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Thursday, Nov 15, 2012 at 9:45 AM
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By Shani O. Hilton

Gov. Bob McDonnell Is Mr. Popularity

Gov. Bob McDonnell Is Mr. Popularity

A new Quinnipiac survey holds some good news for Virginia Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell. 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 »

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2012 at 9:42 AM
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By Perry Stein

Poll: Obama Has 4-Point Lead in Virginia

Poll: Obama Has 4-Point Lead in Virginia

Obama once again has a lead in Virginia, polling 49 to 45 percent against Romney in the state. Read »

Thursday, Jun 7, 2012 at 10:10 PM
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By BOB LEWIS

Gay Marriage Won't Affect Majority of Virginians’ Vote

Gay Marriage Won't Affect Majority of Virginians’ Vote

A new statewide poll shows that while Virginians are deeply divided on the issue of gay marriage, a majority say the issue won't affect how they vote in November's presidential election. Read »

Thursday, Jun 7, 2012 at 2:45 PM
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By Evan Pioch

Obama Still Leads Romney in Latest Virginia Poll

Obama Still Leads Romney in Latest Virginia Poll

President Barack Obama still leads GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney in the latest Quinnipiac poll in Virginia -- the first since the Massachusetts governor clinched the Republican nomination in late May. Read »

Monday, Feb 20, 2012 at 9:19 AM
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By Perry Stein

AM Read: Santorum Tops Obama in Va. Poll

AM Read: Santorum Tops Obama in Va. Poll

A new poll shows that Santorum would beat President Obama in a hypothetical match up in Virginia. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2011 at 2:59 AM
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By Jim Iovino

Allen GOP Challengers Behind: Poll

Allen GOP Challengers Behind: Poll

George Allen has already held a debate with the Democratic rival in the 2012 Senate race, and judging by a new poll released Tuesday, he may not have to worry much about the other Republicans vying for the party... Read »

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2011 at 4:59 PM
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By Jim Iovino

Latest Poll: Virginia Backs Gingrich

Latest Poll: Virginia Backs Gingrich

Newt Gingrich is building quite a lead in the Republican presidential race in Virginia, according to a new poll conducted by Public Policy Polling. Read »

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