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Democrats Hope Trump Turmoil Helps Downballot in Fifth Congressional District

Virginia_flag_mapOne of the hottest congressional races on the ballot this fall is the Fifth Congressional District, which stretches from Charlottesville to Danville. It’s a district currently held by Republicans, but Democrats are hoping the turmoil of the Donald Trump campaign might be giving them new momentum. Michael Pope has the story.

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Virginia’s 5th Congressional District Could Help Decide Who Controls House of Representatives

Virginia_flag_mapDemocrats need to win thirty seats to regain control of the U.S. House, and to do that they must record some upsets on November 8th.  That could happen in Virginia’s 5th Congressional District where Tom Periello was elected in 2008. Sandy Hausman tells us why the pundits are watching this year’s contest.

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