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  1. Virginia Board of Elections to meet Jan. 4 to pick winner of tied House of Delegates raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 29 | Washington Examiner

    In this photo from Dec. 19, workers start to remove boxes from a storage room to recount the ballots between Republican Del. David Yancey and Democrat Shelly Simonds at City Center in Newport News, Va.

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  2. Democrat in tied race for Virginia legislature to file lawsuit challenging contested ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 26 | Washington Examiner

    The Virginia Board of Elections is scheduled to meet Wednesday morning and will determine the winner of the race by drawing names from film canisters placed in a bowl. The Democratic candidate in a tied race for Virginia House of Delegates plans to file a lawsuit over a contested ballot ahead of a random drawing Wednesday that will ultimately decide the winner.

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  3. Trump honors 'American heroes' in weekly addressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    President Trump praised America's first responders, law enforcement officers, and service members during his weekly address for showing "us who we are as a nation and a people." "All American heroes -- whether they patrol the oceans, protect our Capitol, safeguard our streets, or serve in many other ways -- share a common bond: They believe in America, they love our citizens, and they will stop at nothing to defend our safety and our freedom," Trump said in his weekly address, wrapping up "American Heroes Week" at the White House.

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  4. On hot mic, Susan Collins questions whether Trump knows about defense budget capsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    "I don't even think he knows that there is a BCA or anything, I really don't," Collins said in the candid recording shared widely online. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, was caught on a hot mic Tuesday taking President Trump to task for his handling of the defense budget, questioning whether he knows how the Budget Control Act works or whether it exists.

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  5. Trump promotes historic defense spending hike in weekly addressRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    President Trump used his weekly address on Friday to garner support for a $54 billion increase in defense spending included in his upcoming budget, telling Americans a robust military is necessary for "national renewal." "My budget will give America's armed forces the resources they need to achieve full and total military preparedness to meet any and all global challenges," the president said in taped remarks from inside a soon-to-be-commissioned warship.

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  6. Trump wears Navy jacket and ball cap on USS Gerald R. FordRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    Speaking in Newport News, Va., Trump said: "You know, they just gave me this beautiful jacket. They said 'here, Mr. President, please take this home.'

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  7. Trump: Ending sequester will help the Navy 'control costs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    President Trump vowed on Thursday to unshackle the Pentagon's budget from sequestration, telling sailors gathered aboard the aircraft carrier Gerald Ford that the move would ultimately allow the U.S. Navy to chart its way to lower costs. "On Tuesday in my address to a joint session of Congress, I asked Congress to eliminate the defense sequester, and to support my request for a great rebuilding of the United States military and the United States Navy," Trump said in his speech on the hangar deck of the carrier in Newport News, Va.

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  8. Trump has 'total' confidence in Attorney General Jeff SessionsRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    President Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One on Thursday he has "total" confidence in Attorney General Jeff Sessions amid some calls by Democrats for Sessions' resignation or recusal from any Russia-related probe. The president's comment came after Sessions had come under fire late Wednesday evening for failing to tell the Senate Judiciary Committee about two interactions he had with Russia's ambassador to the United States prior to the election.

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  9. Trump to deliver speech at Virginia shipyard on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    President Trump will hit the road on Thursday to deliver a speech aboard the USS Gerald R. Ford in Newport News, Va., less than 48 hours after he delivers his first address to a joint session of Congress. The president is slated to tour the Newport News Shipbuilding yard where the soon-to-be commissioned aircraft carrier is currently docked.

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