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Whipple Clips Dozen: Sunday Morning

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Thanks to Tom Whipple for the Sunday “Clips.”

1. FACES OF 2010: GOV. MCDONNELL PLANS A BOLDER SECOND YEAR

2. GOVERNOR TO DEFEND STATE’S BOND RATING

3. CONGRESSMAN RICK BOUCHER: 28 YEARS OF SERVICE IN SOUTHWEST VA. POLITICS

4. PERRIELLO REFLECTS AS TERM NEARS END

6. REPORT: $600 MILLION NEEDED FOR VIRGINIA RAIL SERVICES

7. 49 PERCENT OF VA. INTERNET SPEEDS BELOW MARKS

11. BUDGET TIME

19. SCHAPIRO COLUMN: IT’S BA-AACK THE HOLIDAY WISH LIST

21. SEASON’S FIRST SIZABLE SNOW EXPECTED TODAY

23. MID-ATLANTIC, NORTHEAST BRACE FOR MONSTER STORM

25. AS NEED RISES, TWO FAIRFAXES EMERGE

30. NEW WISE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION COULD START BY SPRING

  • Dan Sullivan

    You can’t say this:

    “We don’t want to run afoul of (keeping the AAA bond rating), and I’m not suggesting we are, but when you start changing your debt capacity limitations, it creates all those concerns, those questions.” – McDonnell

    And honestly believe this:

    “I want to go up there and make sure they are well aware of our changes that should improve our standing, but we’re not aware of any concerns that they’ve got” – McDonnell

  • Dan Sullivan

    Brian Moran, Virginia Democratic chairman – Turn the state party into a for-profit campaign-management school so it qualifies for federal student loans.

    How did the day job not figure into the DPVA Central Committee’s selection calculus?

  • U.S. Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va. – A second term without actually having to run for it.

    House Speaker Bill Howell, R-Stafford – Exchange the repeal amendment for an ordinance of secession.

    Northrop Grumman – Additional captive markets.

    George Allen, former governor and U.S. senator – Hebrew lessons.

    Del. Bob Marshall, R-Prince William – A square globe because the world really is flat.

    Brian Moran, Virginia Democratic chairman – Turn the state party into a for-profit campaign-management school so it qualifies for federal student loans.

    Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission – With apologies to Willie Sutton, adopt as its motto, “Because that’s where the money is.”