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  • Signs for candidates are seen in the snow outside of Town Hall in Herndon, Va., Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. The special election will likely determine which party controls the state Senate. Election officials said they were pleasantly surprised that, despite the nasty weather, turnout could reach 20 percent in some precincts. (AP Photo/Matt Barakat)

    Dems' win puts party on cusp of Va. Senate control

    Democrat Jennifer Wexton on Tuesday won a three-way special election to represent parts of Loudoun and Fairfax counties in the state Senate, leaving Democrats poised to reclaim control of the chamber they lost two years ago.

  • No. Va. election to determine Senate control

    After months of squeaker elections and recounts, the race for control of Virginia's state Senate is coming down to a three-way special election in a northern Virginia swing district.

  • A group of Tea Party activists and supporters of U.S. Senate candidate Jamie Radtke (R) protest outside a debate between Former Virginia governors and current U.S. Senate candidates Tim Kaine (D) and George Allen (R), which third party candidates were excluded from participating at the Virginia State Capitol, Richmond, VA, Wednesday, December 7, 2011. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

    EDITORIAL: Another sore loser

    Some Virginia Republicans have perfected the art and science of snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. With control of the state Senate up for the taking in a special election on Jan. 21, Joe T. May is running as an independent for an open state Senate seat, which almost certainly ensures that Democrats will win.

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