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Robert Francis "Bob" McDonnell (born June 15, 1954) is an American politician who has been the 71st Governor of Virginia since January 16, 2010. A former lieutenant colonel in the...

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Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell apologized for not acknowledging the role of slavery

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell apologized for not acknowledging the role of slavery
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell (pictured in 2009) has apologized for not acknowledging the role of slavery in a proclamation he signed declaring April "Confederate History Month." He recognized making a "major omission" in not citing slavery, a practice that sparked the 1861-1865 Civil War between the Union of 20 free states and five border slave states.
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