29 Mar 2013
March 29, 2013

DNC Communications Update 3/29/2013

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Reducing gun violence, new Secret Service chief, new citizens, African leaders, Easter & Passover. 

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26 Mar 2013
March 26, 2013

The RNC 2016 Rules Recommendations

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Last week, the Republican National Committee released its 97 page post-election “Growth and Opportunity Project” party evaluation that the RNC Chair embarrassingly referred to as an “autopsy.”  (Copy below)   Among the Recommendations for the Presidential nomination process (pp. 72-73) are: Holding the National Convention as early as late June 2016 allowing more time to “begin the..

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The governing body of the Democratic Party of Virginia is its State Central Committee.  The Central Committee is composed of 24 members elected from each of 11 Congressional Districts; the State Party Chair and other State Party officers; leaders of the the Young Democrats, Black Caucus, Women’s Caucus and other caucuses and constituency groups; and certain elected officials..

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24 Mar 2013
March 24, 2013

DNC: Stop PA Election Rigging

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The DNC recently circulated this statement and video on Pennsylvania’s ongoing effort to rig the electoral college; the video features our own Governor.  “While RNC Chair, Reince Priebus was debuting his plan to invest $10 million in outreach to communities of color this week Republicans were pushing a piece of legislation through the State House to..

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From the DNC:   This week was marked by significant moments. President Obama nominated Tom Perez to serve as the next Secretary of Labor, Wednesday marked the third anniversary of the Affordable Care Act being signed into law, the Vice President traveled to Rome to attend the Inauguration of the Pontificate of his Holiness Pope Francis..

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Vote Coin

Fairfax’s bipartisan Commission on Election Process Improvement submitted its report to the County Board of Supervisors this week.   The Commission focused on the issue of long voter lines, a statewide problem which your Virginia General Assembly completely ignored this year.  One contributing factor to long lines was that more people voted in 2012 than in 2008, and..

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18 Mar 2013
March 18, 2013

GOP “Autopsy” Report

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The Republican National Committee released its post-election Growth & Opportunity Project report today.  The proposals include frontloading the primary process, with the last primary being as early as April 30, 2016.  I will have comments on this later.  .

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17 Mar 2013
March 17, 2013

DNC Communcations Update 3/15/2013

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Budget, energy, veterans, domestic violence, and “Being Biden” .

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08 Mar 2013
March 8, 2013

NoVa DemBiz Breakfast

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Enjoyed listening to Sen. Adam Ebbin, Sen. Barbara Favola, and DPVA Chair Del. Charniele Herring provide a General Assembly report at this morning’s Northern Virginia Democratic Business Council breakfast.  Check out the business council here, and contact them if you would like to set up a similar group in your area.

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08 Mar 2013
March 8, 2013

DNC Communications Update 3/8/2013

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Employment up, Violence Against Women Act adopted, new cabinet members, GOP-quester hurts the economy, and President Obama tries to build a #commonsensecaucus 

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