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  1. Virginia estate auction to focus on political campaign memorabiliaRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | Washington Times

    ... the past chairman of the 5th District Republican Party and the field director for Southside Virginia under Sen. George Allen. "He was definitely an eclectic character," Mr. Thrift said. "He was passionate about politics, and he was also very active ...

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  2. Campaign trackersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... so it can then be used against them. The most famous incident involving a tracker came in 2006, when then-Sen. George Allen (R-Va.) had his reelection campaign derailed after being caught on film referring to a tracker affiliated with his opponent, ...

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  3. 'Trackers' help guarantee political candidates won't loosen up: Jarvis DeBerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | NOLA.com

    In this Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2006 file photo, Virginia Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, Jim Webb, right, answers questions during a news conference with Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., in Alexandria, Va. In that 2006 campaign, a tracker affiliated with Webb caught his opponent, George Allen, using an ethnic slur to describe that tracker.

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  4. John, not Mark, touts Warner in TV adRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | Politico

    ... seniority and clout. During his three decades, five different men held it (Harry Byrd, Paul Trible, Chuck Robb, George Allen and Jim Webb.) Democrat Tim Kaine won the seat in 2012.

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  5. Tracking the trackers: What it's like to have the most mind-numbing job in a campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... be used against them. The most famous recent incident involving a tracker came in 2006, when then-Virginia Sen. George Allen had his reelection campaign derailed after being caught on film referring to a tracker affiliated with his opponent, Jim ...

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  6. A political campaigna s most mind-numbing jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... be used against them. The most famous recent incident involving a tracker came in 2006, when then-Virginia Sen. George Allen had his reelection campaign derailed after being caught on film referring to a tracker affiliated with his opponent, Jim ...

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  7. Rob Ford's ethnic slurs under the microscope: Who still talks like that?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Toronto Star

    ... know when the context would be right for that,” he added. He noted the case of former Republican Senator George Allen, who lost a re-election race in 2006 after he used the term 'macaca' to refer to a man of native American descent who was ...

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  8. Campaign 2012THE Debut of Citizen CainRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... him began with an incident in Virginia in 1996, when a slur against an Indian-American - a "macaca," as Sen. George Allen called a videoographer working for an opponent - went viral on YouTube wrecked Allen's campaign and Senate career. Video ...

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  9. Control of Senate hinges on a half-dozen racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Times Herald-Record

    ... of the competitiveness of their states and their own foibles, were in deep trouble. As the cycle wore on, Sen. George Allen, R-Va., turned his race ultra-competitive by referring to a Democratic tracker as a "macaca." By this time in the 2006 ...

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  10. Why 2014 is more about Obama than 2010 wasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... of the competitiveness of their states and their own foibles, were in deep trouble. As the cycle wore on, Sen. George Allen (R-Va.) turned his race ultra-competitive by referring to a Democratic tracker as a "macaca." The main factor was the deep ...

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  11. In 2014 midterms, Republicans increasingly see parallels to 2006 electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Washington Post

    ... of the competitiveness of their states and their own foibles, were in deep trouble. As the cycle wore on, Sen. George Allen (R-Va.) turned his race ultra-competitive by referring to a Democratic tracker as a "macaca." By this time in the 2006 ... 5 comments

  12. Beware the TortoiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | The Weekly Standard

    ... by as much as 30 percentage points in 1984, then won narrowly. To capture the Virginia governorship in 1993, George Allen had to erase a gap of 29 percentage points. Republican Ed Gillespie's campaign in Virginia against Democratic senator Mark ...

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  13. Virginia Republican Gillespie Closing In on Sen. WarnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | News Max

    ... "So Ed is doing better at this point in the campaign that [Democrat] Jim Webb was doing against [the-GOP Sen.] George Allen was at this point in '06," observed Rob Bell, a Republican state legislator from Charlottesville, Virginia, who noted a ...

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  14. All Opinions Are Local: The McDonnells made themselves - not Virginia - into a laughingstockRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... the commonwealth has consistently ranked as one of the nation's most pro-business states. Former governors George Allen (R), Mark Warner (D) and Tim Kaine (D) won higher office in part by touting their fidelity to this reputation. The ethics laws ...

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  15. Jim Webb for President?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... think he has a chance. Webb's experience in the Senate is sparse-he served one term after defeating Republican George Allen in 2006-but he's also a Vietnam War vet who served as assistant secretary of defense and Navy secretary during the Reagan ...

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  16. Campaign 2012THE Debut of Citizen CainRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... him began with an incident in Virginia in 1996, when a slur against an Indian-American - a "macaca," as Sen. George Allen called a videoographer working for an opponent - went viral on YouTube wrecked Allen's campaign and Senate career. Video ...

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  17. A Chance for Victory in Virginia?Read the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | The Weekly Standard

    ... with lots of independent and loosely affiliated voters, often breaks late (e.g., to Jim Webb in 2006, or to George Allen in 1993). Gillespie has just begun his ad buys in Northern Virginia, and he thinks there's plenty of room for movement here. ...

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  18. Former Va. senator Jim Webb takes on his partya s hawksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... former secretary of the Navy in the Reagan administration who won national fame in 2006 when he beat then-Sen. George Allen (R-Va.). On the campaign trail, he wore his son's scuffed combat boots as he railed against President George W. Bush. Now ...

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  19. Virginia Board Of Elections Says Over 450,000 Voters May Be Disenfranchised By Voter IDRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | ThinkProgress

    ... Virginia's 13 electoral votes by just under a 150,000 vote margin and Sen. Tim Kaine (D) defeated former Sen. George Allen (R) by 224,525 votes. Even McDonnell's 2011 landslide 59-41 victory was won by a margin of less than 345,000 votes. While ...

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  20. Jim Webb to speak at N.H. college, stump for Shaheen as he tests presidential watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... administration. Running on an anti-war platform, he was elected to the Senate in 2006, defeating then-senator George Allen (R). He opted against seeking reelection in 2012. In August, Webb went to Iowa to campaign for Rep. Bruce Braley (D), who is ...

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