Jobs, UK and Turkey visits, new Energy Secy, law enforcement tribute, First Lady address, mother’s day.  Personal comment on the current “scandals” – jobs, deficit, immigration – that’s what Congress needs to focus on; they should do what they need to do to address other issues, but should focus on governing, not just trying to score political points. 

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While the GOP/Tea Party is holding a convention in Richmond to chose its statewide candidates, Virginia Democrats are holding a number of Congressional District conventions to elect members of the Democratic Party’s State Central Committee, consider resolutions, and do other business.  Specifically, the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 10th, and 11th CDs are meeting..

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Jobs, Affordable Care Act, South Korea Prez, teacher appreciation, military mothers (and Prince Harry), and President Obama’s OSU speech. 

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In Arlington, we don’t nominate party candidates for school board, but the Democratic Party does endorse candidates.  This year, we are selecting one candidate and you have an opportunity to vote tomorrow – Saturday, May 11, 11am-7pm, at Washington-Lee High School (1301 N Stafford St  Arlington, VA 22201). I ask you to join me in supporting..

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President Obama in Mexico, more jobs, veteran hiring, Jewish American and AAPI Heritage months, new cabinet members, science speech, and Markey for Massachusetts.   

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