention between E.W. Jackson and Ralph Northam, candidates for Virginia lieutenant governor, during a debate yesterday.
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McAuliffe And Cuccinelli Draw Contrasts On Environmental And Energy Records

Ahead of a debate on Wednesday night and with polls showing a tight race, Virginia gubernatorial contenders Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli are finding contrasts wherever they can—including their records on the environment and energy.
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McAuliffe And Cuccinelli Get Most Financial Support From Outside Virginia

In August, Republican Ken Cuccinelli only collected 30 percent of his campaign contributions from within Virginia, while Democrat Terry McAuliffe gathered a mere 27 percent in the commonwealth.

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The Politics Hour - Sept 20, 2013

D.C. mayoral candidate Tommy Wells joins Kojo and Tom, along with Robert Sarvis, the Libertarian candidate for governor in Virginia.

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Chef At Virginia's Executive Mansion Admits To Stealing Food

The former chef at Virginia's Executive Mansion has agreed to a reduced charge that he stole food from the first family's kitchen, avoiding a politically embarrassing trial weeks before the state's gubernatorial election.
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Cuccinelli And McAuliffe Find Common Ground: Dislike Of Education Reform Law

Virginia's gubernatorial contenders rarely agree on much, but they seemd to have found a common distaste for Gov. Bob McDonnell's education reform law.

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Cuccinelli Donates Equivalent Of Donor Gifts To Charity

After receiving $18,000 from a Virginia political donor, Republican gubernatorial candidate says he will donate an equal amount to charity.