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Yesterday | The Virginian-Pilot

Proposal to mothball guided missile cruisers refused

A tugboat maneuvers the guided-missile cruiser Anzio pierside at Norfolk Naval Station on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thursday | Politico

DoD nominees in the hot seat - Navy leaders urge support for...

THE MAIN EVENT THIS MORNING is the Senate Armed Services Committee's consideration of three nominees for senior military posts: Gen.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Mac Thornberry, US House of Representatives, Texas

Thursday | Hispanic Business

'My Last Ship Was Older Than I Was': Sailor Quizzes SecDef On New SSBNs

But just 20 minutes in, a petty officer second class stood up in front of almost 200 of his comrades and pointed out the -class SSBNs are most important leg of the nuclear triad: Under the New START arms control treaty, the subs are slated to carry 70 percent of the nation's deployed nuclear warheads.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Daily Kos

We are the plan to get Grassroots Democrats Elected

I wrote this post on my personal blog about Virginia 4th Congressional District Candidate Elliott Fausz, but a similar point can be made for other grassroots candidates fighting uphill battles against well financed Republican opponents.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Virginia, Blog News

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

U.S. Rep. Scott is sole unopposed Va.congressional candidate

Voters in every Virginia congressional election in November will have a choice except for one: U.S. Rep. Bobby Scott is unopposed in his bid for a 12th term, according to the state Department of Elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Scott, Republican, Frank Wolf, Eric Cantor, US Senate, Senator Mark Warner, Virginia

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Drake: Keep F-35 flying

I will never grow tired of celebrating America's independence - her hard-fought separation from a much superior military power, the genius and profound restraint of her founders, and the men and women who, throughout our history, have pledged their everything to secure the freedom of 1776 for the next generation of Americans.

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Related Topix: Virginia, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Virginia Government, Thelma Drake

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Sunherald.com

Schatz, Hanabusa talk relationships in 1st debate

Schatz says he's been surprised at how many friends he's made as a freshman U.S. senator.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Daniel Inouye, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Neil Abercrombie, US Governors, Don Young, Republican

Mon Jun 30, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Va. lawmakers comment on Hobby Lobby decision

Several Virginia lawmakers released statements Monday following the Supreme Court's decision that for-profit employers with religious objections can refuse to pay for employee's contraception.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Navy should talk openly about Chinese threat, Forbes says

U.S. Rep. Randy Forbes says Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert was wrong in urging military officers not to speak openly about Chinese military threats during a recent speech.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

AlertNet

U.S. says will no longer make, buy anti-personnel landmines

The United States said on Friday it would no longer make or buy anti-personnel landmines and that it would strive to eventually join the global treaty banning the weapons, but it stopped short of agreeing to destroy its stockpile of 3 million mines.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Howard McKeon, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

South Hampton Roads lawmakers' take on VA care

Hampton Roads' congressional delegation, who all favor the VA overhaul, commented Thursday about the bill's status and the financing debate: U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine , Democrat: "I sincerely hope that the conference committee is able to come to an agreement quickly.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Robert Scott, John Warner, Senator Tim Kaine

U.S. Naval Institute

Forbes to Pentagon: Don't Give - Beijing a Veto' on Discussion about China

Members of a special battle force stand on China's missile destroyer Haikou at a naval port in Sanya, south China's Hainan Province, June 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, US Military, US Navy, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Naval War College

Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Partisan tensions high in House hearing on rise in border crossings

The clash in Congress over whom to blame for the tens of thousands of unaccompanied Central American children streaming across the United States' Southern border broke along party lines Wednesday with some Virginia lawmakers in the center of the fray.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Goodlatte, Virginia, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat

Sun Jun 22, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Local lawmakers hesitant on U.S. involvement in Iraq

A U.S. Marine from the 3/5 Lima company points his rifle at a building as it burns in the restive city of Fallujah on Nov. 14, 2004.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Scott, David Scott, Republican

Thu Jun 19, 2014

The Washington Post

GOP's Dave Brat makes ever-so-brief media appearance in race to replace Eric Cantor

Republican congressional candidate Dave Brat briefly emerged from his campaign headquarters Thursday to announce he had hired an interim campaign manager who once worked for the man Brat unseated in dramatic fashion last week , House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Politico

House to vote on A-10 amendment - Afghanistan an Iraq redux? -...

WHO'S THE DEFENSE INDUSTRY ROOTING FOR IN TODAY'S HOUSE LEADERSHIP ELECTION ? Republicans are holding a closed-door vote today on a new house majority leader to succeed Rep. Eric Cantor of Virginia, who was considered a major ally to the defense industry before his stunning GOP primary loss.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Marlin Stutzman, Republican, US House of Representatives, Eric Cantor, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Illinois, Illinois Government

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Hopewell News

Hopewell honors icons

The Rev. Dr. Curtis W. Harris and his late wife, Dr. Ruth Harris, will forever be part of the city of Hopewell not only in memory but in name as well.

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Related Topix: Hopewell, VA, Virginia Beach, VA, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner

Sun Jun 15, 2014

HeraldNet

Navy pressured to consider strike drones

A U.S. Navy plan for aircraft carrier-based drones has launched a dogfight in Washington over the role of the robotic planes in combat.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US Politics, Jerry Lewis, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sat Jun 14, 2014

Free Republic

Michael Steele: 'Lot Of Interest' In Eric Cantor Serving As RNC Chairman

Former RNC chair Michael Steele thinks it's a possibility after the House majority leader was defeated Tuesday in a Virginia Republican primary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Steele

Thu Jun 12, 2014

Lucianne.com

Next 25 Articles

WEST CHESTER, Pa.-Expecting House Majority Leader Eric Cantor to win his GOP primary in Virginia, I spent Election Day in Pennsylvania-interviewing angry Republicans, Democrats, and independents about the rise of political populism.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, West Chester, PA, Immigration Reform, Iraq, World News, Middle East

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