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Rick Perry says he "stepped in it" during Wednesday night's Republican presidential debate, but insisted that it won't force him out of the presidential race.
Seven-term incumbent state Sen. R. Edward Houck, Spotsylvania Democrat, has conceded defeat in the 17th district Virginia Senate race to Republican Bryce Reeves, ensuring the GOP a 20th seat and an effective majority in the General Assembly's upper chamber.
By a vote of 61 percent to 39 percent on Tuesday, energized Democrats and their big-labor comrades rejected Ohio GOP Gov. John Kasich's limits on union bosses' monopoly-bargaining privileges. But this solid liberal win could not prevent the left's simultaneous defeat on Obamacare. By a much wider margin of 66 percent to 34 percent, these same union-heavy voters chose to immunize Ohioans from the individual mandate that is the beating heart of Obamacare.
After stumbling badly out of the gate, Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign is showing surprising signs of life — rising in the polls and even attracting rising support from evangelical voters who have long been cool to the former House speaker.
Herman Cain faces many head winds in his quest to win the Republican presidential nomination next year, but the biggest one is still likely to be money - as of last month, his available campaign funds accounted for a little more than 2 percent of the entire GOP field.
Virginia GOP appears to have slight edge in state Senate races; D.C.teen shot on Halloween dies; Cheverly ends deal with speed-camera company after inaccuracies; Chairman Brown talks ethics reform on TV; District's War Memorial to reopen Thursday; Conservancy releasing new grade on Potomac water quality; GOP Bongino filing today for Maryland Sen. Cardin's seat; Currie acquitted; Groups make bids for slots at Rocky Gap in Western Maryland.
Herman Cain took the opportunity during Wednesday night's GOP presidential debate to brush off the allegations of sexually inappropriate behavior, saying the American people don't care about character assassinations, "they care about leadership and getting this economy growing,"
Donna Donella, one of the five women caught up in the charges of sexual harassment being leveled against Herman Cain, said Wednesday she is not an "accuser."
The Senate's No. 2 Democrat called the GOP's willingness to consider new tax revenues to help lower the nation's debt a "breakthrough" and encouraged his party to reciprocate by putting entitlement reforms and spending cuts on the table.