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Wednesday News: Generals Support Iran Deal, Fox Makes Up with Trump, McDonnell Loses Appeal


Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Wednesday, August 12. Also, check out top Virginia GOP donor Pat Robertson urging that a concerned grandmother try to get her grandson into a Christian school and away from his atheist father. Alrighty…

*Retired generals, admirals back Iran nuclear deal (So far, retired military people back the deal, as do nuclear scientists and many other experts. Opposing it are mostly Republican hard liners. Who would you trust?)

*How Roger Ailes Picked Trump, and Fox News’ Audience, Over Megyn Kelly (“Fox News chairman Roger Ailes has found himself caught between Donald Trump, who has the full backing of Fox’s misogynist audience, and Megyn Kelly, the star anchor whom Ailes has nurtured and sees as the key to reaching younger viewers.”)

*Hillary Clinton agrees to provide private e-mail server to FBI

*Jeb Bush’s attack on Hillary Clinton could backfire (“Jeb’s bid to blame Hillary for the rise of the Islamic State is fraught with peril.” It’s also complete horse****.)

*China Weakens Its Currency Further

*Democrats target Va. as they push to break down voting restrictions

*WATCH: British reporter in Ferguson finds whites openly carrying rifles and peaceful blacks being arrested

*Hillary Clinton meets with Black Lives Matter protesters

*Jeb’s Iraq revisionism: His idiot brother wrecked the place, but it’s all Obama’s fault (Kinda like Republicans wrecked the economy and Democrats saved it but somehow it’s all Democrats’ fault.)

*Obama’s Iran deal continues to look safe, despite opposition

*Jim Gilmore might not make cut for CNN debate (You mean with his whopping ZERO percent in the polls? LOL)

*Fight over climate change policy comes to Va. as House Republicans dig in (Disgraceful.)

*Va. GOP leaders say they are sticking with Supreme Court pick

*A look at redistricting when protecting incumbents isn’t job No. 1

*On the road again: Va. Gov. McAuliffe is Texas bound

*Release the ABC investigation

*U.S. Rep. Scott says voting is key to ensuring good policing

*Former Gov. Bob McDonnell to appeal to U.S. Supreme Court

*Fairfax Co. Releases Decade Worth of Police Shooting Details

*State BOE punts on voter registration form changes (“The state Board of Elections will go back to the drawing board on its plan to rework voter registration forms after a conservative uprising, and concerns from local registrars, over once-proposed changes.”)

*Taxpayer costs mount in Virginia voting lawsuits

*Rambo: Clean power plan can mean smarter energy decisions for Virginia

*For second year in a row, test scores soar at low-income Arlington school

*Dodgers stymie the Nationals, 3-0 (Seems like every time they face a top-notch pitcher, their hitting dries up.)

*D.C. area forecast: Lots of sunshine and lower humidity throughout the next few days

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