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Rhetoric Heats Up In City Council Race

As we inch closer to Election Day, City Council hopefuls are turning up the heat on their rivals.

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GOP Launches Get Out The Vote Effort

Albemarle Republicans are kicking off this year’s Get Out the Vote effort.

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Crystal Ball Updates Rating For November Contests

The University of Virginia’s Center for Politics has updated its rating on the fall races.

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There’s One More Saturday For Absentee Balloting

Every Virginia registrar will open his or her office on Saturday.

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McAuliffe And Cuccinelli Renew War Of Words For Last Debate

The Democratic and Republican nominees for Governor renewed their verbal skirmishes one last time.

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Bill Clinton Coming To Charlottesville For McAuliffe Campaign

Former President Bill Clinton will be in Charlottesville October 30th to campaign for Terry McAuliffe.

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Warner Expects Real Struggle To Avoid 2014 Shutdown

Senator Mark Warner is predicting real struggles to avoid another shutdown.

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Hillary Clinton Campaigns For McAuliffe

Former First Lady Hillary Clinton campaigned for Terry McAuliffe Saturday in Falls Church.

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Cuccinelli Blasts Obamacare Including Snags

The GOP nominee for Governor has told a national audience why he opposes Obamacare.

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Area Electoral Board Member Says Purges Are Proper

A local member of an electoral board says systematic purges of voter rolls are necessary.

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