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Virginia News Headlines: Thursday Morning


Here are a few Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Thursday, January 26. Also, check out this brilliant video by Newsweek/The Daily Beast’s Michelle Goldberg, entitled, “The Case Against Liberal Despair.” I couldn’t agree more.

*Bob McDonnell signs Va. congressional redistricting bill into law

*McDonnell will campaign for Mitt Romney in Florida

*Jeff’s Notes: McDonnell and Romney

*‘Stop-Newt’ Republicans Confront Base Unwilling to Take Orders

*Warner urges administration support for Startup Act

*Senators Warner, Corker Press for Action on Broad Debt Reduction

*Va. Senate panel backs gun buy limit repeal

*Liberal, conservative urge sunset on Va. tax credits

*Cuccinelli asks Va. Supreme Court to intervene in redistricting suit

*Moderate Mutiny (“Former governor wants to impose Virginia “talent economy” on Washington; increase bipartisanship.”)

*UMW grad hired by Webb

*Tow truck drivers to photograph vehicles before towing in Fairfax

*New Tool Helps Track Snowplowing

*Newest Virginia Beach teachers are warned: Layoffs are possible

*Ovechkin’s temper tantrum fit for a kid

P.S. Also see When Fact Checkers Go Bad…Very Bad, as PolitiFiction…er, PolitiFact fouls up again. Guys, is it really THAT hard to simply fact check a statement like “created x jobs in x months?” It either IS true or it is NOT true? Sheesh.)

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