| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:25 PM
At today’s Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, Sen. Tim Kaine said people connected with the military need to tell a high powered Senate and House conference committee to get moving nail down a budget deal. His comments came as the Joint Chiefs...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 6:26 AM
ABC's "This Week" will offer an in-depth interview with Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, who has been blasted for his strategy on the government shutdown.
"There's an old saying that 'politics, it ain't beanbag.' And, you know, I'm not serving in office...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:57 PM
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| Aug 23, 2013
| 10:54 AM
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Mark Warner on Friday called on the Securities and Exchange Commission to conduct a "thorough investigation" of the Nasdaq Stock Market's three-hour trading outage.
Warner (D-Va.), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, said...
| Jun 26, 2013
WASHINGTON — Nearly five years ago, the subprime meltdown triggered a huge taxpayer bailout of housing finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Now a bipartisan group of senators has launched the most comprehensive effort yet to clean up the...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:51 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Homebuyers could feel the pinch if Congress follows through on plans to shut down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the government-controlled mortgage guarantee giants that were rescued by a $187 billion taxpayer bailout during the...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 7:29 PM
PHOENIX — President Obama on Tuesday got behind a bipartisan push to replace housing finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with a new government approach to mortgage guarantees, criticizing a system that let bailed-out firms profit while...
| Mar 24, 2013
Think the automatic budget cuts Congress ordered at the beginning of March — the so-called sequester — haven't caused any pain yet?
Judging from the squeals we're hearing from members of Congress whose districts are threatened...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 4:46 PM
The National Rifle Association will have a presence on the Sunday morning programs this weekend. The group's leaders will discuss calls for greater gun control since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Wayne LaPierre, the NRA'...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 7:30 PM
President Barack Obama made a late appeal for compromise to stave off across-the-board cuts Tuesday in a speech at Newport News Shipbuilding.
He called sequestration – the budgetary term for the cuts – an ugly word, and an even uglier...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Former Delegate Chip Woodrum has died.
A Roanoke attorney, Woodrum represented western Virginia in the General Assembly for 24 years. He was 74 years old.
Woodrum first ran for the House of Delegates in 1979, winning the seat he would hold for over...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Nine of Virginia's 13 members of Congress sent a letter to President Barack Obama, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nevada, and House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, Friday expressing their unified support of averting the arbitrary sequestration cuts...