Mark Warner

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Virginia Democrats are not happy with President Trump's plan to divert money from Virginia military facilities in order to construct portions of his southern border wall. But Republicans support the effort. 

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Republican former Rep. Scott Taylor says he's running for U.S. Senate in Virginia, hoping to unseat Democrat Mark Warner.


Virginia’s Senior Senator, Mark Warner, was in Charlottesville over the weekend, briefing reporters on several controversies including the possibility of war with Iran, intervention in Venezuela and the need to regulate social media companies. 

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With the government shutdown in its second month, the pain is starting to be felt more by federal workers and people who rely on government services. The Commonwealth’s lawmakers remain divided on how to get the government's lights back on.

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Leaders in Washington may be heading toward yet another government shutdown, although Virginia’s two senators are hopeful Congress can avoid brinkmanship.