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An Ocean Engineer and a Nuclear Physicist Walk Into Congress …

“So often, our perspective of politicians is lawyers and people with the gift of gab,” Mr. Beyer said. “Now we’re getting people that have a deep knowledge of mathematics and physics and chemistry and biology, and that’s a really important perspective in an increasingly scientific world.”

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Bipartisan bill would give government workers access to retirement funds amid shutdown

“The only way to fully stop the damage being done by this shutdown is to reopen the government, but until that happens Congress should do everything in its power to help federal workers who are affected,” said Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.).

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US House Democrats file bills to stop offshore drilling, exploration

Good to work with my colleagues Rep. Elaine Luria and Rep. Donald McEachin on a House bill to stop offshore drilling. Offshore drilling could devastate the environment and the economies of coastal communities, particularly in Virginia.

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Hundreds Rally in Silver Spring for Furloughed Federal Employees

Congressional Democrats headlined a Wednesday night rally attended by 200 people at the Silver Spring Civic Center and demanded that President Trump end the three-week-old federal government shutdown that has left 800,000 federal workers unpaid.

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