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 So far, over 150 Republican leaders said they won’t vote for Trump, have withdrawn their endorsements of him or called for him to step …

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First CD Chair Slams GOP Lawsuit to Deprive Voter Rights

First CD Chair Slams GOP Lawsuit to Deprive Voter Rights

Virginia’s First Congressional District Democratic Committee Chairman Marc Broklawski released the following statement on the GOP lawsuit to deprive voter rights:

“As Americans become more concerned about mass incarceration and the need for criminal justice reform, one area of concern is whether someone who has been convicted of a crime and paid their price to society should be forever deprived of their right to vote. In too many cases people convicted of relatively minor, nonviolent crimes who have served their time and paid their fines are …

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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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A Plea from Speaker Howell’s Hometown of Stafford County: Expand Health Care Access for All Virginians #CLOSETHEGAP

A Plea from Speaker Howell’s Hometown of Stafford County: Expand Health Care Access  for All Virginians #CLOSETHEGAP

For Immediate Release
March 23, 2014
Contact: Marc Broklawski

A Plea from Speaker Howell’s Hometown of Stafford County: Expand Health Care Access  for All Virginians #CLOSETHEGAP

Stafford, VA — As the Virginia General Assembly convenes a special session on Monday, March 24 to expand access to health care for all Virginians, House Speaker William J. Howell is intent on blocking the doors to health care for hundreds of thousands of Virginians at a cost of hundreds of millions of dollars.

“This isn’t a right or …

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VA 1st CD Democratic Chair Marc Broklawski Statement on Senator Deeds and Family

VA 1st CD Democratic Chair Marc Broklawski Statement on Senator Deeds and Family

For Immediate Release

November 19, 2013

Contact: Marc Broklawski

VA 1st CD Democratic Chair Marc Broklawski Statement on Senator Deeds and Family

STAFFORD — Marc Broklawski, the Chair of Virginia’s First Congressional District Democratic Committee issued the following statement on the horrible news regarding the recent incident with Senator Deeds’ family:

Our prayers go out to Senator Creigh Deeds and his family in the wake of this horrible news. We are all stunned beyond comprehension how this could happen to our friend. Let’s keep the Deeds family in our thoughts …

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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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