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National and Virginia News Headlines: Primary Day 2015


Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Tuesday, Primary Day 2015.

*G7: End of fossil fuel era? (Let’s hope!)

*Obama: Supreme Court shouldn’t have heard Obamacare challenge (Absolutely right, this is ridiculous!)

*Scott Walker’s Revolt Back Home (“The governor’s presidential maneuvering is wearing thin in Wisconsin.”)

*“The Girl Was No Saint Either”: Fox Jumps To Defend McKinney Police Officer’s Brutal Manhandling Of Teen Girl At Pool Party (Breaking: Fox continues to be despicable. OK, not “breaking” after all; they’ve always been like this.)

*Republicans might as well pound sand (“The GOP can’t stop Clinton’s momentum.”)

*Republican pledges $175 million to push party on climate (“A North Carolina executive is pouring his own money into trying to sway people in the GOP to take global warming seriously.”)

*Jeb Bush shakes up team ahead of campaign launch (“While Bush has raised more than $100 million since December, the staff moves are an acknowledgment that his “exploratory phase” has not gone well.”)

*The romance with Rand Paul is gone (“Rand Paul’s rhetorical recklessness.” Not just rhetorical, also substantive.)

*Why the fate of Virginia’s congressional map matters

*Goodlatte expects appeal of congressional redistricting lawsuit

*Opinion: We encourage Virginians to get involved in this year’s election

*Gov. Terry McAuliffe heading to Europe

*What’s at stake in Tuesday’s Virginia primary (“GOP House Speaker William J. Howell is in perhaps the most closely watched primary of the season.” This one’s on my list, but far from the “most closely watched.”)

*Atif Qarni is the Leader the 29th Deserves (Bingo!)

*Eight percent turnout expected for today’s primary in Prince William (The 92% who don’t vote should be ashamed of themselves.)

*State faces urgent decisions on managing information technology

*When is packing packing

*Editorial: Republican primary day is here (“Today’s Republican primaries primaries in Stafford County and Fredericksburg are expected to bring out tens of thousands of voters.”)

*Editorial: Virginia, localities look to get a handle on fracking

*Large turnout anticipated for Charlottesville primary

*Central VA Primary Elections See Record Funds Raised and More Competition

*United, District reach final terms on stadium deal (“‘We go after every deal. Some work out, some don’t,’ said McAuliffe spokesman Brian Coy.”)

*Victim in Jesse Matthew case describes brutal attack

*Arlington/Alexandria are 2nd best places to retire

*D.C. area forecast: Morning showers then afternoon clearing; Hot late week