Monday, September 25, 2017

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Video: Check Out the Powerful New Video, “Inspire,” by Danica Roem

Check out the following from Danica Roem, Democratic candidate for Virginia House of Delegates in the 13th district against our old friend, Del. "Sideshow...

“This is white male privilege rearing its ugly head from behind the presidential platform–again.”

by Taikein Cooper Friday night, I was troubled by the words of Donald J. Trump. While that is not a novelty, this time was different....

Medicaid Expansion Isn’t an Entitlement. It’s a Smart Investment.

By Larry Barnett, candidate for Virginia House of Delegates, HD-27 If you understand why it’s important to get your oil changed every 6,000 miles, you’ll...

The Wandering Canvasser Visits Richmond County

“I’m sorry, I really don’t know anything about politics. But after last November, I’m really scared. And I think I need to learn.” She was...

Meet Donte Tanner – The Candidate to Beat Tim Hugo (HD-40): Exclusive Interview

Cross-posted at Daily Kos The first statewide election of the Trump era arrives November 7th in Virginia, and Democrats have attracted a top-notch roster of...

Monday News: NFL Sacks Trump; “A Rebel, a Warrior and a Race Fiend”; Republicans...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Monday, September 25. Protests sweep NFL as Trump doubles down...

New CNU Poll: Northam 47%-Gillespie 41%; Fairfax 46%-Vogel 42%; Herring 47%-Adams 42%

From the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University: Northam leads Gillespie, 47%-41%, for Va. governor; regional and demographic trends favor Democrats NEWPORT NEWS,...

Time for Gov. McAuliffe (and Others) to Speak Up: If Dan Snyder Wants His...

For months now, Terry McAuliffe has been working hard to woo billionaire Dan Snyder and his NFL team to Virginia. God knows what T-Mac's...

Before You Blame Bernie…

by Josh Chernila Loyal Democratic liberals have been broken-hearted and enraged by recent claims, spurred on by Hillary Clinton, that somehow Bernie Sanders gave the...

Trump On NFL — Provoking Beneficial Antibodies in the American Body Politic

Donald Trump in the presidency represents many things-- most of those that come to mind are bad. He is a threat to our democracy,...

Sunday News: Time for NFL to #TakeTheKnee Against Trump’s Racist Assault; What a (Bad)...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Sunday, September 24. Poll: Far more trust generals than Trump...

Charlottesville: Beyond the Hashtag

by Adam Slate, candidate for U.S. Congress, Virginia’s 5th District. Visit http://slateforcongress.com to learn more The flood of white nationalists who invaded Charlottesville last month...

I’m Siding with Stephen Curry and LeBron James Over John Whitbeck, EW Jackson and...

Check out the following tweets - from VA GOP Chair John Whitbeck, LeBron James and 2013 VA GOP Lt. Governor nominee (and all-around extremist,...

“School lunch is a waste of money.”

by Kellen Squire One question I'm asked fairly frequently about my run for the Virginia State Legislature this fall in the district once held by...

Saturday News: “Hurricanes Prove That Climate Adaptation Is Not Enough”; Trump’s “Strange” Rant in...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Saturday, September 23. Also check out Trump's unhinged, unpresidential rant...

Virginia Flip-A-District Friday: Volume XIV

From Del. Rip Sullivan's Project Blue Dominion: Flip-A-District Friday: Volume XIV Welcome to the 14th edition of Flip-a-District Friday. It might seem hard to believe, but Project...

Fairfax County Republicans Raising Money off of Disastrous Graham Cassidy Bill

The Fairfax County Republicans are so "all in" on the disastrous Graham Cassidy bill that they are raising money off if it (see their...

Gillespie Goes Desperate? Despicable “Willie Horton” Ad in Virginia Governor’s Race

Enron Ed Gillespie, the Corporate lobbyist GOP political operative Republican candidate for Governor in Virginia, approved what is best thought of as a “Willie Horton”...

NEW: Republican in Vulnerable GOP-Held District Calls Trump a “Positive Disruptor” 

From the Virginia House Democratic Caucus; for more on Tea Partier Lolita Mancheno-Smoak (and her best Sarah Palin imitation), see here. My question is...

Ed’s been lining his pockets at the expense of hardworking Virginians for years.

His work for Bank of America is just one example. As a pediatric neurologist, veteran Army doctor, and lieutenant governor, Ralph Northam has spent his whole...

Friday News: GOP “Cruelty, Incompetence and Lies”; Round 3 of Kimmel’s Trumpcare Takedown; Gillespie...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Friday, September 22. Kim reacts to Trump, says he will...

Rep. Barbara Comstock Amendment Fails After She Goes Missing

Cross posted from the aptly named Dump Comstock website: Having squandered the past several months trying to take away people’s healthcare, the House decided they...

Does Virginia House GOP Support “Execrable” Trumpcare Bill?

From the Virginia House Democratic Caucus: Does Va. House GOP Support “Execrable” Trumpcare Bill? RICHMOND, Va. – As GOP nominee Ed Gillespie continues to walk back his stated opposition...

“I’m not rich,” said the lawyer to the nurse, “so we don’t need campaign...

by Kellen Squire 2017- the only year in which a lawyer can lecture a nurse on how we need to be more understanding of the plight...

Which Ad Is More Disgusting, Dishonest, etc.: Ed Gillespie’s “Sanctuary Cities” or Jerry Kilgore’s...

The following ads, both by Republican candidates for governor of Virginia (Jerry Kilgore in 2005; Ed Gillespie in 2017) share a number characteristics: 1)...

Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA10) “held a stealth conference call and claimed it counted as...

See below for the Virginia 10th CD Democratic Committee on Rep. Barbara Comstock's "stealth conference call" last night (click here to listen to this...

Thursday News: What You Need to Know About the Cassidy-Graham Monstrosity; Gillespie’s Version of...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Thursday, September 21. Manafort offered ‘private briefings’ on 2016 race...

Audio: Tom Perriello, Ralph Northam Rip Graham-Cassidy & Ed Gillespie Flip Flop

Check out the audio, below, of Tom Perriello and Ralph Northam ripping the disastrous Graham-Cassidy ACA repeal bill and also calling out Ed Gillespie...

Virginia State Corporation Commission Should Require Dominion to Substitute Clean Energy for New, Costly...

From the Virginia Citizens Consumer Council: VA CITIZENS CONSUMER COUNCIL: TO SPARE RATEPAYERS’ WALLETS, SCC SHOULD REQUIRE DOMINION TO KILL, NOT “PAUSE,” COSTLY NUCLEAR REACTOR...

Northam Campaign: “Gillespie and Republicans…’creating their own Pravda'” Here in Virginia

Just what we do NOT need here in Virginia (bolding added by me for emphasis). Turns out “fake news” is real, just not the way Donald...
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