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Virginia Vote Could Send National Message on Political Gridlocki
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October 29, 2013 10:55 PM
The political fallout from the recent U.S. government shutdown over a dispute about the Obama administration's health care policy can already be seen in the upcoming election for governor in the U.S. state of Virginia. VOA’s Brian Padden reports that in this swing state where neither party can claim an overwhelming majority of support, voters are voicing support for compromise over ideology.

Virginia Vote Could Send National Message on Political Gridlock

Published October 29, 2013

The political fallout from the recent U.S. government shutdown over a dispute about the Obama administration's health care policy can already be seen in the upcoming election for governor in the U.S. state of Virginia. VOA’s Brian Padden reports that in this swing state where neither party can claim an overwhelming majority of support, voters are voicing support for compromise over ideology.


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