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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Democratic Virginia Senator Mark Warner says he now supports restrictions on assault-style weapons and limits on ammunition magazines, a change in position. The Virginian-Pilot reports Warner, who voted against those restrictions five years ago, said the proliferation of mass ...
However, the congressional midterms are coming up in November, and every member of the House of Representatives, as well as Virginia Senator Tim Kaine, are up for re-election. Jake Washburne says this year's online registration numbers are way up over last year's first three months. "The first three ...

“I want to see the next generation of West Virginia girls leading in science, technology and government,” said Capito, the first female West Virginia senator. Whitson, who served as the first female commander of the International Space Station between October 2007 and April 2008, said her dream of ...
MARGARET BRENNAN: We begin today with Virginia Senator Mark Warner. He's the top Democrat on the Intelligence Committee. He joins us here. Senator, a lot to talk to you about but I want to speak first about this march on Washington that we saw. The march is over, Congress is on break. You did see ...
On Friday, March 22, West Virginia senator Joe Manchin secured the passage of "Jessie's Law", which is a bill aimed towards helping doctors obtain information regarding a patient's history of opioid use. The goal is to make sure that those who struggle with drug addiction don't get hooked on more ...
Virginia Senator Mark Warner, the ranking member on the Senate Intelligence Committee which is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election, echoed the request from Klobuchar and Kennedy on Tuesday morning. “It's time for Mr. Zuckerberg and the other CEOs to testify before Congress.

Detectives with the Portsmouth Police Department Major Crimes Unit have charged a man in connection with attempting to assault a Virginia Senator with his vehicle. On March 13, 2018, at approximately 6:46 p.m., police communications received a 911 call requesting assistance to the 1500 block of High ...
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WRIC) — A man has been charged after allegedly trying to run over a Virginia Senator with his vehicle. On March 13, 2018, at approximately 6:46 p.m., Portsmouth police received a call requesting assistance to the 1500 block of High Street for a male who attempted to run over a ...
Saturday's deadline for the General Assembly to finish its work and go home will pass, but Virginia will still lack a biennial budget. And that's largely because the commonwealth lacks Medicaid expansion. The House of Delegates, long the recalcitrant body when it came to bestowing access to medical care ...
And I know every teacher downstairs in the hallway right now is anxious to get back to be with their children," said West Virginia Senator, Bob Beach of Monongalia County. But Republican leaders cautioned everyone that budget cuts would be used to fund pay raises and not new taxes. "By making these ...
Sen. Orrin Hatch moved into the #7 slot on the list of people who have served the longest in the U.S. Senate on Monday. Bloomberg political reporter Greg Giroud noted the milestone on Twitter Monday. Hatch has served in the U.S. Senate for 41 years, 2 months and 2 days, passing Mississippi Senator ...
(WVNS) -- The West Virginia Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority (CFIA) has announced funding for 20 projects to improve county courthouses across the state. Several of those projects are for buildings in the southeast counties. The CFIA, which was established in 2001 by the West Virginia ...
Joe Manchin isn't worried about George Clooney getting his hands around the March for Our Lives protest, 'cause he says nothing can taint this movement ... not even Hollywood. We got the West Virginia senator Sunday in D.C. and asked if he thought the fact celebs are getting in on the MFOL event later ...
Virginia Sen. Mark Warner had “extensive contact last year” with lobbyist Adam Waldman in an effort to set up a meeting with Christopher Steele, who wrote a phony dossier on then-presidential candidate Donald Trump, Fox News reported. The new report details how Warner, the top Democrat on the ...
Senator Creigh Deeds (D-Bath) proposed a bill allowing localities to install speed cameras to enforcement speed limits, but failed in committee vote. By. TRS Staff. -. February 9, 2018. 0. SHARE. Facebook · Twitter · speed cameras. There has big a large public opposition toward speed-monitoring cameras in the United ...
Virginia Senator Mark Warner sounded quite bullish on cryptocurrencies during today's U.S. Senate hearing on the cryptoverse. Then again, Warner's not one to miss a trend, as he himself became a multimillionaire years ago during the wireless cellphone craze. He sees the rise of crypto as being a major ...
Virginia Senator Tim Kaine has for years been a leading proponent of getting Congress to authorize wars, making clear that he wanted to keep those wars going but with Congressional authorization. This time was ... I'm not sure any senator from Virginia had ever done such a thing before. And, in fact, no ...

Virginia Senator Tim Kaine has for years been a leading proponent of getting Congress to authorize wars, making clear that he wanted to keep those wars going but with Congressional authorization. This time was ... I'm not sure any senator from Virginia had ever done such a thing before. And, in fact, no ...
Hillary Clinton's ex-running mate, Tim Kaine, says Donald Trump should probably stop attacking Special Counsel Robert Mueller ... 'cause appearances (of guilt) are everything. We got the Virginia Senator Monday in D.C., where we asked what he made of Trump's recent flurry of gripes about Mueller's ...
Former mine owner Don Blankenship, fresh from a year in prison for conspiring to violate mine safety standards, is pouring his money into a Senate race to clear his name. Photo: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images. Of all the “Trump Ten” Democratic senators from states carried by the president in ...
The senior senator from Virginia also criticized President Donald Trump's lack of leadership in responding to Russian cyberattacks and information warfare and his refusal to impose new sanctions on Moscow that Congress approved overwhelmingly last year in response to election interference. “We are ...
"Passing the Rural Wireless Access Act is an important step towards closing the broadband gap in West Virginia," Senator Manchin said. "This bill ensures our ongoing efforts to close the broadband gap are guided by a realistic understanding of the mobile broadband coverage currently available to rural ...
Virginia Senator Mark Warner met with small business owners in Charlottesville Friday. Warner says he's looking to make businesses grow, but needs feedback to figure out how. More than two dozen business owners came out to the Albemarle County Office Building to learn about how a bill proposed by ...
NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC)-- Defense Secretary James Mattis will make a private recommendation to President Trump this week on how to address military service by transgender individuals, ABC News reports. The deadline was originally Wednesday, but the Pentagon acknowledged that the ...
The shares, however, quickly sold off following a less than informative press conference held by both officials from LTBR and Framatome as well as other luminaries i.e., former Senator from Virginia John Warner. Although the JV signing ceremony at the National Press club could be seen as nothing more ...
... Senate Bill 397, which would establish a HRVA Regional Coastal Resiliency Authority. The Senate passed the bill 24-Yes to 16-No on Monday, February 12, 2017. The bill that was passed will help with addressing coastal resiliency and flooding adaptation, according to Virginia Senator Lynwood Lewis.
WASHINGTON — Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine is demanding the release of a secret memo outlining President Trump's interpretation of his legal authority to wage war. Kaine, a member of the Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees, sent a letter Thursday night to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ...
Virginia Sen. Mark Warner had “extensive contact last year” with lobbyist Adam Waldman in an effort to set up a meeting with Christopher Steele, who wrote a phony dossier on then-presidential candidate Donald Trump, Fox News reported. The new report details how Warner, the top Democrat on the ...
Senator Creigh Deeds (D-Bath) proposed a bill allowing localities to install speed cameras to enforcement speed limits, but failed in committee vote. By. TRS Staff. -. February 9, 2018. 0. SHARE. Facebook · Twitter · speed cameras. There has big a large public opposition toward speed-monitoring cameras ...
The confirmation split along party lines, with only one Democrat - West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin - crossed the aisle to support Sessions. The final vote was 52-47. Sessions, a Mobile native, was the first Alabamian to be named U.S. Attorney General. As Attorney General, he falls seventh in line in the ...
Senator Manchin Releases Report on State Impact of Opioids. By Kara Leigh Lofton • 5 hours ago. TweetShareGoogle+Email. Adobe Stock. West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin released a report today detailing the impact the opioid crisis has had on his state.
#SuperBowl," the Virginia senator tweeted. Sorry, everyone: New England is #notdone. Let's go @Patriots! #superbowl #GoPats pic.twitter.com/cx8misYGJu. — Elizabeth Warren (@elizabethforma) February 4, 2018. Meanwhile, Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren — a Patriots fan — shared ...
"We are in an area again where I can't think of any administration in my lifetime that has gone out and actively undermined law enforcement," the Virginia senator said. Warner, who is leading the Senate investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election alongside Sen. Richard Burr, R-North Carolina, ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee is challenging the accuracy of a memo released Friday by House Republicans. President Donald Trump declassified the memo Friday, and Republicans released it in an effort to prove surveillance abuses at the FBI. Virginia ...
Three barbs deep into a digital mano-a-mano with Vice President Mike Pence, Republican Democratic West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin told us everything he thinks we need to know about our nation's capital Wednesday night: “Washington Sucks.” ...
The president's annual State of the Union address is never much fun for the party whose candidate is not the occupant of the White House. The speech is typically a laundry list of accomplishments and aspirations that tend to fall along party lines ideologically. So it's to be expected that the nonpresidential ...
West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin frequently rose for applause. “Just to sit there and frown is not going to fix anything so, let's embrace each other and try to make it work and when we disagree let's work through that,” he said. In their official response, Democrats, through Massachusetts Representative ...
My favorite is Richard Henry Lee, delegate to the Second Continental Congress, author of the “resolution of independency” leading to the Declaration of Independence in 1776, signer of the Declaration, U.S. senator from Virginia, 12th president of the Articles of Confederation Congress – and gloriously ...
Virginia Senator Tim Kaine was against government shutdowns before he and 'Shutdown Schumer' were for them…then he bailed and opposed this shutdown when it backfired on the liberal obstructionists in Washington. Kaine flip-flopped so much he must have suffered a bad case of political whiplash!
One of the earliest letters is from John Tyler in 1834, to his then 18-year old son, Robert, when the elder Tyler was a senator from Virginia, discussing primarily matters of politics and state. The archive includes letters, deeds, wills, bills of sale and other records detailing numerous transactions in slaves, and ...
The Virginia senator has repeatedly criticized Trump for being "unwilling" to recognize the security threat posed by Russia. Mueller reportedly learned of Trump's attempt to fire him, a move long cautioned by both Republicans and Democrats in Congress, and is now investigating top officials from Trump's ...
The Schumer Shutdown has failed … for now at least. But Democrats craving new voters will be back, pushing for DACA, relaxed border enforcement, sanctuary cities and no Trump wall. Apparently leftists consider illegal aliens to be unregistered Democrat voters. Schumer and the Dems demonstrated that ...
It found Metro's own workers do not know the location of radio dead zones. Now, it is forcing the agency to make changes. Congress is also demanding answers. Virginia Senator Mark Warner and Congressman Barbara Comstock have both sent letters to the transit agency. Comstock called the derailment ...
... a short-term rental and by requiring people who operate short-term rentals to get a business license, among other things. In a newsletter to his constituents, Virginia Senator Creigh Deeds, who represents Lexington, said he's working to bring everyone involved with this issue together to find a resolution.
In Virginia, Senator Mark Obenshain is hoping to make charter schools a more available option for parents when choosing a school for their kids. According to the senator, current laws in the state make it difficult for charter schools to be approved leaving students in failing school divisions without other ...
After Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told the Senate on Sunday night that he was prepared to engage in conversations about immigration reform in the weeks following the Senate vote, Democrats sent West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin and Alabama Senator Doug Jones to talk DACA with Trump ...
Some of that push came from West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin. The Democratic senator is touting this first senate vote to end the federal funding stalemate as a victory for bipartisanship. The White House and Republicans said they forced Democrats to the table. The truth is a bit of both. "I'm very proud that we were able ...
West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin wasn't one of those Democrats. “CHIP program for our children, pension program, I have my miners pension people that by 2022 an average pension of $586 dollars and mostly of them widows will be lost if we don't do something," Manchin said. Manchin voted to keep ...
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Virginia Senator Tim Kaine will be in Hampton Roads to talk about offshore drilling Monday. He's meeting with business and community leaders. Senator Kaine plans to discuss the Trump administration's proposal that opens up Virginia's waters to offshore drilling. RELATED: Sen.
RICHMOND, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- Virginia Senator Creigh Deeds is continuing his efforts on expanding Virginia's mental health system for this year's General Assembly session. Deeds has been fighting for mental health reform ever since he was severely injured in an attack by his son Austin "Gus" Deeds ...


 

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