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Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA07) Statement on Being Elected Battleground Leadership Representative

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No doubt - if anyone knows how to win in a "battleground" district, it's certainly Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA07), who won not once, not...

Senators Kaine and Warner; Reps. Luria, Spanberger, Beyer, Wexton and Connolly Urge U.S. Senate...

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See below for a press release from Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA07)'s office, regarding a letter signed by Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner, along...

“Trump is gonna do what he’s gonna do”: At “CEO Council Summit,” Youngkin Dodges,...

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Earlier today, Gov. Youngkin spoke at the Wall Street Journal's CEO Council Summit in Washington, DC. See here for some video of Youngkin's...

Arlington Public Library’s Hosting of Nikole Hannah-Jones (Creator of the “1619 Project”) Rankles the Right-Wing

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by John Seymour, a long-time resident of Arlington, Virginia Public libraries fill a critical role in our democracy.  They promote literacy and ensure access to...

Tuesday News: “Five Things to Watch at the Biggest Biodiversity Summit”; “Republicans are stuck...

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by Lowell Here are a few international, national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Tuesday, December 6. COP15: Five Things to Watch at...

SILENCE: Youngkin Refuses to Denounce Trump as He Calls for the Termination of Constitution

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From DPVA: SILENCE: Youngkin Refuses to Denounce Trump as He Calls for the Termination of Constitution Richmond, VA – On Friday, in an apparent attempt to re-litigate...

Loudoun4All Statement on Grand Jury Investigation Into Sexual Assaults at Loudoun County Public Schools

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From Loudoun4All: Loudoun4All appreciates the additional transparency that the report from the Grand Jury Investigation provides in regards to sexual assaults that occurred at Loudoun...

Youngkin’s Commission to Combat Antisemitism Releases Report

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See below for a press release from Gov. Glenn Youngkin's office on his Commission to Combat Antisemitism's report, which is available here.  As the...

Loudoun4All Rallies to Show that Hate Has No Home in Loudoun After Hate Speech...

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From Loudoun4All: Loudoun4All Rallies to show that Hate Has No Home Here in Loudoun after hate speech graffiti is painted all along the side of...

Monday News: “World leaders have 2 weeks to agree on a plan to save...

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by Lowell Here are a few international, national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Monday, December 5. World leaders have 2 weeks to...

Why the Virginia SD7 Special Election on January 10, 2023 Matters a LOT –...

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Having just finished with the super-intense 2022 midterm elections, it's hard to believe that in just a few weeks, there will be ANOTHER super-important...

Sunday News: “Biden, Macron and the end of the Reagan-Thatcher era”; Trump “calls for...

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by Lowell Here are a few international, national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Sunday, December 4. Parking lots are becoming as important...

UVA Prof. Larry Sabato: “Every single Republican candidate and officeholder” Should Be Asked If...

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The U.S. political "news" (using the word loosely) media might not think it's a huge story when a former President of the United States...

Check Out the Right-Wing Groups, Including the “tiny Christian college…driving the right’s nationwide war...

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Wondering why Youngkin's draft history education standards are so abysmally bad, embarrassing, etc? Check out some of the right wingnuts who contributed to them, including...

Friday Night Update from the ER in Arlington, VA: Since COVID Started Three Years...

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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 Night...

Saturday News: “Price cap on Russian oil will hit Putin immediately”; “The GOP Can’t...

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by Lowell Here are a few international, national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Saturday, December 3. Earthshot fund gives £1m to UK...

Video: Sen. Tim Kaine Touts Long, Impressive List of 2022 Accomplishments, Calls for Additional...

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From Sen. Tim Kaine's office - what a great year, which saw a truly impressive, historic list of accomplishments by Sen. Kaine and the...

VA Dem SD31 Candidate Russet Perry Rips Sen. Jill Vogel (R-SD31) for Her Role...

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See below for a press release in which SD31 Democratic candidate Russet Perry (note: for more information about her, see here) rips Sen. Jill...

“Delete this antisemitic filth”: VA Dems Respond to VA GOP’s Tweet Attacking Del. Don...

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See below for Democrats' condemnation - and Republicans' silence - of a tweet by the Virginia GOP, using anti-Semitic tropes to attack VA House...

Who Are the Possible/Likely Democratic Contenders in VA04? Will Youngkin Set an Early Special...

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With the sudden, tragic death of Rep. Donald McEachin (D-VA04) earlier this week, we unfortunately now have the need to fill this vacant U.S....

Friday News: “Jan. 6 panel meets to mull potential criminal referrals for Trump, others”;...

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by Lowell Here are a few international, national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Friday, December 2. We looked at 1,200 possibilities for...

VA House Dems’ Leader Don Scott: “It is unacceptable that the leader of our...

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See below for a press release from the VA House Democratic Caucus, referring to this legislation defining life as beginning at conception and, effectively,...

Virginia’s Historic Opportunity to Elect a Black Woman to the US House of Representatives

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by Holly Hazard Representative Donald McEachin (D-VA04), who died earlier this week at the age of 61, represented the best of Virginia. He was compassionate,...

40 Groups Call on Forest Service, BLM Not to Rush Enviro Reviews on Mountain...

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From Wild Virginia, see below for a press release entitled, "40 Groups Call for Fair and Open Federal Review of Mountain Valley Pipeline: Forest...

Thursday News: “Banana Peels for Xi Jinping”; “Kevin McCarthy is caught in Trump’s vicious...

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by Lowell Here are a few international, national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Thursday, December 1. Black Friday’s ‘Enormous Environmental Impact’ Sparks...

“Dominion has used the rulemaking process and its control over project interconnection to create...

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by Ivy Main, cross posted from Power for the People VA After years of wrangling, Virginia finally allows certain customers of Dominion Energy Virginia to...

The Voters and Volunteers of Prince William County Played a Huge Role in Electing...

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by Zoe Vitter, PWC Democratic Committee Representative Abigail Spanberger’s win in the newly drawn 7th Congressional District (CD) this November can be attributed to a...

Video: Sen. Tim Kaine Says We Need to Avert a Rail Strike; “Respect for...

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See below for video of Sen. Tim Kaine speaking with Jake Tapper earlier this afternoon, in which Sen. Kaine said: On the possible rail strike...

Heading Into 2023, Far-Right VA GOP Legislators Push to Completely BAN Abortion, Make Racial...

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Elect Republicans, this is the type of lunacy you'll get: legislation - in this case, by far-right extremist Del. Marie March and State Sen....

Video: With 2023 Virginia General Assembly Session Coming Up in a Few Weeks, Senators...

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With the 2023 Virginia General Assembly coming up in just a few weeks (it begins on 1/11/23), last night several State Senators and Delegates...