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After midterms, Virginia Democrats look to make state gains

Nov. 7, 2018 5:21 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — With the midterms over, Virginia Democrats are looking to keep riding a wave of voter discontent with President Donald Trump and take control of the state legislature next year. Virginia is set to return to the national political spotlight in 2019 when all 140 state House and Senate...

Virginia voters have their say on Election Day

Nov. 7, 2018 11:01 AM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia voters made their picks Tuesday in several competitive congressional races, flipping Virginia's congressional delegation from a Republican to a Democratic majority. Voters also cast ballots in a special state House election that kept Republicans in control in the Virginia...

VoteCast: Kaine helped by voters who say US headed wrong way

Nov. 7, 2018 10:28 AM EST

Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia defeated a firebrand Republican supporter of President Donald Trump, securing re-election with the strong backing of those who say the country is headed in the wrong direction, a wide-ranging survey of the electorate showed Tuesday. Kaine, a former governor and Hillary...

Virginia Democrats score key wins in congressional races

Nov. 7, 2018 9:58 AM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia voters reproached President Donald Trump for the second year in row as Democrats flipped three congressional races and scored a convincing victory in a U.S. Senate race. Democrats won GOP-held districts in Northern Virginia, Hampton Roads and the Richmond area, boosted by...

The Latest: Virginia Democrat Luria unseats GOP Rep. Taylor

Nov. 7, 2018 1:13 AM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the general election in Virginia (all times local): 10:50 p.m. Democrat Elaine Luria has unseated Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Taylor in Virginia's 2nd Congressional District. Luria's win on Tuesday marked a swift change of heart in this traditionally Republican district on...

What Virginia voters need to know on Election Day

Nov. 5, 2018 9:44 AM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia voters will make their picks Tuesday in several competitive congressional races that could help determine control of the U.S. House as well as a special state House election that will decide the balance of power in the Virginia House of Delegates. Voters will also cast ballots...

Virginia Republican's Trump-like tactics struggle to connect

Nov. 3, 2018 12:38 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Conservative provocateur Corey Stewart started his U.S. Senate bid last year as a longshot, promising to run a "vicious" and "ruthless" crusade against Democratic incumbent Tim Kaine in a style similar to President Donald Trump. With just days to go until Election Day, there's little...

Kaine, Stewart clash over sexual misconduct in final debate

Oct. 2, 2018 10:44 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia and GOP challenger Corey Stewart traded accusations of hypocrisy and bad faith Tuesday in a campaign debate heavily focused on sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and some members of Congress. In their third and...

Kaine, Stewart to have final debate

Oct. 2, 2018 4:31 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia and GOP challenger Corey Stewart are set for their third and final planned public debate. The pair will square off Tuesday in Richmond at an event sponsored by AARP Virginia. The debate will be televised and shown in every media market in the state....

Virginia's Kaine, Stewart keep up insults at second debate

Sep. 26, 2018 9:30 PM EDT

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine and GOP challenger Corey Stewart traded insults in a testy debate Wednesday over whose style would best represent Virginia in the U.S. Senate. Kaine, a folksy former governor who was once dubbed "America's Dad" when he was Hillary Clinton's running mate in 2016, said Virginians want a...