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Warner calls for cybersecurity deal with Ukraine

Warner calls for cybersecurity deal with Ukraine

March 24 (UPI) -- Sen. Mark Warner said he plans to make cybersecurity enforcement in Ukraine a condition for an aid package meant as a response to Russia's takeover of Crimea.
Gabrielle Levy
Sen. Mark Warner wants to sign petition to have Justin Bieber deported

Sen. Mark Warner wants to sign petition to have Justin Bieber deported

HAMPTON ROADS, Va., Feb. 5 (UPI) -- “As a dad with three daughters, is there some place I can sign?” Sen. Mark Warner says of petition to deport Canadian pop star Justin Bieber.
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Former RNC head, Bush aide Ed Gillespie to seek Senate seat

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Ed Gillespie, an adviser to President George W. Bush, announced he would seek the Republican nomination to challenge freshman Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., Thursday.
U.S. Senate turf war looms over Target hacking investigation

U.S. Senate turf war looms over Target hacking investigation

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- At least three Senate committees are fighting for the right to filet U.S. retailer Target for its massive security breach, aides to the various committees said.
Healthcare website down again, days before deadline

Healthcare website down again, days before deadline

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- The federal healthcare exchange website went down again Friday, days before a deadline next week for customers to choose coverage.

U.S. considers Atlantic reserve potential

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- The U.S. government doesn't necessarily need a full set of data on the reserve potential in the Atlantic basin to consider a lease sale, a director said.
Politics 2014: Roads to 2014, 2016 become rocky as retirements mount

Politics 2014: Roads to 2014, 2016 become rocky as retirements mount

The road to the 2016 general election is becoming more and more rocky as mounting numbers of members of the U.S. Congress announce their intentions to seek a life beyond Capitol Hill.
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Virginia officials try again for offshore energy

RICHMOND, Va., May 23 (UPI) -- Two Virginia lawmakers said they wanted to change a federal 5-year lease plan to include oil and natural gas reserves off the state's coast.

Poll: Hillary Clinton favored in 2016; if she's out, Biden in top pick

HAMDEN, Conn., May 2 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has a huge lead over a field of 2016 Democratic presidential hopefuls, a Quinnipiac University poll showed.
Senate rejects sequester bills from both parties

Senate rejects sequester bills from both parties

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate Thursday rebuffed two proposals to head off sequestration, meaning $85 billion in automatic spending cuts will begin to roll out.

Barrasso: Obama wants to go over 'cliff'

WASHINGTON, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- A senior Republican accused President Barack Obama of wanting to take the United States over the "fiscal cliff" for political gain.
Threat closes Newtown, Conn., grade school

Threat closes Newtown, Conn., grade school

NEWTOWN, Conn., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- An unspecified threat Tuesday prompted officials to close an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., as most students in the town returned to school.

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Sen. Warner urges new gun-control measures

Sen. Warner urges new gun-control measures

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., who earns top marks from the National Rifle Association, said Monday it's time for "rational gun control."

Rubio, Clinton top 2016 poll picks

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Marco Rubio is the choice of Republicans and Hillary Clinton the choice for Democrats as 2016 presidential candidates, a Public Policy Polling poll indicates.

Warner: Benghazi controversy misdirected

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., said criticism of administration talking points is taking focus away from "what happened" in an attack on a U.S. mission in Libya.
Mark Warner says no to Virginia gov's race

Mark Warner says no to Virginia gov's race

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., said Tuesday he won't make a bid to become Virginia governor next year.
Poll: Clinton favored in 2016 in Iowa

Poll: Clinton favored in 2016 in Iowa

WASHINGTON, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would be a big favorite in the 2016 Iowa Democratic caucuses if she runs for president, a poll indicated.
Warner: Storm won't hurt voting

Warner: Storm won't hurt voting

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., said Sunday Virginians "are ready to go to the polls" even though Hurricane Sandy could knock out power until after Election Day.

Sen. Warner: Economy helps Obama in Va.

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., said Sunday he thinks swing state Virginia will vote for President Obama because the state's economy is doing well.
Rep. McCaul tops Roll Call's wealthy list

Rep. McCaul tops Roll Call's wealthy list

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- The five richest members of Congress in 2012 are the same as last year, with Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, at the top, Roll Call said.

Lawmakers want answers on F-22 issues

WASHINGTON, July 11 (UPI) -- A U.S. senator said he was losing patience with the seeming inability of the Air Force to track down the cause of reported oxygen issues with the F-22 fighter.
Senate upholds EPA standards for coal

Senate upholds EPA standards for coal

WASHINGTON, June 20 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate Wednesday voted against a Republican measure that would eliminate regulations cutting mercury and other pollutants from coal-fired power plants.
Congressmen report on F-22 oxygen problems

Congressmen report on F-22 oxygen problems

WASHINGTON, June 15 (UPI) -- Oxygen problems in the U.S. Air Force's F-22 Raptor fighter jet fleet may be worse than previously disclosed, two U.S. congressmen said.

McConnell: Dems dodging entitlement reform

WASHINGTON, May 20 (UPI) -- Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell said the Democrats had wasted an opportunity to make serious reforms to entitlement spending in the past year.
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