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Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at 2:31 PM
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By Julie Carey

Reorganization in Cuccinelli Campaign as McAuliffe Leads in Polls

There is staff reorganization in Ken Cuccinelli's campaign for Virginia governor as recent polls show the Republican trailing Democrat Terry McAuliffe. Read »

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at 2:31 PM
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By Bob Lewis

Cuccinelli Donates Value of Gifts

Cuccinelli Donates Value of Gifts

Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli has given a Richmond charity $18,000, the same value of gifts he accepted from a troubled nutritional supplements maker and its CEO, after months of being... Read »

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at 2:31 PM

Court Refuses to Delay Ruling Striking Down Va. Anti-Sodomy Law

Court Refuses to Delay Ruling Striking Down Va. Anti-Sodomy Law

Virginia's attorney general lost his bid to delay a lower court ruling that struck down the state's anti-sodomy law while the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether to hear his appeal. Read »

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at 2:31 PM

Cuccinelli Asks McDonnell for Special Session on Ethics

Cuccinelli Asks McDonnell for Special Session on Ethics

The campaign for Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, the Republican candidate for governor, confirmed Cuccinelli asked Gov. Bob McDonnell to call a special session to address ethics reform. Read »

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at 2:31 PM

Response Filed on Bid to Stay Virginia Sodomy Ruling

Response Filed on Bid to Stay Virginia Sodomy Ruling

Lawyers who successfully challenged Virginia's anti-sodomy law are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reject the state's request to stay the lower court ruling while the case is on appeal. Read »

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at 2:31 PM
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By Bob Lewis

Documents: SEC Probing McAuliffe's Former E-Car Firm

Documents: SEC Probing McAuliffe's Former E-Car Firm

The electric-car company headed until last fall by Democratic Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe and a sister company led by the brother of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are under... Read »

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at 2:31 PM
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By David Culver

McAuliffe Wants 'Fair Opportunity' for Latinos in Va.

Virginia's Latino community is finding a growing voice in the race for governor. Read »

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at 2:31 PM
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By Chuck Thies

Thies: Ew, Virginia! E.W. Jackson

Thies: Ew, Virginia! E.W. Jackson

Jackson needs to go and there is an ideal candidate to replace him Read »

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at 2:31 PM
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By Bob Lewis

Va.’s First GOP Gov. Supports Democrat McAuliffe

Va.’s First GOP Gov. Supports Democrat McAuliffe

The first Republican to break the stranglehold Democrats held on Virginia's executive mansion since Reconstruction is supporting the Democrat in this fall's race for governor. Read »

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at 2:31 PM
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By Chuck Thies

Thies: Is Terry McAuliffe Mitt Romney?

Thies: Is Terry McAuliffe Mitt Romney?

The Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate's wealth and business experience expose him to the same criticism Mitt Romney faced. Read »

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Julie Carey
Julie Carey News4 Virginia Reporter Julie Carey is a News4 reporter focusing on Virginia issues and politics.
Chris Gordon
Chris Gordon News4 Maryland Reporter Chris Gordon is a legal analyst and reporter for NBC4, focusing on Maryland.
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Mark Murray NBC News Deputy Political Director Mark Murray is the NBC News Deputy Political Director, NBC News First Read analyst and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
Tom Sherwood News4 Political Reporter Tom Sherwood is a reporter for News4 specializing in politics and the D.C. government.
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