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Election 2012: Analyzing The Results

An early look at the results of Tuesday's election and what they mean both for the Washington region and the rest of the country.

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Virginia's Kaine, Allen Spent Most On U.S. Senate Race

Virginia's senate race is officially the most expensive in the country, and polls are still showing that it's very close between former governors Tim Kaine (D) and George Allen (R). 

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Voter Turnout Expected To Be Near 2008 Levels In Virginia

Voter turnout in Virginia is expected to be near the levels of the 2008 general election, and the number of early voters in the state thus far has local officials thinking they're on track to beat the records. 

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Long Night Ahead For Candidates As Virginia Takes To Polls

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Virginia is deadlocked heading into Election Day, and with the margins in the Presidential and Senate races expected to be small, Tuesday might be a long day for the candidates.

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Opposition To Early Voting In Virginia Goes Back Centuries

The lack of true early voting in Virginia has roots that go back through much of political history. The story is much the same as it is now — one party feels the other stands to gain more by its addition.

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Live Blog: Election 2012 News, Around The Region

The latest election 2012 news, updates and results from the polls, election headquarters and campaign offices.

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Analysis: Both Parties Courting Asian-Americans To Swing Virginia

Asian-Americans are a rapidly growing demographic in Virginia, and as National Journal's Shane Goldmacher explains, with no traditional allegiance to either party, they are being heavily courted at every level.

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With Margins Close In Virginia, Goode Could Prove The Presidential Spoiler

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Recent polls show President Obama and Gov. Romney neck and neck in Virginia, which is elevating the status of Constitution Party candidate Virgil Goode to potential spoiler.

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The Politics Hour

Our conversation with the at-large candidates for the D.C. Council continues with less than a week to Election Day.

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State Election Results

Journalists join Diane to discuss the results of the 2012 House, Senate and governor elections.

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