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  • U.S. Senate candidates from Virginia George Allen and Tim Kaine shake hands while on stage for a photo op at the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) Tech Town Hall on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at the Microsoft offices in Reston, Va. Each candidate was allowed opening remarks followed by a 30-minute Q&A session with a Microsoft panel. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

    Poll: Approval ratings in Va. drop across party lines

    In the all-important swing state of Virginia, no state politician cracked 50 percent in their approval ratings in a poll released Tuesday, though a strong plurality of voters approve of the job performances of Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell and Democratic Sen. Mark R. Warner.


  • Former Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine speaks during the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

    Kaine contrasts record with Allen in new ad

    George Allen wasn't the only Virginian out with a new ad Wednesday. Tim Kaine, Mr. Allen's Democratic opponent in the state's U.S. Senate race, also unveiled a new 30-second spot.


  • Kaine airtime buys likely to hit female audiences

    Democrat Tim Kaine, who released his first television ad Tuesday, is targeting female audiences with fall advertising buys as he and Republican George Allen both try to woo the critical voting bloc in the closely watched Virginia Senate race.


  • Karl Rove

    Va. Senate race tops nation in 'secret money'

    A "secret-money" political group connected to Republican operative Karl Rove spent $1 million Wednesday on television ads opposing Democrat Tim Kaine in the race for Virginia's open Senate seat, bringing total spending by the non-traditional groups opposing him to $2.3 million.


  • GOP Senate hopefuls split over Ryan’s prescription for Medicare reform

    In selecting Paul Ryan as his running mate, Mitt Romney put Republican Senate candidates across the country on the hot seat as they decide whether to support his budget that would dramatically overhaul Medicare or to distance themselves from their party's No. 2 man.


  • D.C. Department of General Services Director Brian Hanlon

    IN OTHER WORDS: A not-so-distinguished honor

    D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray and other city hall types have nothing but praise for Brian Hanlon.


  • Former Virginia Gov. Timothy M. Kaine (left) speaks July 21, 2012, as former U.S. Sen. George Allen listens during the Virginia Bar Association's senatorial debate at the Homestead in Hot Springs, Va. (Associated Press)

    Police group backs Allen; credit unions go with Kaine

    When groups like Grover Norquist's Americans for Tax Reform endorse a Republican candidate or organizations like the AFL-CIO endorse a Democrat, it generally doesn’t rate much more than a raised eyebrow. But U.S. Senate candidates George Allen and Tim Kaine touted endorsements Friday from two groups that don't have quite the ironclad history of toeing the party line in Virginia in recent years.


  • Former Virginia Gov. Timothy M. Kaine (left) speaks July 21, 2012, as former U.S. Sen. George Allen listens during the Virginia Bar Association's senatorial debate at the Homestead in Hot Springs, Va. (Associated Press)

    Chamber spends big in Senate races

    The Chamber of Commerce Thursday spent a whopping $1.6 million on television ads opposing Bill Nelson in Florida's Senate race and $1 million attacking Democrat Tim Kaine in the race for a Virginia Senate seat against Republican George Allen, disclosures showed Thursday.


  • Tim Kaine, running for the U.S. Senate in Virginia as the Democratic Party candidate, is the subject of an ad run by Crossroads GPS that prompted a complaint to the Federal Elections Commission. (Richmond Times-Dispatch via Associated Press)

    Crossroads’ ad takes sides, says watchdog

    A government watchdog group has filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission against Crossroads GPS, the conservative advocacy group affiliated with the super PAC American Crossroads, over an ad the organization is running on several U.S. Senate candidates, including Virginia Democrat Tim Kaine.


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