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Virginia News Headlines: Saturday Morning

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Here are a few Virginia and national news headlines, political and otherwise, for Saturday, October 27. Also, check out President Obama’s weekly address, in which he discusses frustrations over the Healthcare.gov website, and efforts to repair it “in the coming weeks,” with people working “overtime, 24/7.” Obama also reminds everyone that Healthcare.gov isn’t the only way to apply for coverage.

*HealthCare.gov fixes won’t be done until end of November, adviser says

*Immigration Poses Threat of Another Republican Rift

*JPMorgan to pay $5.1B in mortgage settlement

*Outside attorney appointed for VCU in McDonnell probe

*Saturday in-person absentee voting slated next 2 weekends

*Political candidate steals copyrighted puppy pic for campaign ad (“If there’s one thing Virginia GOP gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli hates more than sodomy, it’s intellectual property law.” But he DOES love puppy mills! Ugh.)

*Governors candidates are high energy and deeply divided on the issues

*Odd campaign leads to odd endorsements

*Seven statewide candidates appear jointly at NAACP forum

*Ben Tribbett: You Can Feel Good About a Vote for Terry McAuliffe

*Final endorsements for Northern Virginia’s House of Delegates (Well, at least Lee Hockstader – er, the Post – got 2 of 4 right.)

*New Virginia laws fire up abortion debate in state’s governor’s race

*Ken Cuccinelli lashes out at Terry McAuliffe (That’s all the angry, desperate Cooch has: lash out. And lie, of course. Pitiful.)

*Va. taxpayers are paying thousands each month in Gov. McDonnell probe

*Facing $140 million deficit, Fairfax school board seeks taxing authority

*A cool, but pleasant, weekend ahead

*First-time manager Matt Williams has one priority: Reach the World Series

  • Other than the fact that most people believe Roe v Wade should not be overturned, Cooch also forgets a million ACTUALLY horrible legal decisions, such as: Dred Scott; Bush v Gore; Citizens United; Plessy v. Ferguson; etc.