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Virginia Politics Blog Archive: Mark Warner

Sen. Mark Warner talking up federal workers

Ed O'Keefe reports on the Federal Eye blog that, continuing a tradition launched by a former colleague, Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) is devoting some of his Senate floor speeches to highlight the work of rank-and-file federal workers. During his two-year stint in the Senate, former Sen. Ted Kaufman (D-Del.) made more than 100 floor speeches about different federal employees every week the Senate was in session. Kaufman, Vice President Biden's former Senate chief of staff, left the Senate late last year and Warner vowed to continue the tradition.Virginia's junior senator spoke Thursday about Robert Benzon, a senior investigator with the National Transportation Safety Board who lives in Fredericksburg, Va. (Watch the video above or click here to see it.)See the entire post on the Federal Eye....

By Washington Post Editors  | March 4, 2011; 6:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Mark Warner  
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Kaine tells enthusiastic Virginia Democrats he needs more time

Hundreds of Democrats from across Virginia descended on the capital city Saturday night to raise money for the state party, catch up with longtime friends and, of course, speculate about who might run for U.S. Senate next year. The state party's biggest fundraiser of the year turned into a guessing game as activists contemplated who among their party might run to replace U.S. Sen. Jim Webb in one of the most-closely watched Senate races of 2012. Timothy M. Kaine, chairman of the Democratic National Committee, former Virginia governor and possible candidate, was greeted by enthusiastic crowds of activists in his hometown by those wanting him to run. Numerous party leaders, including U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner and the state's congressmen, urged him from the stage to jump into the race. But after consulting with President Obama and being encouraged to run by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, both of...

By Anita Kumar and Rosalind S. Helderman  | February 19, 2011; 9:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Anita Kumar, Barack Obama, George F. Allen, James P. Moran Jr., James Webb, Mark Warner, Robert F. McDonnell, Rosalind Helderman, Terry McAuliffe, Timothy M. Kaine, Tom Perriello  
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Updated: Warner: McDonnell's transportation plan is not 'fiscally conservative'

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D) said in an interview with WSLS that Gov. Bob McDonnell's (R) plan to pump nearly $3 billion in the state's roads over three years is not "fiscally conservative" and will not solve the state's transportation problems.

By Anita Kumar  | February 14, 2011; 8:56 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Anita Kumar, General Assembly 2011, House of Delegates, Mark Warner, Robert F. McDonnell, State Senate, Transportation  
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Warner hopes Kaine will run for Senate in 2012

Add Sen. Mark Warner to the list of Virginia Democrats hoping Tim Kaine will jump in the 2012 Senate race.

By Ben Pershing  | February 11, 2011; 12:51 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Election 2012, George F. Allen, James Webb, Mark Warner, Timothy M. Kaine, U.S. Senate  
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Nye, Perriello to reappear at Democrats' Jefferson-Jackson dinner

Defeated congressmen Glenn Nye and Tom Perriello will join their former collegues Reps. Gerry Connolly, Jim Moran and Bobby Scott at the Virginia Democrats' annual black-tie Jefferson-Jackson dinner later this month.

By Anita Kumar  | February 7, 2011; 8:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Anita Kumar, Gerald E. Connolly, Glenn Nye, James P. Moran Jr., James Webb, Mark Warner, Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, Terry McAuliffe, Timothy M. Kaine, Tom Perriello  
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Updated: Alfalfa Club's annual dinner draws group's president, Mark Warner, but no Obama

Our colleagues at The Reliable Source reported this weekend on the "consummate insiders' insider gathering, the Alfalfa Club, held its annual off-the-record (but always leaky) black-tie dinner at the Capital Hilton on Saturday."

By Anita Kumar  | January 31, 2011; 5:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Mark Warner, Robert F. McDonnell  
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Virginia's own Thanksgiving traditions underway, Rosalind S. Helderman , November 24, 2010
Virginia Democrats react to losses , Anita Kumar , November 2, 2010
Handwritten Gates note offers slim hope on JFCOM, Anita Kumar , October 27, 2010
Look who's not coming to breakfast: Defense Secretary Gates, Rosalind S. Helderman , September 27, 2010
Warner hits the road during summer vacation, Anita Kumar , September 17, 2010
Warner to hire Hallock for state director post, Anita Kumar , September 10, 2010
Warner campaigns for Nye, Perriello , Anita Kumar , August 25, 2010
Warner, Scarborough chow down at the Palm , Rosalind S. Helderman , July 29, 2010
Television time for Virginia politicians, Rosalind S. Helderman , July 28, 2010
Warner's palate to be featured on Top Chef, Rosalind S. Helderman , July 22, 2010
Davis to keynote Warner conference in Fairfax, Rosalind S. Helderman , July 14, 2010
Va. senators join colleagues in mourning Byrd, Rosalind S. Helderman , June 28, 2010
Md. senators weigh in on Va. drilling, Rosalind S. Helderman , May 20, 2010
McDonnell meets with congressmen on Capitol Hill, Anita Kumar , February 4, 2010
Warner searching for a state director again, Anita Kumar , January 25, 2010
Midterms start to percolate, Amy Gardner , January 8, 2010
A holiday note for our Virginia readers, Rosalind S. Helderman , December 24, 2009
Warner, Webb: Aye on health care, Amy Gardner , December 24, 2009
Look to Virginia for rising political stars, Rosalind S. Helderman , December 23, 2009
Warner issues statement on health-reform vote, Amy Gardner , December 21, 2009
Warner, Webb vote to advance health reform bill, Amy Gardner , December 21, 2009
Webb, Warner report to work in snowstorm, Anita Kumar , December 20, 2009
Alexandria store serves as backdrop for Obama round table, Christopher Dean Hopkins , December 15, 2009
Va Dems weigh endorsing public option, Rosalind S. Helderman , December 5, 2009
GOP prepares to celebrate, Dems to commiserate, Rosalind S. Helderman , December 4, 2009
Salahi's membership on Va. Tourism Board to be examined, Rosalind S. Helderman , December 1, 2009
Gov.-elect McDonnell: Still working as lawyer, Anita Kumar , November 25, 2009
Webb, Warner vote for health-care debate, Anita Kumar , November 22, 2009
Updated: Warner misses Deeds events due to flu, Rosalind S. Helderman , October 30, 2009
First Click -- Virginia, Rosalind S. Helderman , October 30, 2009
Five Va. Governors Sit Down for a Chat, Anita Kumar , October 15, 2009
Warner to Campaign for Deeds Again, Rosalind S. Helderman , October 4, 2009
First Click -- Virginia, Anita Kumar , September 29, 2009
Warner Rallies Staff at Deeds HQ , Anita Kumar , September 23, 2009
Warner: No. 5 Wealthiest Congressman , Anita Kumar , September 15, 2009
First Click -- Virginia, Sandhya Somashekhar , September 14, 2009
Kaine: I'm an Asset to Deeds, Anita Kumar , August 25, 2009
Mark Warner: The Teflon Senator?, Anita Kumar , August 20, 2009
First Click - Virginia, Anita Kumar , August 10, 2009
Beyer's Going-Away Party, Anita Kumar , August 5, 2009
Daily Virginia Roundup, Rosalind S. Helderman , August 3, 2009
Healthcare Fight Comes to Va, Anita Kumar , July 9, 2009
Caps Owner Leonsis Shoots for Deeds, Rosalind S. Helderman , July 2, 2009
Obama in Annandale, Deeds in Hampton Roads, Rosalind S. Helderman , July 1, 2009
Experts Weigh in on Keys to November Victory, Rosalind S. Helderman , June 27, 2009
McDonnell: The Next Mark Warner?, Rosalind S. Helderman , June 15, 2009
Deeds, Dems On Tour , Rosalind S. Helderman , June 12, 2009
Warner's Firsthand Look at War, Anita Kumar , May 26, 2009
Dominion's Hardy Joins Warner's Team, Anita Kumar , April 28, 2009
BGR, Rogers Helped Warner Too , Anita Kumar , April 3, 2009
GOP May Lodge Complaint Against Kaine, Anita Kumar , December 29, 2008
Warner Names Chief of Staff, Anita Kumar , November 17, 2008
Gilmore Continues Raising Money (Updated), Anita Kumar , November 14, 2008
Voters Warned to Check on Polling Place, Anita Kumar , November 3, 2008
Taxpayer Group Endorses Gilmore, Anita Kumar , October 24, 2008
Gilmore Signs Energy Pledge, Anita Kumar , October 23, 2008
Warner Ads for Obama Begin Tonight, Anita Kumar , October 21, 2008
Gilmore Raises $1.9 Million for Race, Anita Kumar , October 21, 2008
Veterans Groups Support Gilmore, Anita Kumar , October 17, 2008
Hampton Roads Leaders Endorse Wagner, Anita Kumar , October 17, 2008
Va First Ladies Campaign for Obama, Anita Kumar , October 15, 2008
Warner Unveils New Ads, Anita Kumar , October 14, 2008
Gilmore Gets Support From Former House Leader, Anita Kumar , October 14, 2008
Final U.S. Senate Debate Today, Anita Kumar , October 3, 2008
Warner Floods Virginia With Yard Signs, Tim Craig , September 28, 2008
Summer of George, Autumn of Warner? , Anita Kumar , September 25, 2008
Virginia GOP Begins Robo Calls, Tim Craig , September 23, 2008
Gilmore Suspends His Communications Director, Tim Craig , September 19, 2008
Mark Warner is Unsure Who's Rich, Tim Craig , September 19, 2008
Warner Gets Law Enforcement Support, Anita Kumar , September 16, 2008
Gilmore's First Ad (Updated), Tim Craig , September 8, 2008
McCain-Warner Campaign Debuts, Tim Craig , September 2, 2008
Warner Will Not Debate Gilmore on Statewide TV, Anita Kumar , August 28, 2008
Gilmore Releases New Video, Anita Kumar , August 26, 2008
Virginia Democrats Target McCain's Wealth, Tim Craig , August 22, 2008
GOP Finds Issue in Warner Speech, Tim Craig , August 20, 2008
Obama, Warner Set Southside Visit, Tim Craig , August 16, 2008
Where Was Doug Wilder? (Updated), Anita Kumar , July 21, 2008
Warner Spends More Than $4 Million, Tim Craig , July 2, 2008
Former Top Cop Endorses Warner, Washington Post editors , July 1, 2008
Kaine Credits Gilmore's Political Skills, Tim Craig , June 27, 2008
Mark Warner Opposes Higher Gas Tax, Tim Craig , June 24, 2008
Convention Recap, Tim Craig , June 15, 2008
Democrats Unite In Hampton Roads, Anita Kumar , June 14, 2008
John Warner Donates $2,000 to Gilmore, Tim Craig , June 6, 2008
'Gail for Rail' Secures Spot on the Ballot, Anita Kumar , June 5, 2008
Warner Gets Some Bipartisan Support, Anita Kumar , June 5, 2008
Gilmore Wins GOP Nomination, Anita Kumar , May 31, 2008
Mark Warner Launches TV Ad, Anita Kumar , May 31, 2008
Race for U.S. Senate Nominee Begins, Anita Kumar , May 31, 2008
Cheney Speaks to Virginia Republicans, Anita Kumar , May 30, 2008
Warner Given Warning About Black Vote, Tim Craig , May 15, 2008
Warner Continues Tour Around the State, Anita Kumar , May 5, 2008
Warner Kicks Off Senate Campaign, Anita Kumar , May 4, 2008
Gilmore Declines to Debate Marshall, Anita Kumar , April 28, 2008
Marshall Challenges Gilmore to Debate, Anita Kumar , April 25, 2008
Gilmore Claims Victory in Senate Nomination, Anita Kumar , April 21, 2008
Marshall Raises $50,000 for U.S. Senate Race, Anita Kumar , April 17, 2008
Cranwell Will Step Aside Next Year, Anita Kumar , April 11, 2008
Warner Submits Signatures for Ballot, Anita Kumar , April 11, 2008
Marshall Gloats - Just a Little, Anita Kumar , February 29, 2008
Mike Henry to Manage Warner's Campaign, Tim Craig , February 22, 2008
Winners & Losers from JJ Dinner, Tim Craig , February 11, 2008
Gilmore Blames Warner for Payday Loan Problems, Anita Kumar , February 5, 2008
Gilmore Collects $348,000 for Senate Bid, Tim Craig , February 1, 2008
Mark Warner Hauls In $2.7 million, Steve Fehr , January 31, 2008
Gilmore, GOP Hire New Staff, Tim Craig , January 14, 2008
Republicans, Mark Warner Trade Jabs, Tim Craig , January 11, 2008
Mark Warner Looks for Online Donors, Anita Kumar , December 27, 2007
Mark Warner Rakes in Money, Tim Craig , December 13, 2007
Fairfax Man May Take on Mark Warner, Tim Craig , December 3, 2007
Winners and Losers From the GOP Advance, Tim Craig , December 3, 2007
Winners and Losers, Tim Craig , November 21, 2007
Virginia Notebook: The 2009 Governor's Race, Tim Craig , November 21, 2007
Round One: Campaign Websites, Tim Craig , November 21, 2007
Is Sen. Warner Still Unsure About Gilmore?, Anita Kumar , November 19, 2007
Del. Chris Saxman May Challenge Gilmore, Tim Craig , November 19, 2007
Mark Warner Reacts to Gilmore's Announcement, Anita Kumar , November 19, 2007
Radio Discussion on Virginia Politics, Tim Craig , November 16, 2007
Conservatives Step up Pressure to Oust Howell, Tim Craig , November 16, 2007
Warner Heads West to Raise Money, Tim Craig , November 16, 2007
Allen and McDonnell Endorse Thompson, Tim Craig , November 13, 2007
Mark Warner Launches New Blog, Tim Craig , November 8, 2007
Democrats Send Colgan Some Help, Anita Kumar , October 29, 2007
Richmond Editor Named New Kaine Spokesman, Anita Kumar , October 23, 2007
This Week's Winners and Losers, Steve Fehr , October 19, 2007
Democrats throw a party, Anita Kumar , October 18, 2007
Voters like Kaine, Warner but not Assembly, Tim Craig , October 17, 2007
Virginia Notebook: Davis and His Decision, Steve Fehr , October 10, 2007
Mark Warner to Move Into New Office, Tim Craig , October 9, 2007
Republicans Press Warner on Taxes, Tim Craig , September 24, 2007
Virginia Notebook: GOP Could Learn From Democrats, Steve Fehr , September 19, 2007
A Bumper Crop of Warner Supporters, Tim Craig , September 15, 2007
Mark Warner Already 'Battered and Bruised', Tim Craig , September 15, 2007
Mark Not John, Steve Fehr , September 14, 2007
 
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