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Wednesday, Nov 6, 2013 at 9:01 PM
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By Julie Carey
      

Virginia Democrats and Republicans Learn From Election

A look at the lessons learned by Democrats and Republicans from Tuesday's election. Read »

Monday, Nov 4, 2013 at 6:30 PM
      

Big Names in Final 'Get Out the Vote' Push in Virginia

President Barack Obama headlined a rally for the Democratic candidate for Virginia governor, Terrry McAuliffe, Sunday afternoon at Arlington's Washington-Lee High School. Read »

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at 3:41 PM
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By Carissa Dimargo

Rand Paul: Eugenics Possible With Today's Technology

Rand Paul: Eugenics Possible With Today's Technology

Paul joined Republican Ken Cuccinelli's campaign for Virginia governor during a stop Monday at Liberty University and said a cheek swab or prenatal test could predict an individual's potential based on DNA.... Read »

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at 3:27 PM
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By Julie Carey
      

New Charges, Countercharges in Virginia Governor's Race

Democrats are putting a spotlight on some new comments about abortion by Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli while Republicans continue to demand Democrat Terry McAuliffe reveal more about his... Read »

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at 3:06 PM
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By Matthew Stabley

Images From the Virginia Gubernatorial Debate

The Democratic and Republican candidates for governor of Virginia debated in... See Full Gallery »

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 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 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 »

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at 2:31 PM
McAuliffe Addresses Criticism Over Business Record

McAuliffe Addresses Criticism Over Business Record

Some Virginia republicans accuse democrat Terry McAuliffe of exaggerating his business record during his run for governor. Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey asked McAuliffe about the criticism Thursday... Watch »

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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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