Sunday, April 30, 2017

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Live Blog: First Virginia Democratic Gubernatorial Debate of 2017 (4/29)

I'm going to attempt to live blog the first Democratic gubernatorial debate of 2017, starting at 7 pm and supposedly being live streamed here....

Sunday News: Climate March Draws 200k; Hasan Minhaj Mocks Trump, Media at WHCD;...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Sunday, April 30. Also check out Hasan Minhaj's remarks at...

Video, Photos: Del. Marcus Simon, Dem Candidates, VA Young Dems, Elizabeth Perriello Speak to...

I decided to ditch the idea of taking Metro to the Virginia climate rally near Union Station in DC this morning, since from what...

Senator Mark Warner: MIA, AWOL, or What?

Dear Senator Warner, A great many Americans were heartened – one might say, relieved – when you and Senator Burr stood before the press together,...

Saturday News: Trump’s 100 Days Seriously Damaging “Norms of American Government,” Among Other Disasters;...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Saturday, April 29. By the way, I'm not a big...

American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy: “Virginia could realize 100% of pollution reductions” Through...

I've been saying this for years, but it's great to see the superb American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) chiming in to the Virginia...

Video: In a Harley T-Shirt, Corey Stewart Claims Liberals Are “Just like ISIS”

Yes, liberals are "just like ISIS," because as everyone knows, liberals love enslaving and raping women and girls; want to establish a caliphate (or...

Perriello Unveils Progressive Tax Plan for Virginia

There's a lot of great stuff in here - needless to say, infinitely superior to the horrendously bad tax "plan" by right wingnut "Enron...

Bob Goodlatte’s Violation of His Oath of Office

This is running in several newspapers in VA-06. **************** In early April, I issued a public challenge to Bob Goodlatte to debate me on the proposition: The...

Video: “Spiritual Warfare,” “Diabolical Thoughts” and a “50-year-old, 250-lb cross-dressing man”

Check out the following testimony from last night's Fairfax County School Board meeting. I feel bad for the good people on the Fairfax County...

Friday News: The Twilight…er, “Trump Zone”; Trump Fails to Meet Low, Low Bar; Corey...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Friday, April 28. GOP backs off a health-care push that...

Blue Virginia Q&A: Hala Ayala for House of Delegates (District 51; Prince William County)

On March 30, I sent Blue Virginia interview questions to the two Democratic candidates running for the 51st House of Delegates district (a gerrymander...

Congressmen Connolly and McEachin Endorse Senator Wexton for Congress

Sen. Jennifer Wexton moving fast to lock up endorsements and hopefully deter Dorothy McAuliffe from also running in Virginia's 10th CD. Smart. Congressmen Connolly and...

Was Jill Vogel’s Law Firm a North Carolina Vote Suppressor in 2016?

Was Virginia politician Jill Vogel's law firm, Holtzman Vogel Josefiak, and Torchinsky (HVJT), trying to interfere in North Carolina elections? A new report from...

Dominion’s Atlantic Coast Pipeline Would Require Extensive Mountaintop Removal

Check out the press release, below, from the Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN), as usual taking the lead in Virginia in terms of environmental...

Virginians Rally for Climate, Jobs, & Justice This Saturday Morning

From Mark Richer, an organizer of the Virginia Climate Rally This Saturday (April 29)  at 10:30 a.m., Virginians from all over the Commonwealth will rally...

Thursday News: “This Isn’t Tax Policy; It’s a Trump-Led Heist”; “80 sets of invisible...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Thursday, April 27. Kristof: This Isn’t Tax Policy; It’s a...

Trump and the Wall: The Most Bone-Headed Political Play I’ve Ever Seen

So what does this genius of a president do? He threatens to hold the whole government hostage, with but a week to go before...

Fairfax County School Board Member to Speak at Anti-LGBT Hate Group Event

On Monday, we posted about Fairfax County School Board member Elizabeth Schultz retweeting the neo-Nazi "Pepe the Frog" symbol, along with a message in...

Fired up and Ready to Go: Hannah for Delegate’s Campaign Kick-Off

by Hannah Risheq for Delegate My campaign had its official launch party this weekend and all I can say is: “I’m fired up and ready...
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