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Likely Republican candidates have a slight early edge over potential Democratic opponents in the 2013 Virginia governor's race, new poll figures released Wednesday show.
President Obama's inability to carry Rep. Tom Perriello across the finish line in his re-election bid for Virginia's 5th Congressional District is one of a number of troubling signs for the president in this week's elections.
The man likely to lead House Republicans when they take control of Congress next year said Wednesday that his party is "humbled" by winning the 60-plus seats that have delivered the chamber to the GOP, and said the House's first order of business under Republican control will be to reduce spending.
Republican challengers unseated three Democratic House members, including a 14-term incumbent and a protege of President Obama, in a conservative whiplash election.
President Barack Obama says he hopes Democrats will be rewarded on election night next Tuesday for taking tough votes in Congress. Interviewed Wednesday on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," Obama lauded several members of Congress for taking votes he said they knew would be bad politically but who did so because it was the right thing to do.
A Democratic congressional candidate says a Pennsylvania school district is playing politics by canceling an event headlined by Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.
The campaign signs plastered across Virginia's 5th Congressional District have become a minor cult phenomenon: "Hurt U.S. Congress," they say.
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Robert Hurt, trying to oust Democratic Rep. Tom Perriello in a central Virginia contest, calls his opponent the "poster child for Nancy Pelosi's policies." In Alabama, GOP challenger Martha Roby says Democratic Rep. Bobby Bright "might be a fine person, but he supported Mrs. Pelosi."