Corey Stewart

Michael Pope

Voters are about to choose a candidate for United States Senate. But the ballot has a name that you might not have heard before.

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How the top of an electoral ticket can impact local races down-ballot is a question normally posed during presidential election years. But this year in Virginia a controversial senate candidate could have an impact on tight midterm elections.

It’s a recent night on the campus of Virginia Union University, a historically black college in Richmond.

Senate candidate Republican Corey Stewart, has already made it through an hour of tough questions when local radio host Gary Flowers wraps up with a zinger.

AP Photo / Steve Helber

If you watch television or listen to talk radio, you know it’s election time. But just how effective are all those ads?

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Candidates for Virginia’s Senate seat tackled the controversial Supreme Court nomination during their final debate Tuesday night.

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On Capitol Hill, senators are grappling with how to handle allegations of sexual misconduct. But it’s a drama that’s also playing out on the campaign trail.

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