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Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 12/14/2010

McDonnell, Cuccinelli praise Hudson's decision on health care

By Anita Kumar
Anita Kumar

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli have spent the past 24 hours giving a series of national interviews in light of U.S. District Court Judge Henry E. Hudson's ruling Monday that a central provision of the law requiring that individuals obtain health insurance by 2014 is unconstitutional.

McDonnell told FOX News Channel's Neil Cavuto that the ruling is a positive step for federalism. "This is really a great, positive step for federalism,'' he said. "Ultimately, it is going to take a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court to affirm this."

See McDonnell's interview below:


Cuccinelli told CNN's John King that he hopes the case goes to the Supreme Court soon because it poses so much uncertainty for the economy. "Knowing the outcome is a benefit to all Americans,'' he said.

See Cuccinelli's interview below:

By Anita Kumar  | December 14, 2010; 12:35 PM ET
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Recall Governor Do Nothing.

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