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  • **FILE** Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II AP Photo/Steve Helber)

    Cuccinelli announces Va. gubernatorial bid

    Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II announced Thursday that he will run for governor in 2013, putting to rest a frenzy of speculation and setting up a high-profile intraparty battle for the Republican nomination.


  • ** FILE ** Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II, a Republican, filed the lawsuit to strike down the federal health-care law in defense of a new state law that prohibits the government from forcing state residents to buy health insurance. (The Washington Times)

    Cuccinelli criticizes Obama for marriage stance

    Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II is strongly criticizing the Obama administration for abandoning its defense of a federal law defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman — the latest in a series of high-profile actions regarding gay marriage from the state's top prosecutor.


  • Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II wants to deputize members of the state's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit so they can serve subpoenas and carry a weapon. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Cuccinelli seeks to expand powers of Medicaid fraud control staff

    Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II wants to expand the scope of the state's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit so members can be deputized to serve subpoenas, carry a weapon and wear a badge.


  • Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II

    Court dismisses Virginia challenge to Obama health reform

    A panel of three federal judges on Thursday dismissed two challenges to President Obama's landmark health care law — including one spearheaded by Virginia Attorney General Kenneth Cuccinelli — on procedural grounds, becoming the third appeals court to rule on a case likely headed to the highest court in the land.


  • Professor turns to law to protect climate-change work

    A former University of Virginia professor who has drawn the ire of climate change skeptics is entering the legal fray over a conservative group's pursuit of his emails and documents related to his work.


  • Va. health department to release abortion-clinic regulations

    Pro-choice advocates say that they hope draft regulations from the Virginia Department of Health that impose hospitallike standards on the state's abortion clinics will not end up restricting access for women seeking abortions in the state.


  • Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Virginia AG to sue FCC over 'net neutrality’

    Wading into another fierce ideological battle, Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II has announced plans to sue regarding new federal regulation of the Internet and has urged other states to jump on board his fight against "net neutrality."


  • Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II

    Court seeks briefs in health care lawsuits

    The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond is seeking more information from the state, Liberty University and the federal government before it will rule on two Virginia-based lawsuits challenging the federal health care overhaul.


  • **FILE** Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II AP Photo/Steve Helber)

    Health care appeal goes before 3-judge panel

    A federal appeals panel of three Democrat-appointed federal judges heard arguments Tuesday in two cases attempting to overturn President Obama's health care overhaul.


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