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Allen And Kaine Crisscross Virginia In Senate Campaigns

As Republicans around the country head to Florida for the national convention, one GOP candidate for Senate, former Gov. George Allen, is staying in his home state to continue campaigning. His opponent, former Gov. Tim Kaine, is also appearing around the state.

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Candidates For Virginia's Second District Pitch Bipartisanship

In a Congressional District that defies easy categorization, both the Republican incumbent and his Democratic challenger are touting their ability to compromise as a major selling point.

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Virginia Voter ID Law Tame By National Standards

There's a lot of misunderstanding about how Virginia's new voter ID law will affect residents, but according to officials, nothing much will have changed for the vast majority of voters.

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Analysis: Maryland Referenda and Virginia's GOP VP Fallout

Maryland's list of referenda are now floating at four, after the gaming bill passed, and as Washington Post columnist Bob McDonnell explains how the dynamics of Virginia politics have shifted after Ryan's VP nod.

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Four Bond Issues On The Arlington Ballot

Arlington voters have four bond issues on the ballot this November, and the prospects for all of them look good, since voters haven't turned down a bond measure since 1979.

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Analysis: How Choice Of Ryan For VP Plays In Virginia

National Journal Hotline's Reid Wilson talks about why Mitt Romney announced his vice president in Virginia, Gov. Bob McDonnell's political future, and how the choice of Paul Ryan will play in the commonewealth. 

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AARP Poll: Older Voters Bemoan Partisan Gridlock In Washington

Voters over the age of 50 are concerned about issues one might expect: Medicare, Social Security and retirement. But they're also bothered by ongoing partisan gridlock in Washington, according to a new AARP poll.

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Virginia Finds 10,000 Dead People On Voter Registration Lists

Virginia is methodically examining voter registration rolls to remove names of people that are now deceased — about 10,000 names in all, according to elections officials.

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Obama Holds Lead In Virginia, While Senate Race Is A Dead Heat

Virginia continues to earn top billing amongst 2012 swing states, and while President Obama holds a small lead in the polls, the race for Senate between Tim Kaine and George Allen is too close to call.

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Voters Face Stark Choice In Virginia Special Election

The race for the House of Delegates seat in Virginia' 45th district is heating up — Republican Tim McGhee and Democrat Rob Krupicka are a study in contrasts.

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