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Retiring Sen. Warner May Vote Democrat in Upcoming Senate Election

Posted: 10/05/2008 - Retiring Virginia Senator John W. Warner (R-Va.) beat his Democratic opponent, Mark R. Warner, by six percentage points in the Old Dominion’s “Warner vs. Warner” race of 1996. Now, he might cross party lines and vote for Mark Warner as his successor in the Senate.

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Push to Register Felons to Vote Could Aid Obama

Posted: 10/05/2008 - Virginia is one of two states that permanently bar felons from voting, but Virginia Governor Tim Kaine is working to change that by Election Day this November.

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Biden to Spend Sunday in Virginia

Posted: 10/03/2008 - Democratic Vice Presidential Nominee Joe Biden will make campaign stops in Roanoke and Richmond on Sunday. Biden's visit follow's Barack Obama's scheduled campaign stop on Saturday in Newport News

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CHS Debate Team Watching VP Debate Closely

Updated: 01/24/2012 - Some young debaters here in Charlottesville are taking a special interest in tonight's Vice Presidential debate; members of the debate team at Charlottesville High School will be watching and hoping to learn from the pros.

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VP Candidates Talk About Their Debate Expectations

Updated: 10/02/2008 - Sarah Palin and Joe Biden will face off Thursday night for their first and only debate in this presidential contest. The spotlight is on the number two. Days of cramming and prepping will be put to the test in a face-off between stark opposites: Republican VP pick Sarah Palin and Democrat Joe Biden.

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Joe Biden and Sarah Palin Prepare for Thursday's VP Debate

Updated: 10/01/2008 - Democratic Vice-Presidential candidate Joe Biden is spending time in his home state of Delaware just days before his scheduled debate with on Thursday with Sarah Palin. Meanwhile, Vice-Presidential candidate Sarah Palin is taking some time off the trail this week also to prepare for the debate.

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Candidates Discuss Merits of Bailout Bill

Updated: 09/28/2008 - Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain on Sunday gingerly embraced a newly negotiated congressional deal for a $700 billion bailout of the hobbled financial industry.

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Foreign Policy Debate May Also Touch on Economy

Updated: 09/26/2008 - Even though Friday's debate between John McCain and Barack Obama is supposed to focus on foreign policy, you shouldn't be surprised to hear some discussion of the economy. Moderator Jim Lehrer of PBS is indicating that he won't be constrained by the boundaries negotiated by the two campaigns months ago, considering the crisis facing the financial system.

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John McCain Decides to Attend Debate

Posted: 09/26/2008 - John McCain says he's going to be at the first presidential debate, even though Congress doesn't have a bailout deal.

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Reactions to the Bailout on the Campaign Trail

Updated: 09/25/2008 - McCain spoke to the Clinton Global Initiative summit in New York, where he said time was running out to save the economy.Obama agreed that a quick economic solution is imperative, but insisted that now is a time for campaigning more than ever.

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New Poll Shows Clinton Supporters Unmoved By Obama

Updated: 09/23/2008 - Troubling numbers for Barack Obama out of a new Associated Press and Yahoo news poll, which says the meter hasn't moved among Clinton supporters since June as far as support for Obama.

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Palin Meets World Leaders, Media Access Limited

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, who has not held a press conference in nearly four weeks of campaigning, on Tuesday barred most pool reporters from her meeting with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, the first foreign head of state she has ever met.

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Liberty U. Making it Easy for Students to Vote

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Liberty University has an ambitious plan to get all of its students to vote. Classes have been canceled for Election Day and buses have been arranged to get students to the polls.

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Panel Discusses Religion and Politics

Updated: 09/23/2008 - The UVa Center for Politics sponsored a forum to discuss how religion has influenced politics. Panelists discussed how religious voters align with parties and candidates and the large role religion plays in politics.

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Seminar: Obama and Foreign Policy

Updated: 09/20/2008 - Dozens of Democrat supporters packed the Northside Library in Albemarle Square to discuss foreign policy. Jane Harman discussed why Obama is the stronger candidate in terms of foreign policy.

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