Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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Video: Ralph Northam Campaign Makes First Ad Buy of Virginia 2017 Dem Primary

Press release from the Northam for Governor campaign: RELEASE: Northam Campaign Makes First Ad Buy of the Primary Richmond, VA - Today, the Northam campaign announced...

Tuesday News: “100 days of Democratic rage”; Corey Stewart Says “ISIS Has Won”...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Tuesday, April 25. President seeks 15 percent corporate tax rate,...

Video: Sen. Elizabeth Warren Endorses Tom Perriello for VA Governor

After Tom Perriello announced his candidacy for Virginia governor on January 4, I remember thinking that if he managed to raise a ton of...

A Better Human Story (First in a Series)

My thanks to Lowell for allowing me to post here on Blue Virginia the first several installments of this new series, whose message --...

AG Mark Herring Condemns US Dept. of Education Rollback of Student Loan Servicing Reforms

From AG Mark Herring's office: ATTORNEY GENERAL HERRING CONDEMNS U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S ROLLBACK OF STUDENT LOAN SERVICING REFORMS ~Attorney General Herring joined 21 attorneys general...

Arlington Creates Legal Authority for Solar-on-Schools Power Purchase Agreements; Plans October RFP

Good stuff; cross posted from Power for the People VA By Will Driscoll Clearing a legal hurdle that may affect other Virginia school systems, Arlington Public Schools...

Pepe the Frog: Hate Speech Disseminated by Fairfax County Public School Board Member?

Less than a month ago, the headline read Fairfax County unites against hate.  At least one FCPS School Board member doesn't seem to have...

Monday News: Go Macron!; Government Shutdown Looms Over Wall?; “Resilience of the Resistance”; Go...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Monday, April 24. Showdown looms over money for border wall...

Video: Other Arlington County Board Members Pile on John Vihstadt (R)’s Ridiculous “Political Posturing”

Arlington County Board member John Vihstadt, the sole Republican on the Board, yesterday demonstrated why he badly needs to be defeated next year. Check...

Video: Tough Guy Corey Stewart Makes Excuses for Colleagues Endorsing Ed Gillespie, Says “It’s...

What a whining little b**** this guy is. Just remember a few things as you watch this pathetic video by Corey Stewart: 1) this...

My Endorsement for Arlington County School Board: Monique O’Grady

In just over two weeks (May 9, 11 and 13), Arlington Democrats will hold a "firehouse" caucus for both County Board and School Board....

Sunday News: France Goes to the Polls; Trump Approval at Record Lows – Except...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Sunday, April 23. Also, if you missed it, check out...

Video: Tea Partiers Howl with Delight as Corey Stewart Rips “Weak-Kneed…Weak Jawed” Ed Gillespie

For anyone who thinks that the Democratic governor's race is rough, well....check out the video from today's Tea Party-sponsored Virginia Republican gubernatorial debate. First,...

Video: VA Dem Governor’s Rural Forum in Bristol, Virginia

P.S. I put it on YouTube as well.

Rep. Don Beyer Defends Science and Scientific Research at Rally Before Marching for Science

Great job as always by my Congressman, Don Beyer (D-VA08)! Beyer Defends Science and Scientific Research at Rally Before Marching for Science   For Immediate Release April 22,...

Saturday News: “The Planet Can’t Stand This Presidency”; War on Science Hurts Everybody; “Enron...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Saturday, April 22. The Planet Can’t Stand This Presidency ("Trump...

Avaaz Rips Washington Post for “Lazy Hit Piece” Which “Belongs in Breitbart”

Avaaz rips the Washington Post for what it calls a "lazy hit piece" ("Dark money’ vs. corporate cash: Democratic rivals clash over funding").  Avaaz also...

10th CD Dem Primary Poll: Virtual 3-Way Dead Heat Between Kathy Smith, Dorothy McAuliffe,...

This morning, following State Senator Jennifer Wexton's entry into the race, the Cook Political Report moved Virginia's 10th CD into the "Toss Up" category. According...

Sen. Scott Surovell Statement on Gov. McAuliffe Signing Alexandria Sewage Cleanup Bill

See below for Sen. Scott Surovell's statement on Governor McAuliffe's decision to sign the Alexandria Combined Sewer Operations bills - SB898/HB2383 - requiring all...

Dear Washington Nationals: Tell the Potomac Nationals #DontPayForHate

From Atif Qarni, who has done great work on this issue ACTION ALERT! Friends in the DMV area. We need your help by emailing or calling...
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