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VIDEO: Shannon, Cuccinelli and Race

Democratic attorney general candidate Steve Shannon invoked Virginia’s struggles with racism, segregation and slavery Thursday during a debate wtih Republican Ken Cuccinelli. The strongly-worded critique prompted Cuccinelli to call his opponent a “race-baiter” and the comments out of line. Here’s … Continue reading

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September Finance Reports In

Millions of dollars flowed into the Commonwealth’s top political races last month, giving candidates an additional boost heading into the campaigns’ final weeks. The fundraising period ran from Sept. 1-Sept. 30. The data are after the jump and are courtesy the … Continue reading

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WaPo Poll More Bad News for Dems

A new poll of Virginia voters likely won’t do much to quell concerns that the state’s Democrats could be in for major losses this fall. In the Washington Post’s survey of likely November voters, Republican gubernatorial nominee Bob McDonnell leads … Continue reading

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Summer Fundraising Totals

Tuesday was the deadline for candidates for Virginia office to file campaign finance reports for the July-August period. Below is a running tally of those reports, updated as the candidates announce their totals.

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GOP Ticket Talks Health Care

The Republican candidates for Virginia’s three highest offices have released a joint health care plan, less than 24 hours after President Barack Obama made his case for national reforms. Gubernatorial nominee Bob McDonnell, Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling and attorney general … Continue reading

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Poll Shows Deeds Closing the Gap

A new poll out today shows Democratic candidate for governor Creigh Deeds trailing Republican Bob McDonnell by a smaller margin than one month ago. The survey, conducted over the weekend, shows McDonnell ahead 49-42. The Republican nominee led by 14 … Continue reading

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Kaine Calls Special Session for Evidence Fix

Gov. Tim Kaine has called a special legislative session for Aug. 19 to deal with the effects of a recent Supreme Court decision. The governor made the announcement at a press conference this morning. Kaine said the decision, in Melendez-Diaz … Continue reading

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