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GOP Candidate Had Backed Racially Tinged Song

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics

George Allen, the Republican nominee for Virginia's U.S. Senate seat, endorsed keeping a controversial state song in place while he was a legislator i...

Paul Blumenthal

Dem Super PAC Holding GOP Accountable | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On the morning of Aug. 19, an employee of the Democratic super PAC American Bridge 21st Century was eating his breakfast while monitorin...

Labor Group Blasts GOP Senate Candidate's 'Racist' Past

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Workers' Voice, the super PAC affiliated with the AFL-CIO, launched an attack Thursday on Virginia Senate candidate George Allen's troub...

George Allen Apologizes For 'Macaca' Comment

Roll Call | Posted 08.03.2011 | Politics

"During my last campaign, I never should have singled out that young man working for my opponent," Allen said. "He was just doing his job. I was wrong...

Jason Linkins

George Allen Assumes Black Reporter Must Have Played Football | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics

Former and would-be future Virginia Sen. George Allen, who quarterbacked the University of Virginia for a pair of losing seasons in the 1970s and come...

Howard Fineman

Virginia: The Second Civil War | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Civil War was mostly about Virginia: whoever controlled it would win the war. The presidential election of 2012 is shaping up the same way. In a stunning reversal of recent history, Barack Obama won Virginia, and with an equally stunning 53 percent of the vote. Now the issue is whether he can do it again. There is no more important strategic question.

Top Moments in Tech/Politics of the Decade (PHOTOS)

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

Irrevocably, politics changed in the past 10 years because of technology in general and the Internet in particular. So here, in no particular order, are the decade's top moments in tech and politics.

Chris Christie's 'Macaca Moment' on Health Care

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John R. Bohrer

Christie is now on film, getting short with someone for daring to question the whims of the health care industry. 2009-09-28-Untitld1.jpg

GOP 'Trackers' Follow Dems, Hoping For A 'Macaca' Moment

McClatchy DC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Chris Carney was walking down a Capitol Hill street when suddenly -- bam -- an anonymous Republican with a video camera who'd been following him ...

George Allen Tries To Sell GOP To Minorities: 'In Sports, You Don't Care About Race'

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. George Allen (R-Va.) has been out of the public eye for two years, and I'd forgotten how he can reduce everything to a football metaphor....

Courting the Pro-Palin Hooters Demographic in Va.

Riley Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Riley Murray

Republicans in Augusta County have been working to sustain a rise in base enthusiasm for the McCain-Palin ticket. The Party's large "I'm Voting for the Chick" signs are cropping up across the county and are most popular with male small-business owners.

Happy Macaca Day!!! The 2nd Anniversary of the Birth of YouTube Politics

Dan Manatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Manatt

Just two years ago, the modern age of YouTube/Web Video Politics began: On 8.11.06, Sen. George Allen, a shoo in for reelection and early favorite fo...