- Drone almost blocks California firefighting planes
- Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston
- GOP: Environmental rules keeping agents from accessing border
- John Kerry: Millions displaced by religious fighting in 2013
- Federal appeals court rules against Virginia’s gay marriage ban
- White House says Russia ‘losing’ war in Ukraine
- Hamas turns to North Korea for weapons deal, Iran for money
- Syrian casualties surge as jihadis consolidate
- U.N. rights chief: Flight MH17 downing possible war crime
- Attack on park in Gaza war kills 10, mostly children
Topic - Brian Gottstein
Democrat Terry McAuliffe is telling supporters that as Virginia governor he would issue a "guidance opinion" that would exempt existing abortion clinics from complying with strict new health and safety standards. The only problem: State officials say there is no such thing as a guidance opinion and that governors have no such formal authority.
Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli's office has successfully defended a provision in the state's health care law that doctors claim is unconstitutional, stifles business and drives up health care costs.
Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II is asking the Virginia Supreme Court to intervene in a lawsuit filed over congressional redistricting, after a circuit court judge Tuesday refused to dismiss the case.
Mr. Gottstein said he hoped national GOP campaign committees would send some of the Cantor money back to the district; supporters of the plan had backed it, in part, as a way to better steer funds and coordinate efforts boosting Mr. Brat and Mr. Gillespie.
"[T]he attorney general is deeply sorry for what the senator and his family are going through, including the unknown suffering of his now-deceased son," spokesman Brian Gottstein said in an email. "Attorney General Cuccinelli has long been an advocate of devoting more resources to help improve Virginia's mental health system, so those suffering from mental illness and their families can live happier and more productive lives, with reduced chances of suicide or other violence."