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Assembly funds, but fails to fill, 12 judgeships (access required)

After budget wrangling with Gov. Bob McDonnell and a post-midnight session of judicial elections, the 2013 Virginia General Assembly filled less than half of the 49 judicial vacancies in the commonwealth. The unfilled openings include 12 seats that had been funded following a contentious back-and-forth among the House, the Senate and McDonnell. The governor now can ...