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The presidential debates may be the biggest news events between now and Election Day, but with two monthly jobs reports, the final deficit tally and several other end-of-the-fiscal-year numbers due, the calendar is littered with other potential political land mines.
Constitution Party presidential candidate Virgil H. Goode Jr. will be on the November ballot in his home state of Virginia, but Republican fears that the former congressman could play spoiler for Mitt Romney should be lessened by recent polls showing Mr. Goode in the low single digits.
Mitt Romney is likely to have more company on the Virginia ballot than he'd prefer in November.
The Virginia Republican Party lambasted Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine on Monday for backing a congressional deal that's led to the specter of $500 billion in defense cuts starting next year — despite a majority of the state's Republican lawmakers, including House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, having voted for the plan.
The emergence of fact-checkers is one of the major stories of the 2012 presidential campaign, with the self-appointed arbiters of truth inserting themselves into all of the thorniest issues.
President Obama leads presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney by eight points in Virginia as both campaigns turn their focus toward the all-important swing state this week.
The Republican Party of Virginia State Central Committee's vote to nominate their 2013 statewide candidates by a convention rather than a primary exposes a palpable rift in the state party just as it's gearing up for a high-stakes U.S. Senate race and a presidential contest that could hinge on whether the Old Dominion goes red or blue in November.
The Republican Party of Virginia's state central committee voted Friday to switch from holding a primary to a convention to nominate its 2013 statewide candidates, handing supporters of Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II a win and dealing a major blow to Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, his opponent for the GOP gubernatorial nomination.
The Maryland Board of Public Works paid tribute last week to outgoing state Transportation Secretary Beverley K. Swaim-Staley, but it was perhaps a little too uniform in its praise for the retiring Cabinet member.