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Perriello announces Inclusive Virginia coalition

The Perriello campaign is announcing its Inclusive Virginia coalition – a group of more than 30 immigrant and constituency leaders.

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Perriello proposes pharmacist, clinician prescribed contraception

Tom Perriello unveiled a new policy proposal on Monday aimed at reforming regulations currently governing women’s access to birth control.

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Northam campaign adds Northern Virginia, Roanoke, Charlottesville to TV ad buy

The Northam campaign will begin airing two ads in Northern Virginia, entitled “Listening” and “Principles.”

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Perriello releasing healthcare TV ad next week

Tom Perriello, Democratic candidate for governor of Virginia, is releasing a new TV ad vowing to protect Virginians from the agenda of President Trump.

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Building trade associations endorse Tom Perriello for governor

The Hampton Roads Building and Construction Trades Council and the Richmond Building Trades Council are endorsing Tom Perriello in the Democratic primary for governor.

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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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Northam slams Trump administration move to expand offshore drilling off Virginia coast

The Trump administration confirmed it is moving to expand offshore drilling by undoing President Obama’s December executive order.

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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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Northam campaign announces Rural Virginia endorsements

The Northam for Governor campaign announced the endorsements of local leaders from across the Commonwealth’s rural communities.

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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Friends of Augusta endorses Tom Perriello for governor

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

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Northam campaign announces Women for Northam coalition

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign announced the launch of Women for Northam.

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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Northam campaign highlights support from Women’s March organizer

The Ralph Northam for Governor campaign released “Leslie,” a video featuring Leslie Cramer, an organizer of the Roanoke Women’s March.

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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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Ralph Northam: Planting seeds in 2017 Virginia governor race

The world has changed since Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam was the first to throw his hat into the ring for the 2017 Virginia governor race.

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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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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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Ralph Northam on Trump, Gillespie budget, tax plans

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam comments on President Trump’s budget and the Ed Gillespie tax plan, both released today.

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Ralph Northam shares vision for stronger families, gender equality in Virginia

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam today unveiled a policy for working families in the Commonwealth.

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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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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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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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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.

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Tom Perriello announces staff for gubernatorial campaign

Tom Perriello is announcing additional hires for his gubernatorial campaign that represent talent from across the Democratic Party.

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Tom for Virginia to hold Rock & Rally Charlottesville concert

Tom for Virginia will hold a “Rock & Rally” concert at The Jefferson Theater in Charlottesville in support of Tom Perriello.

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Tom Perriello continues Listening Tour in Roanoke, Martinsville

Tom Perriello will continue his listening tour on Wednesday and Thursday in Roanoke and Martinsville.

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Tom Perriello on Affordable Care Act: Where does Ed Gillespie stand?

Tom Perriello, famously, voted for the Affordable Care Act in his one term as Fifth District Congressman.

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Denver Riggleman enters Republican governor nomination race

Denver Riggleman has thrown his hat into the ring for the Republican governor nomination.

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Top Democrats bungle response to Tom Perriello

Virginia Democrats, in responding to the news that Tom Perriello is going to run for governor, are showing themselves to be tone-deaf.

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Tom Perriello enters Democratic Party gubernatorial race

Former Fifth District congressman Tom Perriello announced Thursday that he will run for the Democratic Party nomination for governor in 2017.

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Landes economic development legislation signed by governor

Del. R. Steven Landes, R-Weyers Cave, announced Governor McAuliffe’s approval of a pair of his economic development initiatives.

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Ralph Northam gubernatorial campaign brings in over $1 million in 2015

The gubernatorial campaign of Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam announced today that he raised over $1 million in his first year as a candidate for governor.

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Jim Gilmore on TV: Former Virginia governor has ad in early voting states

Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore is running TV spots in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina to bolster his campaign for the Republican Party presidential nomination.


Governor kicks off 100-day challenge to improve housing for individuals with disabilities

Governor McAuliffe announced on Friday the launch of a 100-day challenge to kick off the Commonwealth’s Housing and Supportive Services (HSS) initiative to increase integrated, independent housing options for people with an intellectual or developmental disability in the Northern Virginia, Hampton Roads and Richmond regions.

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Governor and administration team to embark on European marketing mission

On Monday, June 8th, Governor Terry McAuliffe and officials from his administration will embark on a marketing mission to Europe that will cover six countries in 11 days.

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Governor Terry McAuliffe declares June LGBT Pride Month

On Tuesday evening at a reception held at the Governor’s Mansion, Governor Terry McAuliffe proclaimed June 2015 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month.


Governor McAuliffe grants absolute pardon to Michael Kenneth McAlister

Governor Terry McAuliffe today issued the following statement after granting an absolute pardon to Michael Kenneth McAlister.


Governor creates committee to reduce energy consumption in the private sector

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the formation of the Governor’s Executive Committee on Energy Efficiency. The Executive Committee is comprised of public and private sector stakeholders that will develop strategies and recommendations to achieve the goal of a ten percent reduction in retail electricity consumption in the Commonwealth by 2020.


Governor McAuliffe announces recipients of 2015 Governor’s Volunteerism and Community Service Awards

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced recipients of the 2015 Governor’s Volunteerism and Community Service Awards Friday during an awards ceremony held at the Governor’s Mansion. These awards spotlight the outstanding efforts individual and organization volunteers make on behalf of citizens throughout the Commonwealth.


Trade speakers: Cuba is growing market for food exports; trade requires vigilance

Speakers on the second day of the Governor’s Conference on Agricultural Trade focused on opportunities and global awareness.

Governor announces series of cyber security town hall meetings

Governor Terry McAuliffe has announced that the Virginia Cyber Security Commission will host a series of five town hall meetings across the Commonwealth. The town halls are designed to both inform the public on the work of the Commission and also gather stakeholder input.

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Gov. Terry McAuliffe has strong approval rating: Why?

A poll out last week from the Wason Center at Christopher Newport University has Gov. Terry McAuliffe with a solid approval rating.

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Mark Obenshain: The governor is at it again

Last night, both chambers of the General Assembly convened with other government leaders to hear the Governor deliver the annual “State of the Commonwealth” address.

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Unleash the hounds: Bob McDonnell, oppo research and Richmond

Bob McDonnell is about to pull two years of hard time in a federal prison for accepting loans and gifts from a political benefactor.

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ACLU urges governor to issue immediate conditional pardon to man with autism

Today, the ACLU of Virginia renewed its call that the Governor take executive action to ensure that Reginald “Neli” Latson, an autistic man who has been in solitary confinement in state prison for more than a year, is moved as quickly as possible to a treatment facility in Florida.

Too much, too little? Two years for Bob McDonnell is about right

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell faced 20 years in prison on his convictions on 11 counts in his federal corruption case.

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Two years for Bob McDonnell in federal corruption case

A federal judge has sentenced former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell to two years in prison on his convictions in a corruption case, a stunning downfall for a once-rising star in the Republican Party.