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Virginia News Headlines: Monday Morning

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Here are a few Virginia (and national) news headlines, political and otherwise, for Monday, April 29. Also, check out the photo by Del. Scott Surovell from last night’s Prince William County Democratic “JJ Dinner” – “8 Prince William Delegate races, 8 Delegate candidates!” (Michael Futrell, John Bell, Richard Cabellos, Atif Qarni, Luke Torian, Jerrold L Foltz, Reed Heddleston and Jeremy McPike.).

*The GOP And The Conspiratorial Mindset (” The problem is, as it always has been for the past four years, is that these voices tend to get drowned out by the shrill voices of the Obama Derangement Syndrome crowd, and it’s that crowd that becomes associated in the public mind with the party and the movement. That is the price the GOP is paying for giving these people space to grow rather than denouncing him in the manner that they should have been.”)

*Online Sales Tax Mandate Divides G.O.P. Lawmakers (“Antitax groups seem to be losing their influence, as Republican lawmakers’ constituents support legislation that would require Internet retailers to collect sales taxes.”)

*Immigration’s dead-enders (“On Thursday, Rep. Bob Goodlatte…the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee and an opponent of a pathway to citizenship, served notice that the delay-and-dismemberment plan was under way.”)

*In a first, black voter turnout rate passes whites

*Knaves, Fools, and Me (Meta) (“The point is not that I have an uncanny ability to be right; it’s that the other guys have an intense desire to be wrong. And they’ve achieved their goal.”)

*Obama to nominate Charlotte Mayor Foxx for Transportation chief

*Sen. Manchin vows to continue fight to pass background check bill

*Outright deniers of global warming are no worse than those who accept it, but refuse to take action

*Susan B. Anthony List says new Virginia regulations put abortion clinics on par with dental offices (“Without any evidence, the PAC has launched a misleading ad that trivializes very significant and polarizing changes Virginia has made to the way it regulates abortion clinics. We rate this claim Pants on Fire.”

*Please Come Back Bill Bolling (“Maintaining his appeal to the medieval vote in Virginia, the Republican front runner has injected what one journalist for the New York Times has dubbed the ‘icky factor’ into Virginia politics.  He has expressed his support for legislation to outlaw some nonviolent sex acts between consenting adults.”)

*McDonnell to host summit for small businesses in Richmond in June

*Legislation on Internet sales tax is big for Va.

*Incoming Virginia Tech students will pay higher tuition, fees, board of visitors votes

*Virginia Beach uses sand to fortify storm protection

*Concern grows in Va. Beach after a violent night at the Oceanfront

*Nats lose to Reds in series finale