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Republicans Plan Lawsuit Against Restoration Of Voting Rights For Va. Felons

GOP lawmakers in Virginia say they plan to challenge Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe's action allowing more than 200,000 convicted felons to vote in November.

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Virginia Restores Felons' Voting Rights

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order Friday that restored voting rights to more than 200,000 convicted felons in the commonwealth.

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Virginia Restores Voting Rights Of 200,000 Felons

The sweeping action announced Friday by Gov. Terry McAuliffe will allow former felons who have completed their sentences to register to vote in Virginia this year.

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Battleground Virginia, Phase One: Trump Holds Off Rubio; Clinton Beats Sanders

There were no surprises in the commonwealth, although Sen. Marco Rubio did make things interesting for Donald Trump.

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Record Turnout Possible In Virginia For Super Tuesday Primary Contest

Polls are open through 7 p.m. in Virginia today, and with high interest in the two primary contests today, we could see higher than usual numbers at voting locations.

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Marco Rubio Has Gained Ground In Virginia, But Is A Late Surge Enough?

Donald Trump has been leading in nearly every poll of Virginia Republicans taken since August, but Sen. Marco Rubio heads into Tuesday's primary in the commonwealth with steadily growing poll numbers — rising from 15 percent over last summer to almost 30 percent now.

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Galvanizing The Asian-American Vote In Virginia

In Virginia, presidential candidates from both parties are seeing opportunities in the state's growing Asian-American electorate.

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Virginia Democrats Line Up With Clinton While Sanders Enjoys Outsider Status

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has racked up a series of endorsements from Virginia elected officials. Sen. Bernie Sanders, by contrast, has none. But does it matter?
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Republican Endorsements In Virginia Show Divisions Inside Party

High-profile endorsements from people like Jerry Falwell Jr. have been a boon to Donald Trump in the commonwealth in the time leading up to Super Tuesday.

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Data From Loyalty Oath Could Give Virginia GOP An Edge — If They Can Get It

Supporters of Donald Trump have criticized a proposed loyalty oath for Republican primary voters because it would discourage independents — but the real price for the GOP could be the trove of voter data it could provide.