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August 16, 2017 / Press

Statement from Dr. Ralph Northam on Confederate Statues

Today, in response to the City of Charlottesville’s decision to remove the statue of Robert E. Lee from Emancipation Park, Dr. Ralph Northam released a statement. Read post
August 16, 2017 / Press

Ralph Northam Responds To Trump On CNN New Day: “He Disappointed Us All”

On CNN this morning, Dr. Ralph Northam talked with Chris Cuomo about Donald Trump doubling down on his refusal to condemn white supremacists by placing blame “on both sides” for the violence in Charlottesville. Read post
August 15, 2017 / Press

Dr. Northam: Trump’s Defense of White Supremacists A “Dereliction of Duty”

Following the horrific events over the weekend in Charlottesville, including the death of Heather Heyer at the hands of a domestic terrorist with neo-Nazi leanings, President Donald Trump today doubled down on his statements placing blame “on both sides.” Read post
August 12, 2017 / Press

Dr. Northam on Planned Rally in Charlottesville

White supremacists have descended upon Charlottesville again to evoke a reaction as ugly and violent as their beliefs -- just as they did before, I am urging Virginians to deny them the satisfaction. Read post
August 11, 2017 / Press

Statement from Dr. Ralph Northam on Anthem Announcement

Today, following the news of Anthem pulling out of the Virginia health care marketplace, Dr. Ralph Northam released a statement. Read post
August 11, 2017 / Press

Northam for Governor Issues Correction to Ed Gillespie’s “Ethics” Ad

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign issued a correction to Ed Gillespie’s newest ad “Ethics,” to highlight Gillespie’s lucrative career as a corporate lobbyist in Washington, D.C. — and often at the expense of Virginians. Read post
August 10, 2017 / Press

FACT CHECK: He’ll Stand Up To Special Interests? Gillespie Has No Special Interest In You

Ed Gillespie’s career of lobbying for corporate interests is long, and his success has often come at the expense of hardworking Virginians. In his newest ad today, Gillespie boasts that “special interests have too much sway over policy in Richmond right now.” Read post
August 10, 2017 / Press

Northam Campaign To Air First General Election Ad “My Life”

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign announced it will begin airing its first ad of the general election entitled “My Life.” Read post
August 8, 2017 / Policy, Press

Ralph Northam Announces Agriculture And Forestry Policy Plan

Today, Dr. Ralph Northam unveiled his new agriculture and forestry policy plan that will continue championing the growth of Virginia’s number one private industry as part of his vision for an economy that will create opportunities for all Virginians, no matter who they are or where they live. Read post
August 4, 2017 / Endorsements, Press

Choice Is Clear: Planned Parenthood Advocates of Virginia Endorses Dr. Ralph Northam

Yesterday, Dr. Ralph Northam received the endorsement of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Virginia as their choice for governor because of his record of championing women’s access to reproductive healthcare in the commonwealth. Read post
August 2, 2017 / Press

“Get the Facts” Spotlights Gillespie’s Support to Ban Abortion and Federally Defund Planned Parenthood

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign released “Get The Facts”, an online video spotlighting Ed Gillespie’s willful stand against a woman’s right to choose. Read post
July 31, 2017 / Press

In “Building the New Virginia Economy”, Northam Touts G3 Program for Workforce Development

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign released “Building the New Virginia Economy”, an online video emphasizing Dr. Ralph Northam’s workforce development program, called G3: Get Skilled, Get A Job, and Give Back. Read post
July 27, 2017 / Press

Ralph Northam Announces Policy Proposal for Virginians With Disabilities

Today, Dr. Ralph Northam unveiled his new policy plan focused on improving the inclusion and quality of life for Virginians with disabilities. Read post
July 26, 2017 / Press

NEW VIDEO: “Wise” Offers View of Healthcare Landscape in Rural Virginia

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign released “Wise”, an online video shining a light on the healthcare landscape for the underserved, underinsured living in rural Virginia. Read post
July 25, 2017 / Press

New Ads, Old Tricks: Ed Gillespie Leaves Out Key Details in Snake-Oil Sell To Virginians

Today, Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie announced he would begin airing three ads centered on his biography and plans for Virginia’s economy. Read post
July 25, 2017 / Press

Northam Slams Senate’s Motion to Proceed on ACA Repeal As “Politics Over People”

Today, Senate Republicans voted on a motion to proceed with the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. This move could mean the Senate revives its Trumpcare proposal, estimated to jeopardize the insurance coverage of up to 520,000 Virginians. Read post
July 21, 2017 / Press

When It Comes To The Economy, Ed Gillespie Has A Long History of Reinventing Himself on Television

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign released “Really?” a new online video exposing Ed Gillespie’s long history of cynically reinventing himself on television, and spinning economic numbers so it’s convenient for him. Read post
July 20, 2017 / Press

Northam Applauds North Carolina Governor’s Opposition to Trump’s Reckless Offshore Drilling Plan

Today, Dr. Ralph Northam applauded North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper’s announcement of his opposition to President Trump’s offshore drilling plan. Read post
July 20, 2017 / Press

“Nonpartisan” Highlights Gillespie’s Opposition To Redistricting Reform

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign released “Nonpartisan,” an online video highlighting Ed Gillespie’s latest refusal to commit to nonpartisan redistricting reform. Read post
July 19, 2017 / Press

Northam Campaign Announces Joint Appearance and Debate Schedule

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign announced its complete schedule of debates and joint appearances. It previously announced its commitment to three debates and seven joint appearances. Read post
July 18, 2017 / Policy, Press

Ralph Northam Announces Rural Economic Policy Plan

Today, Dr. Ralph Northam unveiled his new rural economic policy plan that will work to strengthen Virginia’s rural economy and build an economy that will create opportunities for all Virginians, no matter who they are or where they live. Read post
July 18, 2017 / Policy, Press

Ralph Northam Calls for Bipartisan Joint Health Care Subcommittee To Address Health Care Costs and Access

With news that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is working to move forward with the repeal of the Affordable Care Act with no replacement bill in place, Dr. Ralph Northam today called for a Bipartisan Joint Health Care Subcommittee in Virginia to address the rising costs of health care. Read post
July 17, 2017 / Press

Northam for Governor Raises Nearly $2 million, From 3,337 Contributions; Has $1.75 Million On Hand

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign announced it raised nearly $2 million for the last reporting period ending June 30, bringing Ralph Northam’s total amount raised this cycle to $9,384,052.61. Read post
July 13, 2017 / Press

Northam Campaign Releases Map Showing County by County Impact of Trumpcare

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign released an interactive map showing the devastating impact the Senate health care bill will have on Virginia if it passes. Read post
July 13, 2017 / Press

NEW VIDEO: Two Candidates for Governor, Two Different Records

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign released “Record”, an online video illustrating the biographical differences and record between the two gubernatorial candidates. The conclusion: Dr. Ralph Northam is the only candidate with a record of making progress for Virginia. Read post
July 12, 2017 / Endorsements, Press

Virginia Professional Fire Fighters Endorse Ralph Northam in Virginia Governor’s Race

The Virginia Professional Fire Fighters (VPFF) announce Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam as their choice to be the 73rd governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Read post
July 11, 2017 / Press

Creigh Deeds Calls Gillespie’s Mental Health Plan ‘Lip Service’ Until He Comes Out Against Trumpcare

Today, Senator Creigh Deeds called on Ed Gillespie to be honest with Virginians about his stance on the Senate’s health care proposal. Gillespie has remained silent on the bill, which outlines cuts to Medicaid and waivers to essential health benefits. Read post
July 11, 2017 / Press

Northam for Governor BuzzFeed Quiz Asks Virginians Where Ed Gillespie Stands on Issues

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign released a BuzzFeed quiz that gives Virginia voters the chance to test how well they know Republican nominee Ed Gillespie. Read post
July 10, 2017 / Press

“Josephine” Among Virginians At Risk of Losing Coverage Under Trumpcare

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign released “Josephine” an online video highlighting the local impact the Senate’s healthcare bill could have on Virginians if passed. Read post
July 7, 2017 / Press

Northam Condemns Planned Charlottesville KKK Rally, Calls On Gillespie To Do The Same

Today, Dr. Ralph Northam condemned Ku Klux Klan’s plan to rally in Charlottesville this Saturday and called on Ed Gillespie to join him in a bipartisan stand against hate. Read post
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