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  • Republican senatorial candidate Ed Gillespie, left, and the man he hopes to unseat, Sen. Mark R. Warner, D-VA, right, meet during the 66th annual Shad Planking outside of Wakefield, Va., Wednesday, April 16, 2014. In the center is House of Delegates Clerk G. Paul Nardo. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Bob Brown)

    EDITORIAL: Mark Warner running scared?

    Life in a battleground state, where elections are usually won or lost, grows difficult when the candidates see November in the distance. There's no escaping the barrage of television and radio ads.

  • EDITORIAL: Gillespie gaining on Warner in Senate race in Va.

    The race for the U.S. Senate in Virginia looks like a barnburner. In one corner stands Mark R. Warner, the incumbent, former telecommunications entrepreneur, one-term governor, former state Democratic chairman and the newest member of the Senate Finance Committee. In the other, Ed Gillespie, former chairman of both the Republican National Committee and the party in Virginia, political adviser to presidents and a successful businessman who has never held elective office.

  • Sen. Mark R. Warner, Virginia Democrat, is one of the lead sponsors of the proposed Housing Finance Reform and Taxpayer Protection Act.

    Poll: Warner up six points on Gillespie in Virginia Senate match-up

    A new poll shows Sen. Mark R. Warner, Virginia Democrat, leading Republican Ed Gillespie by six percentage points in a would-be fall match-up.

  • Ex-GOP Sen. John Warner endorses Dem

    Former Republican Sen. John W. Warner, never bashful about defying the Virginia GOP establishment, endorsed his Democratic successor's re-election bid Monday.

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    Warner holds big lead in early polling for Virginia Senate seat

    A new poll shows Democratic Sen. Mark R. Warner with a wide lead over Republican challengers for his U.S. Senate seat from Virginia.

  • ** FILE ** Sen. Mark Warner, Virginia Democrat. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Warner starts out with 29-point lead over largely unknown Gillespie, poll shows

    Democratic Sen. Mark R. Warner of Virginia leads Republican challenger Ed Gillespie by 29 points in a new poll on the 2014 U.S. Senate race in Virginia.

  • ** FILE ** Sen. Mark Warner, Virginia Democrat. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    EDITORIAL: Virginia Sen. Mark Warner faces strong challenger

    Sen. Mark R. Warner calls himself a "radical centrist," but he has compiled a voting record over his five years in the U.S. Senate that's anything but "centrist."

  • Romney adviser Ed Gillespie (NBC News via Associated Press)

    Former RNC Chairman Ed Gillespie launches Senate bid against Warner

    Former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie announced that he will challenge Sen. Mark R. Warner, Virginia Democrat, in the November election, banking that a national mood soured on President Obama and his agenda will be enough to overcome the popular, well-funded incumbent in an important swing state.

  • ** FILE ** Ed Gillespie (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)

    Former RNC Chairman Ed Gillespie to challenge Sen. Mark Warner in Virginia

    Former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie announced that he will challenge Sen. Mark R. Warner, Virginia Democrat, in the November election, banking that a national mood soured on President Obama and his agenda will be enough to overcome the popular, well-funded incumbent in an important swing state.

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Warner suddenly silent on Obamacare

    I just received the year-end letter of Sen. Mark R. Warner, Virginia Democrat, in which Mr. Warner talked about 2013 in Congress. Despite charges of this Congress being unproductive, Mr. Warner was encouraged by the recent budget negotiations and what he thinks will be good for Virginia businesses. Mr. Warner also mentioned his other priorities, such as protecting military whistleblowers, transparency and accountability in federal spending and housing. These are all worthy activities.

  • Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), left, introduces President Bill Clinton and Virginia gubernatorial candidate for Governor Terry McAuliffe, right, at Herndon Middle School, Herdon, Va., Monday, October 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    EDITORIAL: A Republican winner for '14

    Sometimes today's loser is tomorrow's winner. Virginia state Sen. Mark D. Obenshain conceded last week that a conveniently discovered ballot box had given his Democratic opponent a slim edge in the recount for attorney general. As a conservative Republican who performed better than the rest of his party on Election Day, Mr. Obenshain might give serious thought to filing against Sen. Mark R. Warner, a Democrat, who must defend his U.S. Senate seat next November.

  • Mythili Raman, Acting Assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Division for the Dept. of Justice, testifies at a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing about virtual currencies, such as bitcoin, on Capitol Hill in Washington on Monday Nov. 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    Bitcoin virtual cash raises real issues

    Capitol Hill lawmakers are turning their attention to Bitcoin and other virtual currency websites this week, as they consider how to regulate a new technology that is revolutionizing financial markets around the world.

  • Virginia Secretary of Finance, Ric Brown, left,, gestures as Gov-elect Terry McAuliffe listens during a news conference at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Monday, Nov. 18, 2013. McAuliffe announced that Brown would stay on as Secretary of Finance for his administration.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

    McAuliffe intends to keep McDonnell's finance secretary

    Virginia Democratic Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe announced Monday he intends to retain Ric Brown, the state's current secretary of finance, at least for the early months of his administration, when the state legislature will be marking up outgoing Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell's proposed two-year budget.

  • Virginia Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe announces Monday that Secretary of Finance Ric Brown (at podium) will stay on in his administration, if only temporarily. Mr. McAuliffe also named his chief of staff, deputy chief of staff and secretary of the commonwealth. (associated press)

    Virginia Gov.-elect McAuliffe makes first top-level appointments

    Virginia Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe, looking to follow through on a pledge to make his administration bipartisan, has selected a finance secretary who has served in state government under 11 governors and three longtime Democratic staffers for top-level positions.

  • The man: Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II, who once promised wife Teiro that he wouldn't run for office, now has her at his side as he seeks the governorship. People close to him contrast portrayals during the campaign. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    A side of Cuccinelli voters don't get to see; reluctant politician fan of 'Rapper's Delight'

    After record millions spent on TV advertising in Virginia's governor race, Republican Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II finds himself in the unenviable position of knowing there's a side to him voters haven't experienced.

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