Wednesday, January 18, 2017

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Video: Va. House Dem Caucus Chair Charniele Herring Slams “Day of Tears” Abortion-Shaming Resolution

Virginia Democratic House Caucus Leader Charniele Herring nails it. Unfortunately/disgracefully, Republican Virginia Del. Ben Cline’s “Day of Tears” abortion-shaming resolution passed the House of...

Rep. Donald McEachin (D-VA-04) Will Not Attend Inauguration, Citing Trump’s “continued hatred and insults”

Thank you to one of my favorite members of Congress, Rep. Donald McEachin (D-VA-04) for opting out of the Trump inauguration. Here's his statement: I...

Video: Va. Hospital & Healthcare Assn. Releases New Polling Data Showing Strong Support for...

The Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association (VHHA) held a press conference a few minutes ago (see video and screen shots below), the theme of...

Rep. Gerry Connolly (VA-11) Refuses to Attend Inauguration

Good for Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-11th, VA)! Fairfax, Va - Congressman Gerry Connolly (VA-11) issued the following statement on his decision not to attend the...

Wednesday News: Betsy DeVos Unprepared AND a Zealot; “The Trump lobbying purge that wasn’t”

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Wednesday, January 18. Also see Sen. Tim Kaine questioning unprepared...

Northam Bests Gillespie, Raises Over $1.64 Million In 2Q16

Today's the deadline to for Virginia financial reports from the second half of 2016, so fundraising numbers are starting to come in. Here's a...

Controversial Criminal Asset Forfeiture Bill Filed

SPONSORED CONTENT By Stephen Hamilton, Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Stephen handles cases involving felony charges and is licensed to...

Controlling Juvenile Crime Rates: How the Justice System is Addressing the Problem

SPONSORED CONTENT By Mark Sherman, an attorney who focuses in criminal litigation involving juveniles. He has 19 years of experience and is licensed to practice in Connecticut,...

Virginia 2017 GOP Lt. Gov. Primary Gets Nasty as Bryce Reeves Says “the facts...

I've just got to say that I'm really enjoying the Virginia 2017 GOP Lt. Governor primary so far, as Bryce Reeves has now gone...

Video: Rep. Don Beyer (D, VA-08) Announces He Will NOT Attend Trump Inauguration

Do I have an awesome Congressman? Yes, I most definitely do! 🙂

Del. Kathy Byron (VA-22) Puts Comcast Over Constituents

Joining Comcast and Verizon in their effort to limit broadband options for Virginians, Del. Kathy Byron has introduced a new bill in the Virginia Legislature...

EW Jackson: White House Needs “Exorcism,” John Lewis a “Political Hack” Who “Betrayed” Civil...

The latest raving lunacy from 2013 Virginia GOP Lt. Governor nominee and Trump fanatic EW Jackson...

Tuesday News: “Trump Gets No Respect” — for Good Reason; Corey Stewart Blasts Ed...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Tuesday, January 17. Also see State Sen. Jennifer McClellan's tribute...

Legislation in Virginia General Assembly Would Be Major Gift to Predatory Towing Industry

Apparently, our friends in the predatory towing industry are hard at work these days, not just engaging in their less-than-popular (to put it mildly)...

Video, Photos: 2017 Virginia Vigil & Advocacy Day Protest Against Gun Violence

I was in Richmond today and had a chance to attend the 2017 Virginia Vigil & Advocacy Day protest against gun violence, and FOR...

Video: Ed Gillespie’s Laughable, Low-Energy, Fact-Free Kickoff in Virginia Beach

How devoid of any ideas, "low energy" (to borrow a phrase from his hero, Donald Trump) and all-around pathetic is 2017 GOP gubernatorial candidate...

Health Care Rally in Richmond: Hearts of Gold vs. Hearts of Stone

This past Sunday, January 15th, hundreds of energized Democrats rallied together at the Bell Tower in Richmond to defend the Affordable Care Act. With...

Virginia General Assembly Session Opens. What Can We Expect on Energy Issues?

by Ivy Main, cross posted from Power for the People VA Photo credit: Corrina Beall The General Assembly failed to act on clean energy bills in...

MLK Day News: “John’s Gospel of Trump’s Illegitimacy”; Far-Right Radio Host Laura Ingraham to...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 16, 2017. Somehow, "We...

Video, Photos: Thousands Rally in Richmond, Alexandria to Save Our Healthcare

Speakers in the following video (great job by David Martin - thanks for recording this!) from the "Save Our Healthcare" rally earlier today in...
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