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1/4 ▶️U.S. Senate

☑️Tim Kaine @timkaine
❌Corey Stewart

▶️U.S. Congress VA-01

☑️Vangie Williams @Vangie4Congress
❌Rob Wittman

▶️U.S. Congress VA-02

☑️Elaine Luria @ElaineLuriaVA
❌Scott Taylor

▶️U.S. Congress VA-03

☑️Bobby Scott @BobbyScott

h/t @DemWrite
2/4 ▶️U.S. Congress VA-04

☑️Donald McEachin @Donald_McEachin
❌Ryan McAdams

▶️U.S. Congress VA-05

☑️Leslie Cockburn @LeslieCockburn
❌Denver Riggleman

▶️U.S. Congress VA-06

☑️Jennifer Lewis @JenniferForVA
❌Ben Cline
3/4 ▶️U.S. Congress VA-07

☑️Abigail Spanberger @SpanbergerVA07
❌David Brat

▶️U.S. Congress VA-08

☑️Don Beyer @DonBeyerVA
❌Thomas Oh

▶️U.S. Congress VA-09

☑️Anthony Flaccavento @flacc4congress
❌H. Morgan Griffith
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MUST WATCH: Senator @timkaine (D-VA) was #LOOMERED. He called on Democrats to “FIGHT in the streets” & said ANTIFA is “energetic activism”. Kaine’s son, a member of ANTIFA, was arrested in Minnesota for setting off smoke bombs @ a @realDonaldTrump rally. Vote for @CoreyStewartVA.
Thank you to @DrJaneRuby who filmed me while I confronted @timkaine, & thank you to my AMAZING video editor @CampbellVideos who created another #Loomered masterpiece. Follow them!

If you live in #Virginia, #VoteRed! VOTE FOR @CoreyStewartVA !!!!!! 🇺🇸 #MAGA #JobsNotMobs
WATCH: Sen @timkaine (D-VA) was #LOOMERED. He called on Dems to “FIGHT in the streets” & said ANTIFA is “energetic activism”. Kaine’s son, a member of ANTIFA, was arrested in MN for setting off smoke bombs @ a Trump rally. Vote for @CoreyStewartVA.
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🐬It's getting closer and closer to the midterm elections and #Democrats need to #FlipTheSenate. If you can contribute—great—if not, there are other ways to help: by following their account, tweeting about them, spreading the word, volunteering, getting others to contribute, etc.
🐦Let's start with Heidi Heitkamp @SenatorHeitkamp, running for U.S. Senate in #NorthDakota. Please follow, tweet, contribute, volunteer, anything you can do, she is in a tight race.

💸To contribute, even $1 if you can spare it!

secure.actblue.com/entity/fundrai…
🐦Next, Claire McCaskill @clairecmc, running for U.S. Senate in #Missouri. Please follow, tweet, contribute, volunteer, anything you can do, she is in a tight race.

💸To contribute, even $1 if you can spare it!

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Prosecutors file new charging document against ex-@realDonaldTrump campaign chairman @PaulManafort, signaling a possible plea deal, reports @AP.
A guilty plea to charges in his second trial (which was to be held in Washington, DC) is to be entered today by @PaulManafort, according to media reports.
According to the filing, @PaulManafort will enter a guilty plea to a single count of conspiracy to obstruct justice.
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Immigration & Customs Enforcement—more commonly known as ICE, is a law enforcement agency of the federal government of the U.S. tasked to enforce the immigration laws of the United States & to investigate criminal and terrorist activity of foreign nationals residing in the U.S.
ℹ️ICE has two primary components: Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). It is an agency under the jurisdiction of Homeland Security and was established in 2003 following the 9/11 tragedy.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U.S._Immi…
ICE was designed to keep us safe from terrorists—for instance, the terrorists who took over the planes on 9/11 were living undetected in the U.S. for over a year.

Pls read this thoroughly before commenting. The Trump administration has corrupted this agency to do horrific acts.
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"A life threatening storm surge likely" along portions of the coasts of the Carolinas and Virginia from #HurricaneFlorence, according to @NWS.
“We are absolutely and totally prepared” for #HurricaneFlorence, @POTUS replies to radio pool reporter @karentravers, but acknowledges there's a chance, however, it's going to be very bad.
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Trump: Day 590
-153rd Day at Trump Golf Club
-196th Day at Trump Property
-Failing to Bring Back American Jobs
-Sons Spend $200k on Secret Service
-Names Donald Palmer to Fed EAC
-Christie Funneled $500M into AMI
-Omarosa Recorded All WH Convo's
-McCain Laid 2 Rest in Annapolis
Add...
Day 695 since Donald Trump admitted to sexual assault — yet he’s still in the Oval Office
Add...
Day 547 of NO EVIDENCE produced by Trump that his phones were tapped by Obama.

The FISA warrant Trump referenced targeted Carter Page. #TrumpLies
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🎖️Yesterday, the people who ran and/or run our country:

🗣️Former President Barack Obama: So much of our politics our public life—our public discourse—can seem small…and mean… and petty. Trafficking in bombast and insult and phony controversies and manufactured outrage.
🗣️Former President Barack Obama (cont'd): It’s a politics that pretends to be brave and tough, but in fact is borne of fear. John called on us to be bigger than that."

👇Meanwhile, in Loudon County, #Virginia...
🍊Trump's golf count is now up to:

💲7⃣7⃣,0⃣0⃣0⃣,0⃣0⃣0⃣

💰[Trump's golf cost to American taxpayers. Who is O.K. with this?]

trumpgolfcount.com
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Thread.
Selected list of #indictments and #sentencings
Aug 15-22, 2018
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1. Ricky Johnston from Las Vegas admitted to receiving over 600 images of toddlers & children engaged in sexually explicit conduct. He was sentenced to 144 months in federal prison.

#childpornography #childsexabuse #RickyJohnston #projectsafechildhood

justice.gov/usao-nv/pr/las…
2. Operation Darkness Falls results in arrest one of the most prolific dark net drug dealers in the world.
Matthew & Holly Roberts used the darknet marketplace to distribute #fentanyl #oxycodone #heroin #meth & other drugs.

#darknet #silkroad #alphabay
justice.gov/usao-ndoh/pr/o…
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#KIK THREAD #INDICTMENTS
A phrase to keep in mind as you are reading these next tweets ⤵️
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2⃣What is #KIK ⁉️
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Warning about a possible dam failure in #Virginia after heavy rainfall.
The city of Lynchburg (population 80,000) is ~1.5 km from the dam.
In latest flash flood warning @NWSBlacksburg states “the dam has not failed” (yet).
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Amber alert issued for child abducted today from @Reagan_Airport. Authorities say the 12-year-old girl is believed to be "in extreme danger." wjla.com/news/local/amb…
Photo of the alleged abductor released by @VSPPIO.
The abducted child was visiting from #China, according to authorities in #Virginia.
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Federal judge says he plans to make public identities of five witnesses granted immunity to testify in @PaulManafort trial in #Virginia.
And they are identified as James Brennan, Donna Duggan, Cindy LaPorta, Conor O'Brien and Dennis Raico.
Federal judge delays @PaulManafort trial in #Virginia until July 31.
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#GOPComplicit incumbents represent their donors over constituents.

🇺🇸All states have a moment
🔴All #GOPTraitors have a thread
💵Top donors tagged to rep(s)
📰Negative news in each thread

🔎from:batmanresist ST## / STSEN

Hold them accountable for their actions.
#VoteThemOut
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🗽Great thread by Jesse Lehrich @JesseLehrich! Please follow!

🇺🇸Are these tariffs hurting your state? I might have missed a few, 30+ states are affected!

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1-The evening of the 22nd of June, Miss #SarahSanders (#WH press secretary) went for dinner with her family to this little place called ‘The Red Hen’. It seems that she was unceremoniously kicked out &harassed some more all the way across the street to the next restaurant
2-It seems somehow this incident has created some sort of mob-mentality wanting to harass Miss Sanders that has gotten to a point in which she now needs protection.

newsmax.com/politics/liber…
cnsnews.com/blog/craig-ban…
3-What kind of person chases somebody down the street based solely on political opinions?
If u ever worked in a restaurant, u learn quickly that u have to deal with a lot of assholes &people you don’t like. You smile, curse them inwardly &hope you’ll never have to see them again
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Let's get some facts straight about MS-13 because it's looking more and more like Republicans will use this as their central campaign issue in the 2018 election. And they're going to use despicable attack ads to do it. So, batten down the hatches!

First of all, detection of MS-13 gang members amounted to 0.075% of migrants coming from Central America in FY2017.

Lawfareblog: "This is far from the 'infestation' of violent gang members described by the president."

lawfareblog.com/whos-really-cr…
💥MS-13 gang was founded in Los Angeles.

⁉️Yes, the Good Ole' U.S.A.

washingtonpost.com/news/postevery…
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Alexander Acosta, Trump's Secretary of Labor, has ties to Charles Koch through
George Mason University School of Law. This is only one of many cabinet positions and heads of agencies that are Koch'd-up in Trump's administration. #UnKochAmerica
checksandbalancesproject.org/koch-strength-…
But do you know what else Acosta is mixed up in?
Jeffrey Epstein's "sweetheart deal" (Trump: "terrific guy") i.e. light sentence he received in a #Florida court battle over allegations that he sexually abused more than 40 minor girls, most of them between the ages of 13-17.
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Hey #Virginia
Well done for #PrimaryElection!
You gave the country hope with your State elections.
Same again for #Midterms2018?
Here’s a THREAD of
ALL Democratic Candidates
& Voter Info with Links
#BlueWave2018
#VA01 #VA02 #VA03 #VA04 #VA05 #VA06 #VA07 #VA08 #VA09 #VA10 #VA11
Democratic Candidate #VA01 #VA1

Vangie Williams
vangieforcongress.com
@Vangie4Congress

vs Incumbent Rob Wittman (R)
Voting Record: projects.fivethirtyeight.com/congress-trump…

VOTE NOVEMBER 6, 2018
Register by October 15
Apply for Absentee Ballot by October 30
#FlipVABlue #BlueWaveVA
Democratic Candidates #VA02 #VA2

Elaine Luria
Retired Navy Commander & Businesswoman
elaineforcongress.com
@ElaineLuriaVA

vs Incumbent Scott Taylor (R)
Voting Record projects.fivethirtyeight.com/congress-trump…

VOTE NOVEMBER 6, 2018
Register by October 15

THREAD
#FlipVABlue #BlueWaveVA
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1. I remember when you angry #Trumpkins stormed into #Republican Party; called #Conservatives “cucks”, “leftists”, “Killary voters”, “libtards”. You idolized #Trump in a cultic way. You fraternized with alt right #racists. You winked at #sexism. ->

#ConservativeWithoutAParty
2. You said #Conservative principles didn’t really matter, though you really couldn’t tell us what #Conservatism means. Of course, your leader didn’t know either; his attempts to articulate it were painful. You mocked our efforts to explain. ->

#ConservativeWithoutAParty
3. #Trump wild swings of rhetoric, positions, moods didn’t bother any of you. Whatever Trump said last was best & most true, no matter the word salad in which it was presented. His blatant self-contradictions were obvious to all but to you. ->

#ConservativeWithoutAParty
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