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Wednesday, Oct 31, 2012 at 10:57 AM
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By Perry Stein

AM Read: Does Pepco Deserve All the Credit?

AM Read: Does Pepco Deserve All the Credit?

Just a few months ago Pepco was informally dubbed the most hated company in America. Now, it's being lauded for keeping the lights on during Sandy. Read »

Thursday, Oct 25, 2012 at 10:49 PM
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By Julie Carey
      

Obama Visits Richmond in Tour of Battleground States

President Barack Obama's two-day barnstorming blitz to six battleground states had already taken a toll on his voice when he made stop five in Richmond, Va., Thursday afternoon. Read »

Saturday, Oct 20, 2012 at 1:52 PM
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By Julie Carey

President Suggests Opponent Has “Romnesia”

President Suggests Opponent Has “Romnesia”

There's a new buzzword in President Barack Obama's re-election campaign: "Romnesia." Read »

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2012 at 8:55 AM
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By Chuck Thies

Opinion: Obama and Romney Deadlocked in Virginia

Opinion: Obama and Romney Deadlocked in Virginia

As the two candidates prepare to debate tonight, Virginia hangs in the balance. Read »

Thursday, Sep 27, 2012 at 7:24 PM
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By Carissa DiMargo
      

Mitt Romney, Julie Carey: One on One

"My campaign is about 100 percent of Americans," Romney said in Virginia Thursday. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 at 9:49 PM

Post Poll Shows Clear Lead for Obama in Virginia

Post Poll Shows Clear Lead for Obama in Virginia

A new Washington Post poll shows President Barack Obama with a clear lead over Republican candidate Mitt Romney. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012 at 8:08 AM

Romney Campaigning in Fairfax Thursday

Romney Campaigning in Fairfax Thursday

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney will be in our area tomorrow holding a rally late tomorrow morning at Van Dyck Park in Fairfax. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012 at 8:25 AM

President to Visit Charlottesville Next Wednesday

President to Visit Charlottesville Next Wednesday

President Barack Obama is coming back to Virginia next week. Read »

Monday, Aug 20, 2012 at 4:43 PM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Virginia GOPs Slam Akin's Rape Remarks

Virginia GOPs Slam Akin's Rape Remarks

George Allen and Bob McDonnell are criticizing a Missouri congressman who said a woman's body "has ways" to prevent pregnancy after rape. Read »

Saturday, Aug 11, 2012 at 2:31 AM
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By Julie Carey
      

Crucial Commonwealth Campaign for GOP, Dems

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney kicks off a new multi-state bus tour Saturday in Virginia, a state where voters are split almost even between Romney and President Barack Obama. Read »

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Julie Carey
Julie Carey News4 Virginia Reporter Julie Carey is a News4 reporter focusing on Virginia issues and politics.
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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.
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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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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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