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Something quite basic and very important has been lost in the haze of rhetoric launched in the races for Virginia's statewide offices; namely, the fact that those elected to the positions have duties made incumbent on them when they are elected and that they are required to faithfully discharge those duties.
The U.N. General Assembly's 68th session will open its annual "general debate" in New York on Tuesday, with leadoff speakers including President Obama and Iranian President Hasan Rouhani. There is every prospect that Mr. Obama and Mr. Rouhani will exchange the handshake Mr. Obama has longed for ever since his 2009 inaugural address.
Israel announced on Tuesday that ministers attending the U.N. General Assembly session in New York on Tuesday will boycott the scheduled speech of Iran's new leader, President Hasan Rouhani.
An accused war criminal wants to address the U.N. General Assembly this week, and the Obama administration doesn't know what to do with him.
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.
Democrats in Northern Virginia have watched enough of "The Sopranos" to know it only takes a few carefully chosen words to deliver a message of intimidation. The Democrats are telling technology executives they had better support Terry McAuliffe for governor in November if they know what's good for them.
A group of right-leaning Maryland residents who feel underrepresented in the Statehouse have banded together to push for a secession.
Jim Greer stood beside his desk in the small back office of Angus MacGregor's Trading Post in Waldorf, Md., and rifled through several papers at the top of a file box.
About 12 percent of tuition and fees for Virginia's public colleges and universities go toward funding athletics, and only football and basketball come close to generating enough revenue to break even.