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WCVE Exclusive 4th District Congressional Debate

WCVE hosts an exclusive debate between Virginia's 4th district candidates for U.S. Congress, Democratic Senator Donald McEachin of Henrico and Republican Sheriff Mike Wade of Henrico.

The debate was moderated by WCVE News Director Craig Carper, Richmond Times Dispatch Politics Editor Andrew Cain, WCVE's Political Reporter Saraya Wintersmith and Politics Reporter for the Virginian Pilot Patrick Wilson. 

The debate was sponsored by the Virginia Capitol Correspondants Association. 

Johnson Says 2016 Will Be Last Whitehouse Bid

Libertarian Presidential nominee Gary Johnson says this is his last bid for the Whitehouse.

The former Republican Governor of New Mexico made the statement while wrapping up a daylong, multi-stop trip in central Virginia Monday night (10/17).

After speaking at both Liberty University and the University of Virginia, Governor Johnson appeared at Richmond’s Hippodrome Theater where he told 88.9 WCVE he won’t run again.

VP Debate Fails To Sway Undecided

Political experts say Vice Presidential debates typically don’t sway voters opinions.

That seems to hold true for at least one Longwood University student who watched last night’s (10/4) debate from inside the exclusive venue. Junior business major Michael Sevride says seeing Governor Mike Pence and Senator Tim Kaine in-person added a new dimension to debate-watching. But even with the palpable moments of tension and levity, he says neither candidate’s quips, attacks or policy points were enough to lure him from the undecided camp.

Holsworth Weighs In On Debate

After a night of fierce attacks on each other’s running mates, a lengthy discussion on foreign policy and a lot of interruptions, the overall effect of last night’s Vice Presidential debate on the state of the race remains to be seen.

Longtime Political Analyst Dr. Bob Holsworth said Tim Kaine was more aggressive litigator than America’s Stepdad.


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