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Focus | The political calculus on health-care reform for Warner, Webb

   Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Virginia’s two United States senators, within hours of each other earlier this week, were headlining efforts in the Senate aimed at impacting the health-care reform whirlwind winding up on Capitol Hill this December. Mark Warner was first out of the gate on Tuesday with the coalition of moderate Democrats […]

InDepth | What happened to Blue Virginia?

Remember when Virginia was trending Democratic? Like, as recently as late spring, when Creigh Deeds surged to the Democratic Party gubernatorial nomination, and had the lead in the early post-primary polls, and Virginia Democrats not only seemed headed for another return trip to the Governor’s Mansion, but had a good shot at winning back a […]

InDepth | First draft of history: How Bob won, how Creigh lost

This just in to the AFP newsroom – Bob McDonnell can now be projected the winner in the 2009 Virginia governor’s race. OK, most people still have yet to vote, but the writing is on the wall, clearly, with the Republican leading Democrat Creigh Deeds by at least 10 points in the pre-election polls. The […]