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Democratic primary voting underway

The polls are open today and the battle for the gubernatorial nomination between Democrats R. Creigh Deeds, Terry McAuliffe and Brian J. Moran will soon reach its conclusion. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that early morning voter turnout has been light ...

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It’s Cuccinelli

Virginia Republicans today nominated Sen. Ken Cuccinelli of Fairfax as their candidate for attorney general, turning aside bids by John Brownlee and David Foster. Cuccinelli joins the 2009 ticket led by Bob McDonnell for governor and Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, ...

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Court could trim Voting Rights Act

The U.S. Supreme Court appears skeptical about the need for federal approval of election changes in Southern states. As The New York Times reports, questions from the justices during oral arguments yesterday suggest the court could strike down “Section 5” ...

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