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Funding Virginia's Political Campaigns

Posted: 08/24/2009 - How much is too much when it comes to funding politicians in Virginia? One group is calling for reform in the commonwealth.

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House of Delegates Candidates Speak at Forum

Posted: 08/12/2009 - The candidates hoping to represent Charlottesville and Western Albemarle County in the House of Delegates spoke at a Forum Wednesday, giving voters a chance to hear how they would vote in Richmond.

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58th District Candidates, Bell and Neff, Face Off

Updated: 08/13/2009 - Candidates hoping to make it to the Virginia General Assembly as delegates faced off at a forum Wednesday. In the 58th district, Incumbent Delegate Rob Bell (R) has a large war chest and is very well known, an obstacle his challenger Cynthia Neff (D) is hoping to overcome.

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Creigh Deeds Launches "Deeds Country" Tour in Charlottesville

Updated: 08/03/2009 - The Democrat running for Governor in Virginia is beginning a week-long tour Sunday in an effort to turn rural and southwestern Virginia into "Deeds Country." He's starting in Charlottesville. When Deeds took the podium he discussed his transportation plan.

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Virgil Goode Will Not Try to Recapture His Seat in 2010

Updated: 07/27/2009 - Former 5th District Congressman Virgil Goode (R) announced Monday that he will not be running to recapture his seat in 2010. Political rookie Bradley Rees announced that he will be running for the Republican nomination.

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Gov. Kaine Calls Special Legislative Session for August

Updated: 07/22/2009 - Gov. Tim Kaine called a special legislative session Wednesday to address a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that prosecutors say is jeopardizing some criminal cases. Kaine said at a news conference that the session will be held Aug. 19.

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Governor Candidates Debate Over How Many Debates to Have

Posted: 07/21/2009 - First, Republican Bob McDonnell challenged his Democratic foe in the governor's race, Creigh Deeds, to 10 debates. Three weeks later, Deeds on Tuesday presented a list of 10 debates and forums he finds acceptable. Now McDonnell says he doesn't like Deeds' proposals.

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BET Co-Founder and Kaine Supporter Endorses McDonnell

Updated: 07/20/2009 - Sheila Johnson, a billionaire co-founder of television's Black Entertainment Television network and an important Democratic donor, is endorsing Republican Bob McDonnell for governor.

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McDonnell and Deeds Speak at American Legion Convention

Updated: 07/11/2009 - After some relative downtime, the candidates in Virginia's race for Governor are ready to enter the home stretch. Both Republican Bob McDonnell and Democrat Creigh Deeds hit the road this weekend looking for votes.

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GOP Candidate Bob McDonnell Wary of Receiving Help from Palin

Posted: 07/08/2009 - In New Jersey and Virginia, both of which have competitive governors' races this year, the prospect of a visit from the party's 2008 vice presidential nominee has so far drawn a muted response from the GOP contenders in both states.

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Bob McDonnell First to Advertise in Governor's Race

Posted: 06/24/2009 - Republican Bob McDonnell is the first gubernatorial candidate to start advertising on television. McDonnell will spend about $300,000 for a 10-day run of a 30-second ad in Virginia's downstate broadcast and cable markets.

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McAuliffe Supporters Look Ahead

Updated: 06/09/2009 - McAuliffe's supporters in Charlottesville say they'll support Deeds and don't see primary loss as a defeat.

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Update: Jody Wagner Wins Dem. Lt. Gov. Primary

Updated: 06/09/2009 - Former state Finance Secretary Jody Wagner has defeated Democratic campaign strategist A. Michael Signer to become the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor.

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Local Republicans Gearing Up for Response after Primaries

Updated: 06/09/2009 - The winner of the Democratic Primary will face Republican candidate Bob McDonnell in the November election for Governor. Our local Republican campaigns are getting ready for a political battle.

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Gun-Rights Advocates Could Play A Role in Governor Election

Updated: 06/04/2009 - Gun rights advocates don't typically engage in democratic politics. However, Northern Virginia-based "opencarry.org" is encouraging its members, republican, independent, and libertarian, to go vote in the Democratic primary and cast their vote for Brian Moran

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