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DONALD TRUMP JR. TALKS TO LIBERTY UNIVERSITY ABOUT BOOK, POLITICS

By RICHARD CHUMNEY, News & Advance (Metered Paywall - 10 articles a month)

Donald Trump Jr. denounced the effort to impeach his father, U.S. President Donald Trump, as “nonsense” at Liberty University on Wednesday and suggested the whistleblower who helped spark the impeachment inquiry was politically motivated, just as the House of Representatives began the first in a series of high-profile impeachment hearings.

VaNews November 14, 2019



SANDERS CAMPAIGNS FOR DEMOCRATS IN MANASSAS VISIT

By EMILY SIDES, Inside NOVA

A packed crowd at Jirani Coffeehouse in Manassas heard from Sen. Bernie Sanders, one of the leading candidates in the Democratic presidential primary, as he encouraged support for Democrats on the ballot in Virginia's state and local elections Tuesday. Sanders said if elected as president, he would advocate for Medicare for all and to raise the minimum wage to $15.

VaNews November 5, 2019



ANDREW YANG WARNS VIRGINIA DEMOCRATS THAT REMOVING TRUMP WON’T SOLVE FAR-REACHING PROBLEMS

By DAVID SHERFINSKI, Washington Times

Democratic presidential hopeful Andrew Yang on Monday brought his high-tech sensibility to a college campus in Northern Virginia, warning a crowd of supporters about the dangers posed by automation and urging them to get to the polls in legislative elections in the commonwealth Tuesday.

VaNews November 5, 2019



BIDEN RALLIES VIRGINIA DEMOCRATS AHEAD OF TUESDAY’S PIVOTAL STATE ELECTION

By PATRICIA SULLIVAN, Washington Post (Metered Paywall - 3 articles a month)

Joe Biden couldn’t give up the rope line. The Democratic presidential hopeful and former vice president rallied party activists in Virginia on Sunday, two days before a pivotal state election. But he spoke for fewer than eight minutes and then plunged into the crowd in Sterling to spend the next 40 minutes hugging, selfie-shooting and grinning. The partisan crowd of about 200 loved it.

VaNews November 4, 2019



VIRGINIA’S LEGISLATURE IS UP FOR GRABS. IT’S A REFERENDUM ON TRUMP.

By TRIP GABRIEL, New York Times (Metered Paywall - 5 articles a month)

Renae Erskine hates how disrespectful late-night comedians, the media and congressional Democrats are toward President Trump. As a Trump supporter, she feels elites are disrespecting her, too. “We tolerated their choice, why can’t they tolerate ours?” she demanded. Ms. Erskine, a medical assistant in this Richmond suburb, feels doubly motivated to vote in Virginia’s off-year elections on Tuesday. “I want to keep Republicans in office and I want to keep Trump in office,” she said.

VaNews November 5, 2019



SPLIT-SCREEN MOMENT AS TRUMP RALLIES IN MISSISSIPPI

By ERIC BRADNER, CNN

In an arena in Iowa on Friday night, 13 Democratic presidential candidates were making their best cases to win the nomination to face President Donald Trump. At the same time, in front of a crowd in northeast Mississippi, Trump was mocking the Democratic Party as "completely insane" -- and mocking several of its candidates. ...He made a number of false claims, including attacking Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, falsely saying he "executed a baby after birth."

VaNews November 3, 2019



DEMOCRATIC STARS TAP ANTI-TRUMP SENTIMENT IN BID TO WIN TOTAL CONTROL OF VIRGINIA GOVERNMENT

By STEPHEN DINAN, Washington Times

High-profile Democrats have been streaming into Virginia for weeks ahead of Tuesday’s elections, rallying anti-Trump voters for what they hope will be the coup de grace in their three-decade push to reclaim total control of the state’s government. Most of the top presidential candidates have checked in, and former Vice President Joseph R. Biden has even sent his wife, Jill, to campaign. Hollywood sent Alec Baldwin.

VaNews November 1, 2019



VULNERABLE HOUSE DEMOCRATS WARY OF CAMPAIGNING FOR MEDICARE FOR ALL IN 2020

By NATALIE ANDREWS AND ELIZA COLLINS, Wall Street Journal (Subscription Required)

Some Democratic lawmakers key to holding the House majority worry that the health-care pledges made by Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders could hurt their re-election chances....Democratic Rep. Elaine Luria, who beat a GOP incumbent last year, said she recently voiced her opposition for Medicare for All in a town hall meeting in her coastal Virginia district. She received a standing ovation.

VaNews October 31, 2019



PENCE TO PROMOTE TRUMP’S TRADE POLICIES IN VIRGINIA

Associated Press

Vice President Mike Pence is coming to central Virginia to promote President Donald Trump’s trade policies. America First Policies announced Monday that Pence would visit a manufacturing company in Louisa on Saturday. The group is a nonprofit founded to support Trump’s policy agenda. Pence is also set to headline a campaign rally Saturday in Virginia Beach to help local GOP candidates ahead of next week’s election.

VaNews October 29, 2019



PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFUL AMY KLOBUCHAR CAMPAIGNS FOR DEL. HALA AYALA IN MID-COUNTY AREA

By JILL PALERMO, Prince William Times

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar became the third 2020 presidential candidate to visit Prince William County Sunday when she rallied a group of about 50 Democratic candidates and supporters during an afternoon canvass launch in the mid-county area.

VaNews October 28, 2019