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DEAD HEAT: Crucial Race Neck-In-Neck

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

As the 2012 elections loom, both parties are starting to pour resources into congressional and gubernatorial races across the country. While Republica...

Jason Linkins

George Allen Did Not Enjoy That Facebook Chat He Had With You, Virginia

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

Apparently, former Virginia Sen. George Allen, currently vying with former Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine for the chance to reclaim his seat from the outgoin...

Too Much Is at Stake in Virginia for a Blackout in Coverage

Cliff Schecter | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

With just over a week to go, will we rise to the occasion and help Virginia Democrats keep control of the State Senate?

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...

Kaine, Allen Agree To First Debate In Va. Senate Race

The Washington Post | Posted 11.20.2011 | DC

Former governors George Allen (R) and Tim Kaine (D) have agreed to their first debate in the race for U.S. Senate in 2012. ...

Lessons for Politicians From YouTube's Viral Stars (or, What Candidates Can Learn From the Old Spice Guy)

Ramya Raghavan | Posted 11.14.2011 | Technology
Ramya Raghavan

Billions of eyeballs are right now looking for the most compelling video to watch -- make sure it's yours, and not your opponent's, that shapes your campaign.

Obama and Perry Stop Folking America

Mark Steinberg | Posted 11.14.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

A quick read of President Obama's 4,000 word jobs speech to Congress on September 8 reveals that he has apparently decided there are no folks in Ame...

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...

George Allen Undergoes Tea Party Makeover In Mounting Political Comeback

The Richmond Times-Dispatch | Wesley P. Hester | Posted 07.17.2011 | Politics

For his comeback effort, George Allen has undergone a tea-party makeover....

Jason Linkins

Late Returns: Herman Cain Takes A Victory Lap

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.11.2011 | Politics

Five men competed in last week's Republican debate in South Carolina, but only one of them could credibly package the entire experience in a video hig...

Senate Race Between Virginia Titans May Prove To Be Epic Showdown

The Washington Post | Posted 07.08.2011 | Politics

George Allen and Timothy M. Kaine are locked in a dead heat 18 months from Election Day, according to a new Washington Post poll, suggesting that the ...

Jason Linkins

George Allen Assumes Black Reporter Must Have Played Football

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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...

Huckabee's Moment

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lea Lane

Politicians lose favor for many reasons. Sometimes it's a buildup of things so overwhelming that even the under-informed get it: Sarah Palin's increas...

Jason Linkins

Late Returns: Gingrich Takes Us Down A Familiar Path

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At long, long last, one of the presumed contenders for the 2012 nomination is planning to formally enter the race, sort of. That person: Newt Gingric...

President Kaine?

David Meadvin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Meadvin

It may be pure prognostication. My crystal ball isn't any clearer than anyone else's. But if you're already growing tired of the 2012 storyline and cast of characters, keep an eye on Kaine.

Howard Fineman

Virginia: The Second Civil War

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.

Tea Party Senate Candidate: Movement Wouldn't Exist 'If Republicans Hadn't Failed Under Bush'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jamie Radtke, the leader of the Virginia Tea Party Patriots who recently announced she will run for U.S. Senate in the state's 2012 match-up, delivere...

George Allen: 'Macaca' Was A 'Made Up Word,' Not A 'Racial Insult'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Sen. George Allen (R-Va.), fresh off an official comeback announcement, recently sought to address his use of the racial slur "macaca" during h...

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...

George Allen Expected To Announce Campaign To Retake Virginia Senate Seat

The Washington Post | Anita Kumar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Allen told The Washington Post last month that he would announce his decision soon and likely before Sen. James Webb (D) revealed whether he would run...

Virginia Senate Election 2012: Match-Up Shaping Up Could Emerge One Of The Hottest Next Cycle

The New York Times | Michael D. Shear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Will Virginia be home to the most competitive and politically interesting Senate race in 2012?...

Tea Party Organizer Jamie Radtke Jumps Into 2012 Virginia Senate Race

The Wall Street Journal | Neil King Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jamie Radtke, head of the Virginia Federation of Tea Party Patriots, has filed federal papers to run for the Republican nomination for the Senate seat...

Video Cameras Keep Candidates Honest on Campaign Trail

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The ubiquitous video cameras on the campaign trail do more than catch gaffes. They also show how politicians change their messages in front of different audiences.