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Virginia's Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli released two controversial opinions this week.

Meanwhile, Governor Bob McDonnell has weighed in on a few of the controversial opinions Cuccinelli has offered this year.

D.C.'s Board of Elections handed Mayor Adrian Fenty's campaign a bit of a defeat this week.

Montgomery County's School Superintendent Jerry Weast announced that he'll step down at the end of the school year.

Morning Edition host Matt McCleskey talks with Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney about the week's top stories...

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