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Virginia News Headlines: Tuesday Morning

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Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Tuesday, March 25.

*Paul Ryan’s culture attack is an excuse to do nothing about poverty (Agreed, it’s insidiously evil.)

*When long-term unemployment becomes self-perpetuating (“Say it with me: The long-term unemployed are not lazy. Nor are they coddled, hammocked or enjoying a coordinated, taxpayer-funded vacation.” Got that Lyin’ Ryan?)

*Barack Obama poised to end NSA phone sweep

*Is Liberalism Good for Your Health? (“A new study finds that politically liberal states tend to have healthier populations.”)

*Ruling Could Have Reach Beyond Issue of Contraception

*Russia Is Ousted From Group of 8 by U.S. and Allies

*Mark Levin: The Go-To Radio Host For GOP Lawmakers Despite Inflammatory Rhetoric (Republicans like Ken Cuccinelli in 2013 and Barbara Comstock in 2014.)

*Kaine: my volunteer work shows the need to expand health coverage in Virgina

*Va.’s 8th Congressional District Democrats to debate (Actually, my understanding is that it’s not a debate, but a forum in which each candidate can make their case for a few minutes.)

*McAuliffe offers new budget, but House lawmakers aren’t buying

*Seeking solution on Medicaid in Virginia (“Gov. Terry McAuliffe offered a budget proposal Monday that painted the clearest picture yet of what’s at stake in the debate over whether to expand Medicaid in Virginia during the next two years.”)

*Similar budget refrain: McAuliffe makes move- GOP turns him down

*There’s sunshine and darkness in Virginia’s open-government laws

*Farmers along Dan River worry about livelihood

*Route 460 project: Take the off-ramp

*Sailor, civilian die in shooting at Norfolk Naval Station

*Native Americans Blast ***skins Gambit To Defuse Name Controversy With Financial Contributions (Typical Dan Snyder – thinks money can solve all problems, when it fact it often creates MORE problems.)

*D.C. region will see snow Tuesday (“Temperatures should warm enough to keep most treated roads snow-free.”)