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When NARAL Comes Knocking on the Door…

That this is a hot-and-heavy Democratic gubernatorial primary may not have been visible at McLean Day, but it is showing up at doorsteps around...

Is Virginia “#1 in Climate Issues”? How Would We Know?

Promoting his Executive Order about developing regulation for carbon pricing, Governor Terry McAuliffe tweeted out that this would "keep VA #1 on climate issues". While...

Not Showing Up: A Sure Way for Democrats to Lose Elections (McLean Day, 2017)

by A. Siegel The annual McLean Day festival draws a crowd, well over 10,000 each year, and today was no exception. https://www.flickr.com/photos/51019421@N00/33941029874/in/dateposted/ While the 'big' political event is...
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Exciting night at FBI HQ (exciting nights in DC)

The core of Washington, DC, is ‘dead’ in evening: between museums and government offices, the streets are truly quiet most of the time outside...

Where’s the Beef, Terry?

For Virginians aware of the Commonwealth's tremendous risks from climate change and (potentially even more) tremendous opportunities for prosperity through climate action, the past...

Northam in 2011 Debate: Healthcare Is a “Privilege,” NOT a Right

A bombshell dropped today in the Virginia Governor Election courtesy of a six-year-old debate question asked of Ralph Northam during his 2011 State Senate reelection...

Pepe the Frog: Hate Speech Disseminated by Fairfax County Public School Board Member?

Less than a month ago, the headline read Fairfax County unites against hate.  At least one FCPS School Board member doesn't seem to have...

Choosing Tom …

by Adam Siegel Virginia Democrats face a real choice in the primary as to who will be the Democratic nominee for (and next) Governor of...

Townhalls Unpleasant for House GOP as Constituents Challenge Them on Climate Science

Much has been made of how Republicans, writ large (not universally, but a very large share) have been avoiding face-to-face encounters with their constituents...

Tom Perriello: Breaking Through Political Consultant Shibboleths About the Environment?

"Climate change doesn't poll well." "People don't care about the environment." "Shouldn't talk about science, it's not an issue." .... If you are someone...
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