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Va. Republicans take victory lap after sealing control of General Assembly

(Bristol Herald Courier / AP)

Republican lawmakers say sealing control of assembly gives them more leverage against McAuliffe.

No ‘Sleepless in Seattle’ reunion: Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan’s near miss at the Virginia Governor’s Mansion

The former co-stars had back-to-back visits with Gov. Terry McAuliffe.

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Geographic naming dispute between Japan, South Korea could spill into Congress

Va. law requiring textbooks to note alternate name for Sea of Japan is seen as a model for other states

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McAuliffe announces $2.4 billion projected budget gap in Va.; blames defense cuts

(Bob Brown / AP)

The governor cited defense cuts due to sequestration, especially in Northern Va. and Hampton Roads.

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McAuliffe unveils workforce development and education plan to beef up economy

(Sarah L. Voisin / The Washington Post)

Executive order sets goals for training workers, hiring veterans, better matching workers and jobs.

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McAuliffe sets up boards to address children’s issues in Virginia.

(Earl Neikirk / AP)

McAuliffe uses executive power to create boards to promote, implement his policies for helping children.

Civil War drama ‘Point of Honor’ pilot to film in Virginia

The pilot episode of Civil War drama “Point of Honor” is slated to start filming in central Virginia, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Monday.

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McAuliffe: ‘I was devastated the night Eric Cantor lost’

(Steve Helber / AP)

Eric Cantor’s loss and retirements of other Va. lawmakers erode state’s clout and influence, McAuliffe says.

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Public comment period on McAuliffe’s call for abortion clinic review ends this week

The deadline is this week for public comment on McAuliffe’s call for a review of abortion clinic regulations

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McAuliffe will not appeal Virginia ruling that struck down school-takeover board

(Ricky Carioti / The Washington Post)

Va.’s governor won’t fight decision that a state board set up for school takeovers is unconstitutional.