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Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 06:03:56 AM EST
Here are a few Virginia (and national) news headlines, political and otherwise, for Friday, November 9.
Warmer still: Extreme climate predictions appear most accurate, report says (Uh, guys? We need to do something about this NOW! "Skeptics" and "deniers?" Go f*** yourselves.)
* Let's Not Make a Deal (To say the obvious: Democrats won an amazing victory," except for the House. On that front, "President Obama has to make a decision, almost immediately, about how to deal with continuing Republican obstruction. How far should he go in accommodating the G.O.P.'s demands? My answer is, not far at all. ")
* Republicans start review to find out what went wrong (Uhhh...your party's seen by many Americans as extremist, intolerant, misogynistic and nuts?)
* GOP's rejection of higher tax rates an obstacle to debt deal (Speaking of extremist and nuts...)
* Republicans To Obama On Taxes: Let's Compromise By Not Raising Taxes (Ditto.)
* State of denial ("The real blow to Republicans may be not that they failed to take the White House, but that they did not lose more heavily." So true. The question is, are they like Germany after World War I?)
* A new America speaks
* The emerging America ("While Wattenberg's party, the GOP, has taken to looking at this new America with anxiety and fear, he was right. What the world saw this week was a picture of America at its best: edgy, experimental, open-minded - and brilliantly diverse.")
* McAuliffe confirms he's in the 2013 race for governor (Get ready for lots and lots of Bill Clinton next year - and Hillary Clinton, Chelsea Clinton, George Clinton...well, maybe not the last two, but you get the idea.)
* Warner likely to stay in Senate with McAuliffe making second Virginia governor run
* Warner: There are 70 votes in U.S. Senate for debt deal (We'll see. Meanwhile, what about the Teapublican House?)
* Bolling on '13: 'Firebrand' can't win Virginia (Bolling's argument against Cuccinelli clearly has to be electability, plus experience and the backing of key Republicans like Bob McDonnell. I still don't think he can beat Kookinelli, but what other choice does Bolling have other than run again for LG or quit?)
* McDonnell wants agencies to find potential budget cuts
* Seventh time's the charm? Virginia senator tries again for early voting (Nope, the Republican House won't pass this, but thank you for trying Senator Howell!)
* McDonnell holds off on state health care exchange ("Says information lacking; D.C., Maryland push to meet target" #FAIL)
* Will Rick Boucher be the last Democratic congressman from Southwest Virginia? (Sadly, it's possible...ugh.)
* Editorial: Victories for marriage equality ("Voters went 4 for 4 Tuesday on same-sex couples. Sadly, Virginia will not soon follow.")
* Editorial: Don't leave your vote in limbo ("Voters who cast provisional ballots should visit their registrar before noon.")
* Richmond officials grilled on Redskins deal
* Opponents of $80m Arlington pool cry foul
* Police Prevent UVA Students from Attending Public Board Meeting
lowkell :: Virginia News Headlines: Friday Morning
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