In this crucial moment in history, the legacies and aspirations of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Senator Robert F. Kennedy are more relevant than ever. We come together for a special evening to remember the contributions of these great Americans and to advance the Democratic Party’s mission for peace, justice and equality.. I want..

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22 Sep 2017
September 22, 2017

DPVA to Meet this Weekend!

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The Virginia Democratic Party will be holding its quarterly State Central and Steering Committee meetings in Fredericksburg this weekend.  The main focus will be on winning the election on November 7th for our candidates Ralph Northam for Governor, Justin Fairfax for Lt. Governor, and Mark Herring for Attorney General, and our 88  House of Delegates..

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The Democratic Party of Virginia has announced some detailed regarding its Quarter 2 Weekend meetings and LGBT breakfast and JJ Dinner on Saturday with our special guest, former Attorney General Eric Holder.  Tickets are going fast so sign up below.  The meeting will feature elections of State Party Officers and preparation for the general election..

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The 2016 Democratic National Convention passed a resolution directing the creation of  DNC Unity Reform Commission to make recommendations concerning the party’s presidential nominating process.  See post on Commission Membership and post on 2016 creation of Commission.  The URC held its first meeting in DC on May 5-6.  Josh Putnam at Frontloading HQ reported on day..

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08 Mar 2017
March 8, 2017

DNC: Tom & Keith to Hit VA

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DNC Secretary Jason Rae just provided the information below on a DNC Chair turn-around tour, which will feature a stop in Virginia.  I’ll post when I get more info. Tom Perez and Keith Ellison to Kick Off Democratic Turnaround Tour DNC Chair Tom Perez and DNC Deputy Chair Rep. Keith Ellison announced today that they..

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07 Mar 2017
March 7, 2017

Live from the DNC – Wed Night!

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From DNC Chair Tom Perez: We’re launching something really exciting tomorrow tonight, and I wanted you to be the first to know about it. It’s called Democrats Live. We’ll be streaming live from DNC HQ to give you an inside look at what we’re up to here in Washington and at state parties around the..

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26 Feb 2017
February 26, 2017

DPVA Meetings – March 3 & 4

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From the National to the State level, the Democratic Party of Virginia will meet this weekend in Richmond.  Issues will include the 2017 statewide office and House of Delegates elections and state committee reorganization.  The DPVA Steering Committee Meeting is Friday March 3 at 7:30 PM at the SunTrust Building Piedmont Room (Fourth Floor), 919 East Main Street, Richmond,..

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21 Feb 2017
February 21, 2017

DNC Officer Electionz: Endorsements

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After 8 years of being an underutilized aspect of the White House political office, the DNC is ready for action, and ready to take on Trump.  There is no status quo and there are no status quo candidates – there are a number of excellent, diverse candidates for DNC office who have been able to..

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In connection with the Democratic National Convention, the DNC will hold meetings and events with its constituency group caucuses and councils.  A schedule is below.  In general, there are several sites that provide updated information on official – and unofficial events – around the convention  –  I think the best are the official site demconvention.com,..

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24 Jun 2016
June 24, 2016

#Brexit and Trump

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Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity. Surely some..

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