Tag: Mark Warner

Neil Gorsuch, shown here on March 20, faces a confirmation vote in the Senate on his Supreme Court nomination

Senate Judiciary Committee Sends Gorsuch Through for Vote

The Senate Judiciary Committee, in a party-line 11-9 vote Monday, has passed Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s nominee to replace conservative stalwart Justice Antonin Scalia, setting up a full Senate confirmation vote for April 7.

Dem Sen Warner: Trump Tweets on Wiretaps Are ‘Very Reckless’

Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” while discussing President Donald Trump’s tweets accusing the Obama administration of wiretapping Trump Tower before the election, Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) said Trump’s tweets were “very reckless.” Warner said, “I thought the president’s comments could

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Senate Democrats Condemn Obama for Anti-Israel UN Vote

Some Senate Democrats have issued scathing statements against President Barack Obama and his administration’s decision to break with longstanding tradition to veto anti-Israel resolutions, choosing, instead, to abstain from voting in a United Nations Security Council vote. The vote called for

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Sen. Mark Warner Points to Virginia Gunman Who Passed Background Check to Prove Need for Background Checks

On September 10, Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) attended a rally with the father of slain Virginia reporter Alison Parker and called for Congress to pass background check legislation now, even though background checks became the law of the land during the Bill Clinton administration and Alison’s killer—Vester Lee Flanagan—passed one for the gun he used in his attack.

Watch: Livestream of VA Senatorial Debate

Watch: Livestream of VA Senatorial Debate

On Tuesday from Tysons Corner, VA, the Virginia Senatorial Debate between Republican hopeful Ed Gillespie and incumbent Sen. Mark Warner (R-VA) will occur. Warner won the seat in 2008, defeating Jim Gilmore by 31 points. Virginia has recently trended blue

Endorsement Announcement Backfires on Mark Warner

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner put out an endorsement announcement that included Appomattox County Sheriff Barry Letterman and Nelson County Sheriff David Brooks. The problem is, neither are endorsing Warner and they aren’t exactly being quiet about it, now – especially Brooks.

Democrat Warner Wants Libertarian in Senate Debates

Democrat Warner Wants Libertarian in Senate Debates

Last week, Virginia Democrat Sen. Mark Warner agreed to 2 televised debates with his Republican opponent Ed Gillespie, but requested that the Libertarian candidate, Richard Sarvis, be invited to the debates as well. Ordinarily, incumbents may be expected to want

All Aboard the Republican Party Train (Video)

According to Chris Cillizza of the Washington Post, there are now at least 11 Democratic-held seats in red or purple states that are in trouble – 12 if you count the Virginia seat held by Sen. Mark Warner. 14 if you

Sen. Mark Warner: Deport Justin Bieber

Sen. Mark Warner: Deport Justin Bieber

Sen. Mark Warner has seen enough headlines featuring Canadian pop star Justin Bieber. The Virginia Democrat told a Chesapeake, VA radio station that he’s itching to sign that petition requesting Bieber be deported following a series of high-profile incidents. The

'Boomtown' Lobbyists Seeking Elected Office

'Boomtown' Lobbyists Seeking Elected Office

Some of Washington’s most prominent lobbyists have been seeking elected office, and nowhere is that more of a trend than in Virginia: Democratic super lobbyist Terry McAuliffe is now governor, and Republican lobbyist Ed Gillespie is on the verge of

Obama Apologized. When Will Senate Dems?

Obama Apologized. When Will Senate Dems?

Last week, President Obama was forced to apologize for misleading Americans with his oft-repeated claim that, “if you like your plan, you can keep it. Period.” Obama, however, wasn’t the only politician reassuring voters with the claim. Most of the

Video: Closing Arguments From VA Gubernatorial Debate

A revealing moment came toward the end of the final debate, Thursday,  between tea party backed VA Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and former DNC Chairman and Clintonite Terry McAuliffe. Cuccinelli offered a solid, coherent final pitch, explaining his plans for



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