03 Aug 2015
August 3, 2015

DNC Communications Update 7/31/2015

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Happy 50th Anniversary to Medicare/Medicaid, and info on the GOP presidential candidates’ regressive views.  Kudos to DPVA for making the “In the States” page:  On Wednesday, former Virginia governor Jim Gilmore filed to run for president and the Democratic Party of Virginia was quick to launch So You Googled Jim Gilmore, “a microsite aimed at.. read more →

The Virginia State Board of Elections recently proposed an updated, simpler voter registration form.  Among other things, it still has a boxes to check to affirm that you are a US Citizen and have not been convicted of a felony without having your rights restored.  And when you sign it, you affirm that you are.. read more →

26 Jul 2015
July 26, 2015

The ADA, the DPVA, and Voting

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I was fortunate to attend the Democratic Party of Virginia disAbility Caucus luncheon this Saturday in Fairfax, which recognized the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the 30th Anniversary of the Virginians with Disabilities Act.  It was an excellent and moving program featuring Congressman Connolly, a number of members of the General.. read more →

Here are the DNC Communications Updates for July 3, 10, 17, and 25, 2015 – mostly information about the lousy GOP Presidential candidates.        read more →

Here are the May 29 and the June DNC Communications Updates – mostly information on the various terrible GOP presidential candidates.           read more →

28 Jun 2015
June 28, 2015

DPVA Winning Weekend

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The Democratic Party of Virginia’s first-even NoVa JJ was a big success on friday night at George Mason – great speeches by Sen. Kaine, Sen. Warner, Gov. McAuliffe and Hillary Clinton, 2,000 people attending at the Patriot Center, and $1M raised for the party. On Saturday, the DPVA State Central and Steering Committees met at.. read more →

The Republican Party of Virginia State Central Committee voted yesterday (by a vote of 42-39-1) to participate in the March 1, 2016 primary.  The Democratic Party of Virginia voted unanimously to participate in that primary months ago.  Unless a party requests a “loyalty oath,” voters may choose to vote in the Democratic or Republican primaries,.. read more →

25 Jun 2015
June 25, 2015

DPVA Weekend – Hillary and more

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The Democratic Party of Virginia will hold its annual JJ dinner at the Patriot Center, featuring Hillary Clinton on Friday, June 26 – tickets are still available!  On Saturday (June 27), the DPVA Steering Committee will meet at 10:00 am and the Central Committee will meet at 12:00 at Woodson High School, 9525 Main Street, Fairfax, VA.. read more →

Women’s Health Week, job market, immigration, latest stupidity and pathetic records of GOP presidential candidates read more →