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The Swampby Matthew Hay Brown The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee today added 14 more challengers to its Red to Blue program, which gives Democrats running in Republican districts access to party money and advice. The new designees, who bring the Red.....
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The Swampby Frank James As someone who had to wait over an hour to cast an early vote yesterday in Fairfax County, Va,, I can personally attest to the crowds at polling places with six days to go before Election Day......
The Swampby Jill Zuckman SPRINGFIELD, Virginia - With just three days left to press his case, Sen. John McCain Saturday delivered an unabashed pitch contrasting his patriotism to Sen. Barack Obama's, sparking a nasty clash. "We learn more and more about......
The SwampBy Mark Silva and updated at 9:45 am EDT The acting chief financial officer of Freddie Mac, an embattled government-owned company that controls millions of home mortgages, was found dead early this morning in his suburban Virginia home, victim of......
The Swampby Mark Silva In what contest could Tom Daschle's endorsement be bragging rights? In Terry McAuliffe's campaign for governor of Virginia. In what contest could those TV ads that Hillary Clinton ran about taking that sensitive "3 am phone call"......
The Swampby Mark Silva When all the pushing and shoving over healthcare is finished, when a bill of some kind is enacted - and count on the Democrats to pass a bill of some kind, with or without Republican support -......
The Swampby Michael Muskal Part of the ceremony surrounding any presidential speech to Congress is who gets to be singled out and who gets invited to sit with the first family. First Lady Michelle Obama is bringing quite a crowd. This......
L.A. NOWMore than 392,000 illegal immigrants were deported from the United States in fiscal year 2010, the highest number in the country’s history, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced Wednesday. “We have deployed unprecedented...
L.A. NOWAuthorities using DNA evidence have linked a 44-year-old convicted murderer and rapist on death row to a 1990 double homicide in Riverside County. Alfredo Rolando Prieto, who is already on California's death row and who recently received the death...
State Sen. Mark Herring, D-Loudoun, beat out his rival Justin Fairfax in a straw poll in Northern Virginia Saturday as the two compete for the Democratic nomination for attorney general. The Mount Vernon District Democratic Committee straw poll - the...
It was hard to tell whether his eyes were actually open when Derek Jones shuffled into his dimly lit kitchen at 5:45 a.m., the smell of bacon in the air. The 16-year-old didn't speak, but took directions from his mother who whispered: "I have your...
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — To get a sense of just how much federal government spending influences the Washington metropolitan area, all you have to do is listen to the ads on an all-news radio station there. Instead of promoting happy hours and...
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