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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.


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Warner supports effort to protect scientists from political interference

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


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Warner on Sessions confirmation as AG

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


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Senators introduce legislation to codify NSC membership

Mark Warner joined in introducing legislation that will clarify the permanent membership of the National Security Council.


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Warner on easening of Russia sanctions

Mark Warner on the Treasury Department’s announcement that it will make an adjustment to economic sanctions on Russia.


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Warner announces opposition to Mulvaney for OMB

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner will oppose confirming Rep. Mick Mulvaney as Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).


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Warner announces bill to codify membership on National Security Council

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner will introduce legislation to clarify the permanent membership of the National Security Council.


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Goodlatte, staff under fire for work on Trump immigration executive order

Remember when Bob Goodlatte was concerned about executive overreach and the separation of powers? That was so Obama era.


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Warner statement on Gorsuch Supreme Court nomination

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) released the following statement on President Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch for the U.S. Supreme Court.


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Goodlatte defends staff work on Trump immigration order

Bob Goodlatte has come under fire amid reports that members of his staff worked on the president’s executive order on immigration.


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Warner, Kaine introduce bill to overturn Trump Muslim ban

Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine have cosponsored a bill to rescind President Trump’s executive order barring immigrants from Muslim-majority countries.


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Warner announces opposition to Price for HHS post

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner announced that he will oppose confirming Rep. Tom Price as Secretary of Health and Human Services.


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Warner announces opposition to DeVos for Education post

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) today announced that he will oppose confirming Betsy Devos as U.S. Secretary of Education.


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Warner announces opposition to Mnuchin for Treasury

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner released a statement in opposition to confirming Steven Mnuchin as Secretary of the Treasury.


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Sen. Warner on executive order on refugee program

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner issued a statement regarding the Trump Administration executive order on the U.S. refugee program.


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Warner, Kaine urge Trump to exempt VA from hiring freeze

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine urged the president to exempt the VA and all veterans seeking federal jobs from his executive order.


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Intel Committee members to Trump: Read the torture report

Intelligence Committee members are urging President Trump to read the classified version of the Committee’s 2014 report on torture.


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Mark Warner announces opposition to Jeff Sessions for Attorney General

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) today released the below statement in opposition to confirming Sen. Jeff Sessions as Attorney General.


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Robert Hurt to lead new Center for Law and Government at Liberty University

Former Fifth District Congressman Robert Hurt will lead the new Center for Law and Government at Liberty University.


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Warner introduces bill to combat synthetic drugs

Sen. Mark Warner joined in bipartisan legislation to help fight synthetic drugs.


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Warner on reported executive order on torture

Sen. Mark R. Warner comments on reports that the Trump Administration is considering an executive order to review interrogation policies:


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Warner, Collins introduce bill to authorize delayed VA medical leases

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner led a group introducing a bill to authorize pending leases for 24 VA medical facilities in 15 states.


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Warner, Kaine cosponsor permanent repeal of Global Gag Rule

Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are cosponsoring a bill to permanently repeal the Global Gag Rule.


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Sen. Warner presses Trump nominee on federal workforce

Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) pressed OMB nominee Mick Mulvaney on the Trump Administration’s federal hiring freeze announced Monday.


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Mark Warner on Pompeo CIA confirmation

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner comments on the confirmation of Mike Pompeo as CIA director.


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New report debunks job killer claims about regulations

The Environmental Integrity Project has released a new report, “Don’t Believe the Job Killer Hype.”


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Garrett takes first step toward repealing Obamacare

After an evening of debate in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, a budget resolution for Fiscal Year 2017 passed along party lines.


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Sen. Warner on Senate vote to repeal Affordable Care Act

U.S. Sen Mark Warner (D-VA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, issued a statement on the Senate vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act.


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Sen. Warner questions Wells Fargo on overdraft fees

Sen. Mark Warner joined colleagues in asking Wells Fargo’s chief executive to explain the bank’s recent surge in income from overdraft charges.


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Warner, Kaine call on Paul Ryan to stop partisan attacks on women’s healthcare access

Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine sent a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan calling for an end to attacks on the nation’s largest women’s healthcare provider.


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Sen. Warner presses Navy on carrier gap

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner pressed the Navy to explain how it plans for the deployment and maintenance of the U.S. aircraft carrier fleet.


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Mark Warner on ODNI report on Russian interference in 2016 election

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner issued a statement regarding the declassified intelligence report confirming Russian interference in the 2016 election.


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Goodlatte effort to gut ethics watchdog backfires on GOP

The effort to gut an independent ethics watchdog led by Sixth District Congressman Bob Goodlatte came to an ugly end Tuesday.