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NOV. 6, 1997
Gilmore Offers Olive Branch - 11/6/97
Va. Democrats Reeling After Election Defeat - 11/6/97
Many Believe Beyer Can Run -- and Win -- Again - 11/6/97

ELECTION-DAY COVERAGE
GOP Sweeps Top Va. Offices - 11/5/97
Family Values a Key to Result - 11/5/97
Earley, Hager Complete Sweep - 11/5/97

NOV. 1-4, 1997
Beyer, Gilmore Push Tax Battle to Final Day - 11/4/97
Gilmore, Beyer Scramble to Corral Key Voters - 11/3/97
Off-Year Elections Get Huge Infusion of GOP Spending - 11/2/97
Windup of Va. Campaign a Study in Contrasts - 11/2/97
Car-Tax Issue Drives Gilmore's Campaign - 11/2/97
Moderate Voters Ambivalent About Race - 11/1/97

OCTOBER 1997
National GOP Gives Gilmore $1 Million More - 10/31/97
Ad Watch - Beyer - 10/31/97
On Home Turf, Beyer Pounds Gilmore's Plan - 10/30/97
Ad Watch - Gilmore - 10/30/97
Taxes Take the Lead in Race for Va. Governor - 10/30/97
Beyer Cites Slide on Wall St. in Attacking Rival - 10/29/97
Ad Watch - Beyer - 10/29/97
Black Leaders Try to Offset Wilder's Snub of Beyer - 10/28/97
Car-Tax Cut Has GOP's Gilmore in the Driver's Seat - 10/28/97
GOP Stumps for House Majority - 10/27/97
Gilmore's Conservative Views Apparent - 10/26/97
Reversals in Position Mark Beyer's Tenure - 10/26/97
Gilmore is Leading Money Race - 10/25/97
There's No Free Lunch, Battered Beyer Tells Voters - 10/24/97
Gilmore Surges to Lead Over Beyer, Poll Shows - 10/23/97
Beyer Scrambling After Wilder Rebuff - 10/22/97
Beyer, Gilmore Map Different Routes - 10/21/97
Issues Make Strange Bedfellows - 10/19/97
Beyond Taxes and Education: Where the Candidates Stand - 10/19/97
Gilmore's Campaign Contributions Scrutinized - 10/18/97
When Students Grill Beyer, It's a Job Well Done - 10/18/97
Ad Watch - Beyer and Gilmore - 10/17/97
Beyer's Position On Regional Taxes Has N.Va. Backers - 10/17/97
Beyer Alleges Flip-Flop On Gilmore Abortion Remark - 10/16/97
Gilmore Gets Funding Boost From National GOP Groups - 10/16/97
Beyer Says He's Sensible; Friends Say He's Fickle - 10/16/97
Va. Computer Repair Cost Doubles - 10/15/97
Gilmore Shifts On Spousal Notification - 10/15/97
Carefully, Gilmore Climbs Toward Top - 10/15/97
TV Stations Curtail Discount Ads - 10/14/97
The Bland Leading the Bland - 10/13/97
Accusations Backfire in Va. Race - 10/11/97
Beyer and Gilmore Accelerate Attacks - 10/10/97
Christian Coalition Urges Protest of Democrat's Ad - 10/9/97
Beyer and Gilmore Clash on Sex Offenders' Plea Bargains - 10/8/97
Ad Watch - Beyer - 10/8/97
Accusations, Negativity Sully Debate - 10/6/97
Clinton Stumps for Beyer - 10/5/97
Governor's Race a Battle of Sexes - 10/5/97
Without Limits, Candidates Eye Deeper Pockets - 10/4/97
Gilmore Gambles on Voters' Car Tax Animosity - 10/3/97
Ad Watch - Gilmore - 10/3/97
Va. Candidates Sharpen Campaign Jabs - 10/2/97
Ad Watch - Beyer - 10/2/97

SEPTEMBER 1997
Christian Coalition Forum Fuels Debate Over Partisanship - 9/28/97
In Waiting His Turn to Run, Beyer Bowed to Va. Custom - 9/27/97
Ad Watch - Beyer - 9/24/97
Governor's Race a Dead Heat, Poll Suggests - 9/21/97
Ad Watch - Gilmore - 9/20/97
Divergent Personalities on Display - 9/18/97
Beyer Once Favored Abortion Consent Law, Gilmore Says - 9/17/97
Gilmore Tax Plan Legal, Va. Attorney General Says - 9/17/97
Gifts in Va. Governor's Race Are Heaped Into Ads - 9/16/97
Gilmore Backs Stricter Abortion Law - 9/16/97
Ad Watch - Beyer - 9/15/97
On Schools, Agreement -- and Sharp Differences - 9/14/97
Comparison of Education Plans - 9/14/97
Beyer Blasts Allen's Policy in Wake of Sick Fish - 9/14/97
Ad Watch - Gilmore - 9/13/97
'Affirmative Efforts' Needed, Gilmore Says - 9/9/97
Families Worry Tax Cuts Will Cost Them Services Later - 9/5/97
Chart of Effects Tax Cuts Would Have on Families - 9/5/97
Party Bigwigs Fuel Va. Candidates' Race for Dollars - 9/5/97
Ad Watch - Beyer - 9/3/97
The Allen Advantage - 9/3/97
Tepid Va. Race Comes Suddenly to a Boil - 9/2/97
Ad Watch - Beyer - 9/2/97

AUGUST 1997
Beyer Plan Would Give Victims a Say in Plea Agreements - 8/28/97
Gilmore Proposes That Va. Prisoners Pay Their Own Keep - 8/27/97
Gilmore, Allen Say All's Well - 8/26/97
Official Rips Gilmore Over Memo - 8/25/97
Gilmore Says He'd Drop Allen Official - 8/24/97
Tax-Cut Resistance Spreads Beyond Northern Virginia - 8/24/97
Va. Attorney General Asked to Check Legality of Gilmore Tax Plan - 8/21/97
N. Va. Executives Dismiss Governor's Race, Take Agenda to Future Candidates - 8/20/97
No. 2 on Va. Ticket Breaks With Beyer on Taxes - 8/16/97
Ex-Governor Wilder Blasts Beyer, Dangles Endorsement - 8/13/97

JULY 1997
Virginia Gifts Would Break Federal Law - 7/30/97
Beyer Talks Up Life After Tobacco - 7/29/97
Skepticism Greets Two Va. Tax Plans - 7/24/97
Tax Plan Lamented in Northern Virginia - 7/22/97
Beyer Springs a Surprise on Va. Auto Tax - 7/20/97
Beyer, Gilmore Play It Safe in Early, Expensive TV Ads - 7/19/97
Beyer Has $500,000 Fund-Raising Lead Over Gilmore - 7/16/97
Beyer Proposes Tuition Aid - 7/9/97
Allen Takes Tobacco Stand - 7/3/97

JUNE 1997
Prodded by Allen, Va. School Panel Seeks U.S. Funds - 6/27/97
Gilmore Finds His Tax Cut Plan Is a Hard Sell at N.Va. Forum - 6/27/97
Smoking Debate Over Settlement - 6/26/97
Virginians Clash on Auto Tax Cut - 6/24/97
Ad Watch - Beyer - 6/22/97
Va. Local Governments Hit Gilmore Tax Plan as Unconstitutional - 6/19/97
Campaign Money Talks With Regional Accent - 6/15/97
A Certifiable Governor - 6/14/97
Governor's Campaign May Come Down to Urban vs. Rural Battle - 6/12/97
Va. School Rating Plan Gets Tentative Approval - 6/12/97
Gilmore Takes Show on Road - 6/5/97
Environment Officials Fired in Va. - 6/4/97
Virginia Candidates Raise More Than $8 Million - 6/3/97
Ad Watch - Gilmore - 6/3/97

MAY 1997
Allen Urges Lifting Sex Ed Requirement - 5/31/97
Beyer's Visit Revives School Candidate Ban - 5/30/97
Va. Challenges EPA Over Permit for Blue Plains - 5/24/97
Beyer Tells Critics No-Tax-Rise Stance Is a Winning One - 5/23/97
Poll Suggests Majority Support Confederate History Month in Va. - 5/19/97
Ad Watch - Gilmore and Beyer - 5/17/97
Gilmore, Beyer Kick Off TV Campaign - 5/17/97
Allen's Advisers Question Gilmore's Tax Plan - 5/13/97
Nominated, Beyer Pulls No Punches - 5/11/97
Gilmore Targets Personal Property Tax - 5/9/97
Gilmore Ready to Tell Va. He's Running - 5/7/97
Beyer Tells Teachers His Education Plans - 5/7/97
N.Va. Business Leaders Fight Tax-Cut Fever - 5/4/97
Va. Democrats Question Gilmore's Job With Firm - 5/1/97

APRIL 1997
Va. Campaigns Unleash Criticism - 4/25/97
Gilmore Delays His Campaign Announcement - 4/24/97
A Higher Taxes Endorsement - 4/24/97
Televangelist's Donation to Gilmore Kindles Debate - 4/19/97
At Annual Va. Shad Planking, More Than Fish Was Smoking - 4/17/97
1997 Governor's Race, at $6 Million, Could Be Va.'s Costliest - 4/16/97
Virginia Democrats Return Oil Broker's $100,000 Gift - 4/16/97
Gilmore Puts Stocks in Blind Trust - 4/12/97
Beyer's Shift on Taxes Dismays Some Backers - 4/10/97
Beyer Changes Stance, Vows No New Taxes - 4/9/97
Gilmore Bows to Pressure, Will Quit Attorney General's Post - 4/4/97
Allen Turns Back on Ex-Environmental Official - 4/3/97
Va. Assembly Veto Session Unlikely to Upset Allen - 4/2/97

MARCH 1997
Gilmore Dogged by Criticism of His Divided Life - 3/29/97
Gilmore Does Balancing Act on Tobacco - 3/28/97
In Fairfax, Gun Ban Veto Decried - 3/26/97
Va.'s Gilmore Considering Resignation - 3/21/97
Va. Democrats to Return $100,000 Gift - 3/19/97
Beyer Opens Race for Va. Governor by Touting School Plan - 3/11/97
Keeping Their Minds Open - 3/11/97
Beyer's Plans Set Off Salvo by Va. Rival - 3/10/97
His Big Ideas Could Make or Break Beyer's Campaign - 3/9/97

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