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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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Margins In Presidential, Senate Races Narrow In Virginia

President Obama and Gov. Romney are so close as to be within the margin of error in a new poll, and Republican Senate candidate George Allen has gained on Democrat Tim Kaine as well.

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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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