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Carolyn Fiddler
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Progressive communicator, comic book lover, oenophile, Virginian. Slightly obsessed with state politics.
Progressive communicator, comic book lover, oenophile, Virginian. Slightly obsessed with state politics.

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It Takes A District edition
What happened? Sure, we all know that's the title of  Hillary Clinton’s new book  about the election. But it’s also what Republicans are saying this week after  Democrats flipped two more solidly red seats  on Tuesday night. Those two wins bring the seat fl...
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Budget Riders on the Storm edition
The weather sucks and everything is terrible. If it’s not a record-shattering hurricane, it’s  raging wildfires  or a  swarm of earthquakes right on top of our continent’s very own supervolcano. Who’ll Stop The Rain ? Republican majorities in the  Wisconsin...
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I Hurrican't Even edition
The disaster in  Texas  is on all our minds right now—and hopefully will be for some time, frankly. The crisis won’t be over when the floodwaters recede. Folks will be working to rebuild their homes and lives for many months, even years, to come.  (Looking ...
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New Home Who Dis edition
So, it's been a while. But actually it hasn't. You see, I've been writing This Week in Statehouse Action consistently for the past couple of months (gasp, I know, regular updates, how novel). But my posts have a new home now. I'm publishing This Week in Sta...
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Oye Comey Va edition
lol
jk no Comey news here. Until he decides to run for a state legislative seat
somewhere. Which he won't. So here's some other news. And puns. And a personal
update. Evil
Ways :
Despite the best efforts of   North
Carolina  Republicans, SCOTUS just deliver...
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Democrats went down to Georgia (and Alabama and Virginia and Connecticut and Delaware and Iowa and Pennsylvania and...)
And take it from this Fiddler, they’re looking for elections
to win. …sorry. Oh hey there was a special election in Georgia last night. No, I don’t mean the 6 th congressional district.
I mean the 32 nd state Senate district. Fun fact! Most of GA
SD32 falls...
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Equal Pay Day Tripper
Today marks the day women finally catch up to amount of
money men in the same job were paid in 2016. It’s a sad thing to still have to
recognize, but facts are facts: women still aren’t earning as much as our male
counterparts. ·          Or, as Florida Dem...
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Everything You Wanted To Know About The NC GOP's Sore Loser Power Grab But Didn't Know To Ask Because It's Kind Of Insane
North Carolina Republicans have an emergency on their hands.
They’ve come down with a terrible case of SoreLoseritis and should really seek
help immediately. Instead, though, GOP lawmakers called an “emergency” special
session – the fourth special session j...
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To Boldly Gavel edition
Statehouses... The final frontier. These are the voyages of state legislators. Their continuing mission: to explore strange new laws, to seek out new statutes and new regulations, to boldly pass laws that no one has passed before (unless they're ALEC shell ...
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I Know What You Did Last Session edition
The heat's broken, and while it'll be back in two shakes of a lamb's tail, let's enjoy some refre shing  statehouse action  on the patio while we can. Wipe Out : Two Republican-appointed federal judges in  Ohio  have re -eradicated the state's "Golden Week,...
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