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Virginia Attorney General-elect Mark Herring. (Credit: Greg Kahn/Getty Images)

Herring Win Gives Virginia Democrats Rare Sweep for Top Jobs

A statewide recount has finally ended the nail-biting race for Virginia attorney general, giving Democrats their first top-of-the-ticket sweep since 1989 in a state that once was reliably red.

12/19/2013

Neither Republican Mark Obenshain (left) or Democrat Mark Herring are conceding the attorney general's race in Virginia. (Credit: Getty Images)

As Obenshain Concedes, Herring Makes Debut as Va.’s AG-Elect

Republican Mark Obenshain conceded the race for Virginia attorney general Wednesday as Democrat Mark Herring built an insurmountable lead in a recount, giving Democrats a top-of-the ticket sweep for the first time since 1989.

12/18/2013

Neither Republican Mark Obenshain (left) or Democrat Mark Herring are conceding the attorney general's race in Virginia. (Credit: Getty Images)

Deadline Wednesday in Va.’s AG Recount

A deadline is looming for the recount in Virginia’s race for attorney general.

12/18/2013

Neither Republican Mark Obenshain (left) or Democrat Mark Herring are conceding the attorney general's race in Virginia. (Credit: Getty Images)

Recount for Virginia AG’s Race Set for Dec. 17-18

The recount in Virginia’s historically close race for attorney general has been scheduled for Dec. 17 and 18.

12/04/2013

Neither Republican Mark Obenshain (left) or Democrat Mark Herring are conceding the attorney general's race in Virginia. (Credit: Getty Images)

3 Judges Named for AG Recount Court

With a preliminary hearing scheduled for Wednesday, a three-judge panel has been named to oversee the recount for Virginia attorney general.

12/03/2013

Neither Republican Mark Obenshain (left) or Democrat Mark Herring are conceding the attorney general's race in Virginia. (Credit: Getty Images)

Va’s Historically Tight AG’s Race Heads to Recount

Republican state Sen. Mark Obenshain asked for a recount Wednesday in his quest to overcome a 165-vote loss to Democratic state Sen. Mark Herring in the neck-and-neck race to become Virginia’s next attorney general.

11/27/2013

Virginia attorney general candidate Republican Mark Obenshain. (Photo by Win McNamee)

Obenshain to Seek Recount in Virginia AG’s Race

Republican Mark Obenshain says he’s seeking a recount in the historically close race for Virginia attorney general.

11/26/2013

Virginia Attorney General-elect Mark Herring. (Credit: Greg Kahn/Getty Images)

Herring Names Va. AG Inaugural Committee

With his Republican rival yet to concede the race for attorney general, Democrat Mark Herring is forging ahead, naming his inaugural committee.

11/26/2013

Neither Republican Mark Obenshain (left) or Democrat Mark Herring are conceding the attorney general's race in Virginia. (Credit: Getty Images)

State Certification Keeps Herring Ahead in Virginia AG Race

The Democratic candidate for Virginia attorney general has maintained his thin lead over the Republican hopeful after the state certified the Nov. 5 ballot.b

11/25/2013

Neither Republican Mark Obenshain (left) or Democrat Mark Herring are conceding the attorney general's race in Virginia. (Credit: Getty Images)

Candidates for Va. Attorney General Dig In

With 164 votes separating them in the race for attorney general, Democrat Mark Herring and Republican Mark Obenshain dug in Wednesday, each announcing transition teams.

11/13/2013

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