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  1. GOP opts for nominating convention in 5th DistrictRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | NBC29

    Republicans in Virginia's 5th District will choose their nominee for Congress in a convention instead of an open primary. The Daily Progress reports that the district's GOP committee voted 19-16 Saturday in favor of a convention.

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  2. GOP Will Use Convention To Pick NomineeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    GOP activists gathered Saturday in Albemarle County, and chose the convention method as opposed to a primary. There are five candidates for the House seat that Republican Robert Hurt will vacate after the November 8th general election.

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  3. New GOP Hopeful Enters RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    Another Republican is running for Congress. Andrew Griffin, who's from the Lynchburg area, is the latest to announce he wants the GOP nomination in the 5th District.

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  4. Lynchburg man becomes 5th GOP candidate for Hurt's seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Andrew Griffin, of Lynchburg, announced Thursday that he will be looking to replace Robert Hurt, R-Chatham, who previously announced that he would be retiring at the end of his current term next year.

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  5. Dittmar Campaign Has New TotalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    The congressional campaign of Democrat Jane Dittmar has released updated fundraising totals. Supporters of the former Albemarle Supervisors' Chairwoman say their candidate raised more than $153,000 by the end of December.

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  6. GOP race for Congress in 5th District heats upRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Fauquier.com

    The field of Republican candidates for Congress in the 5th District swelled to four while the Democratic field shrunk by one over the past week.

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  7. Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 2/1Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Swing State Project

    WTF? A group of armed right-wing extremists occupy a federal building-and they don't even get charged with trespass? a- WI-08 : On Saturday evening, GOP Rep. Reid Ribble announced that he would not seek a fourth term . Romney and Republican Senate candidate Tommy Thompson only carried this Green Bay-area seat 51-48 and 50-47 respectively while they were losing statewide in 2012, and Obama took it 54-45 in 2008 .

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  8. Whited kicks off bid for 5th District congressional seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Fauquier.com

    Joe Whited, a Republican candidate for the 5th District of Virginia, will hold a rally to kick off his campaign at the Washington Volunteer Fire and Rescue building, 10 Firehouse Lanes, Washington, Va., at noon on Friday.

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  9. Press to return to Virginia Senate floor MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Martinsville Bulletin

    In this Jan. 14 photo, Richmond Times-Dispatch reporter Jim Nolan and columnist Jeff Schapiro cover the Virginia Senate at the State Capitol in Richmond, from the gallery.

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  10. Whited kicks off bid for 5th District congressional seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Fauquier.com

    Joe Whited, a Republican candidate for the 5th District of Virginia, will hold a rally to kick off his campaign at the Washington Volunteer Fire and Rescue building, 10 Firehouse Lanes, Washington, Va., at noon on Friday.

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  11. Whited Joins Race for Congressional SeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | WCAV

    The Navy veteran is the fourth Republican to announce a race for the U.S. House seat being vacated by Republican Representative Robert Hurt. The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate.

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  12. Ericke Cage Suspends Run for 5th DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | WCAV

    Cage, who was once a staffer for former Representative Tom Perriello, cited financial reasons for his departure from the race. His announcement means former Albemarle County Supervisor Jane Dittmar will be the lone Democratic candidate vying for Representative Robert Hurt's seat in the House of Representatives.

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  13. Cage drops out of race for 5th District seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | SoVaNow.com

    As of 11 a.m. Friday, Virginia State Police were reporting mostly minor incidents on roadways as winter storm conditions swept over the Commonwealth. Ericke Cage, a Halifax County native and congressional staffer who served under former 5th District Rep. Tom Perriello, has dropped out of the race to secure the Democratic nomination for the 5th District seat, which has come open with the pending retirement of current representative Robert Hurt of Chatham.

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  14. Republican Rep. Scott Rigell won't seekaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    Republican Rep. Scott Rigell won't seek re-election U.S. Rep. Scott Rigell says he will not seek re-election when his term ends this year. Check out this story on 13newsnow.com: http://on.wvec.com/1USo1DB US Congressman Scott Rigell, R-VA, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, September 1, 2013, before a closed, members-only security briefing on Syria.

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  15. Virginia Urges Supreme Court to Let Redistricting Plan StandRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | Roll Call

    Virginia's election officials urged the Supreme Court on Thursday to keep in place a new, judge-selected redistricting plan for this year's congressional elections, putting the officials at odds with 10 current and former members of the state's Republican delegation in Congress. Halting the plan, put in place Jan. 7, would again allow 'racial packing" to taint elections following the redistricting that occurred after the 2010 census, the Virginia State Board of Elections said in a brief.

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  16. Trump at LibertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | SoVaNow.com

    The Donald Trump campaign stormed into central Virginia on Monday with a raucous turnout of 10,000 people who came to hear the Republican presidential frontrunner speak at Liberty University on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. A small contingent of students and alumni of the Christian evangelical school opposed Trump's appearance on the national holiday to honor the civil rights icon, but that sentiment was overwhelmed by the support that the candidate received at Liberty's tri-weekly student convocation.

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  17. Hurt: - I have loved every bit of it'Read the original story

    Friday Jan 15 | Franklin News-Post

    A belief in the power of representative democracy and working for the future of the United States drove 15 years of work in public office, U.S. Rep. Robert Hurt, R-5th District said this week. Hurt also opened up on the process of deciding whether to seek re-election this year.

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  18. Rep. Scott Rigell to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | The Hill

    Rep. Scott Rigell won't seek reelection this year after his three terms in the House, he announced Thursday. Upon his election in the 2010 GOP wave, Rigell pledged to serve no more than 12 years.

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  19. Republican Virginia Rep. Scott Rigell won't seek re-electionRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 14 | NBC29

    The three-term Republican from Virginia said in a statement Wednesday that he felt like he had achieved his goal of reducing discretionary federal spending and was ready to come home. Rigell says he did not want to make a career out of serving in Congress and said he will refuse any retirement benefits.

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  20. Rep. Scott Rigell retiring in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | The Washington Post

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