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31 min ago | GantDaily.com

Federal appeals court declares VA gay marriage ban unconstitutional

Richmond, VA, United States - A three-judge panel of the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday ruled that Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage violates their constitutional rights to due process and equal protection under the law.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Gay/Lesbian, Richmond, VA, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Supreme Court

4 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

4th circuit ruling on Virginia's same-sex marriage ban brings joy to some, upset to others

One side was smiling, the other subdued as the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage, the second federal appeals court to reject state efforts to say marriage was just for couples of one man and one woman.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Virginia, US Politics, Senator Tim Kaine, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Virginia Government, Gay/Lesbian

5 hrs ago | Time

Facebook Isn't the Only Website Running Experiments on Human Beings

It was the Facebook study heard 'round the world. In June, the social network revealed that it had briefly tweaked its algorithm for a lucky 698,003 users to make them feel happier based on what they see on their Newsfeed.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Science, Computer Science, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

9 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Warner: Export-Import Bank supports Va. port jobs

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner traveled to Hampton Roads to rally support for reauthorizing the U.S. Export-Import Bank, saying it helps support thousands of port-related jobs in the area and helps companies in all corners of the state compete in the global marketplace.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Republican, US House of Representatives

11 hrs ago | Daily Kos

YouGov finds rosy picture for GOP in Senate and governor races, but the data merits scrutiny

Internet polling has been picking up steam over the past decade, and on Sunday, CBS and The New York Times brought it further into the mainstream: They partnered with British pollster YouGov to conduct polls of every single Senate and gubernatorial race in the country.

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Related Topix: US News, Nathan Deal, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Senator Mark Begich

15 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Seafood label fraud hurts local fishing, politicians say

Crab fraud occurs when companies catch crab in other parts of the world, repackage it and label it as being from the United States.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski, Senator Tim Kaine, Virginia, Virginia Government

19 hrs ago | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Senator Mark Warner to Make Campaign Stop in Woodstock

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

First Warner-Gillespie Debate Takes Place Before Virginia Bar Association

Virginia's major party nominees for the U.S. Senate highlighted their differences during a 90-minute verbal slugfest before the Virginia Bar Association.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Wedding

Common Dreams

The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, Brought to You by Wall Street, Real ...

The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, first passed in the aftermath of 9/11 to relieve insurers of deep losses in connection with terrorist acts, was reauthorized easily in the Senate last week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Jack Reed, Roy Blunt, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt

Stars and Stripes

Handling of military sexual assault up for debate

In March, the Senate rejected a bid to change how the military prosecutes sexual assault cases, keeping them within the chain of command instead of enlisting independent prosecutors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, US Military, US Navy, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Hindustan Times

Gillespie banks on Indianorigins

He believes India is right to be concerned about US plans for Afghanistan, supports immigration reforms that don't hurt India, and backs a non-profit that promotes basketball in India.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Virginia, Virginia Government, George Bush, Mitt Romney

Bellingham Herald

Warner, Gillespie trade jabs in 1st Senate debate

"This is an issue where you're making up my views," Gillespie said, who added that he thinks birth control pills should be available without a prescription.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Women's Health, Health, Republican, John Warner, Virginia, Virginia Government

The Washington Post

Warner and Gillespie trade barbs in first Virginia senatorial debate Saturday

Virginia Sen. Mark R. Warner and Republican rival Ed Gillespie debated for the first time on Saturday, bringing attention to a race that so far has existed under the radar.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Virginia, Republican, John Warner, Virginia Government

NBC12

Ed Gillespie debates Senator Mark Warner

The fire started around 10:30 p.m. Friday in the 25000 block of Tanglewood Drive.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Mikulski, Va. lawmakers call for scrutiny of crab meat labeling

Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski joined with Virginia lawmakers on Friday in requesting the Obama administration step up enforcement of seafood processors that are fraudulently labeling imported crab meat as a product of the Chesapeake Bay.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, US Governors, Tim Kaine

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Local Parties Look Ahead to First U.S. Senate Debate

According to Real Clear Politics, the average of polls taken shows Congressional approval is at 13 percent, and according to Gallup approval is at 15 percent.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, John Warner

Roll Call

HOH: Silver Line Launch Has Been the Ride of Gerry Connollya s Life

Perhaps no one is more excited to have the first Metro car roll out of Northern Virginia's brand-spanking-new Wiehle-Reston East Station than Rep. Gerald E. Connolly.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Gerald Connolly, Democrat, Republican, Frank Wolf, US Senate, Fairfax County, VA

Loudoun Times

Sen. Kaine, Loudoun-based firms advocate for Ex-Im Bank

Ara Bagdasarian, left, CEO of Omnilert and co-author of The Lemonade Stand, shows his book about entrepreneurship to U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine in Leesburg in May 2013.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tim Kaine, US News, US Senate, US Governors, Tim Kaine, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf, Democrat, Representative Mazie Hirono, Senator Mazie Hirono

Politico

Huddle: Va Reform Talks Collapse - Some Dems balk as Obama ...

VA REFORM TALKS COLLAPSE POLITICO's Burgess Everett and Lauren French have the state of play: "When revelations surfaced earlier this summer that the Department of Veterans Affairs provided poor health care to veterans - leading to some deaths - a genuine scandal erupted and Congress promised to impose big changes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bernard Sanders, John McCain

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Oregonian

Wehby, Merkley each attracting major PAC contributions, latest disclosure reports show

The latest campaign finance disclosure reports showed that Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Republican challenger Monica Wehby each raised more than $225,000 from political action committees in May and June.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Democrat, John McCain, Republican, Jeff Sessions, Mitt Romney

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