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McAuliffe renews push for Medicaid expansion in Virginia

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is renewing his push to expand Medicaid coverage, saying state Republicans have no excuses left after President Donald Trump’s failed attempt to overhaul health care.

Trump asks Virginia-based appeals court to let travel ban take effect

President Donald Trump's administration is asking a federal appeals court to let his travel ban go into effect while it considers the case.

American Action Network ad thanking Barbara Comstock.

Comstock thanked for repealing Obamacare in TV ad blunder

Basketball fans tuning into March Madness Friday night may have caught a TV ad applauding Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-Va.-10th) for her role in repealing Obamacare.

Gillespie wins Fairfax straw poll in GOP governor’s race

Former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie has won a straw poll in Fairfax County in the race for the GOP nomination for Virginia governor.

Judge in Virginia declines to block Trump’s new travel ban

In a sweeping affirmation of presidential authority, a federal judge in Virginia ruled against a Muslim civil rights group that sought to block the Trump administration's proposed travel ban.

MORE: Comstock opposed to the American Health Care Act

A spokesman for Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-Va.-10th) said the congresswoman is a "confirmed no" with regards American Health Care Act (AHCA).

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Economist: Proposed Trump budget could cost northern Virginia up to 10,000 jobs

If President Trump's proposed federal budget is adopted, the suburbs of the Washington Metropolitan area could lose as many as 20,000 jobs in the region’s federal sector.

Analysis: Virginia to see big Medicaid cuts under GOP plan

Virginia's Medicaid program stands to lose $1.8 billion over a six-year span under House Republicans' plan to overhaul the nation's health care system, a state analysis has found.

Trump budget cuts funding for EPA’s Chesapeake Bay program

President Donald Trump's budget proposal would eliminate federal funding for the program that coordinates Chesapeake Bay cleanup efforts, and environmental groups warned the cut would threaten decades of progress.

Times-Mirror/Trevor Baratko

Perriello: Refugees are vetted ‘more thoroughly than the average Trump appointee’

Democrat Tom Perriello was back in Loudoun County Friday, only this time there was no whiskey involved.

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Ed Gillespie outlines tax plans in Sterling.

Governor hopeful Ed Gillespie promises ‘tax cuts for all Virginians’

Gillespie appeared in an informal Loudoun County setting this afternoon, speaking at the Sterling home of supporters Mary Gail and Gordon Swenson.

‘A work in progress:’ Comstock not sold on Obamacare replacement bill

Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-Va.-10th) isn't ready to take a firm position on her party's proposed Obamacare replacement just yet.

President Trump, cabinet members hold working lunch at Trump’s Loudoun County golf club

Trump said he brought the Cabinet secretaries, White House staff and some of their spouses to the club for a working lunch to discuss the military, the economy, health care and other issues.

Times-Mirror/Elizabeth Stinnette

Threat against Purcellville councilwoman faces internal investigation

An alleged threat by a current Purcellville government employee against Councilwoman Kelli Grim remains swathed in secrecy, as council decided to continue its internal inquiry after a Friday night closed session.

State lawmakers’ reports showing gifts, stocks now available online

Forms filed by Virginia lawmakers that show gifts they've received, what companies they own stock in and who employs them and their immediate family members are now online for public view.
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