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  • ** FILE ** Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell opens the 2013 General Assembly session. (Associated Press)

    Va. Gov. McDonnell springs surprise in pushing ex-felons’ civil rights

    What’s wrong with this picture: Democrats leaping to their feet to give Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell a standing ovation. The ACLU praising him. Tough-on-crime GOP legislators denouncing perhaps the most significant criminal justice initiative of the final year of his term.

  • Sen. Richard L. Saslaw (Associated Press)

    Virginia Senate panel kills 'Tebow bill'

    A push by home-schoolers to get their children onto Virginia's public school playing fields died in the General Assembly on Thursday, with Democrats leading the charge against the so-called "Tebow bill."

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