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Thanksgiving News: “How countries around the world have responded to mass shootings”; “Right-wing influencers and media double down on anti-LGBTQ rhetoric in the wake of the Colorado shooting”; “Trump’s Least Favorite GOP Senator Survives Again in Alaska”; After Chesapeake Shootings, Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA03) Pushes for Gun Safety Measures

by LowellHere are a few international, national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, November 24.The World Could Be Entering a New Era of

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Equality Virginia Sends Letter to Youngkin et al “urging them to rescind the VDOE’s anti-trans proposed model policy set to go into effect Saturday”

As reporter Margaret Barthel explains, the following letter from Equality Virginia "says there is a connection between the Youngkin admin's model policy on transgender students and the rise in anti-LG

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Virginia ER Nurse Kellen Squire: “Things are bad in healthcare right now. We’re faced with the worst pediatric health surge in the history of our country.”

by ER nurse Kellen SquireFolks. Things are bad in healthcare right now. We're faced with the worst pediatric health surge in the history of our country.I worked in Pediatric Acute Care at the

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Progressive Arlington/Falls Church Commonwealth’s Attorney Parisa Dehghani-Tafti Announces for Reelection

Arlington/Falls Church Commonwealth's Attorney Parisa Dehghani-Tafti, who was first elected in 2019 - narrowly defeating incumbent Theo Stamos in the Democratic primary, then easily winning the genera

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Audio: Far-Right Rep. Bob Good (R-VA05) Says “It’s clear to me that…Kevin McCarthy cannot get the needed 218 votes to become Speaker”

Far-right-extremist Rep. Bob Good (R-VA05), speaking yesterday on the radio show of Trump's former campaign chair in Virginia, had the following to say about Kevin McCarthy's bid for Speaker of the Ho

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Wednesday News: “Ukrainians are fighting for our freedom, too”; “Trump’s Legal Problems All Converged Into One Day of Spectacular Failures”; “At least 6 people were killed in a shooting at a Walmart in [Chesapeake, VA]”; “Youngkin administration needs to rescind its proposed transgender policies”

by LowellHere are a few international, national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Wednesday, November 23.Three Takeaways From The COP27 Climate ConferenceYoung pe

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Mass Shooting in Chesapeake: “Enough is enough”; “Trauma upon trauma”; “Something has to give”; “Our country cannot continue to live in fear of gun violence”

On and on it goes in America...and not in any other country in the world. As Rep. Elaine Luria (D-VA02) says, "Enough is enough." And as Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA07) says, "Our country cannot cont

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VA House, Senate Dems Statements on Chesapeake Shootings, Gun Violence Epidemic

See below for statements from the Virginia House and Senate Democrats on the shootings in Chesapeake and at UVA, how "time and time again, Glenn Youngkin’s MAGA administration and NRA-funded House R

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Following New Investigation, Sen. Mark Warner and Rep. Elissa Slotkin Press Google on Misrepresentation in Online Ads Targeted to users Searching for Abortion Services

Good stuff from Sen. Mark Warner and Rep. Elissa Slotkin. Now, please also look into Elon Musk and Twitter, because that situation is *really* messed up.FOLLOWING NEW INVESTIGATION, WARNER & SL

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Hamkae Center: “For [VA Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian] Balow to write off glaring omissions and inaccuracies as mere mistakes or gaffes is insulting.”

From the Hamkae Center:Virginians unite and win, demanding truth in education for diverse communitiesRichmond, Virginia — In the face of overwhelm