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Clean energy meeting in Staunton

After the elections last fall, Americans have been more divided than ever over politics.

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Northam campaign announces joint appearance, debate schedule

The Northam for Governor campaign announced its complete schedule of debates and joint appearances.

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Northam announces rural economic policy plan

Democratic Party gubernatorial nominee Ralph Northam unveiled his new rural economic policy plan today.

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Northam calls for bipartisan joint healthcare subcommittee to address costs, access

Dr. Ralph Northam today called for a Bipartisan Joint Health Care Subcommittee in Virginia to address the rising costs of healthcare.

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Northam raises nearly $2 million in second quarter

The Ralph Northam for Governor campaign announced it raised nearly $2 million for the last reporting period ending June 30.

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Virginia Professional Fire Fighters endorse Ralph Northam for governor

The Virginia Professional Fire Fighters announce Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam as their choice to be the 73rd governor of Virginia.

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Northam: Senate healthcare proposal ‘detrimental’ to Virginia

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam criticized the Better Care Reconciliation Act at an event in Norfolk today.

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Northam commits to three debates, seven joint appearances

The Northam for Governor campaign announced its commitment to a schedule of three debates and seven joint appearances.

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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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Northam Virginia Votes to expand voting rights, increase government transparency

Ralph Northam announced Virginia Votes, a series of proposals to expand voting rights and increase government transparency.

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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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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: Trump, Comey, ‘Seinfeld’

Remember when Elaine wanted to fire the J. Peterman auditor, and couldn’t? The rules of ‘Seinfeld’ are more strenuous than those of our constitutional system, Chris Graham reports to us, in today’s episode of Street Knowledge.


House tax plan does not stop the gaming

For all the concerns raised by economists about the House tax plan, it is assumed that the proposal will reduce the gaming of the tax system.

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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.


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.