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Gov. Bob McDonnell dodged potential charges of hypocrisy when he vetoed a bill broadly approved by the General Assembly that would have raised Virginia's cap on medical-malpractice awards.
Onetime vice presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro was remembered as a political trailblazer and a devoted mother and friend Thursday at a funeral that drew dignitaries including former President Bill Clinton, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi.
Democrats haven't found a solid challenger to GOP Sen. Scott Brown in liberal Massachusetts next year, stoking concerns the party could blow its best shot to take back the seat held for nearly a half-century by the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy.
House Speaker John A. Boehner praised tea partyers Thursday morning, and then members of the grass-roots movement assailed him in the afternoon, saying the Ohio Republican shouldn't give in to Democrats' demands in the spending battle in Congress, even if that results in a government shutdown.
Maryland Senate and House negotiators met in conference for the first time Thursday to reach an agreement on the fiscal 2012 budget, with the biggest battles expected over funding for higher education, property valuation costs and changes in the state's retiree prescription-drug program.
Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour said Thursday he'll call a special session within the regular legislative session next week so the House and Senate can quickly consider funding for a civil rights museum and a comprehensive state history museum.
Delegate Robert G. Marshall won't likely forget that his Prince William district experienced the largest population surge of any when he looks at the redistricting map drawn by House Republicans.
Renewed House-Senate budget negotiations aimed at averting a government shutdown centered on possibly cutting $33 billion from current spending levels, a senior congressional aide said Wednesday.
The House passed a measure Wednesday to revive a school-voucher program for the District of Columbia despite opposition from the mayor, the District's congressional delegate, teachers and the White House.