Election 2022

After 2021 losses, Swecker looks to retain role as chair of Va. Democrats

BY: - March 16, 2022

For Susan Swecker’s first six years leading the Democratic Party of Virginia, there was always a Democratic governor in charge. That changed this year, when Gov. Glenn Youngkin scored an upset win and returned Republicans to power in Richmond, snapping a more than decade-long losing streak in statewide contests. Democrats also lost the other two […]

Virginia lawmakers hoping to unseat Democratic congresswomen use Ukrainian crisis to blast Biden

BY: - February 24, 2022

As the world was still coming to grips with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Virginia Sen. Bryce Reeves, R-Spotsylvania, used the crisis to raise money for his congressional run in what could be one of the country’s most competitive districts. The subject line of the email that went out Thursday just before 9 a.m. read: “America’s […]