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Video: DNC Member Yasmine Taeb’s Powerful, Emotional Speech About Family Separation and Her Own...

See below for a very powerful, emotional speech by DNC member Yasmine Taeb, who works at the Center for Victims of Torture, about Trump's...

Video: At Women’s Summit, Jennifer Lewis, Anthony Flaccavento, Freeda Cathcart, Red and Minor Terry...

Great job by everyone speaking out against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and Mountain Valley Pipeline. Check out the video, below, and more importantly, joint...

Sunday News: Draft Dodger Trump Mocks War Hero McCain; Should Sarah Sanders Have Been...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Sunday, June 24. Should Sarah Huckabee Sanders Have Been Booted from...

Sold-Out Women’s Summit Fires Up the Grassroots Community

The Women's Summit, organized by Network NoVA (with help from many other grassroots groups), was huge and momentous last year in bringing together the...

Our immigration system is broken. Why must the children pay the price?

By Linda Sperling, running to represent the Springfield District on the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. The United States government is responsible for the separation...

I Really DO Care. Do You?

Yesterday I attended a rally at the Department of Justice to protest the Trump administration's incarceration of immigrant children and families. Although we were a...

The author of the Muslim Ban is on the way out. Meet the woman...

After my race ended for the Virginia House of Delegates last year, I spent awhile mired in a cynical place. Not because we lost- I was certainly...

Saturday News: “The dark history behind Trump’s inflammatory language”; George Will Says Vote Against...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Saturday, June 23. Trump Tariff Threat on European Cars Escalates...

The Mighty Pen Prevails: In the Digital Age, Handwritten Voter Contact Is a Powerful...

by Robbin Zeff Warner, co-founder of Postcards4VA; and Lisa Guide, a co-founder of the Women Effect Action Fund (note: also posted at Medium) Their activism is...

Letter From General Assembly Members to Arlington/Falls Church Commonwealth’s Attorney Theo Stamos: Current System...

Check out the following, important letter to Arlington/Falls Church Commonwealth's Attorney Theo Stamos from Virginia General Assembly members representing Arlington and Falls Church on...

Video: VA 5th CD GOP Nominee Denver Riggleman Dodges When Asked If He’ll Support/Campaign...

From the Leslie Cockburn for Congress campaign: DENVER RIGGLEMAN DODGES QUESTION ABOUT CAMPAIGNING WITH COREY STEWART RAPPAHANNOCK, VA--Yesterday, a video was released of Denver Riggleman, Republican nominee for...

For Our Families: Scott Taylor’s Tax Debt Shows His Focus Isn’t on the District

From Progress VA/For Our Families For Our Families: Scott Taylor's Tax Debt Shows His Focus Isn't on the District Is "Everything in Washington" More Important than Families...

Senators Tim Kaine, Mark Warner Press HHS for Information on Staunton Detention Center

From Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner: WARNER & KAINE PRESS HHS FOR INFORMATION ON STAUNTON DETENTION CENTER WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Mark Warner...

Lawsuit Against Shocking Mistreatment of Juvenile Detainees at Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center Was First...

Let me get this straight: this lawsuit was filed in early October 2017, but we're only hearing about it now? And the Governor of...

Video: “The Truth Is in The Proof” Highlights “Utter Deceit” by Dominion on the...

Excellent video, strongly recommend everyone watch it! "Some of the comments in FERC's environmental impact statement for the Atlantic Coast pipeline are so juvenile...

Friday News: “Melania Trump really doesn’t care. Do you?”; “Return of the Blood Libel”;...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Friday, June 22. White House Split Over Hardline Response to...

BREAKING: 4th Circuit Stays Essential Permit for Fracked Gas Mountain Valley Pipeline

From the Sierra Club: BREAKING: 4th Circuit Stays Essential Permit for Fracked Gas Mountain Valley Pipeline Construction Activities Must Be Halted Thursday, June 21, 2018 RICHMOND, VA -- Today, the...

Audio: Trump-Supporting, Conservative Radio Host Rips Corey Stewart for Ties to Racists, Anti-Semite; Urges...

Conservative and Trump supporter Aaron Gulbransen really ripped Corey Stewart on his radio show today; thought you might all enjoy listening. See below for the...

Video: Senators Warner, Kaine Meet with Faith Leaders, Immigrant Advocates in Arlington on Family...

See the video, below, of Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine at their faith leaders/immigrant advocates roundtable today at the Unitarian Universalist Church in...

Video: Will Underwater Constituents Finally Wake Up Scott Taylor?

Check out the following from 314 Action. In short, Rep. Scott Taylor (R-VA02) is a climate science denier and ignoramus. But I repeat myself....

Greene County Republican Committee Unanimously Censures VA GOP Sen. Emmett Hanger for His Forceful...

To Democrats, Virginia State Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-24) is a champion for his tireless, heroic role in pushing through Medicaid expansion this session. But...

Thursday News: “Trump Fixed Nothing Today”; “created new problems, and kids already held may...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Thursday, June 21. Trump Retreats After Border Policy Outcry ("Order...

Virginia Health Care Providers File New Lawsuit Challenging Longstanding Abortion Restrictions

Courtesy of the Center for Reproductive Rights, this is great to see...hope it succeeds! Virginia Health Care Providers File New Lawsuit Challenging Longstanding Abortion Restrictions Lawsuit...

Virginia Latino Caucus Decries Trump Administration Policy Separating Immigrant Families & Children [UPDATED with...

UPDATED 4:02 pm - See below for a letter from several members of the Virginia House of Delegates, asking Members of the Virginia Congressional...

Corey Stewart Praises Child Separation as ‘Correct’ Policy; Comstock, Brat, Taylor Remain Silent

From the Democratic Party of Virginia (DPVA): Corey Stewart Praises Child Separation as 'Correct' Policy; Comstock, Brat, Taylor Remain Silent Stewart goes all in for ripping...

VA Cities/Counties Can Join Big Cities in Powering Operations with Renewables

By Will Driscoll: Virginia's cities and counties can get a free price estimate for renewable electricity for their government buildings, just by reporting their annual...
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Virginia House Democratic Leader Toscano: Trump “has massively miscalculated the public’s outrage about separating...

by Virginia House Democratic Leader Del. David Toscano: The Beginning of the End? June 20, 2018 The master of cynical obfuscation and deflection is at it again....

No Profiles in Courage (My Latest Challenge to the Conservatives)

This piece ran last week in newspapers in my very red congressional district (VA-06) ************************** This time, I’d like to talk not about the Republican voters,...

Video Shows Corey Stewart “endorses anti-Semite Paul Nehlen MONTHS after Nehlen began sharing content...

Wait, you mean that Corey "Mini Me Trump" Stewart lied yet again, this time about his ties to "anti-Semitic congressional candidate Paul Nehlen." In a...

Title VI Environmental Justice Complaint filed with EPA against the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality regarding...

From the Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League: Title VI Environmental Justice Complaint filed with EPA against the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality regarding the Atlantic Coast Pipeline The...
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