Trump + Wittman = Bad for Women

Trump + Wittman = Bad for Women

For Immediate Release
October 8, 2016
Contact: Marc Broklawski
Website: http://www.va1stcddems.org

Trump + Wittman = Bad for Women

As the rest of the nation reels at the latest revelation of Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump’s latest discussion of the deplorable things he does to women, it’s interesting to see how many Republicans are running as far away as fast as they can from Trump’s candidacy. So far, over 150 Republican leaders said they won’t vote for Trump, have withdrawn their endorsements of him or called for him to step …

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Democrats Nominate Matt Rowe for Congress in Virginia’s First Congressional District

Democrats Nominate Matt Rowe for Congress in Virginia’s First Congressional District

For Immediate Release
May 7, 2016
Contact: Marc Broklawski
Website: http://www.va1stcddems.org

Democrats Nominate Matt Rowe for Congress in Virginia’s First Congressional District 

First Congressional District Democratic Chairman Marc Broklawski announced today that Bowling Green Town Councilman Matt Rowe will be the Democratic nominee for Congress. The filing deadline was today, May 7th at 5:00 p.m.; Councilman Rowe entered the race on March 31, 2016.

Chairman Broklawski released the following statement:

“Matt understands the challenges communities and people face in our diverse district and as a councilman, he has a proven record of …

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First District Democrats Nominate Norm Mosher for Congress

First District Democrats Nominate Norm Mosher for Congress

For Immediate Release

June 7, 2014

Contact: Marc Broklawski

First District Democrats Nominate Norm Mosher for Congress

At the First Congressional District Democratic Convention today, Democrats nominated Norm Mosher for Congress.

Norm Mosher is a resident of Irvington, VA and previously served on the Town Council of Irvington.

“I’m running because I’m seeing how Congress is dysfunctional — it’s not working at all. Our families, our communities and our Commonwealth are paying the price. People need to be able to look forward …

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First District Families Won’t Forget Rep. Wittman’s Role in Crisis

First District Families Won’t Forget Rep. Wittman’s Role in Crisis

For Immediate Release

October 16, 2013

Contact: Marc Broklawski

First District Families Won’t Forget Rep. Wittman’s Role in Crisis

Reacting to tonight’s pending House vote on a Congressional agreement to reopen the Federal government until January 15 and raise the Debt Ceiling until February 7, Marc Broklawski, the Chair of Virginia’s First Congressional District Democratic Committee, issued the following statement:

It’s going to be a hard candy Christmas after a sequestration summer, followed by this autumn’s shutdown, leading up to a bleak New …

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Flip-Flop Alert: Rep. Wittman Approved Rule Re-do to Cause GOP Shutdown

Flip-Flop Alert: Rep. Wittman Approved Rule Re-do to Cause GOP Shutdown

For Immediate Release

October 15, 2013

Contact: Marc Broklawski

Flip-Flop Alert: Rep. Wittman Approved Rule Re-do to Cause GOP Shutdown  

Since the Republican shutdown began, Congressman Wittman has been saying that he “would vote for a clean CR if one could be brought to the floor.”  What he hasn’t told us is that on September 30 he voted to shut the government down. When he voted to rig House rules in favor of the Tea Party caucus, Wittman put politics ahead of …

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The Great Congressional Disconnect: While Furloughed Federal Workers Suffer, Rep. Rob Wittman Lives it Up at a Lavish Funder

The Great Congressional Disconnect:  While Furloughed Federal Workers Suffer, Rep. Rob Wittman Lives it Up at a Lavish Funder

For Immediate Release

October 14, 2013

Contact: Marc Broklawski

The Great Congressional Disconnect:  While Furloughed Federal Workers Suffer, Rep. Rob Wittman Lives it Up at a Lavish Funder  

This weekend, across Virginia’s First Congressional District, a steady rain fell from gray skies as furloughed workers gathered in their kitchens for the grim business of deciding which bills they could delay paying and how to keep food on the table and gas in the car.

At the same time, their Republican Congressman Rob Wittman …

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Congressman Wittman Stuffs Herr’s Pockets, While Telling Kids to Stuff It

Congressman Wittman Stuffs Herr’s Pockets, While Telling Kids to Stuff It

For Immediate Release

October 13, 2013

Contact: Marc Broklawski

Congressman Wittman Stuffs Herr’s Pockets, While Telling Kids to Stuff It

As First District families continue to suffer going into Week Three of the Republican Shutdown, Congressman Rob Wittman is going to parties and political fundraisers. Instead of staying in DC to demand a vote on a clean CR and debt-ceiling increase, Mr. Wittman is traipsing from one partisan soiree to another. Today he’s making it rain for his Tea Party pal, First …

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Stuffing Finger Foods at a Campaign Fundraiser, Congressman Wittman Gives Finger to Virginia’s First Congressional District

Stuffing Finger Foods at a Campaign Fundraiser, Congressman Wittman Gives Finger to Virginia’s First Congressional District

For Immediate Release

October 12, 2013

Contact: Marc Broklawski

Stuffing Finger Foods at a Campaign Fundraiser, Congressman Wittman Gives Finger to Virginia’s First Congressional District

As Federal employees and contractors across the regions saw their salaries reduced on Friday, Congressman Wittman was busy raising money for Delegate Mark Cole at Bravo! restaurant in Spotsylvania, Virginia.

Marc Broklawski, the Chair of Virginia’s First Congressional District Democratic Committee, said, “Last night, Congressman Wittman was out stuffing finger foods with Delegate Cole at a campaign fundraiser, instead …

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Despite Congressman Wittman’s Promise to Support a Clean CR, He Has Voted 9 Times Against One

Despite Congressman Wittman’s Promise to Support a Clean CR, He Has Voted 9 Times Against One

For Immediate Release

October 9, 2013

Contact: Marc Broklawski

Despite Congressman Wittman’s Promise to Support a Clean CR, He Has Voted 9 Times Against One

In Washington, Congressman Wittman is continuing to oppose any reasonable solutions to ending the government shutdown, voting nine times to block clean budget bills.

Furthermore, in an interview with WTOP radio, Congressman Wittman continued to maintain that he would support a continuing resolution (CR) to fund government operations without strings attached; however, in the same breath he noted, “I don’t have any control about what comes to the …

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Congressman Wittman Spanked Into Submission by Tea Party Controlled House Speaker

Congressman Wittman Spanked Into Submission by Tea Party Controlled House Speaker

For Immediate Release

October 7, 2013

Contact: Marc Broklawski

Congressman Wittman Spanked Into Submission by Tea Party Controlled House Speaker

Reacting to the news, from the Hill newspaper, that self-proclaimed GOP centrists won’t force a vote on a clean continuing resolution or “CR,” Marc Broklawski, Chair of the First Congressional District Democratic Committee, issued the following statement:

“Congressman Wittman can’t have it both ways – he’s either with Virginia families, who want an end to this government shutdown, or with Senator Ted Cruz and the rest holding our economy hostage.”

“At the …

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