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Virginia Elections

Suzanna Scholte Loses To Gerry Connolly In Virginia Midterm Election

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Suzanna Scholte was defeated by Democratic incumbent Rep. Gerry Connolly in Tuesday's midterm elections. Scholte has been president of t...

Rep. Gerry Connolly Defeats Republican Opponent In Midterm Election

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) beat his Republican opponent in the midterm elections. The GOP's Suzanna Scholte challenged Connolly to represent the s...

Barbara Comstock Defeats John Foust In Race To Represent Virginia's 10th Congressional District

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Virginia state Del. Barbara Comstock (R) won her race against Democrat John Foust in Tuesday's midterm elections. Comstock and Foust were facing of...

John Foust Loses To Barbara Comstock In Virginia's Midterm Elections

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat John Foust was defeated by Republican Barbara Comstock in Tuesday's midterm elections. Foust, who has served on the Fairfax Board of Super...

Scott Rigell Defeats Suzanne Patrick In 2014 Midterm Elections

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Scott Rigell (R-Va.) beat Democrat Suzanne Patrick in Tuesday's midterm election. Rigell, who represents Virginia's 2nd congressional district...

Randy Forbes Defeats Elliott Fausz In Midterm Election Race For Virginia's 4th District

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Randy Forbes (R-Va.) defeated Democrat Elliott Fausz in the midterm election for Virginia's 4th congressional district. Forbes, who previously...

Micah Edmond Loses To Don Beyer In Virginia 2014 Elections

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Micah Edmond lost to Democratic challenger Don Beyer during Tuesday's midterm elections in Virginia. Edmond and Beyer were facing off t...

Jack Trammell Loses To Dave Brat In Midterm Election For Virginia's 7th District

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Democrat Jack Trammell lost to Republican Dave Brat in the midterm election in Virginia's 7th District. Trammell and his opponent are both professo...

Don Beyer Beats Micah Edmond In The 2014 Virginia Elections

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat Don Beyer will represent Virginia's 8th congressional district after defeating GOP opponent Micah Edmond in the 2014 midterm elections. Th...

Dave Brat Defeats Jack Trammell In Race To Replace Eric Cantor In Congress

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Republican Dave Brat TKTK against his Democratic opponent Jack Trammell in the midterm election for Virginia's 7th congressional district. Brat mad...

Rob Wittman Defeats Norm Mosher In 2014 Midterm Election

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Va.) defeated his Democratic opponent Norm Mosher in the midterm election on Tuesday. Wittman, who represents Virginia's 1st co...

Robert Hurt Defeats Lawrence Gaughan In Midterm Election Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Robert Hurt (R-Va.) defeated Democrat Lawrence Gaughan in the 2014 midterm election for Virginia's 5th congressional district. Hurt was first ...

Morgan Griffith Will Continue To Represent Virginia In Congress

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-Va.) will continue to represent Virginia' s 9th congressional district. Griffith, who faced a challenge from conservative I...

Bob Goodlatte Wins 2014 Election To Represent Virginia's 6th District

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) will continue to represent Virginia's 6th District in Congress after the 2014 midterm elections. Goodlatte faced challen...

Bobby Scott Wins Midterm Election, Will Continue To Represent Virginia's 3rd District

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.) will continue to represent Virginia's 3rd congressional district after this year's midterm elections. Scott was first elec...

Controversial GOP Candidate Predicts 'Stunning Victory'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

Virginia lieutenant governor candidate Bishop E.W. Jackson (R), who will face off against Democrat state Sen. Ralph Northam at the polls tomorrow, pre...

Virginia Polls 2012: What You Need To Know To Vote

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

It's time for Virginia to vote. Here's what you need to know about Virginia on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. The Virginia polls closing t...

McDonnell's Rightward Shuffle Shapes Key 2012 Battle

Reuters | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics

* Polls show Obama with narrow lead in crucial state * Demographic shifts boost Democrats in once "red" state * Northern...

Progressive Champion Fundraises For Controversial Dem

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

Progressive champion Tom Perriello is fundraising on behalf of John Douglass, the presumptive Democratic nominee in Virginia's 5th Congressional Distr...

Lucia Graves

Bad Blood In Virginia's 5th Could Spell Trouble For Democrats In November

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With John Douglass now the presumptive Democratic nominee in Virginia's 5th Congressional District, prominent party leaders are finally ...

Eric Cantor's GOP Challenger Sells Dog Shirts, Throw Pillows With Cantor's Face On Them

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) has drawn a primary challenger who's hoping to raise money by selling an array of products -- ...

Va. 2011 Elections: Romney Joins McDonnell In Fairfax

The Huffington Post | Michael Grass | Posted 12.26.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Less than two weeks before Virginia voters go to the polls, some national Republican starpower visited the all-important D.C. suburbs to...

Arin Greenwood

Virginia's Sunday Hunting Debate Pits Gun Rights Against Sabbath

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.15.2011 | DC

As you start loading your guns for the start of Virginia's deer-hunting season, you might wonder why it isn't legal to hunt on Sunday. Not too long ag...

Sam Stein

Tim Kaine 'Increasingly Likely' To Run For Senate But No Decision Yet

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Top Democratic officials say Democratic National Committee Chair Tim Kaine is “increasingly likely” to announce a run for the Virgin...

Left, Right & Center: Consumer Spending, Health Care, Hillary and Pakistan, Elections

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

We discuss: Hillary Clinton in Pakistan -- did she say the wrong things? Consumer spending -- did we save the banks at the expense of the people? And the 2009 elections -- what are the implications?