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Virginia Senate Race

Ed Gillespie Concedes To Mark Warner In Virginia Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

SPRINGFIELD, Va. (AP) — Republican Ed Gillespie on Friday conceded the Virginia Senate race to the Democratic incumbent, Mark Warner, and said he wo...

Republican Brings Controversy Over Washington Football Team's Name Into Virginia Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics

Republican Ed Gillespie brought the controversy over Washington, D.C.'s, football team name into the Virginia Senate race with an ad that aired during...

Mark Warner vs. Ed Gillespie vs. Robert Sarvis Nonpartisan Candidate Guide for Virginia Senate Race 2014

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 12.22.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Here are the issue-by-issue stands for Mark Warner, Ed Gillespie and Robert Sarvis, with additional links at the bottom for each candidate if you'd like to dig deeper.

GOP Candidate Ditches Ads In Virginia Senate Race

AP | ALAN SUDERMAN and PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 12.16.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Ed Gillespie has one of the sharpest political instincts of any of the Republicans' recruits for Senate races this year. But th...

Ed Gillespie Wins Va. GOP Senate Nomination

AP | ALAN SUDERMAN | Posted 06.07.2014 | Politics

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Former presidential adviser and lobbyist Ed Gillespie has won the Republican nomination at the state party convention and will f...

Ex-GOP Senator Endorses Democratic Successor In Virginia Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

Former Sen. John Warner (R-Va.) has chosen to endorse Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) over former lobbyist and Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gill...

Former RNC Chairman Reportedly Readying Senate Bid

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie is gearing up to challenge Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) in his reelection bid this year, the Ne...

Virginia US Senate Race: Nonpartisan Issue Guide for George Allen Vs Tim Kaine

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan guide to the George Allen/Tim Kaine US Senate race, one that contrasts candidate stands in a fair way? The Campus El...

George Allen Hit Over Education, Ryan Budget

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

Three labor unions launched a new TV ad Tuesday attacking Virginia Senate candidate George Allen (R) on education funding. The spot, "Education," i...

Presidential Races Buffet Fight For Senate Control

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The party that runs the Senate next year may be decided by how well President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney do in toss-up states lik...

GOP Senate Candidate Targeted By Union Ads

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three national labor unions have joined to target Virginia GOP Senate candidate George Allen, going after his position on Medicare and w...

Virginia Senate Race Heats Up

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics

LEESBURG, Va. — Democrat Tim Kaine talks a lot about Republicans – the ones in his family, the ones he's worked with and the ones he hopes...

Cat Senate Candidate: 'Vote The Humans Out'

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 08.15.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The claws are out! Hank, the Virginia cat running for a seat in the U.S. Senate, has a cutting proposition in a new campaign ad. "Our...

Obama Emerging As Key Figure In Contentious Senate Race

AP | BOB LEWIS | Posted 06.23.2012 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. -- The dominant figure in a Virginia Senate race that could determine the direction of Congress next year is President Barack Obama even...

George Allen Wins GOP Senate Primary

AP | BOB LEWIS | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. -- George Allen brushed aside three conservative Republican rivals in the Virginia primary, setting up a fall battle to regain the seat ...

Arin Greenwood

PHOTOS: A Visit To Hank The Cat's Virginia Campaign HQ

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 04.26.2012 | DC

SPRINGFIELD, Va. -- Matthew O'Leary and Anthony Roberts are trying to collect 10,000 signatures to send to the Virginia Board of Elections to show the...

Cat Running For Senate Releases Taxes, Likes Space Shuttle

Posted 04.17.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Tuesday's Space Shuttle Discovery flyover was amazing to humans who got to see it. At least one cat was appreciative of the display as w...

Bad News For GOP Senator In Battleground Race

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

Former Sen. George Allen (R-Va.) will face another primary challenger in the U.S. Senate race in Virginia, and this one could cause problems for him A...

Michael McAuliff

George Allen Finance Adviser Hails From RNC's Strip Club, Jewelry Past

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A former Republican National Committee finance official who was forced to resign last year following allegations that she had spent part...

Virginia Senate Race Verging Toward Standoff Between Statewide Political Giants

The Washington Post | Ben Pershing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The pieces are gradually falling into place for George Allen and Timothy M. Kaine to square off for Virginia's open Senate seat next year, a rare matc...

Sam Stein

Harry Reid Encouraging Tim Kaine To Run For Virginia Senate Seat

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has privately encouraged Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine to launch a bid for...

Democratic Senator To Retire

AP | MICHAEL FELBERBAUM and BEN EVANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. — Freshman Democratic Sen. Jim Webb of Virginia announced Wednesday he will retire when his term ends next year, deepening the cha...

George Allen Announces Senate Campaign

AP | BOB LEWIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Republican George Allen officially began his political comeback Monday, announcing his intent to regain his old Senate ...

George Allen To Jump Into Virginia Senate Race

AP | BOB LEWIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. — Republican George Allen will announce Monday that he will seek to reclaim the U.S. Senate seat from Virginia that he lost five y...

Rob Portman Leaves VA Hospital After Being Told That Campaigning There Is Illegal

Dayton Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Rob Portman stopped at the Dayton Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Sunday, May 24, to "meet and greet" veterans at ...