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Why a Primary Challenge Against Dick Saslaw is Inevitable

by David T.S. Jonas To understand why a primary against Senator Dick Saslaw is inevitable here in Virginia’s 35th district—despite the success of the party as...

We Read Andrew and Leslie Cockburn’s Book on the US-Israeli Intelligence Relationship. It’s Not...

by Lowell Feld and David T.S. Jonas When we first heard allegations that VA-05 Democratic Congressional nominee Leslie Cockburn had written a book (Dangerous Liaison:...

Dick Saslaw Just Cost Public School Teachers A Pay Raise

by David Jonas I’ve been trying my best to sound the alarm over the ongoing disaster that is Dick Saslaw’s political leadership these days. After all,...

Game Over for Dick Saslaw

by David T.S. Jonas The end tends to come quickly for legislators who lose the public’s trust. And for Dick Saslaw, the last 24 hours just...

All Eyes on Dick Saslaw

by David T.S. Jonas It’s not easy being a Democrat in the era of Donald Trump, but thanks to Ralph Northam and an amazing cast...

More Primaries, Fewer Conventions

By David Jonas One of the best things about 2017 has been the dozens of candidates who have stepped up to run for office to...

In Praise of Our Virginia House of Delegates Slate

Back in February, I was just a little bit panicked about a potential disaster awaiting Virginia Democrats. Hillary Clinton had just beat Donald Trump...

The Easiest Way To Reduce Gun Violence in America

By David Jonas For the average member of Congress, there is no shortage of extremely difficult public policy problems to solve. Ending the opioid crisis,...

I’m the son of a former Arlington public school teacher. Here’s why I trust...

Growing up in Northern Virginia, education has always been one of the most important things to my family. My mother moved here after graduate...

We Need Democratic Recruits in Virginia. And We Need Them Now.

Author’s Note: This is a major revision of an earlier post about how Virginia Democrats are in desperate need of recruits to run for...
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