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Joe Biden Campaigns in the Tar Heel State

Updated: 10/23/2008 - Joe Biden is back on the east coast Thursday night campaigning in North Carolina. Biden is on a bus tour of the Tar Heel state, stopping at three college campuses.

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McCain Rallies Blue Collar Workers in Florida Thursday

Updated: 10/23/2008 - Sen. John McCain kicked off his “Joe the Plumber” bus tour in Florida, aimed squarely at Florida’s blue collar workers and small business owners, whom McCain warned that Obama wanted to raise their taxes

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Barack Obama Takes A Break From Campaign Trail to Visit Sick Grandmother

Updated: 10/23/2008 - Barack Obama is taking a break from the campaign trail for a few days. He's taking time to fly to Hawaii and visit his sick grandmother. In an interview aired this morning on The CBS Early Show, Obama talked about the upcoming break, and why it's so important:

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Barack Obama Campaigns In Richmond

Updated: 10/22/2008 - Barack Obama was back in Virginia Wednesday, campaigning in Richmond with Governor Tim Kaine, and senatorial candidate Mark Warner. The economy was front and center as Obama talked to thousands at the Richmond Coliseum.

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VP Candidate Sarah Palin to Campaign in Virginia Monday

Posted: 10/22/2008 - Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin returns to Virginia on a three-city tour Monday. According to the McCain-Palin campaign, Palin plans to rally in Leesburg, Fredericksburg, and Salem.

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New Poll Suggests the Presidential Race is Getting Tighter

Updated: 10/22/2008 - A new poll suggests the presidential race has gotten a bit closer since last week's debate. The Associated Press-GfK poll has Barack Obama at 44 percent and John McCain at 43 percent among likely voters who were surveyed.

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Republican Says Presidential Race Isn't Over Yet

Updated: 10/22/2008 - John McCain says some polls may show his opponent is ahead, but he says indicators show his campaign is "coming up." McCain spoke Wednesday morning on the "Imus in the Morning" radio show. He admits he may be an underdog candidate, but says Barack Obama's lead appears to be within the margin of error.

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Obama Plans Another Virginia Stop

Updated: 10/21/2008 - Democrat Barack Obama is upping the ante in Virginia, returning Wednesday for his eighth trip into the state since June. Obama has scheduled a noon rally at the 12,000-seat Richmond Coliseum. At 5:30 p.m., he plans to hold a rally at Ida Lee Park in Leesburg.

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Absentee Voting Encouraged For Those Who Qualify

Updated: 10/20/2008 - Across the state, election officials are seeing a large increase in voter registration, in Albemarle County, more than 6,000 newly registered voters since the beginning of the year. Which is why they're encouraging voters who can to vote absentee.

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Obama Makes a Push For Virginia With Another Visit

Updated: 10/17/2008 - With a little over two weeks until the election, Barack Obama has begun to make a push for what have been Republican strongholds, including a visit to Virginia Friday.

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Talking With Local "Joe Plumber"

Updated: 01/24/2012 - After Ohio plumber Joe Wurzelbacher stole the show at Wednesday night's presidential debate, we found out that plumbers here in central Virginia are facing some of the same challenges this election season.

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Debate Reactions and an Unlikely Star Emerges

Updated: 10/16/2008 - The face to face debates are over, and there are just 19 days left to win over undecided voters. Plus, an unlikely star, Joe the Plumber, emerges on the campaign trail.

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Where the Candidates Go From Here

Updated: 10/16/2008 - The UVa Center for Politics says there may be nothing John McCain can do to turn this election around, and for the next few weeks Barack Obama will most likely be playing it safe.

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Less Than Three Weeks Until Elections

Updated: 10/15/2008 - With less than three weeks until the presidential election, some political analysts say that John McCain continues to change his political strategies to try to gain ground in the polls.

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Campaign Clothing Banned at the Polls in Virginia

Updated: 10/14/2008 - The State Board of Elections on Tuesday adopted a ban on clothing, hats, buttons or other paraphernalia that directly advocates the election or defeat of a specific candidate or issue. The ban is effective inside polling places or a long-held perimeter of 40 feet from polling place entrances.

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Palin Stumps In Richmond

Updated: 10/13/2008 - Thousands came out Monday to hear vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin as she stumped in Richmond Monday afternoon.

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McCain Campaigns in Virginia Beach

Posted: 10/13/2008 - Campaigning in Virginia Beach, John McCain says he knows Americans are worried the current financial crisis could determine the nation's future and he promised to fight for a new direction for the country.

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