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Senate Intel Vice Chairman Mark Warner on Russia sanctions

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), Vice Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and a member of the Senate Banking Committee, issued a statement after the U.S. Department of the Treasury imposed sanctions on five Russian entities and 19 individuals for interference in the 2016 election.


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Warner, Kaine push VA to fix problems at D.C. Medical Center

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-Va.) pushed the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) to take immediate action regarding critical failures at the Washington D.C. VA Medical Center (DCVAMC) highlighted in an Inspector General report released last week that showed patients were put at risk due to supply, equipment, and inventory issues.


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Sen. Warner responds to FEC online political ads announcement

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), Vice Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement in response to the Federal Election Commission (FEC)’s announcement that commissioners have approved a Draft Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on two proposals dealing with disclosure rules for online political advertisements.


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Senate Intel Vice Chairman Mark Warner urges White House to make security clearance reform top priority

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), Vice Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, today urged the Trump Administration to prioritize reforms to the security clearance process.


Mark Warner to host annual Virginia Service Academy Day

Senator Mark Warner will host his annual Virginia Service Academy Day on Saturday, March 24th, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre in Charlottesville.


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Warner calls on DHS to expedite DACA renewal process for DREAMers

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) joined a group of Democratic Senators in a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen urging DHS to expedite the processing of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) renewal applications.


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Senate considers Warner-backed regulatory relief package

The Senate voted 67-32 in favor of starting debate on S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, bipartisan legislation to grow the economy and protect consumers that was negotiated in part by Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA).


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Sen. Warner sponsors legislation to help curb gun violence

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) sponsored a set of bipartisan bills to help curb gun violence, including the Fix NICS Act, legislation which would ensure federal and state authorities comply with existing law and accurately report relevant criminal history records to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS).


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Warner questions Fed Chairman Powell on upcoming Senate banking reform bill

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, questioned Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jay Powell about the impact of S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.


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Warner sponsors resolution to honor Buffalo Soldiers

In celebration of the achievements and contributions that African-Americans have made as part of Black History Month, U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner cosponsored a bipartisan resolution to honor the “Buffalo Soldiers,” African-American soldiers who served in the United States Army following the Civil War.


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Warner raises concerns about State Department vacancies

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Vice Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, joined a group of 18 U.S. Senators in a letter to President Trump expressing concern about the many vacant senior positions and extensive attrition at the State Department.


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Senate Intel Vice Chair Mark Warner on Mueller indictment of Russian troll farm

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Vice Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement today after the Special Counsel announced the indictment of 13 Russian nationals and three Russian companies for criminally interfering with the 2016 U.S. presidential election.


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Warner introduces bill to provide certainty for Virginia farmers, cattlemen

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), a member of the Senate Chicken Caucus, joined a bipartisan group of Senators to introduce the Fair Agricultural Reporting Method (FARM) Act.


Mark Warner, Tim Kaine on continuing resolution

Warner, Kaine on Senate vote on DREAMers

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) released the following statement after the Senate failed to advance bipartisan legislation to protect young immigrants known as Dreamers, which failed by a 54-45 vote.


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Sen. Warner on Trump budget, infrastructure proposal

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, released the following statement on President Trump’s budget proposal and infrastructure “principles.”


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Warner meets with Trump’s nominee for Appalachian Regional Commission co-chair

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) met with Tim Thomas, President Trump’s nominee to be the Federal Co-Chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission.


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Congress passes Warner measures to improve care for Medicare patients

Today, a package of bipartisan healthcare provisions introduced by U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, were included in a funding bill passed by Congress and signed by the President.


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Sen. Warner on bipartisan budget agreement

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) issued the following statement on the bipartisan budget agreement passed by Congress and signed by the President.


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Warner demands answers on stalled CFPB investigation into Equifax breach

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner joined a group of 31 Senators to demand answers on reports that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has halted its investigation into how credit reporting agency Equifax failed to protect the personal data of more than 145 million Americans.


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Warner, Kaine, Wittman request briefing With Bureau of Indian Affairs for newly recognized federal tribes

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) and U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA) requested that Bureau of Indian Affairs schedule a briefing as soon as possible with six newly federally recognized tribes in Virginia so that they can fully understand what benefits and resources will now be available to them.


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Joint statement from Sens. Warner, Kaine on bipartisan agreement to end shutdown

U.S. Sens. Mark Warner, a member of the Senate Finance and Budget Committees, and Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Armed Services and Budget Committees, comment after voting for a bill that will end the shutdown and fund the government through February 8.


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Warner, Kaine on government shutdown, Senate vote

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, a member of the Senate Finance and Budget Committees, and Sen. Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Armed Services and Budget Committees, released the following statement on the federal government shutdown. 


Mark Warner, Tim Kaine on continuing resolution

Mark Warner, Tim Kaine on continuing resolution

U.S. Senators Mark Warner, a member of the Senate Finance and Budget Committees, and Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Armed Services and Budget Committees, released the following statement opposing the one-month Continuing Resolution scheduled for a vote in the House today.


Mark Warner, Tim Kaine on continuing resolution

Kaine, Warner join stand to protect independence of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner and Sen. Tim Kaine (both D-VA) joined a group of 40 Senate Democrats in standing up for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) independence and power to obtain justice for consumers who have been wronged by large financial institutions.


Mark Warner, Tim Kaine on continuing resolution

Warner, Kaine ask DHS to reverse decision ending protected status for Salvadorans

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) joined a group of 27 Senate Democrats in a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Nielsen urging DHS to reverse its decision to end Temporary Protection Status (TPS) designation for El Salvador.