101 Facts About Mark Warner

1. In 2015, Mark Warner criticized the Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen, saying: "I'm concerned in particular with some of the indiscriminate bombing in Yemen.

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2. Mark Warner said that any increase needs to be done "in a responsible way.

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3. In 2018, Mark Warner became one of the few Democrats in the Senate supporting a bill that would relax "key banking regulations".

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4. Mark Warner wanted the conference, which already included the University of Virginia, to add Virginia Tech instead—and he got his way.

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5. In 2015, Mark Warner criticized the Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen, saying: "I'm concerned in particular with some of the indiscriminate bombing in Yemen.

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6. Mark Warner said that any increase needs to be done "in a responsible way.

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7. In 2018, Mark Warner became one of the few Democrats in the Senate supporting a bill that would relax "key banking regulations".

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8. Mark Warner wanted the conference, which already included the University of Virginia, to add Virginia Tech instead—and he got his way.

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9. Mark Warner wrote in his letter, "A backlog of loan applications could have a chilling effect on small businesses' confidence, investment and hiring.

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10. Mark Warner said in a letter to the Small Business Administration that he was deeply concerned about the backlog.

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11. In 2015, Mark Warner criticized the Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen, saying: "I'm concerned in particular with some of the indiscriminate bombing in Yemen.

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12. Mark Warner said that any increase needs to be done "in a responsible way.

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13. In 2018, Mark Warner became one of the few Democrats in the Senate supporting a bill that would relax "key banking regulations".

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14. Mark Warner wanted the conference, which already included the University of Virginia, to add Virginia Tech instead—and he got his way.

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15. Mark Warner is working on writing new laws to govern data collection initiatives like Facebook Research.

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16. In 2015, Mark Warner criticized the Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen, saying: "I'm concerned in particular with some of the indiscriminate bombing in Yemen.

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17. Mark Warner said that any increase needs to be done "in a responsible way.

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18. In 2018, Mark Warner became one of the few Democrats in the Senate supporting a bill that would relax "key banking regulations".

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19. Mark Warner wanted the conference, which already included the University of Virginia, to add Virginia Tech instead—and he got his way.

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20. Mark Warner calls out Nunes, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, in arguably more explicit terms than any Democrat has yet, saying he has read the underlying classified material used in the memo and that Nunes misrepresented it as part of a McCarthyite "secret Star Chamber" effort to discredit the FBI probe of the president.

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21. Mark Warner was the 69th Governor of Virginia, holding the office from 2002 to 2006, and is the honorary chairman of the Forward Together PAC.

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22. Mark Warner serves as the vice chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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23. Mark Warner was born on December 15th, 1954, in Indianapolis, Indiana to Marjorie and Robert Warner.

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24. Mark Warner was a possible VP choice for Barack Obama during the 2008 Presidential elections.

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25. Mark Warner began his career as a staffer to US Senator Christopher Dodd in the early 1980s.

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26. Mark Warner is the vice chair of both the Senate Democratic Caucus and the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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27. In December 2018, Mark Warner called Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei a threat to US national security.

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28. In 2015, Mark Warner criticized the Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen, saying: "I'm concerned in particular with some of the indiscriminate bombing in Yemen.

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29. Mark Warner said that any increase needs to be done "in a responsible way.

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30. Mark Warner supports same-sex marriage, announcing his support for same-sex marriage in a statement on his Facebook page in March 2013.

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31. In 2018, Mark Warner became one of the few Democrats in the Senate supporting a bill that would relax "key banking regulations".

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32. Mark Warner voted for the 2010 Affordable Care Act, helping the Senate reach the required sixty votes to prevent it from going to a filibuster.

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33. Mark Warner became the senior senator on January 3, 2013 when Jim Webb left the Senate and was replaced by Tim Kaine, who was lieutenant governor while Warner was governor.

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34. Mark Warner held a wide lead over his Republican opponent, fellow former Virginia governor Jim Gilmore, for virtually the entire campaign.

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35. Mark Warner declared on September 13, 2007 that he would run for the US Senate being vacated by the retiring John Warner in 2008.

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36. Mark Warner had supported and campaigned for Kaine, and many national pundits considered Kaine's victory to be further evidence of Warner's political clout in Virginia.

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37. Mark Warner chaired the Southern Governors' Association and was a member of the Democratic Governors Association.

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38. Mark Warner wanted the conference, which already included the University of Virginia, to add Virginia Tech instead—and he got his way.

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39. Mark Warner defeated Republican candidate Mark Earley, the state attorney general, in a "Mark versus Mark" election, with 52.16 percent, a margin of 96,943 votes, and Libertarian candidate William B Redpath.

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40. Mark Warner co-founded Capital Cellular Corporation, and built up an estimated net worth of more than $200 million.

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41. Mark Warner was valedictorian of his class at GWU and the first in his family to graduate from college.

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42. Mark Warner is a member of the Democratic Party and currently a Vice Chair of the Senate Democratic Caucus and the Vice Chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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43. Mark Warner calls out Nunes, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, in arguably more explicit terms than any Democrat has yet, saying he has read the underlying classified material used in the memo and that Nunes misrepresented it as part of a McCarthyite "secret Star Chamber" effort to discredit the FBI probe of the president.

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44. Mark Warner lives in Alexandria, Virginia, with his wife, Lisa, and their three daughters.

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45. Mark Warner was a superdelegate to the 2016 Democratic National Convention from Virginia.

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46. Mark Warner voted with the Democratic Party 89.0 percent of the time, which ranked 43rd among the 53 Senate Democratic members as of July 2013.

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47. Mark Warner voted with the Democratic Party 89.9 percent of the time, which ranked 42nd among the 53 Senate Democratic members as of August 2014.

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48. Mark Warner paid his congressional staff a total of $2,710,220 in 2011.

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49. Mark Warner spent $16.87 per general election vote received in 2014.

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50. On November 4, 2008, Mark Warner won election to the United States Senate.

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51. On November 20, 2012, Mark Warner announced that he would not run for his former position as Governor of Virginia in 2013.

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52. On February 4, 2014, Mark Warner said that he would sign a petition to deport Justin Bieber, a Canadian citizen.

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53. Mark Warner was mentioned as a possible Democratic vice presidential candidate.

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54. Mark Warner voted with the Democratic Party in favor of the bill.

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55. Mark Warner voted for the confirmation of John Brennan as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency.

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56. Mark Warner voted with 29 Democrats, 43 Republicans and one independent in favor of the bill.

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57. Mark Warner voted with 39 Democrats and two Independents against proceeding to the measure of disapproval.

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58. Mark Warner was one of 13 Democrats to vote in favor of the bill.

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59. Mark Warner voted with 13 other Democratic senators to approve the bill.

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60. Senator Mark Warner was elected to the US Senate in November 2008 and reelected to a second term in November 2014.

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61. Mark Warner is one of the richest members of Congress; he has a net worth of roughly $85 million, according to The Christian Science Monitor.

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62. Mark Warner lives with his family in Alexandria, Virginia, which is just about 20 minutes away from Capitol Hill.

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63. In 2014, Mark Warner was criticized for chartering a government paid private plan while traveling to move his daughter into college at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

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64. Mark Warner has been a US senator from Virginia since 2009, serving alongside Tim Kaine.

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65. In 2014, Mark Warner came under scrutiny for using a taxpayer-funded flight to help his daughter move in at Duke University in North Carolina, NBC12 reported.

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66. Mark Warner was re-elected in 2014 and has been the ranking Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee since 2015, after the Republicans gained control of the Senate.

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67. Mark Warner was a popular governor, and successfully ran for his first Senate term in 2008.

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68. Mark Warner is married to Lisa Collis and the two are parents to three daughters, Madison, Gillian and Eliza.

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69. Mark Warner says, "It's just weird that we don't view our personal information residing in those companies as being more vulnerable.

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70. Mark Warner is the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee and his threats hold a lot of sway.

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71. Mark Warner told those in attendance about efforts he's making in Washington to combat the opioid crisis in Virginia.

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72. Senator Mark Warner thinks President Donald Trump has created an environment where the Saudis felt emboldened to kill Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi by not understanding that his "words.

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73. Mark Warner says President Trump's 'words matter' on Khashoggi killing.

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74. Mark Warner said as a father of daughters, he can't imagine the heartbreak Ashanti's parents have experienced.

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75. Mark Warner is working to push through the Ashanti Alert Act, which is named after the woman abducted from a local Navy base and killed.

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76. Mark Warner is working to push through the Ashanti Alert Act, which is named after the woman abducted from a local.

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77. Mark Warner has been awarded several honorary degrees, these include:.

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78. Mark Warner has an estimated net worth of $257 million as of 2014.

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79. Mark Warner is involved in farming and winemaking at his Rappahannock Bend farm.

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80. Mark Warner spent two months in the hospital recovering from the illness.

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81. Mark Warner is married to Lisa Collis, whom he had met in 1984 at a fraternity keg party in Washington, DC.

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82. In October 2014, Mark Warner was implicated in a federal investigation of the 2014 resignation of Virginia State Senator Phillip Puckett, a Democrat.

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83. In June 2017, Mark Warner voted to support Trump's $350 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia.

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84. In 2015, Mark Warner criticized the Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen, saying: "I'm concerned in particular with some of the indiscriminate bombing in Yemen.

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85. Mark Warner said that any increase needs to be done "in a responsible way.

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86. On the Senate Budget Committee, Mark Warner was appointed chairman of a bipartisan task force on government performance in 2009.

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87. Mark Warner was awarded the Distinguished Public Service Medal by US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, the Navy's highest honor for a civilian, for his consistent support of Virginia's military families and veterans.

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88. Mark Warner was successful in pushing the Department of Veterans Affairs to expand access to PTSD treatment for female military veterans returning from service in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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89. In 2018, Mark Warner became one of the few Democrats in the Senate supporting a bill that would relax "key banking regulations".

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90. From the start of his Senate term, Mark Warner attempted to replicate in Washington, DC the bipartisan partnerships that he used effectively during his tenure as Virginia governor.

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91. Mark Warner was ranked the 10th most bipartisan member of the US Senate during the 114th United States Congress in the Bipartisan Index, created by The Lugar Center and the McCourt School of Public Policy to assess congressional bipartisanship.

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92. Mark Warner has been identified as a radical centrist, working to foster compromise in the Senate.

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93. In the fall of 2012, Mark Warner was approached by supporters about possibly leaving the Senate to seek a second four-year term as Virginia's governor.

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94. In 2009, Mark Warner voted for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the stimulus bill.

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95. Mark Warner arranged for DNA tests of evidence left from the case of Roger Keith Coleman, who was put to death by the state in 1992.

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96. On November 29, 2005, Mark Warner commuted the death sentence of Robin Lovitt to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole.

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97. Mark Warner wanted the conference, which already included the University of Virginia, to add Virginia Tech instead—and he got his way.

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98. Mark Warner entered into an agreement with Democrats and moderate Republicans in the Virginia Senate to cap state car tax reimbursements to local governments.

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99. In 2004, Mark Warner worked with Democratic and moderate Republican legislators and the business community to reform the tax code, lowering food and some income taxes while increasing the sales and cigarette taxes.

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100. Mark Warner campaigned in favor of two regional sales tax increases to fund transportation.

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101. In his campaign for governor in 2001, Mark Warner said that he would not raise taxes.

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