13 Jan 2014
January 13, 2014

DNC Communications Update 1/10/2014

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I confess that I thought CristieGate was just a third rate traffic study – there’s actually a lot of there there; fighting for unemployment insurance; reducing gun violence; Promise Zones; and Medicaid expansion

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04 Jan 2014
January 4, 2014

DNC Communications Update 1/3/2014

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The Affordable Care Act working, GOP blocking unemployment benefits for those trying to work, more on ChristieBridgeGate, congrats to Mayor DeBlasio, and state updates 

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This is not a surprising idea, but periodically people need reminding.  The Democratic Party of Virgnia Party Plan section 10.8 (reprinted below) provides that Democratic committee members cannot publicly support, endorse, or assist any candidate opposed to a Democratic nominee – that includes Republicans, Greens, Independants (or all of the above) who are running against..

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01 Jan 2014
January 1, 2014

#VAAG Recount Lessons

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1956 Recount

I had the opportunity to spend 2 1/2 days before Christmas with the Herring campaign recount team at the Fairfax County Courthouse – ground zero of the #VAAG recount.   After the official canvass of the Virginia Attorney General’s race, Democrat Mark Herring lead Republican Mark Obenshain by 165 votes out of nearly 2.2 million cast…

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