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Senate Majority Leader Thomas K. Norment, Jr., R-James City, center, leaves a meeting in a hallway of the State Capitol in Richmond, Va. with House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell, R-Stafford, left, back to camera, and House Majority Leader M. Kirkland Cox, R-Colonial Heights, right, in Richmond, Va. on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. The discussion was regarding an opinion issued by Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli about the Medicaid budget compromise. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Bob Brown).