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Coalition Of Labor, Minority Groups Wants To Redefine 'Ground Game' In Virginia

Take Action Virginia endorsed five candidates in the June primary, and all five won, including some seen as longshots. The group is making more endorsements for the general election, and the experts say it's a fresh take on an old tactic.

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The 5 Most Expensive Virginia State Senate Campaigns

As campaign season starts to heat up, money is flowing into a handful of key races for the Senate in Virginia — and the stakes are high.
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The Politics Hour - July 17, 2015

Sorting political fact from fiction, and having fun while we're at it. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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Federal Trial Challenging Virginia House Of Delegates Districts Concludes

The shape of Virginia politics could be changed depending on how a three-judge panel rules in a court challenge to the commonwealth's House of Delegates district boundaries.

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Virginia Republicans Choose A Presidential Primary Instead Of A Convention

Rather than holding a convention to allocate the state's delegates in the Republican presidential nominating process, the GOP will stick with its usual process: a primary election.

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Virginia Republicans To Decide: Primary Or Convention?

In Virginia, Republicans from across the state will be gathering in Staunton this weekend to determine how they will pick a presidential candidate. The choice is between a primary and a convention.
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The Politics Hour - June 26, 2015

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam and Gregory Dean, the District's new fire and emergency services chief.

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After A Stunning Alexandria Primary, What's Next For The Waterfront?

Is there still room for compromise on plans that would tear down old warehouses and redevelop those properties? The path forward will become clearer after November's election.

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What Do Virginia's Primary Results Mean For November?

Michael Pope, Virginia reporter for WAMU 88.5 News, breaks down Tuesday's results in Alexandria's hotly contested mayoral race, as well as key races in other areas of the state.

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Alexandria Mayor Wasn't Only Incumbent Defeated In Virginia

Like Bill Eiulle in Alexandria's race, delegates in Winchester and Portsmouth found themselves rejected by members of their own party.