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Congressional candidates highlight local Democratic Party meeting

Appearances by Sergio Coppola and Peter Volosin, two men seeking the Democratic Party nomination in the Sixth District, will highlight the Staunton/Augusta County Democratic Committees meeting set for Tuesday.

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Rural Caucus of the Democratic Party of Virginia, Democratic Promise form strategic partnership

The Rural Caucus of the Democratic Party of Virginia is partnering with Democratic Promise.

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Democratic Party of Virginia names Chris Bolling executive director

Democratic Party of Virginia Chairwoman Susan Swecker today announced that DPVA veteran Chris Bolling will return to the party as executive director.

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Susan Platt announces campaign for lieutenant governor

Susan Platt announced her candidacy for the Democratic Party nomination for lieutenant governor of Virginia.

Tim Kaine formally joins Hillary Clinton, Democratic ticket

At a rally in Miami on Saturday, Hillary Clinton introduced her running mate, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va.

Democrats address voting rights restoration

The Democratic Natonal Committee and the Virginia Democratic Party discuss the restoration of voting rights for people with felony convictions.

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African American rural grassroots leaders endorse Hillary Clinton

Today, a group of 23 African American rural grassroots leaders from across the country are announcing they are endorsing Hillary Clinton for President.

Super Tuesday: Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump win in Virginia

Hillary Clinton won going away in Virginia’s Democratic Party presidential primary, and Donald Trump walked away with a narrow win over Marco Rubio on the Republican side on Super Tuesday.

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Bernie Sanders shooting for $40 million fundraising month

Bernie Sanders backers were racing the clock on Monday to raise more than $40 million by tonight’s end-of-the-month midnight deadline.

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Eight Virginia mayors endorse Hillary Clinton for president

Hillary Clinton’s support in Virginia continued to grow today as eight additional Democratic mayors endorsed her in advance of the March 1 primary.

Senate Democrats comment on state budget

Senate Democrats offered comments on the Senate’s proposed amendments to the current budget and the Senate’s proposed budget for the coming biennium.

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Bernie Sanders: The candidate the establishment needs

The win in New Hampshire for Bernie Sanders was expected, but Hillary Clinton is largely predicted to win the Democratic nomination.

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Members of Virginia Legislative Black Caucus endorse Hillary Clinton

The majority of the members of Virginia’s Legislative Black Caucus endorsed Hillary Clinton ahead of the Commonwealth’s March 1 primary.

Polls: Hillary Clinton leads in 10 of 12 March 1-8 primary states

Bernie Sanders has leads in just two of the 12 states with Democratic Party presidential primaries March 1-8, showing the strength of the Hillary Clinton firewall.

Local Democrats plan education forum prior to March 1 primary

The Democratic committees of Staunton, Waynesboro and Augusta County are sponsoring a forum for those planning to vote in the Super Tuesday primary on March 1.

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Tim Kaine: Hillary Clinton track record “head and shoulders above Bernie Sanders

Sen. Tim Kaine said Hillary Clinton is “head and shoulders above Senator Sanders” and the Republican candidates when it comes to producing results for the American people.

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Sanders: Clinton super PAC spending proves Feel the Bern momentum

Bernie Sanders on Sunday said that spending by a super PAC supporting Hillary Clinton shows his campaign is gaining ground against the former secretary of state.

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Sen. Tim Kaine to stump for Hillary Clinton in Columbia, S.C.

With less than two weeks to go until the First in the South Democratic primary, Senator Tim Kaine will campaign and Get Out The Vote for Hillary Clinton in Columbia.

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Largest peace group endorses Bernie Sanders

Peace Action PAC, the political action committee of Peace Action, has endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) for the Democratic primary.

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Bernie Sanders breaks fundraising records after New Hampshire win

The Bernie Sanders presidential campaign on Wednesday announced a record-breaking fundraising period following his landslide victory in the New Hampshire primary.

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Bernie Sanders wins big in New Hampshire

Bernie Sanders won Tuesday’s New Hampshire Democratic Party presidential primary in a double-digit landslide over Hillary Clinton.

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McAuliffe: Hillary Clinton on the road to Democratic nomination

Terry McAuliffe campaigned in Iowa for Hillary Clinton. Wednesday night, the Virginia governor took to MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews.

Clinton, Sanders battle to effective draw in Iowa

Hillary Clinton declared victory in the Iowa Democratic Party caucus late Monday night, but the counting continues.

Clinton, Sanders continue debate over additional debates

The limited Democratic National Committee debate schedule is now an issue for top candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.

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Bernie Sanders touts super PAC fundraising

Bernie Sanders raised no money last year for a super PAC, his campaign announced on Friday. None. Zero. Zilch.

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Bernie 2016 to open Roanoke office

The Bernie Sanders presidential campaign on Saturday will formally open its Roanoke field office. This is the campaign’s second office in the state.

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Podcast: AFP editor Chris Graham talks Iowa

Donald Trump skipped the Fox News Republican debate, the final chance to speak to voters before the Iowa caucuses on Monday.

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Sanders wants Clinton to agree to more debates

The Bernie Sanders campaign on Thursday renewed its proposal for additional debates sponsored by the Democratic National Committee

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Sanders disappointed by Clinton attack ads

Hillary Clinton launched a new television commercial on Thursday that distorts Bernie Sanders’ record with not-so-veiled insinuations.

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Bernie Sanders on Roe v. Wade

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders issued the following statement on Friday’s anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade.


Roe at 43: Is the Democratic Party harming the women’s movement?

Has the pro-choice movement has made some tactical mistakes that have resulted in the erosion of abortion rights guaranteed by the Supreme Court’s Roe v Wade decision?

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Tim Kaine to campaign for Hillary Clinton in Iowa

On January 22 and January 23, Virginia U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine will campaign on behalf of Hillary Clinton in Iowa.

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Hillary Clinton: Least fit of all

Hillary Clinton is especially unfit to be president. No one who has done what she has done as a government official should be rewarded with power.

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Bernie Sanders backs measure to amend firearms manufacturer liability law

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders on Saturday made good on his promise to support legislation to amend a 2005 law on firearms manufacturers’ liability.

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Former DNC Chairman Paul Kirk endorses Bernie Sanders for president

Former U.S. Sen. Paul G. Kirk Jr., a past chairman of the Democratic National Committee, on Thursday endorsed Bernie Sanders for president.

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Jim Webb takes another step toward possible independent run for president

Jim Webb barely made a ripple in the presidential waters during his brief run for the Democratic Party nomination.

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Bernie Sanders statement on Obama gun safety executive actions

U.S. Sen Bernie Sanders issued the following statement after President Barack Obama announced he will sign a series of executive orders on gun safety.

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Donations to Bernie Sanders campaign top 2 million

Sen. Bernie Sanders’ supporters have made presidential campaign history by donating more than 2 million times to his campaign for the Democratic Party nomination.

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Augusta County Democratic Committee elects new leadership

The Augusta County Democratic Committee held a reorganizational meeting on Monday in the Augusta County Government Center.

Hillary Clinton campaign submits signatures to qualify for Virginia Democratic Party primary

Hillary Clinton submitted the needed signatures to the Virginia Board of Elections today to qualify for the ballot ahead of the March 1 Virginia primary.

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Democratic Party of Virginia statement on David Bowers comments on Syrian refugees

Democratic Party of Virginia Chairwoman Susan Swecker released the following statement regarding Roanoke Mayor David Bowers’ statement on Syrian refugees.