Issues

Minimum Wage & Income Inequality Discussion, April 30, 2:15 – 4:15 PM, Samuels Public Library

National & Local Experts to Discuss the Minimum Wage & Income Inequality  Saturday, April 30, 2:15 – 4:15 PM, Samuels Public Library, White Room A Please mark your calendar and invite friends to attend a  stimulating program organized by Barbara Stevens and Linda Allen as part of the Warren County Democratic Committee’s (WCDC’s) educational outreach program. Did you […]

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The Obama Doctrine, an article in The Atlantic

The Obama Doctrine   The U.S. president talks through his hardest decisions about America’s role in the world. By JEFFREY GOLDBERG Photographs by Ruven Afanador Click here to read the article.    

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Come hear April Moore address climate change, June 17

Come hear April Moore, candidate for state senate, address climate change and what must be done about it here in Virginia. Part of what must be done, she will tell the press and the public, is to unseat the incumbent senator from the 26th district, Mark Obenshain, and elect her instead. In a talk entitled […]

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A Letter from April Moore, Candidate, Virginia Senate, District 26

Dear Fellow Democrat: I believe that, together, you and I can accomplish something important with my campaign against Mark Obenshain.If you will come and show the flag at my upcoming press conference in Harrisonburg on April 28, you will hear my vision for what this campaign can accomplish. And you will help us on our […]

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Let your voice be heard – write to newspapers and other publications

Click the link to read an editorial written by RCDC member Fred Shaefer of Sperryville: http://www.richmond.com/opinion/your-opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article_8a89c3bf-9159-5695-896a-bccc500cef4c.html#.VOYf8nSOmnY.gmail

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TWO BIPARTISAN SENATE REFORM BILLS KILLED IN HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE

Richmond: The Virginia State Senate has passed several bipartisan legislative proposals endorsed by OneVirginia2021 to create an ethical and impartial redistricting process. The House Privileges and Elections Subcommittee on Elections took up two of those bills (SB 824 and SB 1000) today and killed them both on a 5 – 2 vote. Delegates Cole, Ransone, […]

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Diversity Festival in Front Royal, November 1

The Rappahanock County Democrats received the following letter… Hi, my name is Jay North and I am the organizer of the 1st Annual Celebrate Diversity Festival. Our event happens Saturday, November 1st, which is only a few days away. I am contacting you because I think this event is about principles dear to the hearts […]

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The Third U.S. National Climate Assessment released May 6, 2014

On May 6, the Administration released the Third U.S. National Climate Assessment, the most authoritative and comprehensive source of scientific information to date about climate-change impacts across all U.S. regions and on critical sectors of the economy. The report, a key deliverable of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, confirms that climate change is not a […]

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Trash Pick-up Crew, April 2014

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Note from RCDC Chair: Reluctance of Republicans to adopt Medicaid expansion proposals

The reluctance of the House of Delegates Republican members to adopt either of the Medicaid expansion proposals before them is starting to have real world consequences: note the attached letter from the CEO of the Culpeper Hospital. The announced closure of the Pennington Gap hospital is at least partially because of the failure to expand Medicaid. I […]

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