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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.

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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.

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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.

Supervisor Ron Meyer (R-Broad Run).File photo

Supervisor Meyer proposes tax cut

Meyer’s proposal would take the real property tax rate recently proposed by County Administrator Tim Hemstreet from $1.135 per $100 in assessed value to $1.125.

Tim Kaine’s son arrested protesting against pro-Trump rally

Linwood "Woody" Kaine, of Minneapolis, and four other people were suspected of lighting a smoke bomb inside the Capitol, St. Paul police spokesman Steve Linders said.

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Tom Perriello talks to Catoctin Creek Distillery owner Scott Harris about his business.

Underdog Perriello spreads his message in Loudoun County

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Tom Perriello made an appearance in Loudoun County Wednesday, where he spoke of his “real world” experience, progressive policy plans and contrasted himself with Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam, the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination.

Herring says new travel ban concedes flaws in original order

Virginia's attorney general says the Trump administration's revised travel ban is an "incredible concession" and a tacit admission that the original ban was constitutionally flawed.
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