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Natasha McKenna's Death Takes Center Stage In Fairfax County Sheriff Campaign

When Republican Bryan Wolfe ran for Fairfax County Sheriff two years ago, he pushed for more mental health training for officers. Now, in the light of the death of Natasha McKenna, the Republican says it's more of an election issue than ever.

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GOP Group Pumps $250,000 Into Virginia Senate Races

The Republican State Leadership Committee said Tuesday it gave large donations to three GOP candidates, including Hal Parrish, who is running for a Manassas-area seat.

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After Losing Primary, Alexandria Mayor Bill Euille Launches Write-In Campaign

Alexandria Mayor Bill Euille may have lost the June Democratic primary, but that won't stop him from trying to keep the job he's held for over a decade.
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Coalition Of Labor, Minority Groups Wants To Redefine 'Ground Game' In Virginia

Take Action Virginia endorsed five candidates in the June primary, and all five won, including some seen as longshots. The group is making more endorsements for the general election, and the experts say it's a fresh take on an old tactic.

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The 5 Most Expensive Virginia State Senate Campaigns

As campaign season starts to heat up, money is flowing into a handful of key races for the Senate in Virginia — and the stakes are high.
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The Politics Hour - July 17, 2015

Sorting political fact from fiction, and having fun while we're at it. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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Federal Trial Challenging Virginia House Of Delegates Districts Concludes

The shape of Virginia politics could be changed depending on how a three-judge panel rules in a court challenge to the commonwealth's House of Delegates district boundaries.

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Virginia Republicans Choose A Presidential Primary Instead Of A Convention

Rather than holding a convention to allocate the state's delegates in the Republican presidential nominating process, the GOP will stick with its usual process: a primary election.

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Virginia Republicans To Decide: Primary Or Convention?

In Virginia, Republicans from across the state will be gathering in Staunton this weekend to determine how they will pick a presidential candidate. The choice is between a primary and a convention.
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The Politics Hour - June 26, 2015

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam and Gregory Dean, the District's new fire and emergency services chief.