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Congressmen said to agree on redistricting plan

Politico is reporting that Virginia’s congressional delegation has reached a redistricting deal that likely will ensure eight of the state’s 11 seats will remain Republican for the next decade. You might ask how they can do that when the General ...

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Griffith will challenge Rep. Boucher in ‘Fightin’ Ninth’ (access required)

H. Morgan Griffith, the Republican majority leader of the House of Delegates, will challenge Democratic U.S. Rep. Rick Boucher in November. The nine-term delegate confirmed his plans last week in a news release touting support for his candidacy from fellow ...

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Griffith aiming for Congress

Virginia House majority leader Morgan Griffith, R-Salem, is hoping to challenge long-time Rep. Rick Boucher for the 9th District Congressional seat, reports The Roanoke Times . “It’s going to take a lot of time and money, but I believe it ...

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Sanctions motion too late, judge says

Shenandoah County Circuit Judge Dennis Hupp said the county board of supervisors waited too long to ask for sanctions against a former board candidate. In a letter opinion and accompanying order last month, Hupp closed the case, declining to rule ...

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Four new questions following Election Day

Yesterday of course was Election Day in the Old Dominion. The GOP swept all three statewide offices behind Gov.-elect Bob McDonnell. The Republicans picked up three House of Delegates seats, with three more possible; in races in Fairfax, Lynchburg and ...

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Lawyers may have slight gain in House

While some commentators have lamented the decreasing number of lawyers serving in the Virginia legislature, there was no wholesale infusion of attorneys into the House of Delegates in yesterday’s elections.  Results show a possible gain of two additional lawyers in ...

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Election eve campaign conflicts emerge

It’s almost guaranteed — nearly every football game features at least one angry coach yelling about a referee’s call.  In scenes not far removed, the week before election day always seems to bring a spate of campaign dramas. This year, ...

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AG candidates appear before Richmond bar

Democrat Steve Shannon (left) and Republican Ken Cuccinelli (right) stuck to familiar themes this afternoon at the Richmond Bench-Bar Conference in the last of their four joint appearances before next month’s attorney general election. Shannon, a Delegate from Fairfax since ...

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Sen. Hurt to run for Congress

State Sen. Robert Hurt (R-Chatham) says he’ll challenge Rep. Tom Perriello for the 5th District seat in Congress next year. Hurt, a Chatham lawyer who has served in the Virginia Senate since 2008, says Washington needs a conservative voice for ...

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