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Statement of U.S. Sen. Warner on Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission report

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) released the following statement on today’s release of the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission Report.


Warner, Kaine call for passage of Homeland Security funding bill without riders

Together with the entire Senate Democratic Caucus, U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine called on Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to pass a clean bill that funds the Department of Homeland Security for the remainder of the fiscal year.


U.S. Sens. Warner, Kaine on Mid-Atlantic offshore drilling plan

U.S. Sens. Mark Warner (D-VA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) released the following joint statement on the U.S. Interior Department’s release today on the 2017-2022 draft strategy for offshore oil and gas leasing.


Sen. Warner statement following NTSB Metro safety briefing

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) joined members of the Virginia, Maryland and DC congressional delegations for a briefing by the NTSB on the Jan. 12 smoke incident at L’Enfant Plaza, which killed one passenger and hospitalized several dozen others.


Sen. Mark Warner to accompany President Obama to India

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, (D-VA), co-chair of the bipartisan Senate India Caucus, will travel with President Obama to attend India’s Republic Day celebration marking the 65th anniversary of the adoption of India’s constitution.


Statement of U.S. Sen. Warner on State of the Union address

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) released the following statement tonight in response to the President’s State of the Union address.


Warner, Kaine introduce Senate bill to require two-year federal budgeting

U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine have introduced the bipartisan Biennial Budgeting and Appropriations Act of 2015 in an effort to reform Congress’ budgeting process.

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Democrats win battles: But Virginia Republicans win the war

Watching the State of the Commonwealth address with the sound down, one thing was obvious during the cutaway shots on applause lines during Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s speech.


Sen. Warner urges banking regulators to address consumer financial protections

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), who chaired the first congressional hearing after the 2013 data breach at Target, sent a letter to federal banking regulators today questioning the lack of follow-up to better protect consumers.


Applications being accepted for open U.S. Attorney position in Western Virginia

U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are now accepting applications for the position of U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia to fill the seat left vacant by Timothy Heaphy, who left office in December after five years of distinguished service.


The Top News Stories of 2014

This edition of Inside the Newsroom dives into the Top News Stories of 2014. Host Crystal Graham and Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham have it narrowed down to five, topping the list with the trial, conviction and pending sentencing of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on corruption charges.

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Kaine urges Department of Education to provide information on sexual assaults

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine submitted a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan addressing the current issues associated with sexual violence on college campuses.


Warner, Kaine announce $20M in funding for Wallops Flight Facility

Sen. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine confirmed today that compromise spending legislation for fiscal year 2015 includes $20 million in funding for Wallops Flight Facility.

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Sen. Warner statement on award of $17.5M federal preschool grant

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner released this statement today following the announcement that Virginia will receive a $17.5 million Preschool Development Expansion Grant to serve children in 11 Virginia school divisions.

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Governor McAuliffe announces $17.5 million federal preschool expansion grant

Virginia has been awarded a $17.5 million federal Preschool Expansion Grant that will allow the Commonwealth to serve as many as 1,600 additional at-risk four-year-olds in new, high-quality preschool classes.