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Virginia’s two U.S. senators, Tim Kaine and Mark Warner, both Democrats, said they’ll carefully review Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s record prior to a Senate vote on President Donald Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Corey Stewart’s win in the June 12 Republican primary for U.S. Senate brought national attention to Prince William County, where Stewart has served as chairman of the board of supervisors since 2006. 

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The new high-voltage power lines were already nearly a foregone conclusion, but the Virginia State Corporation Commission made it official last week by formally declaring a need for Dominion Energy’s service upgrade in Haymarket.

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Vangie Williams, a federal contractor from tiny King George County, won a historic victory Tuesday, becoming the first African-American woman to ever secure the Democratic Party’s nomination in Virginia’s 1st District.

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Polls are open until 7 p.m. in today's primary election. Republicans will be picking a nominee for U.S. Senate, while Democrats in two local congressional districts will pick challengers to face GOP incumbent representatives in November.

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Dumfries Councilman Derrick Wood won the race for Dumfries town mayor, according to unofficial election results. Wood garnered 389 votes to his opponent, fellow Councilman Cliff Brewer’s 142 votes. Six candidates were running for three council seats, including Wood’s and that of Gwen Washing…

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It’s Election Day in Occoquan, with the mayor’s office and town council seats on the ballot, but the scene this afternoon outside the municipality’s polling place, Town Hall, was more like a backyard barbecue than a political gridiron.

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Residents of Prince William County’s four incorporated towns will go to the polls today to select mayors and town council members.

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Prince William supervisors approved a $3.1 billion county budget Tuesday night that did not include a controversial hike in what’s become known as the “technology tax.”

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Prince William Board of County Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart will have only two opponents in the June 12 primary for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate – Del. Nick Freitas and E.W. Jackson – after three candidates failed to collect enough signatures to get on the ballot.

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About 1,600 Fauquier residents would be eligible for Medicaid if the federal health-insurance program is expanded in Virginia, according to a recent analysis, but only one of the county’s four representatives in the General Assembly has so far taken a budget vote that supports that move.

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Before adjourning on Saturday, the General Assembly passed more than 870 bills, and about 300 of them – on subjects ranging from taxes and criminal justice to education and government transparency – have already been signed into law by Gov. Ralph Northam.

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There’s no plan yet to keep Washington humming past Feb. 8, but a bipartisan group of senators is meeting “two and three times a week” to cobble together a deal, according to Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, who stopped in Woodbridge on Thursday. 

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Expanding Medicaid, raising the minimum wage, more recess time for elementary school students, closing Dominion Energy’s coal-ash ponds responsibly and better funding for mental health and disability services were among topics discussed Saturday during a legislative town hall in Woodbridge.