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National and Virginia News Headlines: Monday Morning

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Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Monday, July 27. Also, as Hillary Clinton says: “Climate change is an urgent challenge that threatens all of us. The United States is already taking steps to invest in our clean energy future, but we need to do more. We need to take bold action to combat climate change, create jobs, protect the health of American families and communities, and make the United States the world’s clean energy superpower.”

*Pact would ramp up U.S.-led air war in Syria

*Senate Resurrection of Export-Import Bank Goes to Divided House

*Senate smackdown: Ted Cruz, Mike Lee efforts squelched by leaders (Good, Cruz and Lee are wild-eyed extremists who badly need to be smacked down by Republican leadership.)

*Hillary Clinton rolls out climate agenda (I may write more about this later, but basically there’s good stuff in there, combined with a bunch of vague language. It also could have been MUCH more ambitious, given the tremendous advances in clean energy technology and cost the past few years.)

*Obamacare repeal vote fails in Senate

*If You Can’t Beat Trump, Join Him: Huckabee Delivers Most Outrageous Line Of 2016 (Disgusting.)

*Donald Trump And The Extraordinary Vapidness Of Political Punditry

*NBC/Marist Polls Show Donald Trump Running Strong in Iowa, NH

*Ken Cuccinelli Says ‘Black Lives Matter’ Insults White People

*Richmond Times-Dispatch Editorial: GOP is becoming a know-nothing caucus

*A failing bay cleanup (“Leaders cannot afford to ignore the catastrophe in the Chesapeake. The EPA also should not let them.”)

*Town: Clean Power Plan: The right choice for Southwest Virginia

*Account in Post from Iraq War veteran prompts Fairfax police inquiry

*Fairfax grand jury investigating John Geer police shooting begins Monday

*Arlington’s high-rise downtown Rosslyn is about to rise higher

*Rise in Richmond property values prompts talk of lowering tax rate

*Ross and Taylor shine, but Pirates get best of Nats in series-deciding 3-1 win

*D.C. area forecast: A steamy week with a chance of storms to start