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Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell on ‘What Matters’ at the End of the 2012 DNC
September 6, 2012 at 12:00 AM EST
5580833049Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell: Obama Made Problems WorseVirginia Governor speeches, but said the problems are still there."Bill Clinton gave a great speech; Michelle Obama gave a very personal and supportive speech for her husband ... but at the end of the day, this is what matters. Monday, we had the announcement that gas prices had doubled. Tuesday, we hit $16 trillion in debt."2012-09-06 23:51:00disabledNAsabgjsleMtrue65083Dempsey: Military deserves ‘scrutiny’ on sexual assaultsEven though a bill changing the way the military would handle sexual assault cases failed in the Senate, it showed a lack of confidence in the military to solve the problem, as the president directed, said Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey on Friday.His comments came in an interview with PBS NewsHour co-anchor Judy Woodruff, airing Friday.2014-03-07 15:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/107447339-320x196.jpg2365195629YttupzJj3FE65002News Wrap: Senate blocks bill on military sexual assaultsIn our news wrap Thursday, the Senate blocked a bipartisan bill that would have removed commanders from making decisions about prosecuting sexual assault cases. Meanwhile, at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, the most senior military member ever to face trial for sexual assault pleaded guilty on three counts. Also, in Afghanistan, a NATO airstrike killed five Afghan soldiers.2014-03-06 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/107447339-320x196.jpg2365195100aEWoB2cdbMM64802Economic gap takes priority in Obama’s 2015 budgetPresident Obama’s 2015 budget proposal includes new spending for preschool, job training and public works and would expand the Earned Income Tax Credit for low-wage workers. Judy Woodruff talks to Robert Greenstein from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and James Capretta from the Ethics and Public Policy Center about whether measures meant to narrow the economic gap would be effective.2014-03-04 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/budget-320x196.jpg2365193089RIZHlQ_2zDw
Republican Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell talks with Hari Sreenivasan at the 2012 Democratic convention in Charlotte, N.C. McDonnell responded positively to Michelle Obama and former President Clinton's speeches. But in the end, he said, larger problems, like the national deficit reaching $16 trillion, are still in the background.
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