The contest between Barbara Comstock and John Foust for the open 10th district congressional seat in Northern Virginia is centering on women’s issues and a remark made by Foust that Republicans are calling “sexist.”
Republican challenger Ed Gillespie has attempted to paint incumbent Sen. Mark Warner as walking in lock step with President Barack Obama, but observers don't think it will be enough to pull down the former governor.
In an election year where the Senate has gotten most of the attention so far, the race between Republican Barbara Comstock and Democrat John Foust in Virginia's 10th District stands out as a loud and contentious.
While Virginia Sen. Mark Warner and challenger Ed Gillespie have fairly similar stances on issues like offshore drilling, analysts say the outcome of the race could have significant consequences for U.S. energy policy as a whole.
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