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Virginia News Headlines: Tuesday Morning

by: lowkell

Tue Feb 12, 2013 at 06:52:28 AM EST

Here are a few Virginia (and national) news headlines, political and otherwise, for Tuesday, February 12.

*Watching Obama for Signs of Change ("As the president readies his State of the Union address, many associates say he is exhibiting an assertiveness in contrast to the caution he showed in his first term.")
*Obama vows 'swift & credible action' over North Korean nuke test ("However, he was not specific about what steps the U.S. might take against North Korea or to shore up allies.")
*A reactionary papacy ("The hallmark of Pope Benedict's tenure was fierce resistance to change.")
*Another Study Confirms That Taxes And Regulations Aren't Holding Back Job Creation
*Ted Nugent isn't the problem ("The problem is all the over-the-top things Republicans regularly say about Obama.")
*Surprised Virginia Catholics wonder about next leader
*House GOP wants reforms before Medicaid expansion
*Va. Senate OKs bill to let college clubs discriminate
*GOP infighting dominates Virginia legislative session ("Infighting within the Republican Party has so far dominated this year's General Assembly session, threatening Gov. Bob McDonnell's legacy-defining legislation with just two weeks remaining.")
*Bill to allow Northern Va. counties to impose income tax passes Va. Senate
*Virginia governor says he's open to a deal on transportation package ("In search of compromise, lawmakers say eliminating the gas tax to raise sales tax looks increasingly unlikely.")
*Felon rights restoration gone for session after proposal fails
*Warner rails agains sequestration, federal budget at UVa forum (Sounds like Warner's really enjoying his time in the Senate. Not!)
*Virginia GOP candidates won't touch Bob McDonnell's road tax plan
*Video calls Cuccinelli part-timer
*Senate panel OKs review of state-federal cooperation
*Va. redistricting furor doesn't help less-partisan plan
*State revenues surge in January, but McDonnell urges caution
*McDonnell celebrates passage of Educator Fairness Act
*Virginia Senate panel advances 3 school safety bills
*VDOT feeling heat on problems with interstates' potholes
*Editorial: Expand state college boards ("Student and faculty representatives could provide insights into what's really happening on campus.")

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I fully expect Marco Rubio to spew out a bunch of right-wing idiocy this year as well.

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