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Virginia Continues Redistricting Session

The Virginia General Assembly's redistricting session enters day two Tuesday. The session's first day began with constituents and even some lawmakers unhappy with their handiwork.

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Power Breakfast: Federal Investigation Of W. Va. Coal Mining Accident

It was the worst coal mining accident in the U.S. in 40 years. One year ago, on April 5th, 2010, a build-up of methane gas fueled an explosion inside Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch mine in West Virginia. 29 men were killed.

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Mayor Vincent Gray No Longer Backs Former Campaign Chair

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says he's withdrawn the name of his former campaign chair from consideration to head the Washington Convention Center and Sports Authority.

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Parole Bill Would Limit O'Malley's Decision Time On Life Sentences

The Maryland General Assembly could soon pass a bill limiting the governor's say in parole decisions. The House of Delegates is expected to take up the proposal Tuesday.

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Kaine Announces Senate Run Online

Democratic National Committee Chairman and former Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine will run for U.S. Senate in 2012. Kaine made the announcement in a video posted on his Facebook page Tuesday.

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