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Kaine Calls Special Session

At a 9 a.m. press conference, Va. Gov. Tim Kaine called the legislature into special session on Aug. 19 to deal with U.S. Supreme court ruling on DUI court cases.

The special session had become an issue in the Attorney General race, with Republican Ken Cuccinelli campaigning for the Assembly to be called back and Democrat Steve Shannon remaining noncommittal. Because both are members of the State Assembly (as is Creigh Deeds, the Democrat in the governor's race), Kaine's decision will have an impact on their ability to campaign.

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By Washington Post Editors  |  July 22, 2009; 9:13 AM ET
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It is good to see at least one candidate care more about an important issue the Commonwealth needs to deal with than with his campaign. Maybe Deeds and Shannon should follow suit.

Posted by: DaveCheney | July 22, 2009 2:25 PM | Report abuse

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