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Virginia Democrats Seem Likely to Take on New Leadership Roles in Congress


Congressman Bobby Scott, who will likely become the next chairman of the Education Committee. (Credit: US Congress)

Now that Democrats have taken control of the House, Democrats in Virginia’s congressional delegation are about to take on a new and more significant role in the next Congress. Michael Pope reports.

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House Rejects Goodlatte Balanced Budget Amendment


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Critics of Washington spending say something needs to be done to reign in the excess, and one Virginia Congressman is pushing for a new constitutional amendment to make it happen.

Michael Pope has the story.

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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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Bipartisanship Could Save Billions By Consolidating Data Centers

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Here’s something you don’t hear every day: Republicans and Democrats are working together in Washington to save billions of dollars. Michael Pope reports.

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A Number of Virginia Representatives Think Lawmakers Should Skip Recess

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The U.S. House kicks off a month long recess today, which some Virginia Republicans say they don’t deserve. Matt Laslo has the story from Washington.

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