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Virginia News Headlines: Monday Morning

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Here are a few Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Monday, February 27.

*Virginia Democrats try to regain footing

*Kaine Opens Huntington Headquarters for Democrats’ 2012 Coordinated Campaign (“Candidate for U.S. Senate spoke to crowd of more than 300 at the Democratic Party of Virginia coordinated campaign headquarters”)

*Kaine Embraces Obama Anew — Thanks to Va. GOP

*Virginia moves to order some breast density alerts (Once again, Bob McDonnell will be signing into law a government mandate to provide health care, which his party supposedly thinks is terrible/wrong/evil in the case of “Obamacare” – but not “Romneycare?” Hypocrisy, anyone?)

*McDonnell Coming Around on Term Limits (NOW he figures it out?!?)

*Two Democrats now look to be in race for 5th nod (Of course, if Gen. Douglass does move to run in the 5th CD, we’ll once again need a candidate against Frank Wolf in the 10th CD.)

*McDonnell’s national spotlight turns harsh amid abortion debate (Maybe the media actually will start looking at McDonnell’s almost complete record of NON-accomplishment as governor?!?)

*Years after ‘friendly fire’ death, Virginia family still seeks justice

*Editorial: A bid to slip ‘No Child’s’ handcuffs

*$400 million on its way for Southwest Va. for repaving

*Fairfax man guilty in terror case is cited in report on Islamist extremism

P.S. Also, see the new Politico/GWU Battleground poll, which finds that “President Barack Obama’s approval rating is 53 percent, up 9 percentage points in four months…he leads Mitt Romney by 10 points (53-43) and Rick Santorum by 11 (53-42).”