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TheWashingtonPost – Virginia State Senator Injured In Home; Another Person Found Dead Inside – 19 November 2013

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Virginia state Sen. R. Creigh Deeds was seriously injured early Tuesday in an assault at his house in Bath County, west of Charlottesville. A second person inside the home was found dead, according to Virginia State Police.The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported that Deeds (D-Bath) was stabbed and critically injured and that the dead person is his son, Gus, who suffered a gunshot wound. The Washington Post could not confirm that Deeds’s son was the deceased victim.Read the whole story at: www.washingtonpost.com/ link to original article

TheWashingtonPost – Ed O’Keefe And Paul Kane – After Classified Briefing, Lawmakers Skeptical On Syria Attack – 2 September 2013

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The Obama administration’s request for U.S. military intervention in Syria would not pass the Congress as written because it is too broad, a senior senator said Sunday after a classified briefing on the situation.

Sen. Patrick J. Leahy (D-Vt.), the dean of the Senate, told reporters after the meeting that the resolution seeking military force is “too open ended” as written. “I know it will be amended in the Senate,” he said.

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