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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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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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Obama trimming campaign plans for Deeds

The White House is focusing on New Jersey, at the expense of Virginia, in support for Democratic gubernatorial candidates.  The Wall Street Journal reports that Democratic strategists are seeking to conserve the party’s political capital and avoid close association with a candidate ...

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AG candidates get focused

The two men vying for Virginia attorney general were in Charlottesville recently, promoting their campaigns. Del. Steve Shannon, the Democratic nominee, appeared at C’ville Coffee this past Friday, along with Gov. Timothy M. Kaine, reports The Daily Progress. If elected, ...

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