Jamie Radtke

Can Cuccinelli's Hard-Right Ideology Win In A 50/50 State? Virginia is conducting nothing short of a grand political experiment in 2013, testing whether a tea party favorite can carry a closely divided state with conservative roots. If Ken Cuccinelli wins the race for governor, he will have undercut Republican moderates' claims that hard-right ideologies are hurting the party — and undoubtedly intensify a debate already roiling the GOP.
GOP Senate Nomination, 6 House Races On Virginia BallotFormer Sen. George Allen, trying to recapture the Senate seat he lost six years ago, enters Tuesday's Virginia primary as a strong favorite over three lesser-known Republicans.