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Video: Rhena Hicks of Norfolk Visits U.S. Capitol to Discuss the Importance of Affordable...

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Good stuff from Protect Our Care and Rhena Hicks of Norfolk, who spoke at a March 22 roundtable hosted by Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi and...

This Is Not the Type of Person Who Should Be in the Virginia State...

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This June, Virginia will hold primaries for numerous seats in the State Senate, where Democrats currently hold a narrow, 22-18 majority that will be...

Saturday News: “IPCC Report Will Likely Shake Up U.N. Climate Talks”; “Biden warns Iran...

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by Lowell Here are a few international, national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Saturday, March 25. IPCC Report Will Likely Shake Up...

Rep. Jennifer Wexton, Rep. Jennifer McClellan Vote Against Extreme Legislation to Censor Public Education...

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See below for press releases from Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-VA10)'s and Rep. Jennifer McClellan (D-VA04)'s office on their votes against the latest legislative abomination...

Fairfax Dems Statement Regarding the Unnecessary Killing of Unarmed Black Man Fleeing Police at...

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From the Fairfax County Democratic Committee: Statement Regarding the Unnecessary Killing of Unarmed Black Man Fleeing Police at Tysons Corner Shopping Center    FAIRFAX, VA –...

Friday News: “Urgency. Gravity. Hope.” on Climate Crisis; “TikTok Fight Rocks U.S.-China Relations”; America...

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by Lowell Here are a few international, national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Friday, March 24. These eight charts show why climate...

Video: Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA11) Mocks Republicans for Falsely Blaming Biden for Trump’s MANY...

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Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA11) is just really, really good at this! Here's a sampling...and check out the full video, below, of Connolly mocking Republicans...

Audio: Former Del. Lashrecse Aird Says “I’ve never run against someone where people were...

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Definitely check out this conversation on Women – Politics – Virginia with former Del. Lashrecse Aird, who's running against VA Sen. Joe Morrissey in...

Ladies and Gentlemen, Meet Youngkin’s Extreme New VA Board of Education Appointee

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Ladies and gentlemen, meet Dale Sturdifen, your new, Youngkin-appointed member of the VA Board of Education! First, as much as I'm not a fan of...

Congressional Republicans’ Plans To Gut Medicaid and the ACA Would Have Devastating Consequences in...

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From the White House: STATE FACT SHEETS: White House Lays Out Devastating Consequences of MAGA House Republican Plans to Gut Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act...

Thursday News: “Ukraine says Russia’s Bakhmut assault loses steam, counterstrike coming soon”; “Trump Faces...

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by Lowell Here are a few international, national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Thursday, March 23. Global water crisis could 'spiral out...

Arlington County Board Adopts Expanded Housing Options

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Superb job by the Arlington County Board; thanks to all the members and staff for getting this done (see press release and video below),...

Youngkin Awards $266,000 to *TOTALLY NOT FIRED* Superintendent

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From DPVA: Youngkin Awards $266,000 to *TOTALLY NOT FIRED* Superintendent RICHMOND, VA – Ask him three different ways and he’ll refuse to tell you the truth: no matter how...

Time to Take the Only “Vacation” I’ll Get This Year

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by Kellen Squire Well, folks, today's the day. After accumulating as much time as I could over the last few months putting in hours in...

Rep. Jennifer McClellan Helps Lead Introduction of Landmark Environmental Justice Legislation, the A. Donald...

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From Rep. Jennifer McClellan (D-VA04)'s office: McClellan Helps Lead Introduction of Landmark Environmental Justice Legislation McClellan Builds on Legacy of the Late A. Donald McEachin    Washington, D.C....

Youngkin’s War Against Public Education Gets New General

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From DPVA: Youngkin’s War Against Public Education Gets New General RICHMOND, VA – Youngkin continued his assault on Virginia’s public school system today with the appointment of Lisa...

Glenn Youngkin Names Former Aide to Far-Right-Extremist Bob Good to VA Board of Education;...

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Glenn Youngkin continues his war on public education in Virginia, this morning naming a former top staffer to far-right/theocratic/fascistic Rep. Bob Good (R-VA05), Dale...

Sen. Mark Warner Sponsors Legislation to Recoup Bank Executive Bonuses and Stock Sales in...

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From Sen. Mark Warner's office: WARNER SPONSORS LEGISLATION TO RECOUP BANK EXECUTIVE BONUSES AND STOCK SALES IN THE CASE OF BANK FAILURE ~ Bill follows collapse of...

Wednesday News: “Climate change is worsening, but we have the tools to combat it”;...

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by Lowell Here are a few international, national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Wednesday, March 22. UN to World: The Climate Emergency...

“We the People for Education” Launches, with Goal of “push[ing] back against organizing from...

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See below for a press release from We the People for Education, "a non-partisan 501c4 focused on supporting and empowering pro-public education leadership in...

How Do State Senate, House of Delegates Members’ 2023 VAPLAN Scores Match Up To...

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Last week, Cindy/VAPLAN came out with her eagerly anticipated, annual progressive scorecard for all Virginia General Assembly members. As always, there is a TON of information...

Tuesday News: “Xi’s talks with Putin provide ‘diplomatic cover’ for war”; “Climate Time Bomb...

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by Lowell Here are a few international, national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Tuesday, March 21. World can still avoid worst of...

Mike Pence To Visit Virginia Tuesday, Tout Far-Right Record

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From DPVA: Mike Pence To Visit Virginia, Tout Far-Right Record RICHMOND, VA – Tomorrow, Donald Trump’s former vice president, Mike Pence, will be visiting Lexington to tout...

Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA11) Named Most Effective Lawmaker of the 117th Congress

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See below for a press release from Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA11) on being "named the Most Effective Lawmaker of the 117th Congress by the Center...

[UPDATED 3/20] The Status – Seeking Reelection or Other Office? Retiring? – of All...

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As the 2023 Virginia General Assembly regular session wraps up (mercifully! LOL), and as members make announcements of their future plans, here's a running...

Interview with Albert Vega, Democrat Challenging Republican Pat Herrity

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by Kindler In this busy post-redistricting election year for Virginia, some of the most exciting races are for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. One...

Monday News: “UN science report to provide stark climate warning”; Xi Visits War Criminal...

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by Lowell Here are a few international, national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Monday, March 20. The state of the climate in...

“Dominion’s bills aren’t just confusing, they mask a perverse incentive in the rate structure...

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by Ivy Main, cross posted from Power for the People VA A seemingly simple question came across my desk a few weeks ago: What does...

Video: Sen. Tim Kaine Says “every time you think [Trump’s] bottomed out, he goes...

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This morning, Sen. Tim Kaine appeared on "The Sunday Show with Jonathan Capehart" and was asked about the possible arrest  of Donald Trump this...

Sunday News: Putin Visits Ukrainian City He Destroyed; “How Trump’s using a possible arrest...

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by Lowell Here are a few international, national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Sunday, March 19. A Devastating Toxin Is Bubbling Up...