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Environmental groups critical of Trump administration offshore drilling plan

The Trump administration today released a draft of the proposed 2019-2024 Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas leasing program that would allow annual lease sales off the coast of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.


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Warner draws ‘red lines’ on interference in Mueller investigation

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Vice Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, spoke on the floor of the U.S. Senate to warn of threats to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election.


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Kaine on Trump move on Iran deal

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine comments on President Trump’s decision not to make the certification required under the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act.


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Sen. Warner on President Trump’s decision to end CSR payments

Mark Warner comments on the announcement by President Trump that he will unilaterally cut off the Cost-Sharing Reduction payments required under the Affordable Care Act.


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Tim Kaine comments on Trump Obamacare hack

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine comments on President Trump’s decision to end cost-sharing reduction payments and destabilize the health care marketplace.


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Kaine: Trump tax cut would actually raise taxes for Virginia families

Tim Kaine voiced his concern with the Republican tax proposal after a new analysis shows hundreds of thousands of Virginia’s families could face a tax increase under the proposal. 


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Herring statement on Trump ending of contraception coverage rule

AG Mark R. Herring comments on the Trump Administration’s move to effectively end the contraception coverage rule created under the Affordable Care Act.


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Warner on DHS notification on Russia election hacks

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner comments after the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) notified election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems in 2016.


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Warner to Trump: Fill diplomatic appointments key to addressing North Korea

Mark Warner is calling on President Trump to fill three key positions that have gone unfilled in the over eight months of the Trump presidency


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Senate Intel leaders on Michael Cohen interview postponement

Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) and Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA) today made the following announcement on the testimony of Michael Cohen.


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Kaine highlights stories of DREAMers from Virginia schools

Today on the Senate floor, Senator Tim Kaine highlighted DACA recipients — known as DREAMers — he has talked to and heard about from across Virginia.


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Tim Kaine on Trump decision to end DACA

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine comments on President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.


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Kaine responds to Trump address on Afghanistan

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement after President Trump’s address to the nation on Afghanistan.


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Kaine: ‘You have to condemn the intolerable’

Today on CBS’s Face the Nation, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine spoke about the violent white supremacist demonstrations in Charlottesville.


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Kaine veterans bill passes House, Senate, heads to Trump for signature

The Senate passed an omnibus veterans package that included Sen. Kaine’s Veterans Education Experience Improvement Act of 2017.


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Kaine on Senate healthcare vote

Today, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement on this morning’s healthcare vote.


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Mark Warner on passage of Russia sanctions

Mark Warner comments after the Senate voted to approve Russia sanctions legislation, sending it to the President for his signature.


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Mark Warner on House passage of Russia sanctions bill

Mark Warner comments after the House of Representatives voted 419-3 to approve legislation sanctioning Russia, Iran and North Korea.


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Mark Warner on revised Senate GOP healthcare bill

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) comments on the release of a revised version of the Senate Republican healthcare repeal bill:


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Sen. Warner meets with Virginia parents opposed to steep Medicaid cuts

Sen. Mark R. Warner met in his Capitol Hill office with parents and educators from across Virginia concerned about the impact of proposed Medicaid cuts.


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Tim Kaine statement on Senate Republican healthcare bill

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement on the release of the Senate Republican healthcare bill.


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Mark Warner on Senate Trumpcare proposal

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner comments after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) released draft text for a Republican healthcare repeal bill.


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How does Trumpcare, Trump budget affect Virginia public schools?

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine released a district-by-district report on the importance of Medicaid to Virginia’s public schools.


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Warner presses DHS to disclose information on election hacks in 2016

Mark Warner is pressing the DHS to disclose additional information on the full scope of foreign attempts to interfere in the 2016 elections.


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Tim Kaine statement on Trump action on Cuba

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine released the following statement on President Trump’s announcement reversing U.S. policy towards Cuba.


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Mark Warner statement on Trump administration Cuba rollback

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) released the below statement following the Trump Administration’s rollback of U.S.-Cuba policy.


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Kaine: ‘I worry about the environment we’re in’

Democrats and Republicans sit on opposite sides of the aisle. Tonight they’ll be sitting in separate dugouts at Nationals Park at the annual congressional baseball game.


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Warner talks Trump, Sessions, Russia investigation

Mark Warner met with Special Counsel Robert Mueller Wednesday, a day after an explosive interrogation in the Senate Intelligence Committee of Attorney General Jeff Sessions.


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Dem LG candidate Susan Platt: Impeach Donald Trump

Democratic Party lieutenant governor nomination candidate Susan Platt is calling for the impeachment of President Donald Trump.


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Kaine statement on Trump, Paris Agreement

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released a statement on President Trump’s decision to abandon America’s commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement.


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Sen. Warner on Trump exit from Paris Climate Agreement

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) released a statement following President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the landmark Paris climate agreement.


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Warner questions OMB director, Treasury secretary on Trump budget

Senator Mark Warner questioned OMB Director Mick Mulvaney and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin today.


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Kaine on TrumpCare CBO score

Tim Kaine comments on the nonpartisan CBO updated cost estimate of the Republican healthcare plan.


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Kaine comments on Trump budget, impacts on Virginia

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Budget Committee, released the following statement on President Trump’s FY2018 budget.


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Sen. Warner on President Trump’s proposed budget

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) released the following statement on President Donald Trump’s FY 18 budget proposal.


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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: Underwhelmed

Chris Graham talks about his pending endorsement in the 2017 Democratic Party governor’s race, Trump and Russia, and VMI baseball.


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Tim Kaine on firing of FBI Director James Comey

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement on President Trump’s decision to fire FBI Director James Comey.


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Kaine urges Trump to stop playing politics with healthcare system

Tim Kaine, along with 12 Democratic Senators, demanded that the Trump Administration stop playing politics with the U.S. healthcare system.


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Kaine pledges to prevent Trump shutdown

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine addressed President Trump’s announcement on Twitter that he supports a government shutdown in September.


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Herring condemns DOE rollback of student loan servicing reforms

Attorney General Mark R. Herring is calling out the DOE for abdicating its responsibility to millions of student loan borrowers.


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Talking Russia, Syria, cyber warfare with Mark Warner

Is there more to the investigation into Russia’s efforts to influence the 2016 election than what meets the eye? Mark Warner seems to think so.


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Kaine on Trump directive to federal agencies asking for more budget cuts

Tim Kaine comments on the Trump Administration directive that directs agencies to submit plans for long-term cuts to their workforce.


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Warner on Syria: ‘Consequences of a misstep are grave’

Sen. Mark R. Warner, Vice Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, comments regarding the U.S. strike in Syria.


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Kaine on Syria strikes: Trump action ‘unlawful’

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement regarding U.S. military action in Syria.


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Environmental justice, and how is it under assault in the new Trump administration

What is meant by “environmental justice” and how is it under assault in the new Trump administration?


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Herring continues fight against Trump travel ban

Attorney General Mark Herring is leading a coalition of state attorneys general in the fight against President Donald Trump’s travel ban


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Rural Virginia projects threatened under Trump budget?

President Trump’s budget proposes to eliminate programs like the Economic Development Administration.


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Senators urge Trump to restore funding to Appalachian Regional Commission

Senators are urging President Donald Trump to reverse his proposal to eliminate funding for the Appalachian Regional Commission.


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Kaine calls on Trump to veto resolution gutting Internet privacy rules

Tim Kaine calls on President Trump to veto a resolution that guts privacy protections for customers of internet and telecom companies.


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Senators oppose Trump cuts to Chesapeake Bay funding

Senators representing the Chesapeake Bay Watershed blasted President Trump’s budget released Thursday.