Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Sunday, November 10.
My November 9 appearance with @CNN Host @AnaCabrera. I discuss a 1944 fictional corrupt call between FDR and Churchill before D-Day. https://t.co/7Gc5HIg91H
— Gene Rossi (@rossi4va) November 9, 2019
- Brazil’s Newly Freed Former Leader Sets Up Clash With Bolsonaro’s Right-Wing Government (“Brazil’s former leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, newly freed from jail, attacked right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro for impoverishing working Brazilians.”)
- The whistleblower’s lawyer says attacking him is illegal as Trump’s attacks continue
- America After Trump (“Even if he loses the next election, the damage he’s done to our political system will be lasting.”)
- Republicans want Hunter Biden, whistleblower to testify in open hearings (Nope, Republicans are completely not serious.)
- Schiff warns GOP: Impeachment probe won’t undertake ‘sham’ investigations into Bidens (Republicans are desperate to distract attention from their criminal president.)
- Republicans attempt to move impeachment inquiry away from Trump
- Trump says transcript of “second” Ukraine call will “probably” be released Tuesday
- We read all 2,677 pages of impeachment inquiry testimony released to date. Here’s what’s clear.
- In Seeking to Join Suit Over Subpoena Power, Mulvaney Goes Up Against the President (“In effect, the acting chief of staff hopes the court will tell him whether to listen to his own boss, who wants him to remain silent, or to comply with a subpoena from the House, which wants his testimony.”)
- John Bolton lands a book deal. It will publish before the 2020 presidential election
- Cindy McCain: John would be ‘disgusted’
- Has Climate News Coverage Finally Turned a Corner? (“The climate silence that had long pervaded so much of the media has been broken. Now, the challenge is to improve the coverage.”)
- Poll: Bloomberg’s potential run is a flop with voters so far
- What the Hell Happened to Hugh Hewitt? (“‘He’s lost his f*cking mind,’ a senior MSNBC colleague told The Daily Beast, lamenting how the conservative intellectual has morphed into a Lou Dobbs-like booster of the president.”)
- Donald Trump Doesn’t Get Completely Booed at a Big Game. But Did He Jinx the Home Team?
- Editorial: New General Assembly majority must keep campaign promises (“Democrats must now also sharpen their focus on how to combat climate change and sea level rise.” Big time.)
- BREAKING: VA House Dems Choose Del. Eileen Filler-Corn as New Speaker, Del. Charniele Herring as New Majority Leader (House Dems also vote for Del. Rip Sullivan as Caucus Chair)
- Virginia Democrats Celebrate Historic Firsts Within Diverse Class of Incoming Representatives
- Va. Democrats make historic choices for House speaker, majority leader
- Va. Democrats choose Del. Eileen Filler-Corn of Fairfax as House speaker; first woman to lead House
- In Virginia, Republicans confront a fearful electoral future (“Virginia now stands as a fearful avatar for Republicans of what the nation’s unrelenting demographic and cultural changes mean for the party, as the moderate-to-liberal urban and suburban areas grow and more conservative rural areas lose ground.”)
- Fact Check: No, Republicans did not out-vote Democrats in 2019 (“State Senate: D Votes: 1,211,835 R Votes: 893,596 Margin: D+ 318,239”)
- Suburban voters were key to Democratic takeover in Virginia — and both parties will need to keep wooing them
- New maps were supposed to give Virginia’s black voters more power. Tuesday’s elections suggest it worked.
- Virginia Democrats finally have the opportunity to strike down gerrymandering (Sure, but have to do it right. For starters, the right-wing-dominated state Supreme Court can NOT be allowed to determine new district lines. That makes no sense whatsoever.)
- Metrobus riders in Va. lose time, money and faith in transit as strike goes on
- A Primer on Poll Greeting, or: How to Win Your Next Election
- Arlington residents hunt for coffee and bottled water after water main break
- Arlington, DC boil water advisories could end Sunday, Glebe Road to reopen
- Warmer today and tomorrow; winter chill returns midweek