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Down in defeat: Virginia Dems licking wounds after Election Day bloodletting

Tom Perriello was the underdog yet again, and yet again got caught up in a political wave. The only difference – this one forced him to swim against the current. “I think what really torpedoed his chances here was the D next to his name,” said Isaac Wood, the House race editor at the University […]

What Virginia’s delegation had to say on health-care vote

The House of Representatives voted 220-215 late Saturday night to approve legislation that includes mandates to insurance providers and consumers and creates a public option for the provision of insurance coverage. One Republican, Joseph Cao of Louisiana, joined 219 Democrats in voting for the bill; 176 Republicans and 39 Democrats voted against the legislation, which […]