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Congressman Beyer Says Migrant Children Should Be Provided With Lawyers

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  Rep. Don Beyer and other lawmakers speak to reporters outside the Immigration Court in Arlington. (Credit Michael Pope)

The crisis at the border is still playing out in courtrooms across the country, including many immigration courts here in Virginia.

Michael Pope went to one of those courts in Arlington to get a sense of how it works.

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Virginia Congressman Fights for the CFPB

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Congressman Don Beyer speaks in front of the Consumer Protection Bureau. (Credit: Michael Pope)

Since the election of President Trump in 2016, efforts to crack down on predatory lending in Washington have all but ended. That’s causing a fair amount of concern among people who oppose high interest rates. Michael Pope reports.

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Virginia Lawmakers Talk Shutdown, Spending And DACA

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Snow falls on the Capitol early Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (Credit: AP Photo / J. Scott Applewhite)

The federal government could be lurching towards a partial shutdown this weekend if lawmakers can’t reach a deal on so-called Dreamers and defense spending. Matt Laslo reports.

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Virginia Congressional Delegation Weighs In On Opioid Emergency Declaration

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President Donald Trump recently declared the nation’s opioid crisis as a national health emergency. While Republicans are hailing the move, Democrats say it still falls short. Matt Laslo reports.

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Virginia Congressman Dave Brat Pushes for Offshore Drilling

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In this Jan. 31, 2016 file photo, Democratic U.S. Senator Bob Menendez addresses a large rally in Asbury Park, N.J., opposing federal plans that would allow oil and gas drilling in the Atlantic Ocean. The issue has come up again now that President Donald Trump is in office. (Credit: Mel Evans / AP)

Virginia Republican Dave Brat is pushing to open up Virginia’s coast to offshore oil and gas drilling. Democrats, though, say that would be terrible for the Commonwealth’s economy and they’re trying to combat the effort. Matt Laslo has details.

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