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Perry: Too Early To Say If McDonnell Will Be Running Mate

GOP Presidential candidate Rick Perry joined Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell at a fundraiser in the commonwealth yesterday, but the two politicians remained coy on a possible role for McDonnell in Perry's campaign.

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Gov. McDonnell's Approval Rating Soars

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Virginians appear to be bucking the national trend: they're happy with their elected leaders.

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Solyndra Flop May Cost Taxpayers, Embarrass Obama

The bankruptcy of solar energy company Solyndra is being investigated by the FBI. The company received government loans and President Obama's endorsement in 2009. During a House hearing Wednesday, Republicans attacked the administration's decision to fund Solyndra. Democrats defended the loan program and accused Republicans of trying to twist the story for political gain.
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Political Divide At Congressional Hearing On Solyndra

The solar energy company received government loans and Obama's endorsement in 2009. Now it's in bankruptcy and under investigation by the FBI. On Wednesday, Republicans questioned the administration's motives for supporting Solyndra, while Energy Department officials defended its decision to invest in the technology.
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On The Road, Obama Faces Mixed Reaction Over Jobs

President Obama is crisscrossing the country to sell his jobs plan. Poll numbers show narrow support for the proposal — but also widespread dissatisfaction over the president's handling of the economy. In Ohio, voters are divided over whether Congress should pass it.
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Perry Focuses On Faith At Christian University

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, the current front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination, visited Liberty University after what some considered a lackluster showing in this week's Tea Party debate in Tampa. Perry largely avoided politics, speaking about his inspirations and his faith.
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Poll Shows Virginians Favor Abortion Rules

A proposed law that would impose standards on abortion clinics has won support in Virginia, despite critics' claims that is a backdoor attempt to limit access to abortions.

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