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Latest Commonwealth Day Items
Gun control groups are in full-blown campaign mode in this week leading up to the anniversary of the Newtown tragedy. However, the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence became defensive when asked about the the first successful statewide recall elections in Colorado.
Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II said Saturday in the weekly GOP address that the rollout of President Obama's health care overhaul has been a "national embarrassment" and lambasted the law itself as an affront to liberty and "the hallmark of a federal government that has lost its way."
Democrat Terry McAuliffe brazenly inserted himself into the sensitive debate over Virginia's heritage, condemning the flying of a Confederate flag and renewing a cultural debate that has ensnared governors of both parties for decades.
The following is a transcript of Wednesday's Virginia gubernatorial debate between Republican Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II and Democrat Terry McAuliffe, which was moderated by Chuck Todd of NBC News. The transcript was provided by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, the sponsor of the event.
The New York Times is so determined to give the impression that gun control laws prevented the Navy Yard shooter from using a so-called assault weapon that it made a glaring factual error. The Times has story on its homepage Tuesday with the headline “State Law Stopped Gunman From Buying Rifle, Officials Say.”
If there can be such a thing as a commonwealth statesman in the 21st century, then Sir Donald McKinnon is its quintessence. Indeed, you might say that he embodies the institution's heritage, with its roots in the British Empire, as well as its multicultural, polyglot contemporary incarnation he guided as secretary-general of the Commonwealth of Nations between 2000 and 2008.
Prince William's wife, Kate, is in the early stages of labor in a private wing of a central London hospital, palace officials said Monday.
Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes announced Monday that she will challenge Sen. Mitch McConnell in 2014.
The Very Rev. John R. Hall, a 38-year veteran of Church of England service, was in Washington last month to strengthen ties with the National Cathedral and to cultivate more friends for Westminster Abbey on this side of the Atlantic.