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Some Virginia Republicans are reviving a dormant congressional caucus aimed at highlighting constitutional obligations, but Democrats accuse them of hypocrisy for failing to conduct simple oversight on the Trump administration.

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Virginia’s Seventh District is a small slice of the state, but the Congressional race there is drawing a lot of attention. Democrats think they can pick up the seat in the 2018 midterms. But first they have to choose a candidate.

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The race is on for 2018, and a huge slate of candidates will be on the ballot during primary season this year. The election is only two months away, so candidates are furiously trying to raise money.

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The federal government could be lurching towards a partial shutdown this weekend if lawmakers can’t reach a deal on so-called Dreamers and defense spending.

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