Congress

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Democrats in the House of Representatives have taken action to raise the minimum wage. But will workers see a benefit?

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A recent Supreme Court decision upended how courts view religious freedom, making it possible for corporations to deny certain health services to female employees based on a religious exemption. Now, two Virginia Congressman are now heavily involved in the debate.

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A growing number of House Democrats have now joined the chorus calling to begin impeachment proceedings against President Trump.

But most Virginia Democrats aren’t singing the same tune. 

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The Trump administration has sent conflicting messages on its plan for oil and gas drilling off Virginia’s coast. But it now seems to be moving ahead with plans to explore the reserves sitting at the bottom of the Atlantic.

That’s music to the ears of the state’s four Republicans in Congress.

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One of the first things Democrats did after taking control of the House of Representatives was to create a new Select Committee on the Climate Crisis.

The committee has Virginia Congressmen on opposite sides of a debate over coal.

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