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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 »

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at 2:31 PM
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By Carissa DiMargo

McAuliffe Continues Slight Lead in Va. Gov. Race

McAuliffe Continues Slight Lead in Va. Gov. Race

However, the lead isn't statistically significant. Read »

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

McAuliffe, Cuccinelli Split Time at VPAP Luncheon

McAuliffe, Cuccinelli Split Time at VPAP Luncheon

It wasn't a debate, but the two candidates for governor of Virginia separately addressed the same crowd at a Richmond luncheon Thursday. Read »

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at 2:31 PM

Richmond Prosecutor Investigating McDonnell

Richmond Prosecutor Investigating McDonnell

Richmond's top prosecutor is looking into gifts to Gov. Bob McDonnell in an investigation requested by Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. Read »

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at 2:31 PM
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By NBC Washington, Associated Press

GOP State Convention Kicks Off in Virginia

GOP State Convention Kicks Off in Virginia

The party will formally nominate Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli as its candidate for governor. Read »

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

Va. AG Hires Law Firm for Governor's Office

Va. AG Hires Law Firm for Governor's Office

Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli cited a conflict of interest Wednesday in recusing his office from representing Gov. Bob McDonnell and hiring private lawyers to handle matters arising from a case pending against... Read »

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

Cuccinelli Explains Failure to Disclose Gifts

Virginia Attorney General and GOP gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli provided a fuller explanation Wednesday for why he failed to initially disclose gifts he accepted from the CEO of a company that's now... Read »

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

Cuccinelli Releases Omitted Gifts

Cuccinelli Releases Omitted Gifts

Virginia Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli has disclosed several additional gifts, including flights and vacation lodgings worth thousands of dollars, that he says he... Read »

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

Cuccinelli Attacks McAuliffe on Tax Returns

Cuccinelli Attacks McAuliffe on Tax Returns

Ken Cuccinelli borrows a page from Barack Obama's playbook. 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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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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