Virginia 2013: Statewide Races With National Implications

Virginia 2013: Statewide Races With National Implications

Virginia's off-year races are commonly seen as a barometer of the national electorate's mood. We get the latest from the Old Dominion ahead of the election.

Virginia's off-year races are commonly seen as a barometer of the national electorate's mood. With two polarizing candidates at the top of the Democratic and Republican tickets, commonwealth voters have already been subject to a barrage of attack ads and mudslinging. Now the federal government shutdown is adding a new element of unpredictability to the races. We get the latest from the Old Dominion ahead of the election.

Guests

Quentin Kidd

Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Department of Government, Christopher Newport University

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