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Plum jobs eluding big Dem donors
Partisan gridlock blocking President Obama's nominees for prestigious ambassadorships has created vacancies in a slew of top diplomatic posts at a time of growing international instability.
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Mon Jul 21, 2014
Sen. Rubio Proposes New Student Loan Forgiveness Plan
There's a new bill in the Senate aimed at making student loan payments more affordable.
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Rubio: Small Government Can Help Fix Economic Inequality
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio pauses while speaking during an event in Washington last month.
GOP Nominee for U.S. Senate Speaks About His Campaign
Republican nominee Ed Gillespie is no stranger to politics. He has worked as a chairman for the Republican National Committee as well as a counselor to the President in the George W. Bush administration.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
U.S. Senate hopeful Ed Gillespie hits the Fauquier County Fair
U.S. Senate candidate Ed Gillespie shakes hands with a fellow Republican, Del. Michael Webert, on Saturday at the Fauquier County Fair.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Military commissaries may dodge the effects of federal budget woes
Military commissaries apparently won't have to raise prices or close their doors one day per week or more, thanks to action this week in Washington.
National Review Online
John Fund: The Obama Albatross
As a result, more and more Democratic candidates are avoiding the president when he comes to their neighborhood.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
A strong bipartisan plan that addresses the student loan crisis
The student loan debt crisis has left promising young professionals faced with a massive $1.2 trillion bill after college graduation, which equates to almost $30,000 per person.
CTB Cancels Western Bypass Approvals, Costs Linger
The idea of a Route 29 Western Bypass dates back to the 1970s and all along it has been racking up a tab for taxpayers.
Republican Ed Gillespie takes aims for Senate
Republican Ed Gillespie is squaring off against U.S. Sen. Mark Warner in this November's mid-term elections.
Sen. Warner has been good for Virginiaa s students
As the legislative representative for the Fairfax County Federation of Teachers, I have a duty to make sure all children in Virginia have the opportunity to get a valuable education.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Virginia delegation pushes Air Force to add jobs at Langley AFB
Virginia's U.S. Senators and the Hampton Roads Congressional delegation are pushing the Air Force to bring the new Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center to Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Hampton.
Hillary: Let's get back to believing America is great
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton during a taping of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart", Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in New York.
Warner to fundraise for Ready for Hillary
Sen. Mark Warner will be the "special guest" at a fundraiser next month for the group urging Hillary Clinton to run for president.
Rubio Set to Push Major Student Loan Bill While Eying 2016
Senator Marco Rubio, a potential 2016 Republican presidential contender, is pushing his way onto the turf of Democrats including President Barack Obama and Senator Elizabeth Warren by offering a proposal to ease the burden of student-loan debt.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
The Washington Post
Warner widens financial lead over Gillespie in Senate race in Virginia
Sen. Mark R. Warner widened his financial lead over Ed Gillespie in the fundraising period that ended last month, pulling in $2.7 million compared with the $1.9 million his Republican rival amassed.
Senate announces $848 million to refuel, update U.S.S. George Washington
The nuclear-powered U.S.S. George Washington would receive an $848 million overhaul and refueling if the fiscal year 2015 Senate Defense Appropriations bill is passed.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Langley AFB to eliminate more than 700 jobs
The Air Force plans to eliminate 742 two jobs at Air Combat Command at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, as part of a service wide headquarters reduction plan domestically and overseas.
Wife Of Senate Hopeful Ed Gillespie Campaigns In Albemarle
The wife of the Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate represented her husband's campaign during a Sunday afternoon stop in Albemarle County.
FTC Asked to 'Evaluate' Facebook's Research Methods -- But Users Don't Care
Sen. Mark Warner, a Virginia Democrat, wants the Federal Trade Commission to inspect Facebook's recently-revealed study of its users' emotions and asked the agency to consider whether more stringent guidelines for conducting such research are necessary.