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Warner joins group introducing bill to combat campus sexual violence

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) and a bipartisan coalition of 10 Senators introduced a strengthened version of the Campus Accountability and Safety Act.


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Warner, Kaine, introduce bill to protect DHS employees from targeted Republican shutdown

Today U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) joined a dozen colleagues in introducing legislation, the Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act of 2015, that would guarantee full pay for federal workers at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), who could be furloughed because of a lapse in federal funding or agency shutdown.


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Quinnipiac: What do Virginia voters think of McAuliffe, Warner, Kaine?

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe finishes his first year in office with a 49-25 percent job approval rating, according to new polling conducted by Quinnipiac University.


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Sen. Warner questions TRANSCOM about plans to improve performance of contractor hired to ship servicemembers’ vehicles

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) wrote to U.S. TRANSCOM Commander General Paul Selva with a series of questions regarding TRANSCOM’s announcement that it would continue to use International Auto Logistics (IAL), a DoD contractor that misplaced or lost thousands of service members’ cars, to ship troops’ personal vehicles to and from overseas assignments.


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Sens. Warner, Kaine urge timely release of oil train safety regulations

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine are urging federal regulators to move quickly to finalize and publish new safety regulations on oil trains.


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Sen. Mark Warner calls on IRS to address and prevent tax refund fraud

As tax season ramps up, U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) is asking the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to be more proactive in preventing and addressing cases of identity theft and taxpayer fraud.


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U.S. Chamber of Commerce announces support for Warner, Kaine Startup Act

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which represents 3 million companies as well as state and local Chambers across the country, has announced its support for the Startup Act – the bipartisan jobs plan aimed at jumpstarting the economy through the creation and growth of new businesses.


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Mark Warner, Tim Kaine on confirmation of Ash Carter as Defense Secretary

U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine (D-VA) issued statements on today’s 93-5 Senate vote to confirm Ashton B. Carter to serve as U.S. Secretary of Defense.


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Mark Warner on Metro safety announcement

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) offered support today for several safety improvements announced by the National Capital Region’s Metro oversight board (WMATA) and the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) in response to the fatal Jan. 12 incident at Metro’s L’Enfant Plaza station.


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Mark Warner on President Obama request for use-of-force authorization against ISIL

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) released the following statement on President Obama’s proposed Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) against ISIL.


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Sen. Warner provides resources for those affected by Anthem data breach

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner provided a variety of useful resources and an online form on his Senate website for Virginians potentially impacted by the cyberattack targeting Anthem to contact his office for assistance.


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Gov. Terry McAuliffe has strong approval rating: Why?

A poll out last week from the Wason Center at Christopher Newport University has Gov. Terry McAuliffe with a solid approval rating.


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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.


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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.


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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.