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Outgoing VAYD President's report

This morning's festivities opened with a quick report from our Outgoing President Jennifer Bisset.

We raised over $200,000 in the past year, went from 11 chapters to 51, and are credited with helping to win two Congressional districts labeled "unwinable."

VAYD Convention Opens with Stellar Rap

Dave Wasserman, house race editor of the Cook Political Report, kicked off the 2009 Virginia Young Democrats Convention with a few (rapped) words on Charlie Cook who then took the stage to discuss our impressive wins in 2008 and where we can go from here. In September of 2002, a young state senator from Illinois came through their offices and Cook confessed he told his staff there's “no way he’s gonna make it.”

Act Now: Urge Congress To Support the "Early Act" for Young Women!

Yesterday, US Congresswoman (and DNC Vice Chair) Debbie Wasserman-Schultz for the first time spoke of her year long struggle with breast cancer. Since December of 2007, after discovering the lump, the Congresswoman underwent seven major surgeries. These procedures removed her ovaries and gave her a double mastectomy. She kept the illness private while campaigning for reelection and stumping nationwide for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, then Barack Obama.

VAYD Awards Dinner 2009

HELP YDA and VAYD TODAY!!

Hello All,


Congratulations on turning VA blue in 2008! Now, VAYD and its parent organization, Young Democrats of America (YDA), need your help!


Today I'm making a special request that you consider making a donation to YDA. It's the most important thing you can do to support YDA and the large campaign programs it supports in VA. Donate using the link below!


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Democrats of Regent stake out new ground and form club

By Steven G. Vegh
The Virginian-Pilot
© February 22, 2009
VIRGINIA BEACH

It’s not as daring as, say, Pat Robertson’s Republican run for the White House in 1988. But there’s no denying that starting a Democratic student group at Regent University, which Robertson founded and heads, seems a bit audacious.

“Here, it is definitely a startling idea,” said Kalila Hines, one of the founding members of Regent Democrats.

Regent, where Robertson is president and chancellor, has long had a student Republican group.

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