2012 Election Coverage on WMRA

Ongoing election coverage from WMRA & NPR.
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WMRA News
6:40 am
Mon September 17, 2012

Paulette Moore of Occupy Harrisonburg on OWS, One Year Later

The protests in New York City that came to be known as Occupy Wall Street began one year ago today, and spread to cities nationwide, including, last October, Harrisonburg.

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WMRA News
6:40 am
Mon September 3, 2012

Governor Tim Kaine: Budgets, Taxes, Republicans and the U.S. Senate

Former Virginia Governor and current U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine

Former Governor Tim Kaine is running against former Republican Governor George Allen for the U.S. Senate.

Governor Kaine appeared on the campaign trail with President Obama in Charlottesville in late August, during which he said “Virginia will not go back, and the nation will not go back.”  Bob asked him what Republican programs or policies he believes would do that.

WMRA News
7:18 am
Fri August 10, 2012

Allen on 'Repeal & Replace', Guns, and the Budget

Republican George Allen is running to retake the U-S Senate seat he lost in 2006 to Jim Webb, who is retiring after one term.

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WMRA News
6:20 am
Thu June 28, 2012

Andy Schmookler: Democratic Candidate for the 6th District

Andy Schmookler is the Democratic challenger to 6th District Republican Congressman Bob Goodlatte in the November elections.

Virginia's 6th District covers all or part of Shenandoah, Rockingham, Highland, Augusta, Alleghany, Bath, Bedford, Rockbridge, Botetourt, Roanoke and Amherst Counties.  Bob Leweke spoke with Mr. Schmookler, who began by describing why he is running.

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WMRA News
6:20 am
Tue February 7, 2012

Mock Convention Time at Washington & Lee

Just about every four years since 1908, the students at Washington and Lee have staged a mock convention to predict the presidential nominee for the party out of power… and this year that’s the Republicans.

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WMRA News
6:20 am
Fri January 27, 2012

Former Governor and U.S. Senator George Allen on Running for the Senate

Former Virginia Governor and U.S. Senator George Allen is the expected Republican nominee for Virginia’s open U.S. Senate seat in November, the same seat he held until his defeat for re-election in 2006. He recently spoke about the issues in this year’s campaign, and about the federal government's role is in creating jobs.

Virginia Insight
4:02 pm
Mon January 23, 2012

Ethics in Political Journalism

Heard any good political news lately? Perhaps we should explain... By good we are talking about quality reporting that is in-depth, helpful, and reliable.

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Virginia Insight
4:41 pm
Thu January 12, 2012

A "Fair" Tax?

Proponents call it the "Fair Tax."

But just how fair would it be to replace all federal taxes with a 23% sales tax?

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