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Sequester a 'bipartisan failure', says Virginia's Governor

Mar 5, 2013
Virginia's Republican Governor, Bob McDonnell, says he supports federal spending cuts, including to defense spending, but that the sequester isn't balanced.
Posted In: sequester, Virginia, defense

Sen. Mark Warner on why the sequester cuts are 'stupid'

Feb 20, 2013
Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) explains why across-the-board cuts on defense spending and elsewhere is bad business.
Posted In: sequester, sequestration, Virginia

The gun shop: A place to chat and shoot, as well as arm

Jan 25, 2013
Gun stores are busy since the school massacre in Newtown, Conn., revived concern about gun laws. Shops like Blue Ridge Arsenal in Virginia are sold out of some models, but are a gathering place for training and target shooting.
Posted In: guns, Virginia

Rebuilding a life from homelessness

Jan 7, 2013
Marketplace revisits homeless, single mom Silvia Encinas.
Posted In: homeless, Virginia

Voters in a swing county reflect on the future

Nov 12, 2012
Over coffee in Loudoun County, voters say all sides need to compromise.
Posted In: Virginia, swing state

Education, economy help undecideds make their choice

Nov 5, 2012
Loudoun County, Virginia fence-sitters explain what got them to commit.
Posted In: swing state, Virginia, Education, gas prices

Adelson spends big on Virginia U.S. Senate race

Oct 25, 2012
Contest is No. 1 among outside spending groups
Posted In: 2012 election, super PACs, Virginia

Political trends in VA swing-county tied to growth

Oct 24, 2012
Population gains turned Loudoun County from red to purple.
Posted In: Virginia, swing state, 2012 election

Where county preservation trumps partisan politics

Oct 16, 2012
In the bucolic countryside of Loudoun County, Va., a hotly contested region of an important swing state, residents are crossing party lines to preserve their beloved way of life.
Posted In: Loudon County, Virginia

Unions triple-team Allen in Virginia

Oct 11, 2012
Allen campaign decries 'scare tactics' in race for U.S. Senate in Virginia
Posted In: super PACs, Virginia, Senate, 2012 election

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