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Orlando Sentinel
Democrats aim for a blue wave of millennial voters in Floridaagreed on another strategy for Democrats — leaving no election uncontested. De
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 20 hours ago
agreed on another strategy for Democrats — leaving no election uncontested. Democrats flipped at least 15 seats in the Virginia House of Delegates thanks to running serious candidates in many seats they hadn’t contested before. That’s a notable... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Millennials kicking capitalism to the curbby Maggy Donaldson, AFP, Nov. 10, 2017. A quote from the article: "Lee Carter,
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
by Maggy Donaldson, AFP, Nov. 10, 2017. A quote from the article: "Lee Carter, who this week won a seat in the Virginia House of Delegates, is part of a growing cadre of young politicians pledging their allegiance to the Democratic... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Swastikas, racial slurs painted on Virginia bridgeGOP wants to end gendered titlesAfter Danica Roem's win, GOP wants to end gende
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 2 days ago
GOP wants to end gendered titlesAfter Danica Roem's win, GOP wants to end gendered titles The Republican leader of the Virginia House of Delegates wants to do away with the chamber's longstanding tradition of addressing lawmakers with gendered... Read more
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Daily Press
After Danica Roem's win, GOP wants to end gendered titlesThe Republican leader of the Virginia House of Delegates wants to do away with
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
The Republican leader of the Virginia House of Delegates wants to do away with the chamber's longstanding tradition of addressing lawmakers with gendered titles. House Leader Kirk Cox told The Washington Post through a spokesman Tuesday that if... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
After Danica Roem's win, GOP wants to end gendered titlesRICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Republican leader of the Virginia House of Delegates w
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 2 days ago
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Republican leader of the Virginia House of Delegates wants to do away with the chamber's longstanding tradition of addressing lawmakers with gendered titles. House Leader Kirk Cox told The Washington Post through a spokesman... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
After Danica Roem's win, GOP wants to end gendered titlesRICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Republican leader of the Virginia House of Delegates w
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 2 days ago
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Republican leader of the Virginia House of Delegates wants to do away with the chamber's longstanding tradition of addressing lawmakers with gendered titles. House Leader Kirk Cox told The Washington Post through a spokesman... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Girl Scouts: Don't make your daughter hug anyone this holidayconditions." Former assistant prosecutor to run for House of DelegatesFormer a
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 3 days ago
conditions." Former assistant prosecutor to run for House of DelegatesFormer assistant prosecutor to run for House of Delegates A former Raleigh County assistant prosecutor has announced his intention to run for the West Virginia House of Delegat... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Bluefield 'Holiday of Lights' to close Friday due to football gameconditions." Former assistant prosecutor to run for House of DelegatesFormer a
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 3 days ago
conditions." Former assistant prosecutor to run for House of DelegatesFormer assistant prosecutor to run for House of Delegates A former Raleigh County assistant prosecutor has announced his intention to run for the West Virginia House of Delegat... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
New virtual reality gaming business opens in Green Valleyconditions." Former assistant prosecutor to run for House of DelegatesFormer a
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 3 days ago
conditions." Former assistant prosecutor to run for House of DelegatesFormer assistant prosecutor to run for House of Delegates A former Raleigh County assistant prosecutor has announced his intention to run for the West Virginia House of Delegat... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Former assistant prosecutor to run for House of DelegatesBECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) A former Raleigh County assistant prosecutor has announce
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 3 days ago
BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) A former Raleigh County assistant prosecutor has announced his intention to run for the West Virginia House of Delegates. As a Republican, Brandon Steele will seek Democratic Del. Ricky Moye's seat in the 29th District. The... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Raleigh County hires new assistant prosecutorfor the state in Raleigh County -- replacing Assistant Prosecutor Brandon Steel
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 3 days ago
for the state in Raleigh County -- replacing Assistant Prosecutor Brandon Steele who will be making a run for the West Virginia House of Delegates. Parsons is a native of Pinch, West Virginia in Fayette County, bringing to the table more than... Read more
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The Chronicle
Duke alum Kathy Tran will be Virginia's first Vietnamese American lawmakerTran realized she couldn’t ignore the political climate or sit on the sidelines
The Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Tran realized she couldn’t ignore the political climate or sit on the sidelines anymore. So, she decided to run for the Virginia House of Delegates. Tran—who graduated from Duke with a bachelor's degree in history in 2000—recently became the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Demi Lovato attends AMAs with transgender state legislator Danica Roeminvited the first openly transgender state legislator to accompany her after be
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
invited the first openly transgender state legislator to accompany her after being 'completely inspired' by her win for the Virginia House of Delegates Roem beat out longtime Republican incumbent Bob Marshall earlier this month 'We connected... Read more
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E! Online
Demi Lovato Hits AMAs Red Carpet With Transgender Lawmaker Danica RoemTheater in Los Angeles with a fellow trailblazer, history making transgender la
E! Online / Posted 5 days ago
Theater in Los Angeles with a fellow trailblazer, history making transgender lawmaker Danica Roem, who was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates earlier this month. Lovato, who is performing "Sorry Not Sorry" at the award show, says told E!... Read more
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CBS News
Demi Lovato brings Danica Roem to AMAsrace was one of the year's most high profile, drawing national and internationa
CBS News / Posted 5 days ago
race was one of the year's most high profile, drawing national and international attention and big money to the northern Virginia House of Delegates district outside the nation's capital. "It's historic... It sends a message to politicians... Read more
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The Washington Times
Democrats ready recount efforts in Virginia House of Delegates racesof the votes, and Democrats are expected to take that route in those districts
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
of the votes, and Democrats are expected to take that route in those districts and potentially others, WTOP reported. The Virginia House of Delegates race was the first major state legislature contest to take place following President Trump’s... Read more
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EuroNews
Virginia's first Vietnamese-American legislator wants to inspire others to rundo everything we absolutely can do for them and their future." On Election Day
EuroNews / Posted 7 days ago
do everything we absolutely can do for them and their future." On Election Day 2017, Tran won her race for a seat in the Virginia House of Delegates, becoming the state's first Vietnamese-American elected official, she said, and one of the first... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Judge refuses to add absentee ballots to Virginia House voteVa. (AP) - A federal judge has refused to order that 55 absentee ballots be cou
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 7 days ago
Va. (AP) - A federal judge has refused to order that 55 absentee ballots be counted in the election of a member of the Virginia House of Delegates. The Washington Post reports Judge Claude Hilton said Friday in Alexandria that while the... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Judge refuses to add absentee ballots to Virginia House voteVa. (AP) - A federal judge has refused to order that 55 absentee ballots be cou
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 7 days ago
Va. (AP) - A federal judge has refused to order that 55 absentee ballots be counted in the election of a member of the Virginia House of Delegates. The Washington Post reports Judge Claude Hilton said Friday in Alexandria that that while the... Read more
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EuroNews
'Very large partisan gaps' in views on transgender issues, study findsSeason The partisan divide played out in this year's election season — perhaps
EuroNews / Posted 7 days ago
Season The partisan divide played out in this year's election season — perhaps most visibly in last week's race for the Virginia House of Delegates' 13th District. Democrat Danica Roem, a transgender woman, defeated longtime Republican... Read more
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The Johns Hopkins News-Letter
Major wins for Democrats are also victories for our country – The Johns Hopkins Newsexpanded on Hillary’s win in Virginia, getting a nine-point win compared to Cli
The Johns Hopkins News-Letter / Posted 8 days ago
expanded on Hillary’s win in Virginia, getting a nine-point win compared to Clinton’s five points. Beyond that, the Virginia house of delegates is looking like it’s going to flip to Democratic control, with at least 15 seats going to the... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
North Carolina looks toward Virginia elections as 2018 midterms approachthan the other, but rather part of a more general win for Democrats in the stat
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 9 days ago
than the other, but rather part of a more general win for Democrats in the state as they secured several seats in the Virginia House of Delegates as well. Republicans initially held a 66-34 majority in the House of Delegates, but now... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Roem lays out agendawith reporters last week to lay out her agenda once she assumes office. Roem,
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
with reporters last week to lay out her agenda once she assumes office. Roem, a Democrat, was elected November 7 to the Virginia House of Delegates, representing the 13th District. She beat a longtime Republican incumbent, Bob Marshall, who,... Read more
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The Hill
Fight over 55 uncounted ballots could swing Virginia state Housebelieve 55 unopened and uncounted absentee ballots in Stafford County could be
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
believe 55 unopened and uncounted absentee ballots in Stafford County could be the key to their party taking control of the Virginia House of Delegates. They need to flip one more seat to take control of the Virginia House after taking 15 districts... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Clarence Page: Trump helps drive bigger turnout for Democrats32 had won seats on school boards, state legislatures and city councils in 14 s
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
32 had won seats on school boards, state legislatures and city councils in 14 states, with two other races -- both in the Virginia House of Delegates -- headed to recounts. Run For Something's biggest headline makers included Danica Roem, 33, in... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
GOP tax plans could fuel suburban revolt against Trumpswept out enough Republican state legislators across northern Virginia to carry
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 10 days ago
swept out enough Republican state legislators across northern Virginia to carry Democrats to the brink of a majority in the Virginia House of Delegates, pending recounts. At the center of this suburban Democratic surge was growing opposition to... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
GOP tax plans could fuel suburban revolt against Trumpswept out enough Republican state legislators across northern Virginia to carry
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 10 days ago
swept out enough Republican state legislators across northern Virginia to carry Democrats to the brink of a majority in the Virginia House of Delegates, pending recounts. At the center of this suburban Democratic surge was growing opposition to... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
GOP tax plans could fuel suburban revolt against Trumpswept out enough Republican state legislators across northern Virginia to carry
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 10 days ago
swept out enough Republican state legislators across northern Virginia to carry Democrats to the brink of a majority in the Virginia House of Delegates, pending recounts. At the center of this suburban Democratic surge was growing opposition to... Read more
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News 8000
GOP tax plans could fuel suburban revolt against Trumpswept out enough Republican state legislators across northern Virginia to carry
News 8000 / Posted 10 days ago
swept out enough Republican state legislators across northern Virginia to carry Democrats to the brink of a majority in the Virginia House of Delegates, pending recounts. At the center of this suburban Democratic surge was growing opposition to... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
GOP tax plans could fuel suburban revolt against Trumpswept out enough Republican state legislators across northern Virginia to carry
KTXS Abilene / Posted 10 days ago
swept out enough Republican state legislators across northern Virginia to carry Democrats to the brink of a majority in the Virginia House of Delegates, pending recounts. At the center of this suburban Democratic surge was growing opposition to... Read more
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KECI Missoula
GOP tax plans could fuel suburban revolt against Trumpswept out enough Republican state legislators across northern Virginia to carry
KECI Missoula / Posted 10 days ago
swept out enough Republican state legislators across northern Virginia to carry Democrats to the brink of a majority in the Virginia House of Delegates, pending recounts. At the center of this suburban Democratic surge was growing opposition to... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
GOP tax plans could fuel suburban revolt against Trumpswept out enough Republican state legislators across northern Virginia to carry
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 10 days ago
swept out enough Republican state legislators across northern Virginia to carry Democrats to the brink of a majority in the Virginia House of Delegates, pending recounts. At the center of this suburban Democratic surge was growing opposition to... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
GOP tax plans could fuel suburban revolt against Trumpswept out enough Republican state legislators across northern Virginia to carry
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 10 days ago
swept out enough Republican state legislators across northern Virginia to carry Democrats to the brink of a majority in the Virginia House of Delegates, pending recounts. At the center of this suburban Democratic surge was growing opposition to... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
GOP tax plans could fuel suburban revolt against Trumpswept out enough Republican state legislators across northern Virginia to carry
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 10 days ago
swept out enough Republican state legislators across northern Virginia to carry Democrats to the brink of a majority in the Virginia House of Delegates, pending recounts. At the center of this suburban Democratic surge was growing opposition to... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
GOP tax plans could fuel suburban revolt against Trumpswept out enough Republican state legislators across northern Virginia to carry
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 10 days ago
swept out enough Republican state legislators across northern Virginia to carry Democrats to the brink of a majority in the Virginia House of Delegates, pending recounts. At the center of this suburban Democratic surge was growing opposition to... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
GOP tax plans could fuel suburban revolt against Trumpswept out enough Republican state legislators across northern Virginia to carry
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 10 days ago
swept out enough Republican state legislators across northern Virginia to carry Democrats to the brink of a majority in the Virginia House of Delegates, pending recounts. At the center of this suburban Democratic surge was growing opposition to... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
GOP tax plans could fuel suburban revolt against Trumpswept out enough Republican state legislators across northern Virginia to carry
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 10 days ago
swept out enough Republican state legislators across northern Virginia to carry Democrats to the brink of a majority in the Virginia House of Delegates, pending recounts. At the center of this suburban Democratic surge was growing opposition to... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
GOP tax plans could fuel suburban revolt against Trumpswept out enough Republican state legislators across northern Virginia to carry
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 10 days ago
swept out enough Republican state legislators across northern Virginia to carry Democrats to the brink of a majority in the Virginia House of Delegates, pending recounts. At the center of this suburban Democratic surge was growing opposition to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Virginia election sent a righteous messagein more than three decades. And no one imagined that Democrats would nearly era
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
in more than three decades. And no one imagined that Democrats would nearly erase the GOP’s 32-seat advantage in the Virginia House of Delegates, with recounts pending, that could still put Republicans in the minority. I hope the message to... Read more
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The Hill
Keith Ellison predicts Dems will take House and Senate in 2018was just exuberance and a sense of optimism, but I believed we could take it ba
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
was just exuberance and a sense of optimism, but I believed we could take it back,” he said of the Democratic wins in the Virginia House of Delegates. ADVERTISEMENT Ellison said that since taking over as DNC deputy chair, the party has changed... Read more
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Daily Press
In the green envelopes, Virginia's political future liesgreen envelopes containing provisional ballots could help make one city man a c
Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
green envelopes containing provisional ballots could help make one city man a central player in the legislature or tell the Virginia House of Delegates caucuses they’d better find a way to share power next January. Neither will matter to the... Read more
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Daily Press
Facebook feedback Nov. 13: 50 years on the job, Va. House of Delegates, Antares launch delayfamiliar with them. Angela Green: That's awesome. With even split, House of D
Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
familiar with them. Angela Green: That's awesome. With even split, House of Delegates politics likely to be rough The Virginia House of Delegates’ tradition when dueling special interests can’t agree is for a committee chair to invite them to... Read more
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EuroNews
What Virginia's Election Results Mean for '18voters away from Republicans in the state, or bringing out the opposition, or b
EuroNews / Posted 12 days ago
voters away from Republicans in the state, or bringing out the opposition, or both. Exhibit B for the Democrats is the Virginia House of Delegates. The Democrats flipped at least 15 seats in the Virginia House and changed the balance of power... Read more
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Daily Press
With even split, House of Delegates politics likely to be roughThe Virginia House of Delegates’ tradition when dueling special interests can’t
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
The Virginia House of Delegates’ tradition when dueling special interests can’t agree is for a committee chair to invite them to sit down somewhere and seek “peace in the valley” – a compromise. Don’t look for much peace in the valley next year in a... Read more
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Scotsman
Dani Garavelli: How to keep faith without losing trust in LGBTI equalitylegislature in America. Roem’s triumph was doubly significant because Bob Marsh
Scotsman / Posted 13 days ago
legislature in America. Roem’s triumph was doubly significant because Bob Marshall – the man she beat to the seat in the Virginia House of Delegates – is a self-proclaimed homophobe who was trying to introduce a law that would have forced... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
EUGENE ROBINSON: The election sent a righteous messagein more than three decades. And no one imagined that Democrats would nearly era
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 13 days ago
in more than three decades. And no one imagined that Democrats would nearly erase the GOP’s 32-seat advantage in the Virginia House of Delegates, with recounts pending that could still put Republicans in the minority. I hope the message to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Don’t underestimate the anti-Trump revenge vote32 had won seats on school boards, state legislatures and city councils in 14 s
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
32 had won seats on school boards, state legislatures and city councils in 14 states, with two other races — both in the Virginia House of Delegates — headed to recounts. Run For Something’s biggest headline-makers included Danica Roem, 33, in... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
E.J. DIONNE: Voters yearn for end to Trump erain Virginia since 1985. On top of this, Democrats picked up at least 15 of the
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 14 days ago
in Virginia since 1985. On top of this, Democrats picked up at least 15 of the 17 seats they need to win control of the Virginia House of Delegates and were within 200 votes in four other districts. There were comparable Democratic gains in... Read more
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The Hill
The ‘swamp’ strikes back: The federal bureaucracy wins in Virginiacandidate Ed Gillespie lose to Democrat Ralph Northam by more than eight percen
The Hill / Posted 14 days ago
candidate Ed Gillespie lose to Democrat Ralph Northam by more than eight percentage points, the once-solidly-red Virginia House of Delegates will likely end up in the hands of the Democrats, who gained a stunning 14 seats in the state’s... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Election best form of dissentBakhtiari became the first Muslim councilwoman in Atlanta. ■ Kathy Tran became
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
Bakhtiari became the first Muslim councilwoman in Atlanta. ■ Kathy Tran became the first Asian-American woman in the Virginia House of Delegates, and Elizabeth Guzman and Hala Ayala became the first two Latinas elected to that body. ■ Melvin... Read more
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