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Monday, Oct 1, 2012 at 8:03 AM

Cantor, Powell to Debate in Richmond

Cantor, Powell to Debate in Richmond

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is set to debate an opponent for only the second time since he was elected to Congress in 2000. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2012 at 6:16 PM
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By Perry Stein

PM Read: Outrage, Questions in Firing of UVA Pres

PM Read: Outrage, Questions in Firing of UVA Pres

Thirty-nine department chairs and program directors at the University of Virginia issued a letter protesting the Board of Visitors’ decision to remove President Teresa Sullivan. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2012 at 11:40 AM
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By Jim Iovino

Cantor Backs Bolling in '13 Va. Gov Race

Cantor Backs Bolling in '13 Va. Gov Race

It's official: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is backing Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling over Ken Cuccinelli in next year's GOP governor's race in Virginia. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2012 at 10:27 PM
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By Julie Carey, Bob Lewis - Associated Press

Allen, Cantor, Moran Win Va. Primaries

Allen, Cantor, Moran Win Va. Primaries

Senate hopeful George Allen, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and Rep. Jim Moran won their primary elections in Virginia Tuesday, according to the Associated Press. Read »

Friday, Jun 8, 2012 at 7:05 PM
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By Perry Stein

PM Read: Traffic Cams Bring DC Big Bucks

PM Read: Traffic Cams Bring DC Big Bucks

Speed and red-light cameras in D.C. brought in a record amount of money last year and are expected to bring in even more this year. Read »

Monday, Jan 2, 2012 at 10:12 AM
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By Jim Iovino

Morning Read: Cantor's 60 Minutes Moment

Morning Read: Cantor's 60 Minutes Moment

It's all you ever wanted to know about Eric Cantor, and more. Read »

Monday, Dec 12, 2011 at 11:50 AM
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By Ryan Nobles

Cantor Confident Deal Will Get Done

Cantor Confident Deal Will Get Done

It is becoming a regular occurrence in Washington. Another deadline, another conflict and another looming showdown. 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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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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Chuck Todd NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd is the NBC News Political Director, host of “The Daily Rundown” on MSNBC and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
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