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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
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By Bob Lewis

Thin Turnout at Political Parade in Va.

Thin Turnout at Political Parade in Va.

All seven candidates on Virginia's November statewide election ballot turned out Monday for the annual political parade and speeches in Buena Vista, but they encountered the leanest turnout and lowest rate of... Read »

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at 2:31 PM
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By Domenico Montanaro

Why Terry McAuliffe’s Winning in the Race for Governor

Why Terry McAuliffe’s Winning in the Race for Governor

Why is it that McAuliffe is up 48-42 percent in the latest Quinnipiac poll among likely voters over his Republican attorney general rival? Simple: Follow the money. 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

Cuccinelli Not Worried About Mansion Chef Politics

Cuccinelli Not Worried About Mansion Chef Politics

Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli said he's not worried about how the case involving embezzlement charges against a former Virginia Executive Mansion chef will affect his gubernatorial campaign. Read »

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at 2:31 PM

Va. Gubernatorial Debate Set for Sept. 25

Va. Gubernatorial Debate Set for Sept. 25

The commonwealth's gubernatorial candidates will debate on Northern Virginia business and the economy. The debate will air live Wednesday, Sept. 25. 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.
Domenico Montanaro
Domenico Montanaro NBC News Political Reporter Domenico Montanaro is an NBC News Political Reporter, analyst for NBC News' First Read and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
Mark Murray
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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