Campaign 2020

Field Organizing and Voter Mobilization from Home Campaign2020, Featured, Topics WASHINGTON — With the COVID-19 pandemic raging across the country in the closing months of the presidential campaign, Democratic campaign workers have been forced off the trail and into their living rooms where they've cold ... CONTINUE READING VIDEO: Surge in Early Voting Indicates Record-Breaking Turnout Campaign2020, Featured, Topics ROCKVILLE, MD — With three days left until Election Day, roughly 90 million people have cast their ballots early, more than 50% of overall turnout in the 2016 election. Long lines at early voting sites, huge ... CONTINUE READING VIDEO: Long lines for early voters in Fairfax County Campaign2020, Featured FAIRFAX, VA — Early in-person voters in Fairfax County, VA confronted long lines this week, which at times extended to two hours long. Last week, the Fairfax County NAACP released a statement demanding the Fairfax Board ... CONTINUE READING Biden campaign woos 'Trekkies' Featured, Politics, Topics WASHINGTON- Andrew Wang, Pete Buttigieg and Stacey Abrams are pushing supporters of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden to live long and donate. The Democratic politicians teamed up with 19 former and current “Star Trek” actors, including ... CONTINUE READING

D.C. prepares for possible Proud Boys gathering on Saturday

WASHINGTON -- During a Tuesday morning press conference, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) addressed concerns that far-right white supremacist group, the Proud Boys, would be gathering in Washington Saturday to protest Donald Trump’s election loss. According to social media...

Protesters take to BLM Plaza to remind Biden supporters the work is not done

Washingtonians hit the streets to celebrate Joe Biden’s presidential election win, but for some, the feelings of victory were more complicated. Black Lives Matter protesters have been marching in Washington since learning of Ahmaud Arbery’s death in February. Arbery was killed by two armed white men in South Georgia, and his murder helped reignite a national conversation around racism.

Harris breaks glass ceilings as first woman to win vice presidency

“I’m happy to have the first woman in the White House as the vice president, even more excited that it’s an African American woman as I’m Black myself so I wanted to come out and show my support for this moment,” Megan Thomas, a Washington resident, said.

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