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Out knocking doors with voters this weekend on the campaign trail. I *love* meeting future constituents, but hearing what's on their mind provides a way to serve people so different from the 15 years I've spent practicing law. That's why I do #VoterPearls - to track what I hear.
"I only do this for folks that come by my house, but since traffic backs up right here, come by again and I'll put a sign up for you."

"I hate the direction the country's going. You can't legislate hate out of people, but you can legislate hate."

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"We keep voting against people, not voting for the people."

"If we criminalize everything our leaders did, we'll never move forward."

"I teach immigrant kids. I never know what happened exactly, but when they come to school in tears..."

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We have to have tough conversations. #VoterPearls
"You were one of the #travelban lawyers?"

"Yes sir."

*Fist bump*

"You got my vote, man."

"School safety is my priority. Why are they making it so hard?"

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Talking to voters on the campaign trail is one of the most fulfilling things I've ever done. So I'm going to start #VoterPearls, pearls of wisdom I pick up as I meet the people of Virginia's 87th District.
From this weekend's canvass:

"Traffic is bad, but people are good. At least , they want good. That's my story and I'm sticking with it."

"I stood there, the only born American in the circle, and thought, why does that matter? One of these people (born elsewhere) might cure Alzheimer's. Why wouldn't we let people in?"

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