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That may sound simple, but every day people call to complain that their calculations don’t match those of the Virginia Department of Corrections.

Sandy Hausman reports: With incumbent Congressman Robert Hurt stepping down, one of the largest districts in the state is now up for grabs.

Candidates Jane Ditmar and Tom Garett met this week for the first in a series of debates.

Virginia may have three open congressional seats this year, but the races aren’t all that contested. So what do the campaign finance numbers have to say about the congressional races this year?

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