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As Virginia Recount Goes Statewide, Herring Widens Lead Over Obenshain

With Fairfax County, Alexandria and Chesapeake having started a recount of the attorney general's election on Monday, Democrat Mark Herring widened his lead from 165 to 305 votes.
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Recount For Virginia's Attorney General's Race Starts Today In Fairfax, Alexandria

The recount in the hotly contested race for attorney general starts this morning in parts of Virginia, including Fairfax County and Alexandria.
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The Politics Hour - Dec. 13, 2013

D.C. Council Member Jim Graham (D-Ward 1) joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood to chat about his decision to run for reelection.

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Recount of Virginia's Attorney General Race Could Zero In On Fairfax County

In Virginia, lawyers on both sides are preparing for a statewide recount of the hotly contested race for attorney general, and ballots in Fairfax County might get additional scrutiny.
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Obenshain Legal Team Raises Prospect Of General Assembly Deciding Election

At a hearing to set the ground rules for the recount of Virginia's attorney general election, lawyers for Republican Mark Obenshain raised the prospect of the contest being settled by the General Assembly.
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The Politics Hour - Dec. 6, 2013

Prince William Board of County Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart (R) and D.C. Council Member Vincent Orange join Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

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Recount In Virginia Attorney General Race To Begin Dec. 16

Democrat Mark Herring has been declared the winner of Virginia's attorney general race, but the margin was thin enough to prompt a recount, which will begin later this month.

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Hearing Today Will Set Date For Virginia Attorney General Recount

Republican Mark Obenshain, who is down in the race by 165 votes, will request that a recount take place on Dec. 18 and 19.
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Recount Could Focus In On How Fairfax County Handled Provisional Ballots

As Virginia prepares for a recount of the votes in the closely contested attorney general's race, focus has shifted to how Fairfax County officials counted provisional ballots.
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Which Party Will Control The Virginia State Senate?

The state senate in Virginia is evenly divided between the two major parties, but ultimate control of the chamber is likely to depend on the result of two special elections.

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