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Tuesday | The Virginian-Pilot

Virginia Senate race raking in the millions

If Virginia's pricey 2012 U.S. Senate race is a template for this year's contest, voters should prepare for a barn burner with millions in opaque political cash raised and spent in the run-up to November.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Senator Tim Kaine, George Allen, Republican, Virginia, Virginia Government

Tuesday | Roll Call

HOH: Web Comic Riffs on Jim Moran's Plea for Higher Pay

Internet celeb Remy Munasifi has worked up a new tax day ditty ridiculing wasteful government spending, tedious filing practices and a certain Virginia pol's pitch to have Uncle Sam slip lawmakers a few extra bucks.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, George Allen, James Moran, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Hill

Dems should look to Jim Webb in 2016

If former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has been suddenly swept away by a toxic conservative tide, can former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton be far behind? The Tea Party is gone as well, leaving a few stalwart governors still standing in the middle of America at the sea change.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Florida, Florida Government, Hillary Clinton, Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, Tea Party

Thu Apr 10, 2014

NBC29

Former VA Senator to Receive T.J. Foundation Medal for Citizen Leadership

Former Virginia Senator Jim Webb will receive one the University of Virginia's highest accolades this week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, University of Virginia

Wed Apr 02, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

US recognition of Va. tribes moves forward

Legislation that would grant long-sought federal recognition of six Virginia Indian tribes is headed to the full U.S. Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Senator Tim Kaine, Virginia, Virginia Government

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Washington Monthly

The Real Versus Mythical Power of Candidate Gaffes

In what should be a relatively non-controversial FiveThirtyEight post , Nate Silver looks at Bruce Braley's "Iowa farmer" gaffe and weighs the likelihood that it could be a "game-changer" in the Senate race to succeed Tom Harkin.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Chuck Grassley, Representative Bruce Braley, Mitt Romney, George Allen

Fri Mar 28, 2014

News Max

Rep. Wolf Chides Obama About 'Potential Persecution'

Virginia Rep. Frank Wolf wrote a pointed letter to President Barack Obama asking him to appoint a special envoy for persecuted religious minorities, taking issue with his reference of "potential persecution" of Christians in his meeting Thursday with Pope Francis at the Vatican.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Pope Benedict XVI

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Daily Kos

One simple chart shows just how big Daily Kos' tent actually is

About a week ago, the folks at Third Way-the organization that tried to smear Elizabeth Warren as "catastrophically anti-business" during the height of her Senate campaign-laughably attacked Markos and this site for allegedly " folding up the big tent ."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Ben Chandler, Barbara Lee, US House of Representatives, Senator Joe Manchin

Mon Mar 24, 2014

News Max

Ed Gillespie Leading GOP Field in Virginia Senate Primary

With most signs pointing to former Republican Party chief Ed Gillespie as the likely candidate against freshman Democratic Sen. Mark Warner in Virginia, Gillespie told Newsmax his opponent was a key proponent of the unpopular Obamacare law.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

Tue Mar 18, 2014

Architect Online

Toyo Ito Wins U.Va.'s 2014 Thomas Jefferson Medal in Architecture

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, University of Virginia

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