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Meet the Candidates: John Gentry for Tennessee governor

News Channel 11 distributed questionnaires to all congressional and state candidates who will appear on ballots in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia in the November election. Below is the response we received from John Gentry, who is running for Tennessee governor. Early voting in Tennessee runs from Oct. 19 to...
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Vietnamese vet running for Congress rips Biden for 'demonizing' GOP: 'Calling me the same name' as terrorists

A Vietnamese refugee who's seeking to represent Virginia's 10th congressional district, called out President Biden Monday for his criticism of Republicans, slamming him for "demonizing" voters who don't share the same political views. Retired Navy Captain Hung Cao joined "America's Newsroom" to discuss why he found the president's scrutiny to...
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One debate declined, another set to take place as planned

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger and Republican Yesli Vega will not be facing off in a debate in Fredericksburg. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports Vega, a member of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors, declined to participate in a debate that would have been held at the University of Mary Washington.
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Virginia governor rallies with Kemp to aid bid for suburban Atlanta votes

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp hit the Atlanta suburbs Tuesday in hopes of firing up conservative voters in an area that has been moving toward Democrats in recent elections. Kemp took the stage in Alpharetta’s City Center with Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin, whose narrow win last year and success in suburban areas made him a rising […] The post Virginia governor rallies with Kemp to aid bid for suburban Atlanta votes appeared first on Georgia Recorder.
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Taysha Devaughan challenges Morgan Griffith in November election

A single mother from far southwest Virginia is challenging 9th District Congressman Morgan Griffith in the November election. Democrat Taysha Devaughan lives in Big Stone Gap. Since college graduation from UVA-Wise four years ago, Devaughan has worked for the Appalachian Community Fund; its website says it addresses issues that include race, gender, sexual identity, and the environment. WFIR’s Evan Jones has more:
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Virginia candidates set for Oct. 21 debate

(The Center Square) – Candidates for Virginia’s 7th District will debate Oct. 21, a matchup of Democratic Rep. Abigail Spanberger and Republican challenger Yesli Vega. The exchange is sponsored by the Prince William Committee of 100. The congressional race is expected to be one of Virginia’s most competitive....
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Meet the Candidates: Charles Van Morgan for Tennessee governor

News Channel 11 distributed questionnaires to all congressional and state candidates who will appear on ballots in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia in the November election. Below is the response we received from Charles Van Morgan, who is running for Tennessee governor. Early voting in Tennessee runs from Oct. 19...
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Meet the Candidates: Kate Craig for Tennessee Senate District 3

News Channel 11 distributed questionnaires to all congressional and state candidates who will appear on ballots in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia in the November election. Below is the response we received from Kate Craig, who is running for the Tennessee Senate District 3 seat. Early voting in Tennessee runs from Oct. 19 to Nov. […]
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Meet the Candidates: Tim Hicks for Tennessee House District 6

News Channel 11 distributed questionnaires to all congressional and state candidates who will appear on ballots in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia in the November election. Below is the response we received from Tim Hicks, who is running for re-election to the Tennessee House District 6 seat. Early voting in...
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The choice is clear in the First Congressional District of Virginia

Karen Arnold McPherson graduated with a B.A. in Economics ’69. Email her at kamcpherson168@gmail.com. The views expressed in the article are the author’s own. A recent guest editorial in The Flat Hat focused on the reasons why the College of William and Mary students should vote in the upcoming City Council election in Williamsburg. Today, I want to emphasize the broader issues that are at stake in the upcoming midterm elections and encourage students to pay attention to the contest for the area’s House of Representatives seat as well.
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