Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, left, speaks while accepting the "Defender of the Constitution Award" from National Rifle Association President David Keene, right, at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) held at the Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, DC, Thursday, February 9, 2012. The annual political conference draws thousands of supporters and prominent conservative figures. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, left, speaks while accepting the "Defender of the Constitution Award" from National Rifle Association President David Keene, right, at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) held at the Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, DC, Thursday, February 9, 2012. The annual political conference draws thousands of supporters and prominent conservative figures. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)