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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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Perry, Gingrich Ballot Battles Go To Court

A Northern Virginia attorney is stepping up to sue to put Newt Gingrich on Virginia's Republican primary ballot. Rick Perry, who's also suing over not qualifying for the ballot, got some bad news on his case in Virginia court yesterday.

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Donner Drops Out Of Virginia Senate Race

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Yielding to George Allen, the Republican front-runner for the senate seat in Virginia, candidate Tim Donner has bowed out of the race.

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Newt Gingrich Rally In Arlington Tonight

Newt Gingrich will campaign in Virginia today, and will hold a rally in Rosslyn at 7 p.m. Gingrich appears to have pulled ahead of Mitt Romney among Virginia Republicans, according to a new poll released today.

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Kaine, Allen Face Off In Virginia Senatorial Debate

Tim Kaine and George Allen squared off in the first debate of the 2012 Virginia Senate race. Debate moderator Bob Gibson weighs in on what we learned from the day's discussion.

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Va. Democrats Push GOP To Share Power

Democrats in Virginia are considering filing a lawsuit to check the tiebreaking power of the lieutenant governor in the divided state senate.

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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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