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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.

Candidates in the First Congressional District met Monday night for a debate at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg.

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About 40% of the U. S. House of Representatives has asked President Trump to rescind his plan for a pay freeze for the federal work force next year and instead give them a pay raise.

Is the United States Navy prepared to accomplish all the tasks the federal government is asking of it?

One Virginia congressman says no and he’d like to see some changes.

Vangie Williams for Congress


Only four women have ever represented Virginia on Capitol Hill, and never a woman of color. Now a Democratic candidate in Virginia’s 1st Congressional District is hoping to change that.