Roanoke City Sheriff Tim Allen announces run for reelection

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Roanoke City Sheriff Tim Allen announces run for reelection

Tim Allen has announced today that he is seeking re-election as Sheriff of Roanoke City. Sheriff Allen, a Democrat, ran for election first in a primary where he bested Joe Bush 1917 votes to Bush’s 292 votes. Allen then face the incumbent Republican sheriff Octavia Johnson and Independent Travis Akins a Certified Crime Prevention Specialist […]

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Republicans hit Perriello on comparing Trump election to 9/11 – video

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Republicans hit Perriello on comparing Trump election to 9/11 - video

Republican Party of Virginia Chairman John Whitbeck covering bases on both Democratic primary candidates with video trackers. Trackers follow candidate around making videos hoping to catch opposition candidates in a macaca moment. Primary candidate Tom Perriello slipped a bit when comparing the election of President Trump to the 9/11 terrorist attack of New York City’s […]

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RPV Chairman attempts to create a rift between Democratic candidates on offshore drilling

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

RPV Chairman attempts to create a rift between Democratic candidates on offshore drilling

Both Democratic candidates seeking nomination for Governor of Virginia have refrained from negative attacks during their campaigns so far. But it seems the Republican Party of Virginia Chairman, John Whitbeck, would like to instigate some division. In a press release the RPV and Whitbeck say President Trump will create jobs and advance American energy independence […]

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Tom Perriello makes stop at IUE-CWA Local 162 in Roanoke

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Tom Perriello makes stop at IUE-CWA Local 162 in Roanoke

Tom Perriello’s last stop in his listening tour through Roanoke was at the IUE-CWA Local 162 Roanoke headquarters where about 10 union rank and file members and union shop stewards from Verizon, ITT now the Harris Corporation, GE and Virginia Transformer peppered him with questions. Union members are not shy about asking questions. Before Perriello […]

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Early polls show Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam leading Republican candidates for governor

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

We wanted to share the good news!  A Virginia Clean Energy poll released yesterday shows Ralph Northam leading the entire Republican field. Poll: December 11-13, 2016 Respondents: 500 (40% cell phones) . Head to Head    Northam 43 Gillespie 38 Northam 43 Wager 37 Northam 42 Stewart 35 . Quinnipiac University released a poll in mid December […]

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Virginia Democrats reiterate support for Ralph Northam for Governor

Friday, January 6, 2017

Virginia Democrats reiterate support for Ralph Northam for Governor

Richmond, VA – Today, Democrats from Virginia’s Congressional delegation voiced their support for Ralph Northam’s candidacy for governor. Yesterday, Governor McAuliffe and Attorney General Herring each affirmed their endorsements for Lieutenant Governor Northam, and the House and Senate Democratic caucuses unanimously endorsed his candidacy.  Senator Mark Warner said of his endorsement: “As I said in […]

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Report confirms Russia’s hack was intent to boost candidacy of President-elect Donald Trump

Friday, January 6, 2017

WASHINGTON— U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Vice Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, issued this statement regarding the declassified intelligence report released today confirming Russian hacking and interference during the 2016 U.S. presidential election: The REPORT IS HERE. “Today’s report is well in line with previous assessments from the intelligence community that […]

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Tom Perriello announces his run for the governor of Virginia – see his video announcement

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Tom Perriello announces his run for the governor of Virginia - see his video announcement

Today Tom Perriello in a video (see the video below) officially announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for governor Virginia. He will face Lt. Governor Ralph Northam thought to be the lone Democratic candidate in a June primary. On Twitter he posted that his team will be celebrating his campaign launch tonight at 7 p.m. […]

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Alt-right Trump wannabe Corey Stewart has an AR-15 just for you

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Alt-right Trump wannabe Corey Stewart has an AR-15 just for you

Corey Stewart who is seeking the Republican nomination for Virginia governor in 2017 stated in an email blast Saturday:  “I’m counting on you to let me know you’re with me by entering your name into the drawing to win an AR-15.” “It may not be ‘politically correct’ to say it . . . but the […]

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Sen. Warner on President Obama’s directive to investigate Russian cyberattacks

Friday, December 9, 2016

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) issued a statement after President Barack Obama announced he has directed the intelligence community to investigate the cyberattacks that plagued the 2016 election. On October 7, the U.S. intelligence community announced publicly that it is “confident that the Russian Government directed the recent compromises of e-mails…” […]

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Del. Sam Rasoul seeks third term in the General Assembly

Monday, December 5, 2016

Del. Sam Rasoul seeks third term in the General Assembly

Delegate Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke City) announced today that he will run for reelection in Virginia’s Eleventh District in the House of Delegates. Rasoul will seek the Democratic party’s nomination early next year. Rasoul recently made headlines in Virginia for leaving his House Democratic Caucus post as Secretary following the Presidential election loss. Rasoul was frustrated […]

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VHHA – affect on health care as a result of the 2016 election

Friday, November 11, 2016

By Julian Walker VHHA’s Vice President of Communications Excerpt from special edition of FOCUS Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s plan calls for a full repeal of the ACA. Without 60 votes in the Senate, a full repeal of the law seems unlikely in the short-term. By utilizing reconciliation, though, Republicans can gut the […]

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