Sunday, September 27, 2020

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Loudoun County School Board Sends Letter to Fairfax County School Board Expressing Concerns Over...

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See below for a letter from the Loudoun County School Board, listing its collective concerns over proposed changes (by Fairfax County Schools Superintendent Scott...

Sunday News: “Barrett Is Even More Extreme Than Antonin Scalia”; “Will the Center Hold?...

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by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Sunday, September 27. Leaders to UN: If virus doesn’t kill...

Sen. Tim Kaine on Trump Nomination of Amy Coney Barrett: “I…will not support anyone’s...

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UPDATED 5:31 pm - See Sen. Mark Warner's statement, below. From Sen. Tim Kaine's office: KAINE STATEMENT ON NOMINATION OF JUDGE AMY CONEY BARRETT WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S....

Newport News Rally a Reminder to Virginians that Trump Can’t Be Trusted as Campaign...

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From the Democratic Party of Virginia: Newport News Rally a Reminder to Virginians that Trump Can’t Be Trusted as Campaign Heads into Debate Week RICHMOND -...

Photos: Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA07) Acts Responsibly, While Her Far-Right Opponent Fails to Wear...

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The following photos really demonstrate why everyone in VA07 should vote to reelect Rep. Abigail Spanberger to another term, and most certainly NOT elect...

Video: On CNN, Virginia AG Mark Herring Says He’s Looking at “what are our...

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Important words from Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring, speaking on CNN yesterday (see video, below): "What the President is saying is deeply disturbing. It's dangerous...

Saturday (9/26) Virginia Data on COVID-19 Finds +975 Confirmed/Probable Cases (to 145,408), +57 Hospitalizations...

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See below for graphics of the newly posted COVID-19 numbers by the Virginia Department of Health and the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association. So, at this point...

“This one coal plant [in Wise County, VA] carries a 10-year net present value...

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by Ivy Main, cross posted from Power for the People VA Last winter, during the fight to pass the Virginia Clean Economy Act, Dominion Energy...

Del. Don Scott (D): “This is simple. Folks need to come clean and admit...

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See below for a bunch of recent tweets on Amendment 1, including Del. Don Scott (D) tweeting, "This is simple. Folks need to come...

Saturday News: “‘I Feel Sorry for Americans’: A Baffled World Watches the U.S.”; “Amy...

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by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Saturday, September 26. ‘I Feel Sorry for Americans’: A Baffled...

Video: Sen. Mark Warner Releases New Campaign Ad, Touting Rural Broadband Wins

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From Sen. Mark Warner's reelection campaign: Warner Releases New Campaign Ad, Touting Rural Broadband Wins Watch “Connect”  Mark Warner’s re-election campaign began airing a new campaign ad...

ICYMI: Former Governor Terry McAuliffe, U.S. Representative Bobby Scott, Health Care Professional and Veteran...

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From the Democratic Party of Virginia: ICYMI: Former Governor Terry McAuliffe, U.S. Representative Bobby Scott, Health Care Professional and Veteran with Pre-Existing Condition Slam Trump...

Why On Earth Are Lines to Vote So Long in Fairfax County, But Not...

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UPDATE 7:10 pm Friday - See below for Fairfax County Chair Jeff McKay's response to this article. *********************** Last Friday, Virginians started voting early for the...

314 Action Fund Announces Additional VA-05 Broadcast and Cable Investment in Response to GOP...

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From 314 Action 314 Action Fund Announces Additional VA-05 Broadcast and Cable Investment in Response to GOP Panic Spending New $1 Million Investment Will Counter Congressional...

VIDEO: Senator Warner Hosts Gun Violence Prevention Town Hall 

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From Sen. Mark Warner's office: VIDEO: Senator Warner Hosts Gun Violence Prevention Town Hall  Alexandria, VA –  Yesterday, Senator Mark Warner hosted a Gun Violence Prevention...

VA House Speaker Filler-Corn, Approps Committee Chair Torian: “This budget meets the challenges of...

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The following statement is from Virginia House Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn and VA House Appropriations Committee Chair Del. Luke Torian, regarding the budget legislation introduced...

Friday (9/25) Virginia Data on COVID-19 Finds +941 Confirmed/Probable Cases (to 144,433), +37 Hospitalizations...

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See below for graphics of the newly posted COVID-19 numbers by the Virginia Department of Health and the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association. So, at this point...

BREAKING: VA Governor and First Lady Northam Test Positive for COVID-19

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Ugh, get better soon! Governor and First Lady Northam Test Positive for COVID-19 RICHMOND—On Wednesday evening, Governor Ralph Northam and First Lady Pamela Northam were notified...

Del. Nick Freitas (R)’s Relationship With Anti-Black-Lives-Matter Conspiracy Theorist Culpeper County Sheriff Scott Jenkins

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by Ann Ridgeway, the Democratic nominee in HD30 last year against Del. Nick Freitas (R), who is now the Republicans' nominee for Congress in...

State Sen. Jennifer McClellan Calls for Constitutional Amendment to Protect Reproductive Rights [UPDATED with...

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UPDATED 9:30 am - See Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy's statement, below, as well. ******************************* From VA State Sen. Jennifer McClellan: McClellan Calls for Constitutional Amendment to Protect...

Del. Mark Levine: Democrats’ “Naivete Can Be Deadly,” in This Case on Amendment 1

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by Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria/Arlington) How is it that Democrats always seem to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory? The reason is simple: we trust...

Friday News: “Say it plainly: The president is a psychopath”; “Trump Wants You to...

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by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Friday, September 25. Ocean Heat Waves Are Directly Linked to...

Video, Photos: Dr. Jill Biden Visits Hampton Roads, Richmond, Henrico

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See below for video of Dr. Jill Biden speaking with Black educators in Hampton Roads earlier today, as well as some photos and video...

Video: Thursday Night’s Richmond Mayoral Debate at VUU, with Former Gov. Doug Wilder Moderating

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See below for video from tonight's Richmond Mayoral debate at Virginia Union University, with the debate moderated by former Governor L. Douglas Wilder and...

In Response To What Happened in Fairfax on Saturday, AG Mark Herring Issues Advisory...

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See below for an opinion from AG Mark Herring's office, in response to the voter intimidation by Republicans in Fairfax County on Saturday: ATTORNEY GENERAL...

Sen. Mark Warner on the Integrity of Our Elections

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From Sen. Mark Warner's office: STATEMENT OF SENATE INTEL VICE CHAIR SEN. MARK R. WARNER ~ On the integrity of our elections ~  WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA),...

Thursday (9/24) Virginia Data on COVID-19 Finds +902 Confirmed/Probable Cases (to 143,492), +51 Hospitalizations...

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See below for graphics of the newly posted COVID-19 numbers by the Virginia Department of Health and the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association. So, at this point...

Nick Freitas (R) Bashes Unemployment Insurance, Paid Sick Leave

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From the DCCC: Freitas Bashes Unemployment Insurance, Paid Sick Leave Nick Freitas thinks paid sick leave and unemployment insurance are too expensive and he really, really...

Governor Northam Announces Expansion of Rent and Mortgage Relief Program for Landlords

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From Gov. Ralph Northam's office: Governor Northam Announces Expansion of Rent and Mortgage Relief Program for Landlords ~ Landlords can now apply to receive rental assistance...

Support for Amendment 1 Craters

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See below for a press release from Fair Districts, which *opposes* Amendment 1, referring to this new polling from the Wason Center for Publicy...
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