Saturday, May 26, 2018

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Video: Reckless Mountain Valley Pipeline Tree Cutters Injure Protester

This is disgraceful and (should be) completely unacceptable. Hello Ralph Northam? Anyone home at the Virginia Governor's Mansion? This is on YOUR watch, dude....

Saturday News: Irish Abortion Ban Repealed; Trump Orders Rollback of Civil Service Protections; Weinstein...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Saturday, May 26. Exit polls suggest Ireland has voted to...

Dominion Shows Its Corrupt Colors Yet Again, This Time in Hit Piece Against Clean...

So totally hypothetically, let's just say you lived in a state where it was legal for an ostensibly state-regulated monopoly to de facto buy...

“Rep. Tom Garrett and his wife made staffers pick up groceries, clothes — even...

Smart of the Leslie Cockburn for Congress campaign (see their email below) to pounce on the latest story about batshit-crazy Rep. Tom Garrett (R-VA05), who...

Video, Photos: Here’s How Ralph Northam’s Promise to Be “Environmentally Responsible” Is Working Out...

As a candidate for governor last year, Ralph Northam promised repeatedly (e.g., see here for video from a September 2017 debate with Ed Gillespie)...

Friday News: “You Can’t Break Up With Me, Trump Tells Kim Jong-un, I Broke...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Friday, May 25. Trump’s decision to cancel summit renews fears...

Video: Jennifer Wexton Releases TV Ad That “Proudly Sounds Like Democrats, Promotes Democratic Values”

I just got a press release on Sen. Jennifer Wexton's first TV ad (see below) in her VA-10 Congressional campaign. I'm currently thinking through...
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VA House Dem Leader Toscano: “House Democrats are looking forward to the end of...

From Virginia House Democratic Leader Del. David Toscano: Senate Goes To Richmond, But No Budget Vote May 23, 2018 I was planning to be driving to Richmond...

VA-10 Democratic Candidate Paul Pelletier Demands DoJ Launch Criminal Probe Into NRA Finances

Good stuff from the Paul Pelletier for Congress (VA-10) campaign. As Pelletier says, "The American people deserve to know the truth about whether the...

Video: Rep. Tom Garrett Attempts to Explain What’s Going On with Him. Fails.

See below for Rep. Tom Garrett (R-VA05)'s weird, rambling, disjointed comments about the strange events of the past 24 hours or so (his Chief...

UMWA Endorses Tim Kaine for Reelection to U.S. Senate

Sen. Tim Kaine continues to pick up endorsements in his reelection campaign: UMWA endorses Kaine for reelection to U.S. Senate The United Mine Workers of...

Incontrovertible Proof that Our Side Needs a Stronger Messaging Campaign

This might be regarded as a sequel to my piece, from last weekend, Why I Don’t Trust the Democrats to Run the Right Campaign...

“I would be in jail if…”: Team Trump & Media Colluding to Mislead re:...

During the 2016 campaign, with the falsely hyped focus on "Hillary Emails," even passionate liberals with security clearances and/or sensitive government jobs had moments...

Thursday News: N. Korea Says Pence Is “Stupid”; NFL Caves to Trump; Garrett Says...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Thursday, May 24. Go Caps! North Korea says US Vice-President...

“Nutty” Comes Down: “keep on fighting, and growing communities that have no room for...

Bummer, but great job by "Nutty" and the fight goes on... From Nutty: If you're reading this, it means the monopod blockade is no more. We...

Shak Hill’s Wife Tells Barbara Comstock to Stop Smearing Her Husband; Says Comstock “couldn’t...

VA-10 Teapublican candidate Shak Hill says we should all share this widely, so...here you go! 😉 My lovely wife Robin had this to say about...

Rep. Don Beyer Statement On Misleading Claims About Jared Kushner’s Security Clearance

From Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA08), who has been all over this since the beginning... Beyer Statement On Misleading Claims About Jared Kushner’s Security Clearance May 23,...

Please Hang In There, Rep. Tom Garrett! Pretty Please? Love, Dems.

Dear Rep. Tom Garrett (R-VA05): We Democrats are concerned about you and really want to help! You see, earlier this afternoon we saw this story...

Corey Stewart’s Attacks on Kaine Family “Cheap and Cowardly” Says Sixth District Dem in...

By Josh Stanfield, Campaign Manager, Jennifer Lewis for Congress Last weekend Virginia's Sixth District Republicans chose their congressional nominee, Delegate Ben Cline, at their convention....

Not a Single Virginia Republican – Including Those From “Blue” or “Purple” Districts –...

According to this new post at Think Progress, "Congress could take action at any time and rescue the beneficiaries from limbo." Currently, the article...

Corey Stewart Releases Internal Poll: Stewart 32%-Freitas 9%-Jackson 5%

I'm not sure what to make of this poll, as I certainly don't trust Corey Stewart, "Team Corey," or anything to do with that...

Wednesday News: So Much for N. Korea Summit?; Historic Win for Stacey Abrams in...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Wednesday, May 23. Trump says 'very substantial chance' North Korea...

Video: Alexandria City Council Candidates Forum

Check out the video below of this past Friday's Alexandria City Council candidates' forum, sponsored by Tenants and Worker United - Inquilinos y Trabajadores...

Rod Rosenstein’s Dilemma

"The Constitutional Crisis is Here" reads the title of the recent column by Eugene Robinson in the Washington Post. Robinson's piece concerns President Trump's "demand" that...

Live Blog: Virginia Senate Debates Medicaid Expansion [UPDATED with Video of Unhinged, Extreme GOP...

UPDATE 7:37 pm: See below for video of the last hour of today's absurd State Senate session. First, Senate Majority Leader Tommy Norment (R)...

New Study by Rocky Mountain Institute Demonstrates Why Dominion’s Gas-Heavy Strategy Is Bat**** Crazy...

Let's put aside for a minute the environmental harm caused by natural gas fracking, pipeline infrastructure, burning of natural gas, etc, etc. Now, a...

Is Governor Northam Putting Near-Term, Industry-Defined Economics Ahead of Virginia’s Long-Term Economic, Human, and...

by Adam Siegel At the 39th annual Virginia Coal and Energy Alliance/Southern States Energy Board Conference and Expo on Monday, Alliance Chairman Jeff Taylor spoke out...

Sierra Club Endorses Sen. Tim Kaine for Re-Election; Easy Choice Over Anti-Environment Republican Party...

This one is an absolute no-brainer; if you care in the slightest bit about protecting the natural world or wildlife, about combating disastrous global...

As Virginia Medicaid Expansion Comes Thiiiiiiiis Close, Far-Right Republicans Threaten Primaries, Whine

With Virginia Medicaid expansion sooooooo close to actually happening, the hard right of the Virginia GOP is busy threatening to primary any Republican who...

Tuesday News: “The constitutional crisis is here”; “The Banana States of America”; “American Workers...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Tuesday, May 22. Chances of China Trade Win Undercut by...
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