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Cuccinelli confirms run for governor in 2013

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli told staffers Thursday he plans to run for governor, setting up a likely primary showdown with Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling. The Washington Post obtained a copy of an email sent by Cuccinelli to members of ...

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Senate candidate sues for inclusion in debate (access required)

ALEXANDRIA–A U.S. Senate candidate in Virginia has sued media organizations for the right to take part in a debate scheduled for next month. Businessman Julien Modica, a Democrat from Reston, wants a federal judge to force the organizers to cancel ...

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Prosecutor goes to court to get on the ballot

Update: (9/8/11, 3:50 p.m.) Judge Harry Taliaferro has upheld the local electoral board’s decision invalidating Wayne Emery’s petition. According to the Northern Neck News, Emery plans to file further injunctions immediately. A 16-year Virginia prosecutor could be unseated this year ...

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Deeds draws challenger

A Charlottesville lawyer plans to run as a Republican for the seat of state Sen. Creigh Deeds. Elsewhere, two incumbent commonwealth’s attorneys announce bids for re-election. “T.J.” Aldous, the Charlottesville lawyer, described himself as a “committed conservative” as he told ...

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Quayle to retire from Senate

Sen. Fred Quayle, a lawyer in Suffolk and the senior Republican on the Courts of Justice Committee, will not seek reelection to a sixth term. The redistricting plan approved last month put Quayle and another Republican, Sen. Harry Blevins of ...

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