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Before the global pandemic shut down the economy, President Trump had proposed ship and submarine cuts that were almost universally opposed by Virginia lawmakers. The delegation is now fighting to help the state's contracting industry while debating how best to do it.

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Virginia lawmakers aren’t in Washington these days, but they’re working overtime to assist constituents in the midst of this coronavirus pandemic.


Now that Super Tuesday is behind us, voters can look forward to another primary in the spring – this time for Congressional candidates. 

At the University of Virginia, a team of scholars has studied what factors make for a successful candidate and drawn some conclusion about this state’s congressional delegation.

Even though the impeachment debate has now moved from the House to the Senate, a powerful Virginia Democrat is still calling on his party leaders to do more to force administration officials to work with House investigators.


2019 was a historic year in Washington for many reasons, including the new makeup of the freshmen class that states like Virginia made more diverse than any others.