June 26, 2019

Two oldest Dem contenders, Sanders and Biden, are close in age; their supporters are not (The Press-Enterprise; The Orange County Register; San Gabriel Valley Tribune)

Virginia Dems Hope to Change State Law, Remove Confederate Statues (Courthouse News Service)

Fellow Democrats called for Northam to resign. Now many are taking his money. (Daily Press)

Trump, British-Style (CTV News Channel)

In this suburban Democratic primary, all 4 candidates are first-generation Americans (The Washington Post)

Farnsworth Comments in the National and Regional News

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science

Political Science Professor Stephen Farnsworth has been quoted in several current national news stories, including the following:

In this suburban Democratic primary, all 4 candidates are first-generation Americans (The Washington Post)

State’s primary process is ‘something of a free for all’ (NBC 12)

After a Mass Shooting, Virginia Is Rethinking Its Gun Laws—and Rewiring the 2020 Race (Mother Jones)

Trump, British-Style (CTV News Channel)

Analysts: Accepting PAC Money from the Governor Could Have Mixed Results (WVTF)

Several Fredericksburg area races on ballot, but will Tuesday’s primaries attract voters? (The Free Lance-Star)

Fredericksburg Primary Election 2019: Candidates, Things To Know (Fredericksburg Patch) 

Loudoun supervisors vie for GOP nod for state senate (Prince William Times)

Virginia State House Is Up for Grabs on Tuesday (Courthouse News Service)

Virginia Governor Sets Date for Special Session on Guns (Courthouse News Service)

Virginia Explained: State’s primary process is ‘something of a free for all’ (Virginia Mercury)

 

After Another Mass Shooting, Another Virginia Governor Tries to Change Gun Laws (The New York Times)

What Impacts Could the Special Session Have In November? (WVTF.org)

Farnsworth Interviewed in The New York Times, The Washington Post and NPR

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science

Political Science Professor Stephen Farnsworth has been quoted in several current national news stories, including the following:

After Another Mass Shooting, Another Virginia Governor Tries to Change Gun Laws (The New York Times);

Gov. Ralph Northam will convene special session of Virginia legislature to take up gun control (The Washington Post)

What Impact Could the Special Session Have in November? (NPR.org)

Va. candidate backed by Democratic Socialists draws attacks from Senate Minority Leader Richard Saslaw (The Washington Post)

Done With Dominion, Some Dems Spurn All Corporate Dollars (WCVE)

Facing challenger from his right, Republican Sen. Emmett Hanger fights to hold the center (Roanoke.com)

Mueller Breaks Silence (CTV News Channel)

Senate budget writers to their “Trump country” constituents: “Drop dead” (The Progressive Pulse).

Facing challenger from his right, Republican Sen. Emmett Hanger fights to hold the center (Roanoke.com)