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Kaine "Likely" to Seek Webb's Senate Seat

Updated: 03/14/2011 - A senior Democratic spokesman says Democratic National Committee chairman Tim Kaine told a college government class he's likely to run for a U.S. Senate seat next year.

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Poll: Allen-Kaine Senate Race Would Be a Dead Heat

Updated: 03/01/2011 - With Jim Webb’s retirement, the Virginia Senate race for 2012 looks like a 50/50 proposition. Public Policy Polling reports Allen tied with former Governor Tim Kaine, should the Democrat choose to enter the race.

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Hurt Responds to Tea Party Complaint

Updated: 02/21/2011 - The Jefferson Area Tea Party issued a statement Friday expressing its disappointment in Fifth District Congressman Robert Hurt's failure to vote to cut funding to the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter alternate engine. Hurt issued a response.

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Kaine Mulls Run for Vacant Senate Seat

Updated: 02/16/2011 - Tim Kaine is now considering running for Jim Webb's Senate seat. The former Virginia Governor and current Democratic Party Chairman told USA Today he will talk with President Obama before making a final decision.

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Warner Wants Kaine to Run for Vacant Senate Seat

Posted: 02/11/2011 - Two days after Senator Jim Webb announced his retirement, no Democrat has stepped forward to run for his seat. Although, Senator Mark Warner has his hopes set on someone.

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Warner Speaks on Webb's Retirement

Updated: 02/10/2011 - First-term Democratic Senator Jim Webb announced Wednesday that he will retire when his term is up next year.

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Local Radio Ad Targets Congressman Hurt

Posted: 01/31/2011 - A new radio ad that targets Fifth District Congressman Robert Hurt will begin playing on local stations Monday evening.

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Cantor: I Believe Obama Is a US Citizen

Updated: 01/23/2011 - Republican Virginia congressman Eric Cantor, the new Republican House majority leader, says he doesn't think questions about President Barack Obama's citizenship should play a role in the discussion of policy matters.

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College Teams Compete to Redraw Va. Political Map

Posted: 01/20/2011 - Teams of college students will compete to draw new maps for Virginia's 11 congressional districts, 100 state House of Delegates districts and 40 state Senate seats.

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McDonnell to Focus on Transportation in GA Session

Updated: 01/09/2011 - Gov. Bob McDonnell has a list of priorities he wants to get done, as lawmakers prepare for the next session of the General Assembly to begin Wednesday. His biggest priority is transportation, and he has more than $900 million in the bank to do it.

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One-on-One with Congressman-elect Robert Hurt

Updated: 12/20/2010 - Congressman-elect Robert Hurt won the 5th District seat in a close race that gained national attention. In part one of a two-part series, he's speaking out about representing left-leaning areas in the district and his first impressions of Washington.

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Hurt Thanks Supporters in Charlottesville Stop

Updated: 12/18/2010 - Congressman-elect Robert Hurt made a stop in Charlottesville Saturday afternoon. The Republican from Chatham wanted to thank his supporters who helped him defeat incumbent Congressman Tom Perriello in the midterm elections.

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Deeds Seeking Re-election to Virginia Senate

Updated: 12/06/2010 - State Senator Creigh Deeds announced Monday morning that he is running for re-election. Deeds has represented the 25th District of the Senate of Virginia since December 2001.

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Hurt Wins: What It Means for 5th District

Updated: 11/03/2010 - Republican Robert Hurt is next in line for Virginia's Fifth District Congressional seat, but what exactly does his victory mean? CBS19's Stephanie Satchell and Ruth Showalter set out to find that answer.

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Robert Hurt Wins 5th District Election

Updated: 11/03/2010 - Republican challenger Robert Hurt was declared the winner in Virginia's Fifth Congressional District shortly before 9pm Tuesday night. Incumbent Tom Perriello conceded the race to Hurt a few minutes later.

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Perriello Concedes 5th District Race to Hurt

Updated: 11/03/2010 - When Tom Perriello was first elected to United States Congress two years ago, the party stretched long into the night. However, the party was over almost before it began this time around.

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Local, Statewide 2010 Midterm Election Results

Updated: 11/02/2010 - Up to the minute county-by-county and statewide Midterm Election results. Races include the Fifth and Seventh U.S. Congressional Districts. Local results from: Albemarle, Charlottesville, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Goochland, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Nelson and Orange.

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Candidates Make Last Minute Push for Votes

Updated: 11/01/2010 - With less than 24 hours until polls open across Virginia's Fifth Congressional District, both candidates are making a late push to sway undecided voters and to rally their political base.

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