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Andrew Sneathern

Andrew Sneathern announces candidacy for Fifth District Democratic nomination

Andrew Sneathern, an attorney and former prosecutor, has announced his candidacy for Virginia’s Fifth Congressional District seat.


healthcare

House passes ObamaCare repeal: Virginia Democrats respond

A Republican bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare passed the House today by a narrow 217-213 margin.


Roger Dean Huffstetler

Huffstetler announces candidacy for Fifth District Congress seat

Roger Dean Huffstetler announced his candidacy for Virginia’s Fifth District seat in the United States Congress.


tom garrett

Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia supports Garrett bill to decriminalize marijuana

Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia supports Fifth District Congressman Tom Garrett’s legislation aimed at federally decriminalizing marijuana.


bob goodlatte

Virginia Organizing to Bob Goodlatte: Protect healthcare

The Harrisonburg chapter of Virginia Organizing is calling on Congressman Bob Goodlatte to protect healthcare coverage.


mark warner

Sen. Warner on Pruitt confirmation as EPA administrator

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) comments on his vote today against the confirmation of Scott Pruitt to serve as administrator of the EPA.


mark warner

Warner on confirmation of Mulvaney as OMB director

Sen. Mark R. Warner comments after the Senate voted 51-49 to confirm Rep. Mick Mulvaney to serve as the OMB director.


letter

Virginia senators stand up for air, water, planet

We applaud Senator Mark Warner for standing up for the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia’s air, water and climate.


mark warner

Warner on Senate vote on gun measure

Sen. Mark Warner comments on a Senate vote to block a federal rule preventing individuals with serious mental impairments from obtaining firearms.


mark warner

Sen. Warner on Michael Flynn resignation

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner comments on the resignation of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.


mark warner

Sen. Warner on confirmation of Mnuchin for Treasury

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner comments after the Senate voted 53-47 to confirm Steven Mnuchin as Treasury Secretary.


mark warner

Warner announces opposition to Scott Pruitt for EPA

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) will oppose the nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as EPA administrator.


mark warner

Warner fights to protect federal workers

Sen. Mark R. Warner joined 14 Senate colleagues to unveil the “Five Fights for Federal Employees.”


mark warner

Warner on reports of communications between Gen. Flynn, Russian ambassador

Mark Warner comments on reports of pre-inauguration communications between Gen. Michael Flynn and Russia’s ambassador to the U.S.


mark warner

Sen. Warner speaks out against Treasury nominee Mnuchin

Sen. Mark Warner spoke in opposition to the nomination of Steven Mnuchin as Secretary of the Treasury.


mark warner

Sen. Warner speaks out against nominee for HHS

Mark Warner spoke on the floor of the Senate in opposition to the nomination of U.S. Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) to be HHS Secretary.


mark warner

Warner supports effort to protect scientists from political interference

Sen. Mark Warner joined in introducing legislation aimed at protecting government scientists from political interference.


mark warner

Warner on Sessions confirmation as AG

Mark Warner comments on the confirmation of Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General.


congress

Warner introduces bipartisan Investing in Opportunity Act

Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) joined Sens. Tim Scott (R-SC) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) to introduce the Investing in Opportunity Act.


mark warner

Sen. Warner’s opposition to Education pick moves to Senate floor

Mark Warner spoke today on the Senate floor against the nomination of Betsy DeVos to be Secretary of Education.


Warner on Trump order targeting Wall Street reform

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner issued a statement regarding President Trump’s order targeting the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law.


mark warner

Sen. Warner comments on Iranian sanctions

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner released a statement after the Administration announced additional sanctions on Iran for its ballistic missile test.


congress

Congress moves to put guns back in hands of those with severe mental illness

The House voted Friday to roll back a required Social Security Administration disclosure for people with severe mental illness.


congress

Senators raise issue with Trump torture, detention policies

The Trump administration is reportedly considering an Executive Order that would revoke the bans on CIA “black sites” and torture.


mark warner

Warner sponsors bill to expand agricultural exports to Cuba

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) joined in a bipartisan bill to lift restrictions on private financing for U.S. agricultural exports to Cuba.