The Virginia Democratic Party State Steering Committee and Central Committee will meet this friday night (7:30 pm) and saturday morning (10:00 am), Dec. 3-4,  at the  Newport News Marriott at City Center, 740 Town Center Drive,  Newport News, Virginia 23606.   The primary agenda items include thanks to retiring State Party Chair Richard Cranwell; election of a new..

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28 Nov 2010
November 28, 2010

Brian Moran for Party Chair

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“All life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time, at peril of being judged not to have lived.”  Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.  Brian Moran will be a great new Chair for the Democratic Party of Virginia. First, Brian is a leader – he is..

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In fact, a Public Policy Poll released today of Virginia shows that President “Obama leads all four current Republican frontrunners by healthy margins, and has a positive job approval rating in the Old Dominion.”   Virginia gives President Obama 50-45 positive approval rating and shows him leading Sarah Palin (52-41), Newt Gingrich (51-40), Mike Huckabee (49-44),..

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I haven’t yet spoken with either of the candidates for DPVA Chair. but here are some thoughts on the challenges the new Chair will face. Leadership – our Chair should be the public face of Virginia Democrats.  This is especially true in the absence of a Democratic Governor, Lt. Gov or AG.  He or she..

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03 Nov 2010
November 3, 2010

From Congressman Periello

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Dear Supporters, This has been an awesome couple of years and couple of months. I promised you I would have your back against the powerful interests in Washington, and last night, you had mine. Even though we fell short of reelection, we defied the pundits in the roughest of political years. Because I come out..

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“In November 2008, the American people voted for change – for a President that would stand up for the needs of middle-class families and a government that would work together to address America’s biggest challenges.  In the two years since then, Democrats have worked hard to rebuild America’s economy and renew the American Dream.  But..

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