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Virginia News Headlines: Tuesday Morning

by: lowkell

Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 06:58:28 AM EST


Here are a few Virginia (and national) news headlines, political and otherwise, for Tuesday, January 15.

*Obama: No negotiations with GOP over debt ceiling (Nor should he negotiate with hostage takers.)
*Republicans' destructive game of chicken
*RNC Chair: Rig The Next Presidential Election For Republicans (These people are dangerous.)
*Connolly, Cummings sponsor forum on voting problems; voters detail agonizingly long waits
*The latest way to not fund roads
*Va. AG Cuccinelli will defy tradition, stay on job while campaigning
*Rothenberg: Who Is Least Likely to Lose the Virginia Gubernatorial Race
*Nine out of 10 GOP candidates pay voluntary fee
*Cuccinelli Technically Wins GOP Primary (With No Rivals)
*House panel kills felon voting bills
*ACLU, Cuccinelli criticize subcommittee vote on voting reforms
*If felons paid debt, why make them wait for civil rights?
*Cuccinelli's soft spot for felons
*Legislators unveil bills to help Virginia's businesses
*Jindal to headline Cantor fundrasier (Yes, they spelled it "fundrasier" in the headline - #FAIL)
*Chris Graham: Don't see Bolling running for governor
*Salahi to run as "Independent Republican"
*Mark Warner to Propose Agency Report Consolidation Bill
*McDonnell task force begins school safety review (Meanwhile, as McDonnell "reviews," other states like Maryland and New York are racing ahead, moving to pass legislation...)
*Sen. Norment signals support for U.Va. rector
*Editorial: Confirm Thorne-Begland ("Last year's rejection of a gay judicial nominee embarrassed Virginia.")
*Editorial: It's decision time for Ware ("The Roanoke Democrat missed a meeting last week on a regulatory plan for uranium mining in Virginia.")
*MWAA gets new accountability officer
*Bill to protect Virginia cyclists from "dooring" sparks dismissive rage from Norfolk columnist (OK, remind me to NEVER listen to a word Virginian-Pilot columnist Kerry Dougherty has to say about ANYTHING. Wow.)

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