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  • Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine speaks during the DNC's summer meeting, Friday, Aug. 20, 2010, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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  • Mr. Kaine said he wants to give the U.S. Supreme Court until Oct. 17 to consider hearing an appeal.

    Governor delays execution →

  • "Allowing Emmett's execution to go forward before the Supreme Court rules on his appeal would foreclose any additional review of his case," Mr. Kaine said. "The irreversibility of an execution and the fact that four Justices of the Court believe a stay is needed to consider the appeal warrant my intervention in this case."

    Governor delays execution →

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