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Five things to know about Virginiaa s November elections
Here are five things to know about Virginia's midterm elections: 10th CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT The most competitive election in Virginia this fall is in Northern Virginia's 10th Congressional District, where Democrats are hoping to nab the seat held by retiring Republican Rep. Frank Wolf for more than three decades.
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5 fact-checks about the high cost of college tuition
As students head back to college this month, many will find it a tough call about what's more stressful -- their homework, or their looming student debt.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
The devil is in the mortgage finance reform details
But the coming months will offer little comfort for those who rooted for such a stalemate in hope of avoiding hard decisions about fundamental parts of the current system.
Sen. Warner talks foreign policy at Bobby Scott picnic
People and politics come together every year at a picnic in Newport News, and this Labor Day was no different.
In Virginia, US Senate race unusually low key
As a swing state that holds off-year elections, Virginia is used to marquee campaigns: National groups poured millions of dollars into last year's heated matchup for governor between Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli, and presidential candidates give the state their full attention.
Parade In Buena Vista The Unofficial Start Of "Campaign Season"
On a small, wooden stage, Virginia Senator Mark Warner proclaimed ""Politics in Virginia starts in Labor Day on Buena Vista!" For 44 years, the Labor Day celebrations in the small town have served as the unofficial start to election season.
Warner and Sarvis Reach Out to JMU Students
Both candidates held separate events on the James Madison University on Aug. 31. The issues they focused on included student debt and immigration reform.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
At a town hall, a Democrat faces some heat but no fire
It was a hot day outside at Ashby Ponds, a retirement community where Sen. Mark Warner was hosting a town hall Sunday, and once inside Warner wanted to take his suit jacket off.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
In Virginia, US Senate Race Unusually Low Key
The top senate race between Democrat Mark Warner and Republican Ed Gillespie is decidedly lower key than previous elections in Virginia.
5 things to know about Virginia elections
The most competitive election in Virginia this fall is in Northern Virginia's 10th Congressional District, where Democrats are hoping to nab the seat held by retiring Republican Rep. Frank Wolf for more than three decades.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
GOP nominees in W.Va., Va. bet on high school game
Republican nominees for U.S. Senate from Virginia and West Virginia have made a friendly wager on the outcome of a high school football game between schools from their states.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Va. senators urge reform to "repair" state's rep
As the federal corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, moved toward closing arguments, Virginia's two U.S. senators urged state lawmakers to move quickly to tighten the commonwealth's ethics laws.
Locked out of debates, Libertarian finds another venue
Robert Sarvis complains that he has been unfairly shut out of debates between his opponents in the U.S. Senate race - Republican Ed Gillespie and Democratic incumbent Mark Warner.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Virginia Senate candidates to talk tech
The two men competing to represent Virginia in the Senate next year will share a stage in coming weeks to talk about technology issues.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Across Loudoun, Gillespie pitches economic plan, condemns Obamacare
Republicans Ed Gillespie and state Del. Barbara Comstock visited Tart Lumber in Sterling Monday.
The Washington Post
a Gop Majority in the Senate will have its limits
My able colleague and Democratic friend Carter Eskew made a valid point this morning in his post, " Why moderates will matter in 2016 ."
The Washington Post
Key question in FBI relocation: Where do its employees live?
A central tussle in the tug-of-war between Maryland and Virginia officials over where to relocate the FBI headquarters is where members of the FBI headquarters staff actually live.
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Sen. Kaine learns about oysters at VIMS in Gloucester Point
Sen. Tim Kaine got schooled Monday at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science - a visit he says armed him in his mission to convince others in the U.S. Senate to continue funding critical research.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
VIDEO: Ed Gillespie pushes tax cuts during Northern Virginia campaign swing
Virginia Republican candidate for Senate Ed Gillespie pushed the need to lower the corporate tax rate to 25 percent Monday during his recent campaign tour through Northern Virginia.
Elections ad roundup: Tom Foley's infamous "You failed" gaffe returns to haunt him
The ad uses footage of Foley's infamous late July press conference , where his attempts to blame Democratic Gov. Dan Malloy for the closure of a paper goods plants.