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Board Members McClellan, Schultz and Swecker Named To McAuliffe Transition Team

  Three members of The Farm Team Board of Directors have been named to Gov.-elect McAuliffe’s transition team.     Del. Jennifer McClellan Dr. Karen Kennedy Schultz Susan Swecker   Del. Jennifer McClellan was named Transition co-chair the day after Election Day and Board members Dr. Karen Schultz and Susan Swecker have been named to the […]

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Emerge Virginia Board Congratulates Fellow Board Member And Future First Lady Of Virginia Dorothy McAuliffe

EMERGE VIRGINIA BOARD CONGRATULATES FELLOW BOARD MEMBER AND FUTURE FIRST LADY OF VIRGINIA DOROTHY MCAULIFFE  The Emerge Virginia Board of Directors extends its congratulations to fellow board member Dorothy McAuliffe on the election of her husband, Terry McAuliffe, as Governor of Virginia. Dorothy was a valuable asset to her husband’s campaign over the past several months, speaking to […]

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SD 6 Democratic Nominating Caucus This Weekend

This Saturday, November 16th, a Democratic caucus will be held to determine the nominee for the special election to fill the State Senate seat currently held by Lieutenant Governor-elect Ralph Northam.   There are three candidates for the Democratic nomination, and two are women you should know more about.   Andria McClellan   Paula Miller     The […]

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Getting The Job Done

Getting The Job Done By Susan S. Platt, The Farm Team Founding Member Women are the key to this election. It was true last year during the Presidential Race, and it is true all across Virginia this year, from the Governor’s race to House of Delegates races that are becoming more competitive by the day […]

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A Note From Patricia Hynes, Fairfax Co School Bd Member

Dear Friends, I’ve been a teacher, PTA member, and school board member, I fight for our kids every day to make sure they have what they need to succeed and a big part of that is making sure our teachers have the tools and flexibility they need. Our future is in our teachers’ hands, which […]

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Voters “Shouldn’t Be Fooled” By Barbara Comstock

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                            October 29, 2013 Contact:  Susan S Platt, farmteam.va@gmail.com     Voters “Shouldn’t Be Fooled” By Barbara Comstock   October 29, 2013 –Barbara Comstock voted against $200,000 in the state budget in 2013 that would have directly funded breast and cervical cancer screenings for poor women.  (HB1500, 2013, […]

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Documentary “Political Bodies” wins award, to play at VA Film Fest

“Political Bodies” wins award, will play at VA Film Festival November 9th   by Shelley Abrams   “Last year I was called randomly by a documentary filmmaker from New York City about possibly doing an interview about the abortion rights activities of the past two years.  Apparently Virginia had caught his attention, just as it […]

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Vice Mayor Jasmine Gore Named One Of Style Weekly’s 40 Under 40

  Jasmine Gore, one of The Farm Team’s endorsed candidates in 2012, has been named one of Style Weekly’s Top 40 Under 40 in 2013.   Style Weekly Top 40 Under 40, posted October 15, 2013 Ask Jasmine Gore to tell you about Hopewell, population 22,000, and you’ll hear about the city’s rich history as […]

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Mounting tension in Virginia House’s 33rd district race

The Washington Post, by Caitlin Gibson, Oct. 21, 2013 Tension is rising in the Virginia House’s 33rd district race in the days before the general election, as Democrat Mary Costello Daniel’s campaign reported a surge in fundraising momentum, and Republican Dave LaRock has found himself defending his absence at several debates. LaRock, a hard-line Republican […]

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LaRock and Daniel campaign for open 33rd District seat

LoudounTimes.com Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 by Ben Hancock There are two newcomers in the 33rd District House of Delegates race this year. Democrat Mary Daniel is a lawyer and lifelong resident of the northern Shenandoah Valley. Her opponent is Dave LaRock, a general contractor who beat out 20-year incumbent Joe May in the June 11 Republican primary. […]