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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 »

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2012 at 5:57 PM
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By Perry Stein

PM Read: Support for Gay Prosecutor Judiclal Appointment

PM Read: Support for Gay Prosecutor Judiclal Appointment

Lawyers representing five of Richmond's biggest firms wrote a letter to the presiding judge of the Richmond Circuit Court saying that Tracy Thorne-Begland would be an “outstanding jurist.” Read »

Monday, Jun 11, 2012 at 9:37 PM
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By Julie Carey

Low Turnout Expected for Virginia Primary

Virginia's race for U.S. Senate is expected to be one of the most closely watched this fall, but voter turnout for tomorrow's primary is expected to be low. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 28, 2012 at 8:52 PM
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By Perry Stein

PM Read: No Democratic Competition for Kaine

PM Read: No Democratic Competition for Kaine

With the deadline to submit petition signatures to be on the ballot looming, it looks like Tim Kaine won't have any Democratic competitors and will instead go straight to the general election. His presumed... Read »

Wednesday, Mar 7, 2012 at 9:32 AM
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By Julie Carey

Room for Romney to Improve in Virginia

Mitt Romney easily won Virginia’s two-person Republican party with 59 percent of the vote, but it didn’t turn out to be a winner-take-all victory for the GOP front-runner. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 6, 2012 at 9:31 PM
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By Matthew Stabley

NBC Projects Romney Wins Virginia Primary

NBC Projects Romney Wins Virginia Primary

NBC projects Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has won the Virginia primary, where Ron Paul was his only competition on the ballot. Read »

Monday, Mar 5, 2012 at 10:19 PM
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By Julie Carey

Virginia Out of Super Tuesday Spotlight

Virginia Out of Super Tuesday Spotlight

Mitt Romney is predicted to have an easy victory in Virginia's Republican presidential primary Tuesday because the commonwealth’s ballot is a bit different from other primaries. Read »

Thursday, Mar 1, 2012 at 11:31 AM
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By Ryan Nobles

Chaos and the Virginia Primary

Chaos and the Virginia Primary

The Virginia presidential primary is now less than a week away, and even though there are only two of a possible four candidates on the ballot, there is still the potential for the vote to create havoc. Read »

Monday, Jan 23, 2012 at 6:15 PM
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By Perry Stein

Thousands Gather for DC Pro-Life Rally

Thousands Gather for DC Pro-Life Rally

Protesters mark the 39th anniversary of Roe V. Wade. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2012 at 8:45 PM
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By Larry O'Dell, Associated Press

Appeals Court Refuses to Add Perry to Va. Ballot

Appeals Court Refuses to Add Perry to Va. Ballot

A federal appeals court has rejected Texas Gov. Rick Perry's bid to be placed on Virginia's Republican presidential primary ballot. Read »

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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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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.
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