State of the Union response: How Bob McDonnell chose his venue
When the GOP's congressional leaders -- Rep. John Boehner and Sen. Mitch McConnell --asked Gov. Bob McDonnell to deliver their party's response to President Obama's State of the Union address one of his first considerations was: Where to speak from?
McDonnell's team of advisors considered a variety of venues before settling on the House of Delegates' chamber in the majestic state Capitol.
On Sunday, staffers from both Boehner's and McConnell's offices traveled to Richmond, along with FOX News, which is providing pool cameras for the rebuttal, to inspect the location. They approved.
January 27, 2010; 5:09 PM ET
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