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Monday, Jul 16, 2012 at 6:22 PM
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By Larry O'Dell

AG Refuses to Certify Abortion Clinic Regs

AG Refuses to Certify Abortion Clinic Regs

Virginia's attorney general refused to certify the new abortion clinic regulations passed by the Virginia Board of Health last month. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2012 at 12:00 PM
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By Perry Stein

AM Read: Cuccinelli Slams Kaine Over Alleged Connection To Murderer

AM Read: Cuccinelli Slams Kaine Over Alleged Connection To Murderer

Cuccinelli released an affidavit that Kaine wrote in 1988 and was subsequently used in the defense against convicted double murderer Jens Soering in his efforts to fight extradition to the United States in 1988.... Read »

Thursday, Jun 28, 2012 at 9:39 PM
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By Jim Iovino, Associated Press

Cuccinelli: 'Dark Day for American Liberty'

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli plans to weigh in with his views on the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling upholding the key provision of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2012 at 1:24 PM
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By Shani Hilton

Salahi: Cuccinelli Is "Afraid I Will Win"

Salahi: Cuccinelli Is

White House party crasher Tareq Salahi going on the offensive against Virginia gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli. Read »

Friday, Jun 15, 2012 at 4:45 PM
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By Matthew Stabley

Virginia GOP Backs Closed Convention

Virginia GOP Backs Closed Convention

Virginia Republicans will pick nominees in a convention rather than a primary in 2013. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2012 at 11:40 AM
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By Jim Iovino

Cantor Backs Bolling in '13 Va. Gov Race

Cantor Backs Bolling in '13 Va. Gov Race

It's official: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is backing Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling over Ken Cuccinelli in next year's GOP governor's race in Virginia. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2012 at 9:55 AM
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By Perry Stein

AM Read: Cuccinelli's Huge Lead

AM Read: Cuccinelli's Huge Lead

The latest poll coming out of Virginia shows Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli with a huge lead over Lt. Gov Bill Bolling -- a potential sign that moderates aren't really identifying with Bolling. Read »

Monday, May 7, 2012 at 8:03 AM
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By Perry Stein

AM Read: Troubles Still Surround Silver Metro Line

AM Read: Troubles Still Surround Silver Metro Line

D.C. columnists weigh in on the laundry list of issues surrounding the expansion of Metro to Dulles International Airport. Read »

Monday, Apr 23, 2012 at 8:42 PM
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By Perry Stein

PM Read: Cuccinelli Files Suit Against Salahi

PM Read: Cuccinelli Files Suit Against Salahi

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli filed a lawsuit against one of the White House party crashers and his business for allegedly violating the Virginia Consumer Protection Act. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012 at 5:29 PM
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By Perry Stein

Afternoon Read: Cuccinelli's Non-Endorsement

Afternoon Read: Cuccinelli's Non-Endorsement

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, who has been gaining national attention for his gubernatorial run and vocal stance against Obamacare, told the Richmond TImes-Dispatch that he would not be endorsing... Read »

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