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  • Richmond mayor elected Democratic chairman

    Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones has been elected chairman of the Democratic Party of Virginia.

  • Jones

    McAuliffe's pick for state party chair upsets gay rights advocates

    Virginia Democrats and gay rights advocates are sharply criticizing Gov. Terry McAuliffe's pick to be the next chairman of the state party, saying Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones' position on same-sex marriage is in direct conflict with progress the party has made and should disqualify him as a candidate.

  • Terry McAuliffe, a prolific Clinton fundraiser who is outpacing Republican rival Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II, has shifted millions of his campaign dollars to the Virginia Democratic Party, where it can be spent on attack ads and get-out-the-vote efforts. (Associated Press)

    Terry McAuliffe poised to let Virginia Democratic Party sling mud for him

    Democrat Terry McAuliffe, struggling to create a positive image for himself in Virginia's governor race, is setting the stage to shift the dirty work of negative advertising this fall to others.

  • Moran

    Moran leaving Va. Democratic leadership

    Democratic Party of Virginia Chairman Brian Moran announced Wednesday that he will resign his post next month after an election cycle that saw President Obama carry the state and U.S. Senator-elect Tim Kaine keep retiring U.S. Sen. Jim Webb's seat in Democratic hands.

  • Brian Moran

    Virginia Democrat appeals loss in DNC bid

    A candidate who unsuccessfully ran to represent Virginia on the Democratic National Committee is appealing the election results from a convention earlier this month that descended into chaos, confusion and substantial intraparty finger-pointing.

  • New elections demanded after chaotic Virginia Democratic convention

    The Democratic Party of Virginia convention that descended into chaos, discord and finger-pointing has prompted a formal complaint against the state party that demands a new election for two of the state's representatives to the Democratic National Committee and the ouster of three top party officials.

  • Perry sues for spot on ballot in Va. after signature shortfall

    Republican presidential contender Newt Gingrich said Wednesday that a paid worker turned in fraudulent signatures to try to get him on the ballot in Virginia, while Texas. Gov. Rick Perry stepped up his legal effort to be included in the Old Dominion's March 6 primary.

  • Illustration: Democrats choosing slime

    HARTWELL: Virginia Democrats choose slime over substance

    Last week, I received on my iPhone an unsolicited blast email from the Democratic Party of Virginia. It was illuminating in a number of respects, not only about the approaching state and local elections in Virginia but also about the sort of campaign tactics we'll see more and more from the Democrats heading into 2012.

  • Moran

    Day job puts Virginia Democrat at odds with Obama

    An organization headed by Democratic Party of Virginia Chairman Brian Moran is suing the Obama administration. And it's making some state Democrats uncomfortable.

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