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Tom Perriello releases tax reform plan

Tom Perriello has released a tax reform proposal that gives the middle class a tax cut and funds a working families agenda.


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Virginia members urge congressional leadership to protect miners’ healthcare

Virginia leaders urged Congress to take action to protect retired coal miners who risk losing their healthcare benefits.


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Local school board members endorse Tom Perriello for governor

Seven school board members from across Virginia are endorsing Tom Perriello ahead of the June 13 Democratic primary for Virginia governor.


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LiUNA endorses Ralph Northam for governor

LiUNA (Laborers’ International Union of North America) announced its endorsement of Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam in the Virginia governor’s race.


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Ghazala, Khizr Khan endorse Tom Perriello for governor

Virginia Gold Star Parents Khizr and Ghazala Khan are endorsing Tom Perriello for governor, ahead of the June 13 Democratic primary in Virginia.


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Speaker-designee Kirk Cox forms Colonial Leadership Trust PAC

Virginia House of Delegates Speaker-designee Kirk Cox announced Tuesday the formation of the Colonial Leadership Trust PAC.


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Friends of Augusta endorses Tom Perriello for governor

Friends of Augusta, a local pipeline opposition group, is formally endorsing Tom Perriello for governor.


Grassroots Bluefest to benefit Perriello, Lynn

Democratic candidates Tom Perriello and Angela Lynn are hosting Grassroots Bluefest, a festival featuring music for progressives.


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Perriello would propose constitutional amendment to protect woman’s right to choose

Tom Perriello would propose in his first legislative session as governor a constitutional amendment to guarantee a woman’s right to choose.


Quinnipiac: Perriello leads Dem race, both Ds lead Rs in early look at November

Tom Perriello has a slight lead on Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam in the race for the Democratic Party nomination for governor.


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Speaker-Designee Kirk Cox announces staff plans

Virginia House of Delegates Speaker-Designee M. Kirk Cox announced his staff plans Tuesday.


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Bernie Sanders endorses Tom Perriello for Virginia governor

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont endorsed Tom Perriello today in the Virginia governor’s race.


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Perriello campaign to mobilize for day of Medicaid action

Tom Perriello’s campaign for governor will shift its field resources to pressuring Republicans to support Medicaid expansion.


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Virginia Education Association endorses Ralph Northam for governor

The Virginia Education Association has endorsed Ralph Northam for governor of Virginia.


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Ralph Northam unveils education policy platform

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam unveiled his education policy platform to make quality education available for all Virginians.


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Senators urge Trump to restore funding to Appalachian Regional Commission

Senators are urging President Donald Trump to reverse his proposal to eliminate funding for the Appalachian Regional Commission.


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Tom Perriello submits ballot petitions for Democratic Party primary

Tom Perriello submitted 21,773 petition signatures to qualify as a candidate in the June 13 Democratic primary election.


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Ralph Northam submits petitions for ballot access

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam’s campaign submitted 30,170 petition signatures to qualify for ballot access for this year’s gubernatorial race.


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Warner, Trump on GOP pullback on TrumpCare

U.S. Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner comment on TrumpCare being pulled down in the House of Representatives.


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Ralph Northam unveils environmental policy platform

Ralph Northam unveiled on Thursday his environmental policy platform.


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Northam for Governor releases “Kia” online video

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign released “Kia”, featuring the mother of one of Northam’s pediatric neurology patients.


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Thirty former Obama aides endorse Tom Perriello

In a new letter, 30 former officials from President Barack Obama’s administration and campaigns announced their support for Tom Perriello.


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Tom Perriello to host live Reddit AMA

Tom Perriello, Democratic candidate for governor of Virginia, will host a live Reddit AMA session today.


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Democrats call on GOP to take stand against Trumpcare

Democratic Party Chair Susan Swecker and House Democratic Caucus Chair Charniele Herring called on Republicans to stand up to Trumpcare.


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Tom Perriello to host Facebook Live Q and A

Tom Perriello, Democratic candidate for governor of Virginia, will host a Facebook Live Q&A today at 4 p.m.


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Tom Perriello launches New Virginia Jobs Tour

Tom Perriello, Democratic candidate for governor of Virginia, will launch a New Virginia Jobs Tour.


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Northam condemns proposed cuts to Chesapeake Bay Cleanup

The president’s draft 2018 budget includes massive reductions to programs at the EPA.


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Tom Perriello to launch Equal Justice For All Tour

Tom Perriello, Democratic candidate for governor of Virginia, will travel across Virginia for an Equal Justice for All Tour.


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Northam releases new jobs program

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam unveiled “G3: Get Skilled – Get a Job – Give Back.”


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Northam applauds ruling to uphold Maryland assault weapons ban

The Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond said assault weapons banned under Maryland law aren’t protected by the Second Amendment.


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House Speaker Bill Howell announces retirement

Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) announced Monday that he will not seek re-election.


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Ralph Northam on Senate vote to require photo ID for absentee voting

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam comments after the State Senate approved a bill requiring voters to present a photo ID when requesting an absentee ballot.


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Northam on Senate support for 12-month birth control prescription

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam comments after the Virginia State Senate passed HB 2267 to allow 12-month prescriptions of oral contraceptives.


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Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam on Senate approval of anti-marriage equality bill

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam comments after the Senate approved legislation to permit state-sanctioned discrimination against LGBT couples.


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Poll: Perriello, Northam tied, both lead GOP contenders for governor

Tom Perriello and Ralph Northam are tied in the race for the Democratic Party nomination for governor.


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Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam statement on Senate vote to defund Planned Parenthood

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam comments after the Virginia State Senate approved HB 2264 to defund Planned Parenthood.


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Ralph Northam unveils Virginia criminal justice reform agenda

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam on Monday unveiled his agenda to reform Virginia’s criminal justice system.


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Perriello challenges Dominion to offer next generation solutions

Tom Perriello is challenging Dominion Resources to offer better clean energy, job-creating solutions.


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Statement from Dominion on Perriello opposition to pipelines

Statement from Dominion in response to Tom Perriello’s announcement this afternoon of his opposition to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.


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Tom Perriello announces opposition to two Virginia pipelines

Democratic Party gubernatorial nomination candidate Tom Perriello today announced his opposition to a pair of proposed Virginia pipelines.