Congress

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Virginia’s new Congressional members are becoming increasingly active in efforts to end a partial government shutdown.

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Virginia lawmakers are monitoring the potential of a partial government shutdown.

They know from past shutdowns that the Commonwealth’s economy gets hit by them

New Virginia Reps Get Crash Course in Congress

Nov 30, 2018
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Virginia just sent five new lawmakers to Washington who have spent the past few weeks going through freshmen orientation. Matt Laslo has a snapshot of their time at the Capitol.

New Virginia Democrats Deciding on House Speaker

Nov 20, 2018
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The Commonwealth’s newly elected Democrats, who voters just sent to Washington, will now be pivotal in writing Nancy Pelosi’s future.

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As Democrats plan to take control of the House of Representatives, one Virginia congressman is poised to control a key committee. And he’s already making plans for what he wants to do in that position.

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