Tag: u.s. sen. mark warner

Perspectives on the economy: U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling

Interesting week for me in my often overlapping roles as a business writer and politics writer. On Wednesday, I met with U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, a Democrat, after a roundtable in Staunton with local business owners and business leaders who gave Warner quite the earful about the state of business and the state of the […]


Focus | Webb, Warner back health-care reform

Virginia Dems join 60-39 majority to move legislation forward Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net U.S. Sens. Jim Webb and Mark Warner joined the 60-39 party-line Democratic majority that voted on Christmas Eve to move health-care reform forward in the Senate. Neither seemed to be jumping-up-and-down happy about it. “I voted today in favor of health […]


Focus | The political calculus on health-care reform for Warner, Webb

   Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Virginia’s two United States senators, within hours of each other earlier this week, were headlining efforts in the Senate aimed at impacting the health-care reform whirlwind winding up on Capitol Hill this December. Mark Warner was first out of the gate on Tuesday with the coalition of moderate Democrats […]


Team Coverage | Mark Warner visits Staunton

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner held a town-hall meeting with area residents in Staunton on Thursday. AFP editor Chris Graham reports across the media platforms. The news report and photo package are up and running. We also now have the video with Warner’s 15 minutes of opening remarks on the economy and the stimulus package up […]