Sunday, October 21, 2012

Virginia senate race

  • Virginia's Senate Race: Endorsement

    The 2012 Senate campaign presents Virginians with a difficult dilemma. The circumstances ought to make them happy. Voters will not be choosing between Tweedledum and Tweedledee, or settling for the lesser of two evils.

  • 2012 Senate Races: Presidential Election Buffets Fight For Majority

    WASHINGTON -- The party that runs the Senate next year may be decided by how well President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney do in toss-up states like Nevada, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin, where ballots feature parallel Senate races about as tight as the ...

  • Virginia Senate race: Allen, Kaine talk defense cuts in battleground state

    As Republican George Allen and Democrat Tim Kaine head down the final stretch of their heavyweight brawl to be the next US senator from Virginia, the close race may come down to an issue that has received scant attention at the presidential level: some ...

  • Re-Elect Manchin To US Senate

    U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., hit the ground running when he took the Senate seat from our state held so long and ably by the late Robert C. Byrd.

  • Senate race? What Senate race? Why Virginians pay a big race little heed.

    Despite an avalanche of advertisements and the two Senate candidates' long legacies in Virginia politics, Republican George Allen and Democrat Tim Kaine have an unexpected challenge in their tight race: getting voters to pay attention to them. Skip to ...

  • Senate Democrats' campaign arm outraised Republican arm in September

    The Virginia Senate race has attracted $5.4 million in outside spending during the last seven days, topping all other Senate races, according to a report from the nonpartisan Campaign Finance Institute.

  • Va. Senate race tops in attracting outside money

    Outside political groups have poured more money into Virginia's U.S. Senate race than any other contest in the country except the presidential campaign as they battle over who will control the Senate next year.

  • Battle for control of Congress hinges on handful of key races, GOP faces ...

    ... left, and Republican candidate George Allen at a debate at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va.AP. Prospects may have improved for Mitt Romney after a strong first debate performance, but election handicappers say Republicans are still looking at an ...

  • In Senate race, Northern Virginia seniors look beyond Medicare, Social Security

    For most campaigns, the equation is simple: Seniors care about Medicare and Social Security - and often vote - so candidates vow loudly and frequently to protect the programs.

  • 'Gotcha' on taxes in the Virginia Senate race won't close the federal deficit.

    GEORGE ALLEN'S campaign for the U.S. Senate in Virginia this year has relied on the gauzy oratory of uplift for which he was known in his earlier stints as a senator and governor - when he wasn't threatening to shove Democrats' "soft teeth down their ...

  • Democrats, Republicans: Virginia is Close

    Virginia is also a key battleground for the U.S. Senate with the race between Tim Kaine and George Allen. Both Warner and Davis admitted the race was also close, the former congressman said he hasn't seen this much enthusiasm since Ronald Reagan.

  • Presidents Bush, Obama at center of Virginia Senate debate

    The race between Allen and Kaine has been closely contested and the outcome is crucial for both parties as the Republicans seek a Senate majority while Democrats are hoping to maintain control. © 2012 CBS Interactive Inc. All Rights Reserved. Leigh Ann ...

  • Debate recap: Candidates clash over women's issues, foreign aid

    Candidates in the Missouri, Connecticut, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin races sparred in contentious debates on Thursday night.

  • In Senate race, Donnelly, Mourdock have completely different views on how to ...

    Donnelly and Mourdock are statistically tied in poll after poll, with Libertarian Andrew Horning and his plea to consider a third party trailing far behind.

  • In Va. Senate race, anti-Kaine message focuses more on taxes, less on Obama

    Turn on a TV in Virginia and there's one message that Republicans want voters to hear: Timothy M. Kaine loves taxes. With just weeks before the commonwealth's marquee U.S.

  • Republican George Allen vows energy, jobs will be primary focus in Senate ...

    A former governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Allen faces Democrat Tim Kaine on November 6 in a race for retiring U.S.

  • GovWin Recon: Oct. 19: Sequestration Pivotal in Senate, Presidential

    GovWin Recon: Oct. 19: Sequestration Pivotal in Senate, Presidential Race in Virginia; Renewed Call for Contractor Pay Caps.

  • In New Poll, Kaine Ahead in Virginia Senate Race

    Tim Kaine, the former Democratic governor of Virginia, has the lead in his race to join the Senate, despite a torrent of negative advertising from third-party groups on behalf of his Republican rival, George Allen, the state's former senator. Mr. Kaine ...

  • New polls paint mixed picture of Va. Senate race

    Both the Senate and presidential races are within the poll's 3.1 percent margin of error. But a Quinnipiac University/New York Times/CBS News poll of Virginia also released Thursday tells a different story: It shows Kaine with a seven-point lead and ...

  • Raese built golf club without permits

    West Virginia Senate race: John Raese built golf club without permits. 5. MTV +20 Pts; Email; Print. By ASSOCIATED PRESS | 10/8/12 12:47 PM EDT Updated: 10/8/12 3:55 PM EDT.

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