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Charles Fishburne

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Charles Fishburne is a correspondent for WCVE Public Radio. He brings over 40 years experience as a broadcast journalist and news executive in Richmond, Washington D.C. and New York. Charles was also a long-time television news anchor and news director in Richmond.

Articles by Charles Fishburne

Health care overhaul gets a legal setback in Virginia

President Obama’s historic health care overhaul has been thrown into uncertainty by a federal judge’s ruling in a Virginia case that challenged the constitutionality of a key provision requiring almost everyone to purchase health insurance. The suit was brought by Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and has become the first case in the nation where a federal judge has ruled against the law. Charles Fishburne talks with University of Richmond Law Professor Carl Tobias about the implications and about what happens next.