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Primary For Alexandria City Council Heating Up

A Democratic primary race for the Alexandria City Council is a crowded field, with 14 candidates pursuing candidacy for six seats. 

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Gov. McDonnell Still Undecided On Voter ID Bills

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has not yet made a decision on two Voter ID bills passed by the state Senate, despite calls from some groups for him to veto them both.

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Anti-Incumbent Super PAC Challenges Moran

The addition of Super PAC funds has changed the nature of the Congressional primaries -- enough so that even formerly "safe" incumbents like Jim Moran are concerned about their effects.

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Romney Wins Virginia GOP Primary Amidst Low Turnout

As expected, Mitt Romney has been declared the winner of the GOP Presidential primary in Virginia, taking 59 percent of the votes in a contest that failed to generate much interest in the commonwealth.

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Voter ID Bill Passes Virginia Senate With Bolling's Tie-Breaker

The Virginia Senate passed a voter identification requirement Monday with the help of a tie-breaking vote from Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling (R).

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Virginia Legislators Pass Competing Voter Requirement Bills

The Virginia House and Senate are at an impasse after revising each others' legislation on voter requirements -- preventing either from being signed until the differences are ironed out.

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Virginia Panel Approves Voter ID Measure

A new bill approved by a Virginia House panel would require residents without identification to cast provisional ballots that would have to be reviewed by election officials the next day.

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Cuccinelli Urges Rejection Of Perry's Bid For Virginia Ballot

Virginia's attorney general is urging a federal judge to reject Texas Gov. Rick Perry's appeal to get on the state's primary ballot.

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Virginia's Senate Candidates Build Up Campaign Fortunes

Candidates in Virginia's U.S. Senate race are amassing huge campaign coffers already in advance of the November election.

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Virginia Primary Could Carry More Weight After Iowa

After an extremely tight win for Mitt Romney in the Iowa caucus, political observers are now weighing more heavily primaries in Virginia and other southern states. 

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