The Fredericksburg region's two Republican congressmen split on a $1.3 trillion federal spending bill approved by the House of Representatives this week, with 1st District Rep. Rob Wittman voting for it and 7th District Rep. Dave Brat voting against it.
Prospective Democratic candidates looking to unseat Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Mechanicsville, shared similar views on gun control.
Vangie Williams, Edwin Santana and John Suddarth participated in a candidate forum on Thursday night at Legacy Hall.
Candidates vying for the Democratic nod to challenge Rep. Rob Wittman in the 1st Congressional District outlined their positions on gun control, education and healthcare at a forum Thursday. While coming from varied backgrounds — Edwin Santana a former Marine, John Suddarth a businessman and Army veteran and Vangie Williams a strategic planner — the candidates hewed to a similar progressive message.
Prince William County School Board Chairman Ryan Sawyers is dropping his bid for Congress.
Sawyers announced Feb. 27 that he suspended his campaign for the Democratic nomination in the race to unseat Rep. Rob Wittman, R-1st District, for “personal and professional reasons” in a statement.
U.S. Rep. Dave Brat assailed the bipartisan budget deal passed by Congress on Friday, calling it “generational theft” that “lacks any element of fiscal restraint.”
“I am a small-government Republican, and this bill fails to rein in an already massive federal government,” stated Brat, whose 7th District includes much of Spotsylvania County and all of Culpeper and Orange counties.
Prince William County School Board Chairman Ryan Sawyers has fallen a bit behind in the cash race among the group of Democrats vying to challenge Rep. Rob Wittman, R-1st District, this fall.
According to new campaign finance documents released this month, Wittman still boasts a massive lead in both money raised and cash in the bank over the four Democrats running against him
U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman is urging President Trump to include policies that promote broadband investments in any upcoming infrastructure package.
In a letter to the president, the Republican congressman, whose 1st District includes much of the Fredericksburg region, said high-speed internet access “is critical to economic growth, job creation,
The Fredericksburg region’s Republican congressmen found themselves divided on a short-term funding bill to avert a government shutdown.
Rep. Rob Wittman, whose 1st District includes much of the Fredericksburg region, voted against the continuing resolution to fund the government at current levels through Feb. 16, calling it a “short-term solution to a long-term problem" that, "on principle … is simply something I could not support.”
The maritime industry in the Commonwealth of Virginia accounts for a substantial proportion of jobs and wages for Virginians and supports critical national priorities, specifically commerce and defense. According to the American Maritime Partnership, Virginia ranks as the #1 shipyard state in the nation
Republican and Democrat members of Congress from Virginia are asking U.S. Senate leaders to take action to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
Fredericksburg-area Reps. Rob Wittman, R–1st District, and Dave Brat, R–7th District, issued a joint statement on Thursday with four other members of Virginia’s congressional delegation