Monthly Archives: August 2019

Dave LaRock and Others Continue Campaign Against LGBT Equality

As a member of Equality Loudoun’s steering committee, I was involved with getting the Loudoun County School Board to add gender identity and sexual orientation to its non-discrimination policy. It was an uphill battle where we frequently saw right wing … Continue reading

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Trump Lawyer Running for Commonwealth Attorney in Fairfax

In the lead up to the Democratic primary for Commonwealth Attorney in Fairfax County, there was a lot of talk about how the winner would be the next CA because there was no Republican running. It was actually discussed during … Continue reading

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Kirk Cox Starts Airing TV Commercial

I was talking with some candidates on the ballot this November over the weekend and they were talking about how fundraising has been relatively slow recently. They’re therefore focused in on making sure they can fund good mail campaigns and … Continue reading

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Gerry Connolly Supports Beginning Impeachment Inquiry

Rep. Gerry Connolly is a strong progressive and represents his district extremely well, but he’s probably not on anybody’s list of the most liberal members of the House of Representatives. That’s why his announcement this morning that he supports starting … Continue reading

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Pete Buttigieg Wins Fight for Campaign Donations from Virginia

In a post over at Blue Virginia, Lowell Feld highlighted how VPAP has posted an excellent breakdown showing how much Virginians have donated to the various presidential candidates. In what might come as a surprise to many people, it turns … Continue reading

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Speaker Kirk Cox Called Out for His Response to Mass Shootings

As the country is trying to move forward after tragic violence over the weekend, many leaders in Virginia pointed out how the Virginia General Assembly had an opportunity to at least consider some meaningful reforms during a special session shortly … Continue reading

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Pelosi, Schumer, and Others Call On McConnell and Trump to Act on Gun Violence Prevention

There’s already been a lot of talk among Virginia’s elected officials about how the Republicans in the General Assembly refused to have any legitimate discussion on legislation to curb gun violence, but leaders are now highlighting the lack of action … Continue reading

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Virginia’s Leaders Respond to Mass Shootings

Unfortunately, there’s an epidemic of gun violence in this country and it almost seems as though people are getting used to hearing breaking news stories about another mass shooting. But the 29 deaths and dozens more injured after shootings in … Continue reading

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Jennifer Wexton Discusses Variety of Topics at Community Town Hall

Throughout her tenure in the House of Representatives, Barbara Comstock refused to actually hold a town hall meeting where her constituents could speak with her about the various issues they cared about. She actually received attention in national publications for … Continue reading

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Labor Dispute Disrupts Bus Service in Prince William

Transportation related issues are one of the biggest concerns facing residents of Prince William County. Looking back to the 2017 election, her almost obsession with figuring out a way to “fix 28 and innovate” is one of the main reasons … Continue reading

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