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A Congressman from Virginia is in Africa this week, working to secure the release of two Sudanese pastors imprisoned by their government. Seven of the pastors’ family members have already arrived in Virginia as refugees.

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The U.S. House kicks off a month long recess today, which some Virginia Republicans say they don’t deserve.

Garrett Addresses Healthcare Concerns

May 10, 2017
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5th District Representative Tom Garrett held his second in-person town hall at a church in Moneta last night. Nick Gilmore was there and filed this report.

Is the Department of Homeland Security in danger of waste, fraud and abuse? One Virginia congressman says it is, and he has a plan to do something about it.

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Newly-elected Republican Congressman Tom Garrett has yet to meet with constituents in Charlottesville.  Many of them want to talk with him about keeping the Affordable Care Act, but late last week Garrett told NPR that he has a better idea.