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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...

Trolling #Trump: A new DC-area business opportunity?

With Trump's kleptocratic kakistocracy ('government by the worst of society), there are serious reasons to fear crony capitalism: everything from Team Trump sending major...

Building Schools or Trump Tower Security?

  Barron Trump’s elementary school education might just rank as the most expensive educational program in world history — bar none.  Forget the $45,000 or so...

Alternative Facts Firehose Ranges From Critical to Trivial: VP Pence on Bannon’s Navy Record

We are less than two weeks into the Trump Administration and if anyone says that they aren’t surprised by the pace, extent, and depth...

Don Beyer’s Journey: Car Dealer to Climate Hawk

Yesterday, Lowell Feld and I had the chance to speak with Representative Don Beyer for nearly an hour.  This interview covered a range of issues....

Do You Get What You Vote for? The Sad Saga of VA10 Civil Servants...

Bottom Line Upfront Rep. Barbara Comstock, R-VA10, has pledged to fight for Federal workers in Congress. In one of its first actions, the House...
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