Virginia's quadrennial search for a governor featured neither charismatic personalities nor dominant policy initiatives. But Democrat Timothy M. Kaine's resounding victory over Republican Jerry W. Kilgore nonetheless provided important political lessons for the commonwealth, and maybe the country.
Remarks by Kaine and Kilgore (Post, November 9, 2005)
Democrats Win Key N.Va. Races: Republicans' Hold On 60 Seats Unclear In Early Returns (Post, November 9, 2005)
In Northern Virginia: In the Suburbs, Backlash Against Republicans Hits Hard (Post, November 9, 2005)
Alexandria Detective Is City's New Sheriff: Fairfax, Loudoun Voters Say Yes to School Financing (Post, November 9, 2005)
Democrats Win Several Key House Races (Post, November 8, 2005; 9:50 PM)
Democrat Lawhorne Wins Alexandria Sheriff's Race (Post, November 8, 2005; 9:38 PM)
Election Day in Virginia (Post, November 8, 2005)
Abortion clinics in Virginia will face new regulations (Post, February 25, 2011)
Annual Democrats' dinner serves up Senate speculation talk (Post, February 20, 2011)
Ex-Rep. Perriello says he might run if Kaine doesn't (Post, February 17, 2011)
Virginia's traffic redux (Post, February 6, 2011)
Opponents of abortion in Va. split on strategy (Post, January 31, 2011)
Ariz. rampage sends chill through Va. (Post, January 21, 2011)
George Allen acting like a Senate candidate again (Post, January 21, 2011)
McDonnell lifts ban on open-carry in Va. parks (Post, January 20, 2011)
N.Va. likely to be stuck a bit longer (Post, January 16, 2011)
McDonnell to roll out massive, costly agenda (Post, January 9, 2011)
Gray names choices for key health jobs (Post, January 8, 2011)
Lawmakers hope to take 'spice' out of life in Virginia (Post, January 1, 2011)
McDonnell's proposals stir budget hawks (Post, December 28, 2010)
Will Webb run again? Anticipation building. (Post, December 19, 2010)
McDonnell not shy about spending on job creation (Post, December 15, 2010)
Democrats in Virginia tap Brian Moran to lead party (Post, December 3, 2010)
Tobacco funds are drawing scrutiny (Post, November 23, 2010)
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