Sims, Chapman Winners of 2009 Josephine Marshall Award

8th District members, Terron Sims, II and John Taylor Chapman, were selected by Virginia’s 8th District Committee to receive the Josephine Marshall Award. The Award recognizes and honors the achievements and contributions of individuals within Congressional Districts that have demonstrated significant contributions to the Democratic Black Caucus and the Democratic Party of Virginia concomitantly developing and advancing relevant issues with …

24 Hours of (United) Democrats

cross-posted from DemRulz.org, by DNC member Frank Leone, Jr. Back from Williamsburg after attending the DPVA Steering Committee (Friday night), DPVA State Central Committee (Saturday am), Unity Rally (Saturday noon), and Democratic Black Caucus Juneteenth Dinner (Saturday night).  I’ve never seen Virginia Democrats so united behind their ticket.  50% of Democratic voters had Creigh Deeds as their first choice for …

State Central Committee Meeting Saturday

Quarterly meeting of the State Central Committee Saturday, June 13th 10:00 am in Williamsburg, VA at the the Sadler Center in the Chesapeake Room on the College of William and Mary’s campus in historic Williamsburg (map, click here). Take exit 238, follow signs toward Colonial Williamsburg Take a right at the 2nd traffic light onto Rt. 132 Go straight through …

Stand with Sotomayor

This week, hundreds of thousands of supporters like you stood up to support Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s historic nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. But the long road to confirmation has only just begun. Add your voice, and stand with Sotomayor. We’ve just launched our action center, an online hub where you can find all the tools you need to help …