Prisoners executed and other headlines

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Joseph Shippen, far left, Assistant Rector of the Christ Episcopal Church in Macon, Ga., and Episcopal Bishop Rob Wright, second from left, stand with…
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Prisoners in Georgia and Missouri executed within 2 hours of each other nearly 2 months after the botched execution in Oklahoma. (AP)

Pres. Obama said to consider selective airstrikes in Iraq. (NY Times)

The President meets with congressional leaders about Iraq today. (The Hill)

Dick and Liz Cheney op-ed: “The Collapsing Obama Doctrine.” (Wall Street Journal)

Contenders for vacant House Republican leadership post make their case today. (Washington Post)

Fmr. VA Gov. Bob McDonnell makes his first public appearance since his indictment. (NBC Washington)

Federal appeals court to hear 5 gay marriage cases at once. (AP)

‘Cesar Chavez’ to be removed from Arizona ballot, plans to appeal. (Arizona Republic)

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Prisoners executed and other headlines