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Tim Kaine statement on bipartisan Senate budget deal

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Budget and Armed Services Committees, released the following statement on the bipartisan budget agreement announced today.


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Mark Warner, Tim Kaine react to President Obama budget proposal

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine, both members of the Senate Budget Committee, released statements on President Obama’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2015.


Virginia congressman Jim Moran announces retirement

Virginia Democratic Congressman Jim Moran, Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee and senior member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, announced today that he will not seek re-election.


Scott Klinger: A stark choice in the New Year

At this moment, four out of every ten unemployed workers in the U.S. have been looking for a job for more than six months, the highest level of long-term joblessness since the Great Depression.


Frank Clemente: This Christmas, help the unemployed, not Wall Street

When holiday shoppers make a bad choice, the worst result may be an ugly sweater. But Congress recently made a bad choice that will ruin the holidays for over a million families—and will spoil the coming new year for millions more.


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Senate passes budget compromise

The government shutdown seems like so long ago now. Days after the House voted overwhelmingly to pass a bipartisan budget deal aimed at ending the sequestration process and quashing any talk of another disastrous shutdown, the Senate voted 64-36 to send the budget to President Obama for his signature.


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Goodlatte votes for, then criticizes, congressional budget deal

The bipartisan budget deal reached by House and Senate negotiators earlier this week passed the House by a 332-94 vote Thursday evening. Sixth District Congressman Bob Goodlatte used the news of the vote to go on an odd attack aimed at Senate Democrats and President Obama.


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House, Senate reach tentative budget deal

House and Senate budget negotiators have struck a deal that would avoid another government shutdown and would set spending levels for 2014 and 2015 above the level set by the sequester. The bipartisan deal struck Tuesday will go up for a vote in the House later this week.