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Democrats Look For Alternatives After DISCLOSE Act Fails

Democrats are still pushing for disclosure of large-scale political donors to super PACs and other independent groups, despite the failure of the DISCLOSE Act in the Senate earlier this week. 

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Kaine Parts With President On Tax Plan

President Obama didn't expect to get support from many Republicans for his plan to raise taxes on those making more than $250,000 per year, but criticism from Obama supporter Tim Kaine also came in this week. 

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Virginia's Voter ID Law Takes Effect

Virginia's voter identification law went into effect this week after dominating discourse in the state for the better part of this year's legislative session.

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Analysis: George Allen's Comeback

George Allen's path to his current race for U.S. Senate has been a rocky one, but six years after the gaffe that many say cost him the election, he's back in the game.  

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Analysis: Chesapeake Cleanup Saved, Virginia Political Ad Blitz Begins

Funding for Chesapeake Bay cleanup has been saved from the Farm Bill, says The Hill's Alex Bolton. He also discusses the advertising monsoon in Virginia for the contentious Senate race this November.

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Virginia Voters Will Be Targeted By SEIU In Presidential Race

The Service Employees International Union plans to target Virginia and seven other states as part of its effort to support the reelection of President Barack Obama in November.

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The Battle For Virginia's U.S. Senate Seat Begins

The Virginia primary just ended and the nasty campaign ads are already flying in the race for state’s open Senate seat.
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Jim Moran Beats Challenger In Democratic Primary

Northern Virginia Rep. Jim Moran easily beat challenger Bruce Shuttleworth in Tuesday's Virginia primary; now, it's on to face a familiar opponent, Republican Patrick Murray. 

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With Primary Done, George Allen Gears Up For Tight Senate Race

After George Allen's easy win in the Republican primary for the Virginia U.S. Senate race yesterday, pretty much every metric is predicting a very tight race this November between Allen and Democratic candidate Tim Kaine.  

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Alexandria Voters Mindful Of Waterfront Project

Many Republicans say they're voting in the election as a protest to the city's waterfront plan.

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