Lawmakers pushing for a permanent ban on fracking in Maryland got an unexpected boost last week from Gov. Larry Hogan, who now says he supports a ban because of the environmental risks.
For more than a decade, Sen. Mark Warner has survived shifting political fortunes and swinging voter sentiment to remain Virginia’s “Teflon Democrat.” But the Old Dominion’s famously centrist political star received a wake-up call in November’s election, barely keeping his seat in a too-close-for-comfort vote. Now Warner starts his second term tackling local issues with international ripple effects — off-shore drilling and the budget, for starters — in a Republican-dominated Congress. Kojo sits down with Sen. Warner to discuss his priorities during the 114th Congress.
- Mark Warner Member, U.S. Senate (D-VA); former Governor of Virginia
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