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Virginia Democrats Renew Call For Cuccinelli To Resign

Virginia Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli disclosed $13,000 in gifts from donors last week, which has prompted Democrats in the state to call for him to resign.

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ATF Allies Say Agency Handicapped By Lack Of Director

While the ATF is a fraction of the size of its sister agency, the FBI, it runs the show when it comes to tracing weapons at crime scenes and investigating bombs and arson. But the agency has been without a permanent director for almost seven years.
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Palmetto Faceoff: Sanford, Colbert Busch In Spirited Debate

The Republican's bid to salvage a political career and the Democrat's effort to start one collided in a vigorous debate just eight days before South Carolina voters decide who to send to Washington. The fast-paced hour in Charleston, S.C., marked the only face-to-face meeting of the candidates.
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Transportation Nominee A Loyal Foot Soldier For Obama

Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx has been nominated to head the U.S. Department of Transportation in President Obama's final term. What the soon-to-be 42-year old mayor lacks in transportation credentials, he makes up for in loyalty to the President and a shared vision of the need for better transit systems.
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Months In, Vacancies Remain In Obama's Second-Term Cabinet

President Barack Obama added one more new face to his cabinet. Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx was nominated Monday to be the next Transportation Secretary.

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