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Poll: Virginians concerned about political culture

In the wake of former Gov. Bob McDonnell’s corruption conviction, a new poll is uncovering what Virginians think about the commonwealth's political culture and ethics. Also, Virginia residents weigh in on other hot-button issues such as minimum wage, marijuana and redistricting.

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Twitter rolls out video and group messaging

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Obama to request big Pentagon budget hike

President Barack Obama will request $534 billion for the core budget of the Defense Department, which is a $38 billion increase.

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