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Connolly: Syria 'is not Iraq'

The Virginia congressman says that he's prepared to vote to authorize military action in Syria, but that the present resolution is too broad.

Tuesday - 09/03/2013, 01:43pm EDT

Tags: Gerry Connolly, Frank Wolf, syria


Connolly: Vote gives White House time to present case for military force in Syria

A Virginia congressman says Congress should vote before the U.S. would intervene in Syria and that the delay will allow the White House to build its case with Americans and the international community.

Saturday - 08/31/2013, 05:56pm EDT

Tags: syria, Gerry Connolly, Frank Wolf, Eric Cantor, Barack Obama, Congress


Northern Va. residents brace for furloughs

A day without pay is apparently the biggest worry for thousands of people in northern Virginia.

Monday - 07/08/2013, 07:28am EDT

Tags: furlough days, Northern Virginia, Gerry Connolly, Hank Silverberg


Area congressmen weigh in on search for bombing suspect

Congressmen on both sides of the Potomac discuss what weapons the suspects had, what their motives were and why door-to-door searching makes sense.

Friday - 04/19/2013, 05:26pm EDT

Tags: Ruppersberger, Gerry Connolly, Congress, house of representatives, Boston Marathon bombing

GAO asked to investigate why voters waited hours to cast ballots

Two members of Congress have asked the Government Accountability Office to investigate why voters in Virginia and Florida had to wait hours in line to cast their ballots on Election Day 2012.

Tuesday - 04/09/2013, 04:38am EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, voting, Gerry Connolly, Elijah Cummings, elections, GAO

Metro to Centreville and Potomac Mills? Federal study requested

Two Virginia congressmen have introduced legislation to study extending Metrorail to Centreville, Woodbridge and Potomac Mills.

Sunday - 03/10/2013, 12:18am EST

Tags: metrorail, Gerry Connolly, Jim Moran, Silver Line, Centreville, Va., Woodbridge, Va., Hank Silverberg


Congress looks at local voting delays

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will hold a public forum in Woodbridge, Va. to talk about election reforms.

Monday - 01/14/2013, 05:39pm EST

Tags: election, Gerry Connolly, voting, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee


Bills proposed to make it easier to vote in Va., federal elections

Efforts are under way in Virginia and nationally to revamp election laws so voters aren't stuck in long lines at the polls.

Tuesday - 12/11/2012, 10:55am EST

Tags: Gerry Connolly, Mark Warner, Hank Silverberg, absentee voting

Turf war: MWAA hearing turns into battle for representation

A Capitol Hill hearing into the corruption case of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority turned into a turf war between lawmakers.

Saturday - 11/17/2012, 02:09pm EST

Tags: Gerry Connolly, Eleanor Holmes Norton, mwaa, Dulles International Airport, Dulles rail project, Reagan National Airport, kathy stewart

3 Va. congressmen call for voter fraud investigation

Three Virginia congressman are asking Attorney General Eric Holder to conduct a multi-state investigations into a company that has been registering voters for the Nov. 6 election.

Tuesday - 10/23/2012, 06:57pm EDT

Tags: Eric Holder, Gerry Connolly, voting, voter fraud

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