The Importance of the Virginia Election Victory for Progressives

Posted by on November 6, 2013 12:01 pm
Tags:
Categories: Politics Progressives

Last night, progressives added Virginia to its ranks and said NO to extreme right-wing ideology.  Per ThinkProgress, “The fact that historically conservative Virginia backed a candidate who ran on a progressive platform is a repudiation of the conservative agenda and an indication that progressive ideas like marriage equality, women’s reproductive rights, affordable healthcare, background checks, and climate change action are all now mainstream positions.”  Latinos played an important role it the win and Terry McAuliffe is clear on his support for a pathway to citizenship.  TPL