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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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Virginia Elections Board Won't Investigate Voter Registration Nonprofit

The Virginia Board of Elections has opted not to investigate mailings sent to state residents by a D.C.-based nonprofit after the Romney campaign had called for the investigation after reports of the mailings being sent to ineligible voters. 

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Allen, Kaine Make Rounds On Campaign Trail

Virginia senatorial candidates George Allen and Tim Kaine held a number of campaign events this week addressing jobs, sustainable energy, and the Bush-era tax cuts, among other issues. 

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Allen Commits To Three More Debates In Senate Race

Virginia candidates for U.S. Senate George Allen and Tim Kaine have both committed to three more debates this campaign season. 

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Virginia Democrats Hold Hasty Caucus For Englin's Seat

Democrats in Northern Virginia are throwing together a caucus this week to select a candidate to run for the vacant seat of former Del. David Englin.

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Judge Strikes Down Virginia Resident Requirement For Petitions

A judge found Tuesday that Virginia's law restricting the circulation of ballot petitions to residents of the commonwealth are a burden on freedom of speech and thus struck it down.

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