Here's a look at some of the hot political stories today:
Confederate flag to no longer fly at VA cemeteries
The 265-159 vote would block descendants and others seeking to commemorate veterans of the Confederate States of America from flying the Confederate Battle Flag over mass graves on the two days a year that flag displays are permitted. Get more details on the vote here
Trump over Clinton in new poll
A new national poll released by Fox News Wednesday shows Donald Trump defeating Hillary Clinton 45 percent to 42 percent in a general election. However, Trump’s lead is within the poll’s margin of error. Trump’s strength comes in male voters where he beats Clinton 55-33 percent, and independents where he leads by 16 percent. Clinton leads Trump 90 percent to 7 percent among blacks.