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ReporterThe 2012 election is still 14 months away, but Virginia's U.S. Senate race is a statistical dead heat. According to a poll conducted by Roanoke College, Republican George Allen leads Democrat Tim Kaine 42 percent to 39 percent, with 19 percent undecided....
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Democrat Earl Ray Tomblin has won a special election for governor in West Virginia, overcoming Republican attempts to tie him to President Barack Obama and the health care plan. Tomblin has served as acting governor since Joe...
ReporterRepublican George Allen brought his campaign for the U.S. Senate to Botetourt County Wednesday. He outlined a three-part plan he says will help businesses create jobs, save taxpayers' money and protect workers rights. Allen unveiled his "Freedom to...
ReporterThere were few fireworks, but plenty of disagreement in a debate involving State Senate Candidates Tuesday night. Democrat Bert Dodson and Republican Tom Garrett met at Randolph College. The candidates come from opposite ends of the 22nd District, and...
ReporterThe Senate Education and Health Committee has approved legislation that would require a woman to have an ultrasound examination before an abortion. HB 462 was amended to include changes proposed Wednesday by Governor Bob McDonnell. The bill now requires...
ReporterWith less than a month to go until Election Day, campaign season has kicked into high gear. Candidates for the General Assembly are now facing off in a series of debates and joint appearances. The Senate race in the 21st Senate District pits the...
Tags: Republican Party, Business, John Edwards, Politics, Elections
Ninth District Congressman Morgan Griffith had the votes Thursday night as he moved to roll back controversial regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency. Griffith says the Celanese plant in Narrows, and Mead Westvaco in Covington, were just...
ReporterWhere does Ralph Smith live? That question has become an issue in the Republican candidate's bid for reelection to the State Senate. His opponent, Independent Brandon Bell, is questioning whether Smith actually lives in the 19th District. At issue...
AP Political WriterVirginia Democrats are preparing to file a lawsuit challenging the right of Republicans to seize a majority in an evenly divided Senate unless they agree to share power. Senate Democratic Leader Dick Saslaw and Sen. Don McEachin said Monday they will...
ReporterThe fight over abortion rights will take center stage again in January when state lawmakers return to Richmond. The first bill filed for the upcoming General Assembly session is a measure that defines a human fetus as a person. This isn't the first time...
Anchor/ReporterA Senate and House race were in the spotlight Tuesday evening. Democratic Senator John Edwards and his Republican opponent Delegate David Nutter met up for a forum as both vie for the Senate seat to represent the 21st district. Freeda Cathcart and...
Tags: John Edwards, Politics, Elections, NAACP
ReporterThe House of Delegates has approved legislation that would require women to receive an ultrasound examination before an abortion, but lawmakers approved changes to address the most controversial aspect of the bill. With the amendments that Governor Bob...
Tags: Government, Abortion, Politics, Executive Branch, Bob McDonnell
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