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Virginia's Representatives Weigh In on Tax Reform

Oct 23, 2017
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Lawmakers who represent the Commonwealth in Washington are engaged in a fierce debate over tax reform. 

As the Senate considers a major overhaul to the Affordable Care Act, parents of medically complex children are worried about their future, and what might happen to them if Medicaid is cut. This week, Democratic Senator Tim Kaine heard from several of these parents in a roundtable discussion in Northern Virginia. 

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Virginia Republican Dave Brat is pushing to open up Virginia’s coast to offshore oil and gas drilling.  Democrats, though, say that would be terrible for the commonwealth’s economy and they're trying to combat the effort. 

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Virginia Democrats are planning to make a show of force during President Trump’s speech to a joint session of Congress tonight. As Michael Pope reports, both Virginia senators are bringing politically charged guests.

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Democrats rallied in Richmond Sunday – urging Congress to fulfill President-Elect Trump’s promise of better healthcare for the nation.  Senator Tim Kaine says he’s hopeful lawmakers will not repeal the Affordable Care Act without providing an acceptable replacement.  

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