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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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Tuesday News: America’s Disgrace Goes to U.N.; “Trump should leave Rod Rosenstein alone”; New...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Tuesday, September 25.  Arctic lakes are leaking dangerous greenhouse gases....

Poetic Justice: How Democrats Might Make a Kavanaugh Confirmation Backfire on the GOP

As of this writing, the futures market deems it exactly a 50-50 proposition whether Brett Kavanaugh will be confirmed. My hope, of course, is that he...

BREAKING: Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals STAYS Atlantic Coast Pipeline Construction in National Forests

Good news for a change, courtesy of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, which late today issued a STAY on Atlantic Coast Pipeline construction...

FIASCO: Mountain Valley Pipeline Drops Rock-Hard Erosion Control Pellets From Helicopter on Kids’ Heads...

You might be thinking that the headline to this post can't possibly be true - but believe it or not, it's serious (see the...

Video: Pride Fund Releases New Campaign Ad Attacking Barbara Comstock’s Allegiance to the NRA

Strong new ad from the Pride Fund to End Gun Violence PAC. Video highlights Congresswoman Comstock's values - her devotion to the gun lobby over the...

Video: Elaine Luria Launches Her Fourth TV Ad, “True Leader”

From the Elaine Luria for Congress (VA-02) campaign. Elaine Luria Launches Her Fourth TV Ad, “True Leader” VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Today, Elaine Luria released her...

Monday News: Avenatti Says He’s Representing THIRD Kavanaugh Sexual Assault Accuser; “The blend of...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Monday, September 24. Feinstein calls for delay in Kavanaugh nomination...

The Imperative of Progressive Organizing In the “Rest” of Virginia

by Kellen Squire Senator Creigh Deeds is one of the best-known politicians in the Commonwealth. A person who has sacrificed and given more to his...

And the Award for Corporate Media Arrogance and Complete Lack of Self Awareness Goes...

Even by corporate media "standards," this morning's editorial in the Daily Press has got to win the Academy Award for corporate media arrogance and...

For the Virginia State Senate, A Generational Opportunity: Meet Yasmine Taeb

by kindler “Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a...

Sunday News: “A Lot of Women Have Stories Like [Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s]”; “Kavanaugh...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Sunday, September 24. Tariff Deadline Nears as China Scraps Trade...

Video: Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax and 14th Lord Fairfax; the 9th Lord Fairfax...

Ha, this is awesome from Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax...history comes alive! Fairfax History centuries in the making! Here this morning with my dear friend the...

How Should a Nation Deal with an Illegitimate Election?

Preamble: I listened to a panel of some of the usual MSNBC legal experts discussing the question of how much threat to President Trump either...

Barbara Comstock Mocks the “Resistance”: Her Stupid New Slogan Should Say “NO Results and...

At yesterday's Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce debate, Rep. Barbara Comstock (Lifelong Republican Hack, VA-10) did what she always does - lied, evaded, dodged,...

VA-06 Dem Jennifer Lewis Points Out Her GOP Opponent Endorsed by Virulently Anti-LGBT...

The following is from the Jennifer Lewis for Congress (VA-06) campaign. Go Jennifer! It was an honor to meet Judy and Dennis Shepard last week,...

Saturday News: GOP Men Can’t Even FAKE Respect for Dr. Ford; On Rosenstein Story,...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Saturday, September 22.  China Cancels Trade Talks With U.S. Amid...

Dave Brat: Willing to Leave us High and Dry in a Hurricane

This piece originally appeared in Richmond2Day Hurricane Florence has wreaked havoc in the Carolinas, and we are all torn by the devastating images we see...

Video: PW County School Board Chair Babur Lateef Reminds Virginians We Can Vote Early...

Thanks to Prince William County School Board Chair Babur Lateef for reminding us all that today is the first day Virginians can vote in...

Live Video, Live Blog: VA-10 Debate Between Jennifer Wexton (D) and Barbara Comstock (R)

This morning's VA-10 debate (see video, below) begins at around 8:40 am. I'll have comments below. Enjoy? First of all, the format of this Loudoun...

Friday News: Sleazeball Kavanaugh Liked Female Clerks with “Certain Look”; At Liberty “University,” Extremist...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Friday, September 21. Also, check out the following video of...

Flip-A-District Friday: Volume IX – Tim Kaine

If it's Friday, it must be... Flip-A-District Friday: Volume IX Welcome to this week's Flip-A-District - or rather, Fortify-a-District - featuring my friend and favorite harmonica player, Tim...

Video: VA-05 Candidates Leslie Cockburn (D), Denver Riggleman (R) Debate at Madison County High...

There's a lot going on - Kaine/Stewart forum last night, Wexton/Comstock debate this morning, etc, etc. - so I've only watched some of last...

Dereliction of Duty: Votes on MVP and ACP Not Properly Informed by Law

by the Dominion Pipeline Monitoring Coalition The Dominion Pipeline Monitoring Coalition (DPMC) has learned that Robert Dunn, Chairman of the Virginia State Water Control Board, did...

Video: Progressive Yasmine Taeb Launches Campaign for Virginia’s 35th State Senate District

It has been rumored for a long time now that Virginia Senate Democratic Leader Dick Saslaw - known for his close/"legally corrupt" ties to...

Audio: Scandal-Ridden Scott Taylor Whines About Poll Showing Him Down 8 Points, Attacks Ben...

You really can't get much more desperate or pathetic than #petitiongate-scandal-ridden Rep. Scott Taylor (R-VA02), who was on the John Fredericks radio show this...

Tim Kaine in New TV Ad: I’m Fighting to Improve Health Care and Protect...

Excellent new ad from the Tim Kaine for Senate campaign about what's at stake in this election - go Kaine! Tim Kaine in New TV...

The American People Are the Jury

This piece is running in newspapers in my very red district (VA-06). ********************* The one Manafort juror to go public, Paula Duncan, was a strong supporter...

Chameleon Corey Stewart: The Inauthentic, Pandering, Fake Candidate

From the Democratic Party of Virginia: Chameleon Corey Stewart: The Inauthentic, Pandering, Fake Candidate SHOT: WAVY on Wednesday night’s Miss Clovia African American Community forum in Richmond: "Most notably,...

Video: Abigail Spanberger Campaign Releases New TV Ad, “Training”

The following is from the Abigail Spanberger for Congress (VA-07) campaign. By the way, if you live in VA-07 and see a Dave Brat...

Video: Life-Long Federal Prosecutor Gene Rossi on “Terrible” Kavanaugh/Ford Process – “It is…an absolute...

See below for video of former Federal prosecutor and 2017 Virginia Lt. Governor candidate Gene Rossi talking about the accusations against Brett Kavanaugh and...
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