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Virginia and the 2012 Election

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Virginia is one of the prized swing states in this year’s presidential election. Washington Post Local Columnist Robert McCartney discusses the major issues that the state’s voters care about this year, on both the national level and in the tight Senate race there. Plus, we’ll look at the impact of economic shifts in Virginia over the last four years.

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Comments [3]

The Truth from Becky

I have cliche's! please DO NOT say "vis a vis" again!!

Oct. 18 2012 01:20 PM
Joe from nearby

Virginia has a heavy military presence so it's hard to fathom why they would ever consider voting for a draft dodger. Romney spent Vietnam hiding out in France eating baguettes. His 5 sons have never served either. Mitt claims "they're serving their country by helping to get me elected." Seriously?!
So a candidate who's family has no military service wants to be Commander-In-Chief.

It makes no sense that Virginia is taking him seriously at all. What is going on in this world??

Oct. 18 2012 12:51 PM

Save america vote for virgil goode
A TRUE conservative!

Oct. 18 2012 12:15 PM

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