June 21, 2017

So Jon Ossof lost to Karen Handel. Here’s some tough love: We need to get over it. There’s too much work to do. In my family, we tell a family member when they suffer a setback: “You’ve got 20 minutes to wallow in self pity. Then figure out your next step.” (We’re kind...

June 21, 2017

Let’s turn, for now, from Trump, Virginia (and Georgia) politics and focus on a really, really important topic: The FFX County Public Schools Board's upcoming special election.

No, really. This is important. Five reasons why:

1. The Republicans are trying to manipulate t...

June 14, 2017

Tuesday was a good day for Virginia Democrats. Ralph Northam won the gubernatorial nomination, and Tom Perriello offered gracious congratulations, tweeting: “Let's go win this thing—united. Let's take back the House and ensure VA remains a firewall against hate.”  Just...

June 11, 2017

What has Brexit got to do with Tom Periello, Ralph Northam and the Virginia primary?


Whatever you think of Brexit,  at least in Europe, some momentum against the Far Right appears to have generated. In the U.S., Democrats have come oh so close in Montana and...

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