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Pelosi Claims Republicans Attacking Her Are Really Attacking San Francisco
- June 26, 2017

In Politico , Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel advises Democrats to do what he did, as House campaign chairman, in 2006: Recruit candidates with local roots and views suited to local terrain - and with sharp political instincts, which both parties' candidates seemed to lack in the special elections. (more...)
Democrats secretly met to plan the ouster of top party leader
- June 25, 2017

And while Democrats have been on a losing streak lately - going down to defeat in all of the special congressional elections so far this year - she said that would turn around soon. And we need a message-how are we going to get there? The "cloud" of a Russian Federation investigation and potential obstruction of justice investigation into President Trump could get a whole lot darker - or evaporate. (more...)
White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph
- June 23, 2017

But he later shifted to focus on local concerns to match his Republican rival Karen Handel , a former secretary of state who argued the vote was a local issue and unrelated to Trump's presidency. " Nancy Pelosi is not the only reason that Ossoff lost ", Vela told Politico . It is certainly morale-sapping for Democrats who still have not figured out how to secure a win over Mr Trump. (more...)
More summer storms, some possibly severe More summer storms, some possibly severe
- June 16, 2017

Prior to storms developing, there will be unsafe heat across the area with a heat index in excess of 100 degrees. There's a risk of a thunderstorm in the morning. Friday Night . Partly cloudy. "The primary risk will be that of damaging winds, though, some 1" diameter or bigger hail also looks possible. The weather office predicts you have one more day of uninterrupted clear skies before the weather starts to send definite mixed message. (more...)
It's a grand old Flag Day It's a grand old Flag Day
- June 15, 2017

It's our flag. Enough said. She adds, "I want to see that pride all the time now without a tragedy to bring it up". To create the stars, Stars for Our Troops collects and washes the blue canton from donated flags, then cuts out each individual star. (more...)
Polls to open for primary elections across Virginia
- June 14, 2017

Most of the focus has been on the Democratic candidates seeking to succeed Democratic incumbent Terry McAuliffe, who can not run again because of term limits. Voters are also choosing candidates for lieutenant governor and several state House seats. You can learn more about Vogel here. Bryce Reeves has accused primary rival and fellow state Sen. (more...)