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Terry McAuliffe Opens Up Narrow Lead In Virginia Gubernatorial Race

Democrat Terry McAuliffe is up 43-38 over Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, according to a new poll.

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Virginia Gubernatorial Race Briefly Turns To Issues, Though Scandal Looms

The race between Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Ken Cuccinelli may be about the issues for now, but it's certain to turn ugly later this year.

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Virginia Democrats Renew Call For Cuccinelli To Resign

Virginia Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli disclosed $13,000 in gifts from donors last week, which has prompted Democrats in the state to call for him to resign.

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McAuliffe Opens Financial Lead In Race For Virginia Governor

Former DNC Chairman Terry McAuliffe has raised twice as much money as Republican rival Ken Cuccinelli, but experts say there may be extenuating circumstances.

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Still No Clear Front Runner In Virginia Governor Race

Voters in the commonwealth don't yet prefer either major candidatesfor Virginia governor, voicing support for both Terry Auliffe and Ken Cuccinelli in nearly equal numbers.

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Virginia 2013 - The Plot Thickens

Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling (R) decided on Tuesday against mounting an independent campaign for governor, setting up a clash between a pair of high-profile candidates in the commonwealth.

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Bolling Opts Out Of Independent Run For Virginia Governor

Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling announced Tuesday that he will not be running for governor as an independent, saying he prefers not to sever ties with the Republican Party.

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Virginia Voters Support ID Requirement

Despite continued opposition by Democratic leaders, laws requiring voters to present valid identification continue to enjoy widespread support in Virginia, according to a poll.

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Cuccinelli's Book Front And Center In Virginia Governor's Race

The 2013 campaign for governor in Virginia is already ramping up, and it's likely to get more heated this week after the release of Republican candidate and Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli's new book.

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Analysis: What Cuccinelli's Book Means For Virginia Gov. Race

Josh Kraushaar from National Journal talks about the political implications of the excerpts of Ken Cuccinelli's book released last week. Cuccinelli, the likely Republican candidate for governor, didn't pull any conservative punches and the excerpts have Democrats salivating.