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Shyam Raman To Serve as DPVA’s Next Executive Director

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Good luck to Shyam Raman in his new job as Executive Director of the Democratic Party of Virginia (see press release, below)! We certainly...

Virginia 10-Day New COVID-19 Cases Down 85% Compared to 1/19; Hospitalizations Down to 571...

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See below for the latest COVID-19 statistics for Virginia, courtesy of the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association (VHHA). As you...

Video: Former Rep. Denver Riggleman (R-VA05) Says Mark Meadows the “Rosetta Stone of the...

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Former Rep. Denver Riggleman (R-VA05), speaking last night on MSNBC, had the following to say about the 1/6 committee investigation, of which he played...

Video: Virginia House, Senate Democrats Condemn Governor Youngkin’s “Totalitarian” Attacks on the Virginia Community...

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See below for a press release and video of this morning's press call, as Virginia House and Senate Democrats ripped Governor Youngkin’s "hyper-partisan attacks...

Video: On Abortion, Virginia LG Winsome Sears “the mother is not having a lizard,...

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See below for video of Virginia Lt. Governor Winsome Sears, in which she goes on an unhinged rant against abortion. Check this out, and...

Wednesday News: Zelenskyy Says Russia Has Become “Terrorist” State; “Trump sought to lead armed...

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by Lowell Here are a few international, national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Wednesday, June 29. "All of this just keeps coming together...

Far-Right VA State Senator Steve Newman (R) Suggests Penalizing Medical Providers to Enforce 15-Week...

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Virginia State Senator Jennifer Boysko (D) has the correct response to her far-right colleague's threat to penalize medical providers if, god forbid, Glenn Youngkin's...

Fairfax Democrats Applaud Renaming of Lee District to Franconia District

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From the Fairfax County Democratic Committee: Local Democrats Applaud Renaming of Lee District Board of Supervisors renames district to better reflect residents’ values FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA –...

Video: Former Trump WH Aide Cassidy Hutchinson Testifies to Trump’s Unhinged, Violent Behavior on...

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See below for video and highlights from today's surprise 1/6/21 committee hearing, featuring former White House top aide Cassidy Hutchinson...explosive testimony about Trump's violent,...

Charlottesville ER Nurse Kellen Squire Predicts: “The Post-Roe suffering has already begun – and...

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by Charlottesville, VA-based emergency room nurse Kellen Squire The realities of a post-Roe world are coming hard and fast. Even for those of us who trumpeted warnings for...

Virginia 10-Day New COVID-19 Cases Down 86% Compared to 1/19; Hospitalizations Down to 571...

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See below for the latest COVID-19 statistics for Virginia, courtesy of the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association (VHHA). As you...

Tuesday News: “Jan. 6 Panel Abruptly Sets Tuesday Hearing on ‘Recently Obtained Evidence’”; “There’s...

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by Lowell Here are a few international, national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Tuesday, June 28. Deaths, Costs of Climate-Linked Disasters May...

Virginia 10-Day New COVID-19 Cases Down 88% Compared to 1/19; Hospitalizations Down to 529...

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See below for the latest COVID-19 statistics for Virginia, courtesy of the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association (VHHA). As you...

DPVA Chair: “I am stunned by Yesli Vega’s comments. They are deeply hateful, offensive...

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From the Democratic Party of Virginia: DPVA Chair Statement on Yesli Vega’s Vile Anti-Victim Comments Richmond, VA – In an audio recording, Yesli Vega, the radical Republican nominee...

In Stark Contrast to Her Ignorant, Extreme Republican Opponent, Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA07)’s Well-Informed,...

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by Aleurophile VA07 Republican nominee Yesli Vega has been caught on tape voicing the (completely false) view that it’s more difficult for a woman to...

“What does anti-abortion #VA7 candidate Yesli Vega have in common with the late Todd...

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Remember Todd Akin? He was the far-right Missouri Republican who insanely claimed, back in August 2012, "that victims of what he described as "legitimate...

Monday News: “The Supreme Court declares war on modern America”; Post-Roe, “Black women could...

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by Lowell Here are a few international, national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Monday, June 27. Corporate Net-Zero Goals Don’t Add Up...

Video: On MSNBC, VA Del. Danica Roem Says “This is an all hands on...

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See below for video and highlights from Del. Danica Roem's appearance this morning on MSNBC to discuss the current state of LGBTQ+ rights in...

“Voting will not change everything, but it can have huge impacts,” Such as the...

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See below and here for an excellent Twitter thread by Sam Shirazi on how "voting will not change everything, but it can have huge...

Video: Reps. Don Beyer, Gerry Connolly; Delegates Don Scott, Dan Helmer Urge Democrats to...

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See below for video from Friday's "Power Lunch" by NetworkNOVA, featuring Congressmen Don Beyer (D-VA08) and Gerry Connolly (D-VA11), as well as VA House...

Sunday News: “G-7 will ban Russian gold imports”; “Far-Right” SCOTUS Makes “mockery of democracy”;...

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by Lowell Here are a few international, National and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Sunday, June 26. Miller: President Trump… I want to thank...

“The Great Regression”: “right now the arc of history is not, as we often...

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The following thread by David Rothkopf really nails it. We are currently in what could very well end up being called "The Great Regression,"...

Del. Sally Hudson Explains “what *exactly* we mean when we say abortion is still...

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See below for an excellent thread by VA Del. Sally Hudson (D-Charlottesville) on where things stand with abortion in Virginia right now, after the...

Saturday News: G-7 Allies “Aghast at US Abortion Rights Reversal”; “Requiem for the Supreme...

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by Lowell Here are a few international, national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Saturday, June 25. What to watch at the G-7...

Friday Night Update from the ER in Arlington, VA: Moderna’s New Combination Vaccine Booster...

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Thanks as always to Dr. Mike Silverman, Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, for these superb updates! Friday...

“On this day, and every day, remember: Those who like to scold the ‘alarmists’...

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See below for another superb Twitter thread by Georgetown University Visiting Professor Thomas Zimmer, in which he explains how: "The reactionary counter-mobilization against multiracial,...

“Another Stain on the Court”; “All-Out Assault”; “Our Worst Fears, Realized”; “Outraged”: Virginians React...

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See below for reactions from Virginians to the appalling, extremist decision by a bunch of far-right nutjobs in robes on the US Supreme Court...

Virginia 10-Day New COVID-19 Cases Down 87% Compared to 1/19; Hospitalizations Down to 532...

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See below for the latest COVID-19 statistics for Virginia, courtesy of the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association (VHHA). As you...

Video: Youngkin Dodges Questions by CBS News on Abortion, Guns; Falsely Claims Virginians Don’t...

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Yesterday, Glenn Youngkin did an amazing thing for him - he got out of his "safe space" of far-right media (Fox, right-wing talk radio,...

Video: Senators Mark Warner, Tim Kaine Praise Senate Passage Last Night of “landmark legislation...

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From Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine:  STATEMENT OF U.S. SENS. MARK R. WARNER & TIM KAINE ~ On passage of Bipartisan Safer Communities Act ~ WASHINGTON – U.S....