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I-95 Traffic to Be Rerouted for Weekend Construction

Those planning to travel south on Interstates 95 and 395 in Northern Virginia should expect multiple lane closures and detours overnight this weekend. Full story

Silver Line's Phase 1 Delayed Eight Weeks

The completion of the Silver Lane's first stretch of track has been pushed back another four weeks, officials announced Wednesday -- which means that the start of passenger service could now be delayed into late winter. More tests are needed before a new firm completion date can be determined, sa Full story

Virginia governor’s race center of battle for the south

   The Up panel looks at how the Virginia governor’s race between Democrat Terry Mcauliffe and Republican Ken Cuccinelli could strike a broader narrative about the state’s political transformation into purple status.

Virginia is right wing’s post-Obama test case

   Even after the president won the state twice, the Virginia GOP is verging to the far right with its slate of candidates this year. Former Virginia Governor Doug Wilder, MSNBC host Steve Kornacki, PBS Newshour Political Editor Christina Bellantoni, and former Romney/Ryan advisor Tara Wall join Meliss

Sandy storms in impact on swing states

   Gov. Bob McDonnell, R-Va., talks about the hurricane preparations within his state and says the biggest concern is power outages. McDonnell also talks about Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama’s decision not to campaign in Virginia at the moment. Harold Ford, Jr., also joins the conversation to d

Mobilizing women key to Virginia, election

   Melissa Harris-Perry, host of “Melissa Harris-Perry” on MSNBC and professor at Tulane University, talks with Rachel Maddow about Virginia as a microcosm of the United States and how state Republicans' attacks on women's health rights may ultimately cost Mitt Romney that state's electoral votes.

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  Obama seeks a win in Virginia

Generating turnout in Northern Virginia is critical if President Barack Obama is going to carry it again. For years ago, his narrow victory was in large part because of young, single, immigrant and otherwise diverse voters in that part of the state. Rep. Chris Van Hollen discusses.

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