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Should we even pay attention to polls right now?

A new¬†Quinnipiac poll shows Ralph Northam with a 47 percent to 39 percent lead over Ed Gillespie in the race to be Virginia’s next governor. While this is consistent with polling that came out prior to the primaries on June … Continue reading

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Veterans Groups Against Cuts to IU Compensation

Earlier this afternoon, the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs held a hearing on the President’s proposed for the 2018 fiscal year. While many programs are facing major cuts, veterans’ programs are receiving a six percent increase in the 2018 budget … Continue reading

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Mnuchin moves away from the Mnuchin Rule

Earlier today, Secretary Steve Mnuchin testified before the Senate Budget Committee. While he created some news by telling Senator Tim Kaine that there would potentially be a good government shutdown, he also created a stir when he admitted that he’s … Continue reading

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Secretary Mnuchin says there could be a good government shutdown

Secretary Steve Mnuchin testified before the Senate Budget Committee earlier today about the budget released by President Donald Trump. While they didn’t really get into the details of the budget, there were a variety of budget related issues that they … Continue reading

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Jayson Werth sent to the DL with left foot injury

Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post is reporting that Jayson Werth has been placed on the 10 day disabled list with a bruised left foot. The Nationals are calling up Ryan Raburn from AAA Syracuse in a corresponding roster move. … Continue reading

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Could Bryce Harper get a $455 million contract?

Although Bryce Harper won’t become a free agent until the end of the 2018 season, I can remember conversations dating back to when he first signed with the Nationals speculating about where he’d eventually end up. I can’t tell you … Continue reading

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Donald McEachin Endorses Justin Fairfax for Lt. Governor

Anyone who has been following Justin Fairfax the last few years knows that he’s been traveling all over the Commonwealth of Virginia building relationships with people of all types of different backgrounds. That’s why it shouldn’t be surprising that someone … Continue reading

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Gerry Connolly on Trump’s Decision to Pull out of Paris Climate Agreement

Donald Trump announced this afternoon that he’s pulling the United States out of the Paris Climate Agreement. This decision has already received a significant amount of criticism, including from Rep. Gerry Connolly and the other co-chairs of the House Sustainable … Continue reading

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Despite struggles in the first, the Nationals have comeback win

Between limited use during the World Baseball classic and his last exhibition start being rained out, Tanner Roark had only seen 10 and 2/3 innings of game action over the course of the last month. This caused some folks to … Continue reading

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Video: Tom Perriello speaks to crowd in McLean

On what many would argue is the most important day of the year (Opening Day for Major League Baseball), Tom Perriello held a meet and greet with about 40 people in McLean. Interesting enough, the group that hosted the event … Continue reading

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