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Senate Democrats Urge Obama To Approve Keystone XL

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eleven Senate Democrats, including six who face contested races this year, urged President Barack Obama on Thursday to approve the...

Moderate Democrats Open To Lower Minimum Wage Hike

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

Already facing heavy Republican opposition, congressional Democrats who support raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour now find themselves beatin...

Mark Warner: Deport Bieber!

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) is apparently betting that Justin Bieber supporters won't come out to vote against him in the 2014 election. He joked on ...

Downside for Democrats in the Christie Scandal?

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics
Hoyt Hilsman

Two years is the equivalent of twenty years in political time, but there have been some recent political twists and turns that may profoundly affect t...

Mark Warner's DC Centrism: Hurting the Middle Class

Mike Lux | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

It is a classic DC politician ploy: carry the water for a powerful lobby and call it centrism, while warning advocates of low and middle income people to "not let the perfect be the enemy of the good".

Former RNC Chairman Reportedly Readying Senate Bid

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie is gearing up to challenge Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) in his reelection bid this year, the Ne...

Ken Cuccinelli To Forgo 2014 Senate Run

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Andrew Cain | Posted 02.08.2014 | Politics

Ken Cuccinelli, who lost the race for governor, says he will not take on U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner, D-Va., in 2014. The attorney general, who previous...

Dave Jamieson

'Indefensible:' How Federal Workers Get Squeezed By Both Parties

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Working for the federal government is supposed to be the most stable gig in America, immune to the uncertainties of private-sector busin...

Jason Linkins

Newt Gingrich Really, Really, Really Doesn't Want To Be Virginia's Senator So Stop Asking

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

Newt Gingrich does not want to run for Senate in Virginia. And I mean he really, really doesn't want to. And so he'd really like the people who are tr...

Michael McAuliff

WATCH: Mark Warner's Epic Rant Against Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Virginia Sen. Mark Warner (D) is not known for his dramatic outbursts, but the Democratic former telecom maven apparently had more than ...

Why a Better Housing Finance Solution Shouldn't Be the Enemy of the Best Solution

Dr. Stan Humphries | Posted 11.16.2013 | Business
Dr. Stan Humphries

After months of robust home value appreciation, the U.S. housing market recovery is on very solid footing. We can now begin to turn away from housing's ugly recent history and start contemplating its future, specifically the future of housing finance.

Wealthy Business Executives Eye Political Races

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 11.16.2013 | Politics

CHICAGO — He has never been elected to anything, not even "student council in high school," as he boasts. He has little patience for schmoozing....

Jason Linkins

Why Didn't Liz Cheney Run In Virginia?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

Over at the National Journal, Alex Roarty reports that "Republican officials are grumbling" over Liz Cheney's decision to troop on out to Wyoming and ...

Obama Plans Dinner With Dems

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 06.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is making dinner plans with more lawmakers, this time with Democrats. The White House says Obama is having ...

Lawmakers Rush To Catch Up On Marriage Equality

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — For years, American opinion on gay marriage has been shifting. Now lawmakers are in a mad dash to catch up. In less than two weeks...

Senators Reverse Gay Marriage Views Ahead Of Supreme Court Hearing

Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

Ahead of the Supreme Court's consideration of the Defense of Marriage Act on Wednesday, a number of U.S. senators are publicly denouncing the law and ...

Another Democratic Senator Evolves On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) added his name Monday to the growing list of Democrats who support gay marriage, less than 24 hours after Sen. Claire McCaski...

Lawmakers Signal Willingness To Pursue Gun Law Changes

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 02.23.2013 | Politics

By KEVIN FREKING, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Lawmakers from both parties voiced their willingness Sunday to pursue some changes to the...

Stop the Massacres of Our Children: The Case for Meaningful Gun Control Legislation

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 02.23.2013 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

We cannot change the past. We cannot bring back to life a single murdered child. But all of us, regardless of party affiliation or political orientation, can and must do everything in our collective power to stop the carnage of our children in the future.

Another GOP Senator Expresses Support For Gun Control

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics

Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) expressed support for gun control on Sunday. “We ought to be looking at where the real danger is, like tho...

Another Pro-Gun Senator Speaks Out: 'Enough Is Enough' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) came out in favor of tighter gun laws on Monday, telling CBS 6 News that "enough is enough." "I'm a father of three daugh...

WATCH: Caroling Protesters Don't Like 'Fiscal Cliff' Budget Cuts

Posted 12.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Getting into the holiday spirit, demonstrators took to a Northern Virginia shopping mall where they sang about their displeasure with ma...

Dem Sen: Things Will Be Different This Time

Reuters | Posted 01.20.2013 | Politics

* Says pain of past failures, dire consequences to ease deal * Less cooks in negotiating kitchen a good idea * Decides a...

Top Dem Makes Decision About Future

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) announced Tuesday that he would not run for Virginia governor in 2013, a spot he held from 2002 to 2006. "I loved being Go...

Paul Ryan's Record Opposing Abortion Rights Back in Spotlight

The Huffington Post | Janell Ross | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace argued on Sunday over GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan's position on abortion...