Mark Warner Some Republicans And Democrats Find Common Ground In Opposition To Offshore Drilling By Matt Laslo • 6 hours ago (State Lands Commission via AP) A bipartisan group of lawmakers from Virginia are upset over the Interior Department’s plans to open up waters off the East Coast to oil and gas drilling. After Years Of Trying, Congress Approves Recognition Of Virginia Tribes By Matt Laslo • Jan 11, 2018 (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Six Virginia Native American tribes are cheering. After a twenty-year effort, the United States Senate unanimously approved legislation that recognizes the Commonwealth’s tribes. Virginia's Representatives Weigh In on Tax Reform By Matt Laslo • Oct 23, 2017 MBandman / Creative Commons Lawmakers who represent the Commonwealth in Washington are engaged in a fierce debate over tax reform. Virginia Senators Look to Make Statement With State of the Union Guests By Michael Pope • Feb 28, 2017 J. Scott Applewhite / AP Virginia Democrats are planning to make a show of force during President Trump’s speech to a joint session of Congress tonight. As Michael Pope reports, both Virginia senators are bringing politically charged guests.