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  1. Senate fails to pass Keystone XL Pipeline override vote Obama's veto standsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    The Senate just barely failed in their bid to override President Barack Obama 's veto on the $8 billion bill to construct the Keystone XL Pipeline . In a vote held Wednesday afternoon, March 4, 2015 the Senate voted on the bill but could not reach the two-thirds necessary, the vote was 62 to 37, five votes less than needed to put the bill over the top, 67 votes were necessary.

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  2. Ed Gillespie: Can he get by with a little help from his wealthy friends?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    He came so close to unseating Sen. Mark Warner , but now Ed Gillespie has some debt to retire, and some friends to help. But if you're Ed Gillespie , it pays to have been the former head of your party and a co-founder of a major super PAC that has funneled well over $100 million into campaigns.

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  3. 'Dead on Arrival': Senate Vote Fails to Override Keystone VetoRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    Republican Senator James Inhofe, who chairs the Environment and Public Works Committee, brandished a snowball while giving a Senate speech about the "hysteria on global warming" on February 26. The U.S. Senate on Wednesday failed to override President Barack Obama's recent veto of legislation approving the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline project. The 62-37 vote fell just five votes short of the two-thirds majority needed to nullify the presidential veto.

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  4. Senate fails to override Obama's veto of pipeline billRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Deseret News

    From front to back, Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., and Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, arrive at the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, as the Senate failed to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill to construct the Keystone XL pipeline, the first of many confrontations between the Republican-controlled Congress and the White House this year over energy policy. The Senate on Wednesday failed to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill to construct the Keystone XL pipeline, the first of many confrontations between the Republican-controlled Congress and the White House this year over energy policy.

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  5. Senate fails to override Obama's stinging veto of Keystone XL...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Six-month-old baby roasts to death in Intel parking lot after engineer father 'forgot to take her to daycare for six hours' 'It was hell, I wish Clint all the luck in the world with that woman': 'Battered' ex-husband of Clint Eastwood's girlfriend Christina Sandera reveals her criminal past and 'drinking problem' Senate fails to override Obama's stinging veto of Keystone XL pipeline bill despite EIGHT Democrats voting for it - and the GOP insists the fight's not over Republicans say they'll attach the Keystone language to a 'must-pass' bill later on, vowing the project is not dead The US Senate failed Wednesday to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill approving construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.

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  6. Democrats Seen in Panic Mode over Prospect of a Hillary Bow-OutRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | News Max

    If Hillary Clinton drops out of the 2016 presidential race because of being embroiled in the scandal over her use of private emails for government business, what will Democrats do? While Clinton has avoided a public statement so far - Fox News notes that she said nothing about it during her Tuesday night speech to EMILY's List, an abortion rights group - behind the scenes, Democrats, who put nearly all their eggs in Clinton's basket, are scrambling to cope with the sudden controversy that threatens to derail their presidential dreams. Pro-Clinton group Correct the Record already is spinning the email scandal as a "tempest in a teapot" and a "manufactured controversy."

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  7. "Anti-Hillary" Forces Mobilizing In SCRead the original story

    Yesterday | FITSNews

    Democrats looking for a liberal alternative to presumptive 2016 nominee Hillary Clinton aren't going to find one in Jim Webb . The former U.S. Senator from Virginia is a liberal, don't get us wrong, but he's not going to run to the left of Clinton if he decides to seek the presidency in 2016.

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  8. Senators Want Investigation Into Federal Agency Overseeing Guardrail SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    Sens. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Cory Booker, D-N.J., Ed Markey, D-Mass., Mark Warner, D-Virginia, Sheldon Whitehouse, D-Rhode Island, and Tim Kaine, D-Virginia, sent a joint letter Tuesday to the Government Accountability Office, which audits and investigates federal agencies, following what they called in a press release "troubling developments regarding the FHWA's evaluation of defective ET-Plus guardrail and end terminals." "In recent months, we have witnessed a host of troubling developments that call into question the safety of certain roadside devices known as highway guardrail end terminals," the letter reads.

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  9. Top Senators, Lobbyists To Help Ed Gillespie Recoup Lost MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Switched

    NOV 07: With his concession speech in hand, Ed Gillespie waved at supporters as he entered the meeting room where moments later he conceded. Virginia Senate candidate Ed Gillespie conceded the race to Mark Warner today at a press conference held at the Waterford Hotel in Springfield, Virginia.

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  10. Veterans clinic at William and Mary gets $245,000 boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The College of William and Mary Law School has attracted attention from various corners for helping disabled veterans receive their benefits. Now the General Assembly has taken notice - to the tune of $245,000.

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  11. Governor Announces $8.8 Million Grant to End Child Hunger in VARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NBC29

    ... the work that Governor and Mrs. McAuliffe have done to reduce childhood hunger in Virginia," said U.S. Senator Mark Warner who advocated for the funding. "This funding is available because of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, which included ...

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  12. Hurt Welcomes Netanyahu Visit To CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... is upset about the Netanyahu visit, which was arranged by GOP House Speaker John Boehner. Hurt and U.S. Senator Mark Warner (D- Alexandria) are among the Virginians who will attend the Netanyahu speech. Virginia's junior U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D- ...

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  13. Va., Md. members of Congress disagree on drillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The Obama administration's recent proposal to lease oil and gas drilling in a swath of the Atlantic Ocean generated the expected mix of cheers and jeers on Capitol Hill, but local reaction was mostly divided along state borders rather than party affiliations. Marylanders are reluctant, while Virginians appear to want to charge ahead, especially if it might mean more cash in their state coffers.

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  14. Manchin won't back Dem effort in support of marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Washington Blade

    The lone Democrat in the U.S. Senate to oppose same-sex marriage is sticking to his views despite efforts among members of Congress in his party to convince the Supreme Court to find a constitutional right to marriage rights for gay couples. Sen. Joe Manchin signaled Monday he won't sign a friend-of-the-court brief being prepared by congressional Democrats in favor of same-sex marriage.

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  15. Va.'s Gilmore: 'lifelong conservative, everyone knows it' 0Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | UnionLeader.com

    Former Va. Gov. Jim Gilmore was in New Hampshire looking at support for a presidential run.

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  16. A sensible start in lifting Cuba embargoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Star Tribune

    U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, at a news conference with fellow Sens. Claire McCaskill of Missouri, left, and Mark Warner of Virginia in Havana, Cuba, on Feb. 17. The delegation was in Cuba in support of a bill Klobuchar is sponsoring to lift the U.S. trade embargo. Ninety miles off the Florida coast is an island nation of 11 million people badly in need of the Midwest's agricultural products, equipment and expertise.

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  17. Virginia to compensate victims of state's forced sterilization programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Christian Science Monitor

    Virginia lawmakers approved a measure Thursday to compensate people forcibly sterilized under a eugenics program that was in place for much of the 20th century. More than 8,000 Virginians underwent procedures between the 1920s and 1970s as part of a movement that sought to improve the genetic makeup of humankind by preventing those considered "defective" from reproducing.

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  18. Virginia moves to compensate victims of state's forced sterilization programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Christian Science Monitor

    Lewis Reynolds was involuntarily sterilized at age 13 under a state law intended to prevent 'defective' people from reproducing. He went on to serve 30 years in the Marine Corps.

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  19. Maryland, Virginia Members Disagree on Atlantic Oil DrillingRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Roll Call

    The Obama administration's recent proposal to lease oil and gas drilling in a swath of the Atlantic Ocean generated the expected mix of cheers and jeers on Capitol Hill, but local reaction was mostly divided along state borders rather than party affiliations. Marylanders are reluctant, while Virginians appear to want to charge ahead, especially if it might mean more cash in their state coffers.

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  20. Overnight Energy: What does a snowball and terrorism have in common?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Hill

    "Do you know what this is? It's a snowball. And it's just from outside here. So it's very, very cold out.

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