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Virginia News Headlines: Monday Morning

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Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Monday, October 27. Also, check out the photo of Sen. Mark Warner and Fairfax County Dems Chair Sue Langley, from a “meet-and-greet” yesterday.

*ACA OK (“The verdict: It’s going well. A big expansion in coverage, which is affordable for a large majority; the main exceptions seem to be people who went for the minimum coverage allowed, keeping premiums down but leaving large co-payments. None of the predictions of disaster has come even slightly true.”)

*Is the Affordable Care Act Working? (“The Number of Americans Without Health Insurance Is Down by About 25 Percent…Wall Street Analysts See Financial Boon Across the Health Care Spectrum”)

*Under Pressure, Cuomo Says Ebola Quarantines Can Be Spent at Home

*The Bushes, Led by W., Rally to Make Jeb ’45’ (Just what we need, huh?)

*The secrets behind the midterms (“Republicans could have been running away with this thing. They’re not, because they look more extreme and out of touch than they did four years ago.”)

*Obama’s Hug With An Ebola Victim Puts Reagan’s AIDS Response to Shame (“In embracing an Ebola victim, Barack Obama succeeded where Ronald Reagan failed.”)

*Tens Of Thousands Of Voter Registrations Have Mysteriously Vanished In Georgia

*How To Enjoy Halloween Candy Without Worrying About Ruining The Planet (“The sure-fire winners either skip palm oil altogether or deliberately source it from sustainable producers.”)

*Virginia Holds Back on Quarantine of Ebola-Exposed Travelers

*Gerrymandering deters competition in House races

*After Foust goes on offense, final debate in N. Va. race turns raucous (“Foust’s closing statement was interrupted by shouts so many times that he was offered an opportunity to start over.” Charming.)

*Warner: Making college better (“Upcoming, bipartisan legislative reforms will improve students’ prospects after college”)

*Ethics panel to consider redistricting (“Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s new ethics advisory panel holds its first meeting today, with that topic given fresh urgency by a recent court decision.”)

*Va. abortion laws still too strict

*Future of Bob McDonnell’s gifts still cloudy

*Our view: How purple is Virginia?

*Choices for rail expansion in Norfolk

*Virginia State Crime Commission reconsiders penalties for sexting

*Gorgeous day streak isn’t over yet, but much cooler air is on the way

  • Alrighty then…

  • Why? Because it’s just so much fun to mock these lunatics.