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Schapiro: GOP Control Not A Rubber Stamp For Gov. McDonnell

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Richard Schapiro, political columnist for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, says that things might not go smoothly for Governor Bob McDonnell, even if Republicans officially win a majority in the state senate.

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National Journal: Election Night Leaves Virginia Dems Down, But Not Out

Virginia elections shake up the state legislature, carving a rough road for Democrats in 2012, and Washington State voters approved privatized liquor sales.

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GOP Celebrates Wins In Virginia Senate

It came down to the wire for some Virginia Republicans on Election Day, but the GOP declared victory in the State Senate before the night was through.

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Democrats Lose Key Races In Virginia

Virginia's Democrats are likely to have a tougher time pushing their agenda in Richmond after some key state senate races appear to have gone to Republicans.

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Virginia Elections: Fairfax Officials Facing Voter Confusion

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Fairfax County elections officials are expecting some confusion today after some voter cards were distributed with wrong information. Despite some close races, voter turnout is expected to be low statewide.

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Virginia State Senate Races Boil Down To A Few Districts

In Virginia's 39th State Senate District, the results of a tight race in today's election could have statewide implications.

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Competitive Races For Most Virginia State Senate Seats

There are a number of tight races in the Virginia State Senate this year, as nearly all of the seats are being contested between the two major parties.

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Rep. Bobby Scott Won't Run For Senate

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Democratic Congressman Bobby Scott of Virginia has decided to stay out of next year's U.S. Senate race. 

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Primaries Shake Up Virginia Politics

Yesterday's 5.8-magnitude earthquake rattled voters in Virginia as they were headed to the polls Tuesday, and election results may shake things up in Richmond.

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