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Virginia News Headlines: Tuesday Morning

by: lowkell

Tue Dec 04, 2012 at 06:19:41 AM EST


Here are a few Virginia (and national) news headlines, political and otherwise, for Tuesday, December 4.

*Obama warns Syria against using chemical weapons as fears rise
*The road to a climate change deal goes through Doha
*Boehner's 'nowhere' nonsense ("In 'fiscal cliff' fight, the House speaker is stuck with a weak hand.")
*Boehner's offer: A start, but it's still unclear whether it's real
*The House Makes an 'Offer' ("Republicans finally released their opening position in the negotiations - a remarkably shallow one that demonstrated a lack of seriousness in negotiations, or farsightedness in policy.")
*A Colorful Governor's Race Takes Shape in Virginia
*The Battle Awaits Cuccinelli
*Meet Gubernatorial Candidate Ken Cuccinelli, Virginia's Todd Akin (Actually, I'd argue that Cuckoo is far more dangerous than Akin.)
*McAuliffe Rolls In Establishment Support, Sends Signal To Perriello
*McDonnell travels cost $106,000 in security
*Radtke puts rumors to rest, rules out 2013 run (Too bad, it would have been entertaining!)
*Northam confirms 2013 plans, Armstrong passes for now
*Webb's Senate term in review ("The report, available here, covers Webb's efforts to pass a post-9/11 GI Bill, reform wartime contracting, pursue criminal justice reforms and push for the removal of U.S. troops from Iraq, among other things.")
*New calls for Va. to pay $200m more for Dulles Rail
*Texting while driving is being studied for more serious penalty in Va.
*Price tag for proposed Virginia Beach arena jumps $46 million
*Intelsat to move from D.C. to Northern Virginia
*Redskins gut out 17-16 win vs. Giants ("Robert Griffin III throws a fourth-quarter touchdown pass and Washington hangs on at home to even its record at 6-6.")

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