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by Lowell

Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Sunday, November 19.

  • VA 10th CD Dems unanimously vote for state-run primary to choose nominee for Congress in 2018. I agree; it was the only serious option, all things considered…

    http://bluevirginia.us/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/10thcddemsprimary.jpg

  • VA GOP Chair John Whitbeck apparently is super hungry following his party’s election wipeout losses! LOL

    http://bluevirginia.us/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/whitbeckroll.jpg

  • Quizzical

    Sea Levels Are Already Rising. What’s Next? – National Geographic

  • Esther Ferington

    Link to SNL video didn’t work — try this from SNL’s YouTube channel? https://youtu.be/ZkPSbp3zTfo

    • Whoops, forgot to embed the video at the top of the post. Fixed! Thanks.

  • From the VA-05 Dem Committee:

    Statement on method of selection of candidate for 2018 US Congressional race

    Published on November 18, 2017 Author VA5

    On Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, the Fifth Congressional District Democratic committee voted to nominate the Democratic candidate for U.S. House of Representatives in VA CD5 in 2018 by the Party-run Caucus and Convention method.

    The District Committee’s choice reflects the desire to have potential candidates spend time in each locality, working with local committees and voters to build enthusiasm for the 2018 election and our nominee.

    This approach can offer more individualized attention to the diverse communities within the district, bringing people together by focusing on real solutions to problems and the betterment of the public interest.

    With the Caucus-Convention method of nomination, the District Committee fully supports engaging all citizens in the political process—educating, energizing, and uniting—in every city and county in the district. We look forward to working with our candidates, the local committees, and voters in the coming months.

    Suzanne Long, chair of the 5th CD Committee

  • Quizzical

    Tesla electric truck – briefing by Elon Musk
    https://youtu.be/nONx_dgr55I