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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 »

Thursday, Jun 28, 2012 at 8:38 AM
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By Chuck Thies

Opinion: Supreme Health Care Hype

Opinion: Supreme Health Care Hype

Take a deep breath. Today’s decision on Obamacare by the Supreme Court could be huge, but it ranks nowhere among the most significant in history. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2012 at 8:29 AM
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By Chuck Thies

Opinion: Supreme Defeat

Opinion: Supreme Defeat

Activists are seeking to limit the influence of big bucks in local campaigns, but unintended consequences could mean the opposite. Read »

Monday, Jun 25, 2012 at 10:22 PM
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By Julie Carey

PW Immigration Ordinance About Enforcement

Revisiting Prince William County's immigration ordinance five years later. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2012 at 4:41 PM
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By Perry Stein

AM Read: Tuesday's Supreme Court Hearing

AM Read: Tuesday's Supreme Court Hearing

An outspoken critic of President Obama's federal health care mandate, Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has been speaking out against the individual mandate provision of the bill, which will be argued in... Read »

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Julie Carey
Julie Carey News4 Virginia Reporter Julie Carey is a News4 reporter focusing on Virginia issues and politics.
Chris Gordon
Chris Gordon News4 Maryland Reporter Chris Gordon is a legal analyst and reporter for NBC4, focusing on Maryland.
Domenico Montanaro
Domenico Montanaro NBC News Political Reporter Domenico Montanaro is an NBC News Political Reporter, analyst for NBC News' First Read and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
Mark Murray
Mark Murray NBC News Deputy Political Director Mark Murray is the NBC News Deputy Political Director, NBC News First Read analyst and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
Tom Sherwood News4 Political Reporter Tom Sherwood is a reporter for News4 specializing in politics and the D.C. government.
Chuck Todd
Chuck Todd NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd is the NBC News Political Director, host of “The Daily Rundown” on MSNBC and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
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