Tag: Democrat Mark Warner

The Top News Stories of 2014

This edition of Inside the Newsroom dives into the Top News Stories of 2014. Host Crystal Graham and Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham have it narrowed down to five, topping the list with the trial, conviction and pending sentencing of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on corruption charges.


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Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks politics on WREL

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk news and politics.


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Ed Gillespie concedes U.S. Senate race

Republican Senate candidate Ed Gillespie has formally conceded the Virginia U.S. Senate race to Democrat Mark Warner, saying in a Friday news conference that a recount, permissible under state law due to the race’s tight margin, would not make a difference.


Inside the Newsroom: What happened on Tuesday?

What happened on Tuesday? This episode of Inside the Newsroom with host Crystal Graham and Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham tries to make sense of the 2014 midterms.


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WREL: AFP editor Chris Graham talks Mark Warner poll, latest on Jesse Matthew

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk news and politics. The segment includes a discussion of a new Christopher Newport University poll showing Democrat Mark Warner up just seven points on Republican Ed Gillespie in his Senate re-election race.


Senate candidate Robert Sarvis reacts to Warner debate announcement

Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate Robert Sarvis released the following statement in response to Democrat Mark Warner’s announcement supporting the inclusion of Sarvis in future debates.


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Poll: Warner with huge lead on Gillespie, Sarvis in Senate race

A new Roanoke College poll out Wednesday has Democrat Mark Warner comfortably ahead of Republican challenger Ed Gillespie and Libertarian Robert Sarvis.


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Chris Graham: Inside the game of playing politics with ObamaCare

Republicans have been thinking since the disastrous rollout of the Healthcare.gov website in October that they’ve had gold in their hands heading into the 2014 midterm election cycle. All they’d have to do is say ObamaCare, ObamaCare, ObamaCare, to the end of the days, and they’d win, and win big. The House was safe, the Senate was in sight, and momentum into 2016 was guaranteed.


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Ed Gillespie: His ObamaCare problem

Republican Senate candidate Ed Gillespie wrote in his 2006 memoir in support of a federal healthcare mandate, and worked as a lobbyist for a firm that was advocating market-based reforms of the nation’s healthcare system.


Will E.W. Jackson run for Senate?

Failed Republican lieutenant governor nominee E.W. Jackson has been giving consideration to a run for the U.S. Senate seat held by popular Democrat Mark Warner.


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Analysis: Is Mark Warner in trouble?

A poll released last week by Christopher Newport University has Democrat Mark Warner ahead of Republican Ed Gillespie by 2014 as the attention turns slowly toward the November U.S. Senate race.


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Report: Ed Gillespie gearing up for Senate run vs. Mark Warner

The New York Times is reporting that former Republican National Committee chairman Ed Gillespie is gearing up for a run for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Mark Warner.