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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
June 27, 2017 / Press

Gillespie Demurs, Declines to Share Trumpcare Stance with Virginians

Today the Northam for Governor campaign released an online video spotlighting Ed Gillespie’s refusal to share with Virginians whether he supports the disastrous Senate version of Trumpcare. Read post
June 26, 2017 / Press

Northam Finds Estimate Trumpcare to Cost Virginia $1.4 Billion Over 7 Years “Alarming”

Today, Dr. Ralph Northam again voiced his opposition to the Senate’s version of Trumpcare, echoing American Medical Association’s judgment it contradicts the ‘first, do no harm’ principle of medical practice. Read post
June 23, 2017 / Press

Congressman McEachin Calls on Ed Gillespie to Join Virginians Against Trumpcare

Today, Congressman Donald McEachin called on Ed Gillespie to join Virginians in opposing the Senate Republican version of Trumpcare and discussed the impact it will have on the commonwealth. Read post
June 23, 2017 / Press

Northam Campaign Announces Commitment To Three Debates And Seven Joint Appearances

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign announced its commitment to a schedule of three debates and seven joint appearances during the Virginia gubernatorial race. Read post
June 22, 2017 / Press

Northam: Gillespie’s Silence on Trumpcare ‘Pitiful’

Today, Dr. Ralph Northam issued a statement calling on Ed Gillespie to be clear with Virginians about whether he supports the Senate Republican version of Trumpcare -- which would put the healthcare of thousands of Virginians at risk by gutting Medicaid funding and defunding Planned Parenthood. Read post
June 8, 2017 / Press

Northam Campaign To Air New Ad “Not Alone”

Today, the Northam campaign announced it will begin airing a new ad entitled “Not Alone”. Read post
June 7, 2017 / Press

Northam Campaign To Air New Ad “Post”

Today, the Northam campaign announced it will begin airing a new ad entitled “Post”. The ad comes on the heels of the Lt. Governor receiving the Washington Post endorsement, and highlights the support of progressive organizations from around Virginia. Read post
June 7, 2017 / Press

Northam Has The Advantage Heading Into Primary Day

Ralph Northam has the advantage, and the momentum, going into election day. Just yesterday he received the endorsement of the Washington Post. Northam also enters the final stretch of the primary armed with the financial advantage, a strong field program, and solid grassroots support. Read post
June 7, 2017 / Endorsements, Press

Washington Post Endorses Ralph Northam

In case you missed it, the Washington Post just endorsed Ralph Northam to be the Democratic nominee for governor. As the editorial board simply put it, "Mr. Northam would make the better governor." Read post
June 6, 2017 / Endorsements, Press

Northam Campaign Announces Endorsements of Latino Virginians

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign announced the endorsements of a coalition of Latino Virginians who are behind Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam’s vision for the Commonwealth. Read post
June 6, 2017 / Press

Northam Campaign To Air New Ad “Agree”

Today, the Northam campaign announced it will begin airing a new ad entitled “Agree”. The ad highlights the support of progressive organizations from around Virginia because of the Lt. Governor’s proven record of fighting for progressive values in the Commonwealth. Read post
June 5, 2017 / Press

Northam Raises Over $2,000,000, Bringing Total Raised To Nearly $7.5 Million And Cash On Hand Over $1.3 million

Today, the Northam for Governor campaign announced it raised $2,025,228 in the 2nd quarter. Northam has over $1,329,929 cash on hand as of the June 1st reporting deadline. For the cycle, the Northam campaign has raised $7,465,158. Read post
June 2, 2017 / Press

On National Gun Violence Awareness Day, Northam Campaign Shares Story of “Kate”

Today, on National Gun Violence Awareness Day, the Northam for Governor campaign released “Kate”, an online video sharing the namesake’s powerful personal story of dealing with gun and domestic violence. Read post
June 1, 2017 / Press

Lt. Governor Northam Responds to Trump Announcement on Paris Climate Agreement

Lt. Governor Northam released a statement following President Trump’s announcement that the United States will be pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement. Read post
May 31, 2017 / Press

Bobby Scott Boosts Northam Campaign in New Radio Ad

Today, the Northam campaign announced it has begun airing a radio ad with Congressman Bobby Scott’s endorsement. The radio ad will run in conjunction with the campaign’s substantial television buys, including yesterday’s newly announced “Legacy”. Read post
May 31, 2017 / Policy, Press

Northam: Trump Administration’s Move to Roll Back Contraception Mandate “A Slippery Slope,” Calls For Protections in Virginia

Recent reports have revealed that the Trump Administration has drafted a rule to roll back the federal requirement mandating that most employers provide birth control coverage in health insurance plans. Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam is calling for a state law codifying the contraceptive mandate. Read post
May 30, 2017 / Press

Northam Campaign To Air New Ad “Legacy”

Today, the Northam campaign announced it will begin airing a new ad entitled “Legacy”. This follows the campaign’s move two weeks ago to add “Emily” and “Build” to its substantial buy across the Commonwealth. Read post
May 29, 2017 / Press

On Memorial Day, Northam Campaign Releases “Veteran” Online Video

Today in commemoration of Memorial Day, the Northam for Governor campaign released “Veteran”, an online video featuring three Virginians who know firsthand how Ralph Northam will fight for veterans as the Commonwealth’s 73rd governor. Read post
May 26, 2017 / Policy, Press

Lt. Governor Northam Announces “Virginia Votes” Proposal to Expand Voting Rights and Increase Government Transparency

Today, Ralph Northam announced “Virginia Votes”, a series of proposals to expand voting rights and increase government transparency in the Commonwealth. Read post
May 23, 2017 / Endorsements, Press

Kicking Off “Delivering Progressive Results” Week, Northam’s Backing Grows Stronger with Pride Fund Endorsement

Yesterday kicked off the beginning of a week highlighting Ralph Northam’s record of delivering progressive results. Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam joined Pride Fund to announce the organization will be giving him their endorsement and full support in his bid for governor. Read post
May 16, 2017 / Press

Northam Campaign To Air Two New Ads: “Emily” and “Build”

Today, the Northam campaign announced it will begin airing two news ads, entitled “Emily” and “Build”. This comes two weeks after the campaign announced it would go up on the air in Northern Virginia with “Listening” and “Principles”, adding on to its substantial buy across the Commonwealth. Read post
May 11, 2017 / Press

Northam: Gillespie’s Openness to AHCA Waivers Signal it’s “Open Season” for Insurance Companies in Virginia

Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam issued the following statement in response to Ed Gillespie’s signal to insurance companies that he might waive protections for their profit: Read post
May 11, 2017 / Press

Northam: “Our Teachers Deserve More, Period.”

Yesterday, a new report from the National Education Association (NEA) ranked Virginia as one of the worst states in the country for teacher salaries. Read post
May 10, 2017 / Policy, Press

Following Comey Firing, Northam Calls for Special Prosecutor

The timing of the president’s decision to fire Director Comey is suspicious and disturbing. Republicans must now choose country over party and call for a special prosecutor. Read post
May 9, 2017 / Press

Ahead Of Tonight’s Richmond Debate, Northam Campaign Releases New Mini-Documentary On 2012 Transvaginal Ultrasound Fight

Today, Northam for Governor released a new mini-documentary about the 2012 transvaginal ultrasound fight in the Virginia legislature. The original language would have forced many women in their first trimester to have a probe inserted into their vagina to obtain an accurate image. Read post
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