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Wilder praises McDonnell

Former Democratic Gov. Doug Wilder has nice things to say about the Republicans’ candidate for governor this year. In an interview with The Washington Times, Wilder complimented GOP nominee Bob McDonnell on his efforts to reach out to Virginians who ...

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Old courthouse clock to chime again

Lynchburg leaders announced they’ve raised enough money to restore the clock and bell at the city’s old courthouse, which is now a museum. As the VLW Blog previously noted, the museum that now occupies the old courthouse building was trying ...

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Deeds picks up crossover support

Speaking of crossing sides, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that several former Republican legislators say they’re backing Creigh Deeds for governor. According to the article, the seven former legislators plan to join a group called “Virginians for Deeds.” One of the memebers ...

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Former Kaine supporter backing McDonnell

Sheila Johnson, a co-founder of Black Entertainment Television, is crossing party lines to endorse Republican Bob McDonnell for governor. According to The Washington Post, Johnson, who chaired Gov. Kaine’s inaugural committee, said she believes the former attorney general is the ...

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Deeds vs. McDonnell takes to Twitter

The candidates for governor of Virginia aren’t shy about Twittering, Facebooking, texting and YouTubing their message to the cell phones, computers and PDAs of potential voters, reports the Washington Times. Social media played a prominent role in the 2008 presidential ...

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