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Virginia's Senate Race Could Have Consequences For U.S. Energy Policy

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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Who Would Best Represent Minorities In Virginia's 8th District?

Virginia's 8th district is mostly white and mostly Democratic. But candidates Micah Edmond and Don Beyer are sparring over who would best represent the district's minority population.

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In Northern Virginia, Candidates See Opportunity In Asian Vote

Democrats and Republicans are both trying to lure the votes of Asian Americans, the country's fastest growing racial group.

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The Politics Hour - Oct. 17, 2014

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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The Politics Hour - Oct. 10, 2014

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Daniel Bongino, a Republican congressional candidate in Maryland, and Khalid Pitts, an independent seeking an at-large seat on the D.C Council.

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Virginia's 3rd District Must Be Redrawn, Judges Say

A three-judge panel ruled that Virginia's current electoral boundaries unfairly pack the commonwealth's African American population in one district, diluting their political influence.

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New Voter ID Law Changes Political Calculus In Virginia

As many as 198,000 registered voters in Virginia don't have a driver's license, making this November's election a race to get out the word about the commonwealth's new law requiring valid ID.

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The Politics Hour - Sept. 26, 2014

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with U.S. Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.)

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Comstock, Foust Go Head To Head In Loudoun County

In the competitive race to succeed Frank Wolf as the representative of Virginia's 10th District, Republican Barbara Comstock and Democrat John Foust squared off Wednesday night.

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Cuccinelli Claims PAC Shortchanged His Campaign

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A lawsuit by Republican Ken Cuccinelli says a political action committee raised large amounts of money invoking his name in email solicitations despite giving only a pittance to his 2013 campaign.

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