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  • Cuccinelli donates $18,000 — equivalent of gifts — to charity

    In an abrupt about-face, Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II announced Tuesday that he's donating $18,000 to charity — the cash value of gifts he's received from the chief of a nutritional supplement company whose gifts and loans to the state's first family have prompted state and federal investigations.


  • Paying: Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II says he has written a check to Cross Over Ministry for $18,000, the same amount he reportedly received from a businessman. (Associated Press)

    Kenneth Cuccinelli tries to shake scandal in Virginia with $18,000 donation

    In an abrupt about-face, Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II announced Tuesday he's donating $18,000 to charity as reimbursement for gifts he received from a wealthy businessman — a gamble he hopes will put behind him a scandal that has weighed on his gubernatorial campaign.


  • Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II has been a vociferous opponent of the project that will eventually extend Metro past Washington Dulles International Airport and into Loudoun County. He will be called upon to defend its funding mechanism in court, however. (Associated press)

    Cuccinelli against Dulles rail, but duty calls on him to defend funding

    Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II could end up arguing this week to effectively uphold a project the Republican gubernatorial candidate has opposed since his days as a state senator.


  • The advisory opinion issued by Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II says that private and religious schools can receive public funds to pay for uniformed, armed and sworn officers and deputies to provide security. (Associated Press)

    Cuccinelli: Private, faith schools can get public funds for security

    Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II says taxpayer funds can be used by localities to supply private and religious schools with armed law enforcement personnel.


  • New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner

    Weiner, McAuliffe are 'headaches' for Clinton, GOP says

    She's been keeping a low profile, but Republicans say Hillary Rodham Clinton's potential presidential ambitions can only be hurt by the heavily covered recent stories involving her scandal-plagued friend Anthony D. Weiner's sexcapades in New York and her close confidant Terry McAuliffe's tangles with federal regulators over a former business enterprise.


  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Cuccinelli right for Virginia

    Awhile back, gubernatorial hopeful and Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli presented his plan for job creation in Virginia, and on July 29, he introduced his energy plan for the state. I am terribly disappointed with gubernatorial challenger Terry McAuliffe's campaign, which has given Virginians few (if any) ideas for job creation or energy and has only attacked Mr. Cuccinelli with negative and erroneous statements.


  • Gubernatorial candidate Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II says he is focused on Virginia, not social issues such as gay marriage. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Prosecutor: Cuccinelli won't face charges over late reports

    A three-month investigation by Richmond prosecutors has cleared Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II of criminal wrongdoing for his failure to report in financial disclosures thousands of dollars he received in personal gifts.


  • ** FILE ** Thomas Rabe (right) places a wedding ring on Robert Coffman's finger during a marriage ceremony at City Hall in Baltimore on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    GOP still struggling on gay marriage messaging

    Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II used to be on record supporting a federal constitutional amendment against same-sex marriage, but now that he is running for governor, he refuses to take a stand.


  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: McAuliffe wrong for Virginia business

    Recently, Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and Terry McAuliffe were at a joint appearance in Reston to discuss business issues ("Virginia GOP governor candidate Kenneth Cuccinelli rejects attempts to label him on cultural issues." Web, June 30). It was a joint appearance, but not a real debate because, as we know, Mr. McAuliffe is afraid of debates.


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