Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Mark Warner's file

Warner

Democrat from Virginia

Mark Warner, a Democrat, has represented Virginia in the U.S. Senate since 2009. He serves on the Banking, Budget, Commerce and Intelligence committees. He is the honorary co-chairman of the Forward Together PAC. Warner gave the keynote address at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. Warner previously served as governor of Virginia from 2002 to 2006. He also ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate in 1996. Before public office, Warner was an early investor in the cell phone business, co-founded the company that became Nextel. Warner was born in Indianapolis, Ind., and grew up in Illinois and Connecticut. Warner graduated from George Washington University, Washington, D.C. He received a law degree from Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass.

Warner's statements by ruling

Click on the ruling to see all of Warner's statements for that ruling.

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Recent statements involving Mark Warner

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Insists on royalties for states

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They usually agree, but not always

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Reversed 1996 position

Recent stories featuring Mark Warner

5 fact-checks about the high cost of college tuition

As college students head back to school, we review some recent fact checks about tuition and student loans.

In Context: Gillespie labeling himself a "partisan warrior"

Republican Ed Gillespie sees himself playing two different roles: A "partisan warrior" in campaigns and a negotiator when it comes to business and holding elective office.

A first look at the Warner-Gillespie debate

There's plenty of fodder for the Truth-O-Meter after first debate between U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, a Democrat, and GOP challenger Ed Gillespie. Here's our initial take. More fact checks are in the works.

 


 

Get the facts from Saturday's Senate debate

We'll be live fact-checking Saturday morning's U.S. Senate debate between Mark Warner and Ed Gillespie. Here's how you can tune in.

In context: Gillespie's comments on the minimum wage

Democrats say Ed Gillespie's description of minimum wage earners enjoying beer and softball with colleagues after work is offensive. Here's a full transcript of the Republican's remarks so you can decide: