Tom Garrett

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.

United States Congress

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. 

One of the hottest congressional races on the ballot this fall is the Fifth Congressional District, which stretches from Charlottesville to Danville. It’s a district currently held by Republicans, but Democrats are hoping the turmoil of the Donald Trump campaign might be giving them new momentum.