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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...

Wednesday News: “The Long Odds Facing China’s Protesters”; “Oath Keepers Leader Convicted of Sedition...

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by Lowell Here are a few international, national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Wednesday, November 30. Giving up on 1.5C climate target...

Former Arlington/Falls Church Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Josh Katcher Announces Democratic Primary Challenge to Commonwealth’s...

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Last week, Arlington/Falls Church Commonwealth's Attorney Parisa Dehghani-Tafti, who was first elected in 2019, announced her campaign for another four-year term. In that announcement,...

Sen. Tim Kaine, Sen. Mark Warner, Rep. Abigail Spanberger React to Senate Passage of...

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See below for some reactions to the U.S. Senate passing the Respect for Marriage Act, "legislation that would repeal the Defense of Marriage Act...

After Paying $20,000 Deposit to Obtain Records Regarding AG Miyares’ “So-Called ‘Election Integrity Unit'”,...

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Great work by the Virginia NAACP (see their press release below). As for AG Jason Miyares, he has been and continues to be a...

Rest in Peace Rep. Donald McEachin (D-VA04): “A gentle giant, a compassionate champion for...

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Ugh, this is awful. Rest in Peace, Rep. McEachin. Statement on the Passing of Congressman A. Donald McEachin Richmond, VA -- Tonight, Tara Rountree, Chief of...

Tuesday News: “Iran-US World Cup clash rife with political tension”; “How China Lost the...

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by Lowell Here are a few international, national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Tuesday, November 29. Climate change: Wasted methane gas 'a...

Following the 2022 Midterm Elections, Let’s Take a Look at the Key Democratic “Majority...

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by Sam Shirazi With the 2022 midterms behind us, it is time to look ahead to the all-important 2023 Virginia General Assembly elections. All 40...

Monday News: “China Covid protests: Fury and fear of virus puts Xi Jinping in...

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by Lowell Here are a few international, national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Monday, November 28. Climate Change Summit Leaves Hope for...

Video: On MSNBC, VA Sen. Jennifer McClellan and Loudoun NAACP President Michelle C. Thomas...

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See below for VA State Senator Jennifer McClellan speaking on Symone Sanders' MSNBC show earlier today about  "Gov. Youngkin’s curriculum proposal that would significantly...

After Virginian-Pilot Calls Him Out in Editorial, “LGBTQ Americans need public support against efforts...

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VA Del. Tim Anderson (R) - a former close ally of extremist/Trump cultist VA Sen. Amanda Chase (R) who now, suddenly, claims that "Trump...

Sunday News: “We need a breakthrough deal on biodiversity”; “Shocking protests are huge challenge...

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by Lowell Here are a few international, national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Sunday, November 27. ‘We need a breakthrough deal on...

Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA07): “[Nick Fuentes’] white nationalist diatribes are horrendous, breed hate, sow...

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Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA07) nails it: This man — a virulent antisemitic, racist, white nationalist, and sexist Holocaust denier — just had dinner with the...