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Biden: Cuccinelli is the 'antithesis of change and progress'

Vice President Biden blasted Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli as holding views on women “literally from another era” during a campaign event in Virginia on Monday.

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“These guys are the antithesis, the absolute antithesis, of change and progress,” Biden said at an event for Democratic candidate Terry McAuliffe, according to NBC News. “Everything they talk about, without exaggeration, is about turning back what the rest of the country and the world think is progress.”

Democrats have hammered Cuccinelli for his support of a 2007 bill that may have allowed for legal challenges of certain forms of contraception. Cuccinelli has said repeatedly he would not seek to restrict birth control access as governor.

The vice president went on to accuse Tea Party-backed Republicans in the state of "hostility to science and technology, innovation and scholarship.”

Biden's rally for McAuliffe came a day before voters in the commonwealth headed to the polls, and a day after President Obama rallied voters in the state.

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