Monthly Archives: February 2017

Ralph Northam voted for George W. Bush

While most of the New York Times article I mentioned this morning was setting up the narrative that the Democratic gubernatorial primary was largely a contest between the establishment (Northam) and progressives upset with Trump (Perriello), there was some newsworthy … Continue reading

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Virginia’s gubernatorial campaign getting national attention

Ask any statewide candidate here in Virginia if Trump being elected POTUS has had an impact on their race and you’ll get a resounding yes. While it’s still important to have a good grasp of Virginia issues, you simply can’t … Continue reading

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Gerry Connolly to bring guest to Trump’s speech

When President Trump addresses a joint session of Congress tomorrow evening, every member is allowed to bring a guest to sit in the gallery. While some members have members of their family join them, it’s also not uncommon for them … Continue reading

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Video: Ralph Northam speaks to crowd in McLean

The General Assembly adjourned for the last time this session on Saturday morning, which freed up candidates to hit the campaign trail. That’s exactly what Lt. Governor Ralph Northam did as he jumped in Toyota Prius after the session ended … Continue reading

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New Poll Shows Donald Trump Beating Elizabeth Warren in Hypothetical Matchup

There’s been a lot of discussion about Elizabeth Warren lately as she’s received attention for being silenced during the debate surrounding Jeff Sessions’ nomination to be Attorney General. Some people have even suggested that the event might have been the … Continue reading

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Gerry Connolly calls for investigation into Kellyanne Conway

While there’s been a lot of discussion today about Michael Flynn’s resignation today, he’s not the only member of the Trump Administration that’s in the hot seat. Walter Shaub, the director of the Office of Government Ethics, wrote a letter to … Continue reading

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Did Betsy DeVos Donate to Ed Gillespie Like the VA Democratic Party Claims?

There’s been a lot of discussion about how Betsy Devos gain a lot of power and influence through making donations to political campaigns. It’s even gotten to the point that people are claiming she bought her way to the position … Continue reading

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren Impersonated on SNL

President Trump has obviously been a frequent subject on Saturday Night Live in recent months as actor Alec Baldwin has become known for his spot on impersonation of the President. Melissa McCarthy then joined in the fun by portraying White … Continue reading

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Perriello Supports Moving Confederate Statues

As someone who was a history major in college and spent a lot of time studying the Civil War era, I have been following the debate surrounding statue of Confederate leaders in Charlottesville. I believe studying this era is important, … Continue reading

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Video: Mark Warner Opposes Jeff Sessions Nomination

I wrote earlier about how Elizabeth Warren was rebuked by the Republicans in the US Senate last night for her speech against Jeff Sessions’ nomination to be the next Attorney General.  As Mark Warner pointed out in his remarks on … Continue reading

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