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Posted at 05:32 PM ET, 04/26/2012

Michelle Obama, Warner and McDonnell to attend Va. Tech graduation, two as speakers, one as proud dad

President Obama shares a toast with Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell (center) and First Lady Michelle Obama at the National Governors Association dinner at the White House in February. (Jonathan Ernst - Reuters)
As if there wouldn’t be enough political firepower at Virginia Tech’s May 11 graduation ceremony, what with both first lady Michelle Obama and Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) lined up to speak.

Turns out Gov. Robert F. McDonnell (R) will be there, too. Not as a commencement speaker, but as a proud parent.

One of McDonnell’s five children, Rachel, is getting a master’s degree in communication.

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