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Video: Jennifer Wexton Holds Town Hall in Hamilton

One of the major complaints about Barbara Comstock was she refused to hold town halls during her time in Congress. She was so adamant in her refusal to engage the public that community groups eventually ended up holding mock town … Continue reading

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Where Virginia’s Members of Congress Stand On Impeachment Inquiry

As Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced the launch of a formal impeachment inquiry yesterday, support for the impeachment process has fallen along party lines among members of Congressional delegation. Considering how loyal Virginia’s Republicans have remained to Donald Trump, it … 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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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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House Committee Holds Hearing On Improving Constituent Engagement

With technology making it a lot easier to send messages to people, Members of Congress are now receiving 13 times as many messages than they did in 2001 (and that’s after email was already extremely popular and the internet was … Continue reading

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Knock Down the House Draws Attention to Insurgent Campaigns of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Others

With so many people getting disgusted with the political process, there are a lot of people who are trying to draw attention to candidates who don’t fall into traditional categories. We saw a lot of those candidates pop up during … Continue reading

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Gerry Connolly Named Chairman of Important Subcommittee

With the Democrats taking over the majority in the House of Representatives, members of Virginia’s Congressional delegation have become more powerful. Gerry Connolly, for instance, was named Chairman of the powerful House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations earlier … Continue reading

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