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Christina Wilkie

America Just Chose A Talented, Qualified Diplomat To Bring Hope To War-Torn Congo Basin | Christina Wilkie | Posted 07.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John Kerry announced Monday that former Rep. Tom Perriello (D-Va.) will serve as the Obama administration's special e...

Ryan Grim

Climate Change Emerges As Central Diplomatic Challenge | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Rep. Tom Perriello is leaving the Center for American Progress to head the State Department's Quadrennial Diplomacy and Developme...

Amanda Terkel

Progressive Favorite Makes Big Announcement | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Democratic congressman Tom Perriello has announced he will not be running for Virginia governor in 2013. "I have considered a ...

Amanda Terkel

Tom Perriello Reportedly Open To Running For Virginia Governor In 2013 | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tom Perriello is reportedly considering a bid for Virginia's governor's seat in 2013, according to sources close to the former Democrati...

Progressive Champion Fundraises For Controversial Dem

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

Progressive champion Tom Perriello is fundraising on behalf of John Douglass, the presumptive Democratic nominee in Virginia's 5th Congressional Distr...

White House Party Crasher Crashes New Poll

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 05.03.2012 | Politics

TV personality and White House party crasher Tareq Salahi "has the dubious designation of being one of the least popular people we've ever polled," ac...

Lucia Graves

Bad Blood In Virginia's 5th Could Spell Trouble For Democrats In November | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With John Douglass now the presumptive Democratic nominee in Virginia's 5th Congressional District, prominent party leaders are finally ...

Sam Stein

Tom Perriello To Head Center For American Progress Advocacy Arm | Sam Stein | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Rep. Tom Perriello (D-Va.) a beloved progressive whom activists and party officials had pushed to consider a gubernatorial run in...

Sarah Palin's Political Career May Already Be Over, But If It's Not, It Should Be

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

I automatically recoil at the suggestion that people should be held responsible for the actions of others, especially when it comes down to the influe...

VA-Sen: 49% Webb (D), 45% Allen (R) (PPP 11/10-13)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PPP 11/10-13/10; 551 voters, 4.2% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (PPP PDF) Virginia 2012 Senate 49% Webb (D), 45% Allen (R) 49% Webb (D), 39%...

Amanda Terkel

Break-In At Tom Perriello's Campaign Office | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Last night there was a break-in at Rep. Tom Perriello's (D-Va.) Charlottesville office, with the thief taking walking packets and flyers...

Sam Stein

Dem Tom Perriello Touts His Disagreements With The White House On Eve Of Obama Visit | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The night before President Barack Obama is set to make a dramatic campaign swing into his district, Rep. Tom Perriello (D-Va.) is waxing cautiously --...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Embattled Dem Rep's Impassioned Closing Statement | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Tom Perriello (D-Va.), fighting to hang on to his congressional seat in a heavily Republican district against GOP challenger Robert Hurt, gave an...

Lucia Graves

Democracy For America Backs Strong Progressives In The House | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With pundits predicting Democratic voters will be too apathetic to show up to the polls, Democracy for America -- the group started by former Vermont ...

Amanda Terkel

Rep. Tom Perriello's GOP Opponent Says No To Local NAACP Debate | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican Robert Hurt, who is running to oust Democratic Rep. Tom Perriello in Virginia's fifth district, will not be participating in a Sept. 19 deb...

Amanda Terkel

Who's Afraid Of The Big Bad Debate? | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There are few traditions more central to political campaigns than debates between the candidates. In the biggest races, they're nationally televised e...

Time for the Pundits to Take a Deep Breath -- Why Democrats Will Not Be Routed In November

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

In 1994 Democrats were caught flat-footed by the GOP onslaught -- completely unprepared to mount a defense. This year there is a danger that the opposite will be true -- that fear and defeatism turn into self-fulfilling prophesies.

Sam Stein

NRCC Press Aide Tweets Home Addresses Of Virginia Dem's Staffers | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A press assistant for the National Republican Congressional Campaign tweeted the home addresses of campaign staffers for Rep. Tom Perriello (D-Va.) Tu...

Lucia Graves

Bush Tax Cuts Spur Disagreement Among Dems | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic Reps. Tom Perriello and Gerry Connolly of Virginia say their party should stay on message this election season, but it's hard to do that wh...

Sam Stein

House Democrats Rip Senate Colleagues: Their Lethargy Is Going To Cost Us Seats In 2010 | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A trio of progressive House members took direct aim at their colleagues in the Senate on Saturday, declaring that the upper chamber "sucks," has a "to...

Sam Stein

Tom Perriello And Marco Rubio Have Massive Fundraising Quarters | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two campaign fundraising reports announced on Monday drive home the argument that it literally pays for candidates to stand by their convictions and t...

'The Youngest Candidate' to Open the Politics on Film Festival in Washington D.C.!

Jason Pollock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jason Pollock

My film, THE YOUNGEST CANDIDATE, will be the OPENING NIGHT film of The Politics On Film Festival in Washington D.C. ! The event is sponsored by the ...

Jason Linkins

Virginia GOP's Boucher/Perriello Attack Ad Backfires | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Virginia GOP got all red in the face when Mexican President Felipe Calderon came to give a speech to Congress and recommended a ban on assault wea...

Polis Opens Another Joint Fundraising Committee

The Eye (CQ Politics) | Greg Giroux | March 25, 2010 8:53 AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) is again providing fundraising assistance to his Democratic colleagues as they prepare for a challenging midterm election. ...

Betsy Markey Receiving Threats Of Violence Over Health Care Vote

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

KDVR's Eli Stokols reports that Colorado Congresswoman Betsy Markey has received violent threats via telephone this week in response to her vote for t...