Tuesday, October 16, 2018

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In Virginia House of Delegates Special Election, Dem Carter Turner Significantly Outraises His Corporate/Politician-Funded...

In addition to federal races, we of course have a special election for Virginia House of Delegates going on - between Democrat Carter Turner...

End Citizens United Video: The Rigged System and Dave Brat Are One and the...

One of the most bizarre things during last night's VA-07 debate, other than basically every word Dave Brat said, was his bizarre complaints about...

Video: Kaine in New Spanish Language TV Ads: Our Diversity Makes Us Stronger

From the Tim Kaine for U.S. Senate campaign. A stark, stark contrast to the divisive, disgraceful, fear-mongering demagogue Corey Stewart. Kaine in New Spanish Language...

I’m Voting to Fire Dave Brat

Jeff Schapiro of the Richmond Times-Dispatch suggests that people this year are voting against candidates rather than for them. In response, there has been...

Virginia Campaign Finance Numbers Through 9/30 Coming In; Some VERY Impressive Numbers by Democrats!...

Campaign finance numbers for 3Q18 (through 9/30) are now coming in at the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) website. I'll update as I see more...

Tuesday News: “Saudi Excuse for Murder”; “Donald and the Deadly Deniers”; RIP Paul Allen;...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Tuesday, October 16. Paul G. Allen, Microsoft’s Co-Founder, Is Dead...

Dave Brat Gets Sliced and Served at VA-07 Debate

Brat invokes Nancy Pelosi's name 26 times

Live Video, Live Blog: Abigail Spanberger (D) vs. Dave Brat (Far-Right R) Debate

This could be the only debate in VA-07 this year, depending on how terrified "Freedom Caucus" right-wing extremist Dave Brat is of Democrat Abigail...

Community Victorious; Dominion Won’t Build Proposed Compressor Station

Great news from AMP Creeks Council; this should be a precedent for Virginia (e.g., the proposed compressor station in Union Hill) as well! P.S. Cover...

Democrat Ann Wheeler Announces for Neo-Confederate Corey Stewart’s Current Job (Prince William County Board...

It's not even election day 2018, and things are already heating up for Prince William County local elections in 2019! See below for a...

Washington Post IMMEDIATELY Fact Checks Dave Brat’s LIE

From the Democratic Party of Virginia: Washington Post IMMEDIATELY fact checks Dave Brat's LIE Richmond, VA – On the eve of tonight’s VA07 debate, Dave Brat...

Gagging Democracy: Trump Administration’s (Park Service) Latest Effort to Outrage

by A Siegel As a native Washingtonian (okay, native of the area), one is almost weaned on protest as background noise.  Moving around "monumental" and...

Abigail Spanberger Campaign Releases List of Dave Brat’s False Claims Ahead of VA07 Debate

This seems like a very short list - could be a LOT longer on Dave Brat's many, many lies! - from the Abigail Spanberger...

Monday News: Trump’s Bats***-Crazy 60 Minutes Interview, Including Climate Idiocy, “I’m president and you’re...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Monday, October 15. Poll: Dems up 11 points on generic...

BREAKING: Washington Post Endorses “Upbeat, Studious, Decent” Tim Kaine; Rips Corey Stewart as a...

I don't normally highlight corporate media endorsements, but this one of Tim Kaine by the Washington Post is frankly too good to resist! Here...

Video, Photos: Olivia Wilde Campaigns in Charlottesville for Her Mom, Leslie Cockburn.

The Republicans have been frantically, disgracefully smearing VA-05 Democratic nominee Leslie Cockburn, even claiming that...well, check out this slime. Which is all the more...

Forecast Maps: County-by-County Virginia U.S. Senate Election Predictions with “Worst Case,” “Standard Case” and...

The following maps and analysis are courtesy of Chaz Nuttycombe, a 2018 graduate of Hanover High School, DecisionDeskHQ pundit/analyst, and student at J. Sargeant Reynolds...

Abigail Spanberger Raises Nearly $3.6M in Record-Breaking Q3 2018

Go Abigail Spanberger! Abigail Spanberger Raises Nearly $3.6M in Record-Breaking Q3 2018 HENRICO, VA — Today, Abigail Spanberger, Democratic nominee for Congress in Virginia’s 7th District,...

VPAP Jumps the Shark. Then Jumps It Again. And Again. Heck, VPAP Jumps “Both...

I realize that a lot of Virginians think that the Virginia Public Access Project (VPAP) can do no wrong. And yes, VPAP does do...

Sunday News: Kushner a Massive Tax Evader; Trump/Kanye SNL “Cold Open”; Actual “Angry Mob”(of...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Sunday, October 14.  'We’re back to frontier days’: Michael’s aftermath...

Photos, Video of Great Virginia Democrats Campaigning On a Beautiful Fall Saturday with 24...

Just a few photos and video of a beautiful fall Saturday and of some great Virginia Democrats...running for U.S. Senate (Tim Kaine), for Prince...

Video: Pathetic Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA01) Won’t Even Say If He Disagrees That the...

How pathetic is Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA01)? There are so many ways, from his 90% voting record with Trump to the fact that, "Rob...

Virginia Absentee Ballot Numbers As of 10/12 Continue to Run Far Ahead of 2017,...

I posted last Sunday on absentee voting ballots requested/submitted as of October 4. Now, the Virginia State Board of Elections website has numbers through October 12. Here...

Saturday News: Al Gore on Global Climate “Emergency,” Trump’s “Literally Insane” Policies; Don Jr....

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Saturday, October 13. U.S. Edges Toward New Cold-War Era With...

Explaining Why Anti-Semitism has Been an Endemic Sickness in our Civilization, Or, How Anti-Semitism...

This piece is occasioned by the recent anti-Semitic attack of vandalism in Fairfax, Virginia, which reinforces the disturbing anti-Semitic dimensions of last year's neo-Nazi,...

GOP County Supervisor Comment, Falsehood-Laden Radio Interview Underscore Growing Comstock Dishonesty Problem

From the Jennifer Wexton for Congress campaign: GOP County Supervisor Comment, Falsehood-Laden Radio Interview Underscore Growing Comstock Dishonesty Problem LEESBURG – As public polls continue to...

26 Students From VA-10 Send Letter to WaPo Asking for Endorsement of Jennifer Wexton...

Good for these students; hopefully the WaPo will listen this time.

Virginia Democrats Rip VA GOP’s “Disgusting,” “Garbage” “Hates America” Facebook Post

I couldn't agree more; this slime by the Virginia GOP is both totally false AND also "disgusting" "garbage," as the Democratic Party of Virginia...

Senator Tim Kaine Surpasses $20 Million Raised This Cycle; Has More Than $5 Million...

From Sen. Tim Kaine's campaign: Senator Tim Kaine Surpasses $20 Million Raised This Cycle Kaine Raised More Than $2.4 Million in Third Quarter, Including Nearly $1...

Running on the Sun: Pairing Electric Vehicles with Solar Power

by Glen Besa If you haven’t heard about the report issued this week by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, you need to check it...
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