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Letter: Sen. Warner’s liberal voting record

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

Six years ago, when Mark Warner first ran for the U.S. Senate, I thought his business background would be a fresh breeze in the anti-business, free-spending Senate. I was wrong. He is now running for his second six-year term in the Senate, and it appears that he would like us to believe he is a moderate voice for the citizens of Virginia.

The Truth-O-Meter, from the website, reported that Warner voted to support President Obama’s bills 97 percent of the time. The CQ Weekly, a non-partisan Washington news service formerly known as the Congressional Weekly, concluded that Senator Warner’s 97 percent support of all President Obama’s legislation is slightly higher than the average for all Democratic senators who backed President Obama’s position 96 percent of the time last year and 95.4 percent of the time since 2009.

The CQ Weekly also confirmed that Senator Warner supported the president on the following high-profile case...

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