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Virginia's Rep. Scott Rigell fights Obama backlash

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Rep. Scott Rigell, the Republican who represents Newport News, Va. shipyard workers, has begun his campaign to explain why he joined President Obama on the trip to the Newport News Shipbuilding weeks ago, a move that's prompted conservatives to find a primary challenger to take his seat. In his district newsletter Rigell explained that going to bat for his constituents trumped politics. "More...