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Poll: George Allen set up for easy primary victory

Last month, I wrote about George Allen's bid to retake the Senate seat he lost in 2006 to Democrat Jim Webb. Grass-roots conservatives, I said, could give Allen a serious challenge in the state's Republican primary if they can manage to coalesce behind a single candidate.

By Mike DeBonis  | March 4, 2011; 4:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Campaigns, Virginia  
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Jim Webb's exit has GOP hopefuls salivating

Sen. James Webb (D-Va.) is not running for re-election. And his potential Republican opponents are salivating. "Obviously it makes it a lot more likely that a Republican will be elected because the Democrats don't have much of a base," said...

By Mike DeBonis  | February 9, 2011; 4:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Virginia  
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Local Mega Millions winner could mean windfall for ailing governments

Tonight, some lucky person might win the $355 million Mega Million multi-state lottery jackpot, which is sold in the District, Maryland and Virginia, among other states. And while thousands of people across the region are lining up to buy...

By Mike DeBonis  | January 4, 2011; 4:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Maryland, The District, Virginia  
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