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VoteVets Endorses Northam

Perriello hires former Clinton communications staffers.

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Zach C. Cohen
Jan. 27, 2017, 10:44 a.m.

VoteVets en­dorsed Lt. Gov. Ral­ph Northam (D) on Thursday.

VoteVets Chair­man Jon Soltz: ““Ral­ph Northam served this na­tion with hon­or and in­teg­rity, in the Army. … He will be a Gov­ernor that the com­mon­wealth can be proud of.” (re­lease)

ALL ABOARD. “Ian Sams, who was most re­cently a re­gion­al com­mu­nic­a­tions dir­ect­or on Hil­lary Clin­ton’s cam­paign, is head­ing to Vir­gin­ia to join” former Rep. Tom Per­ri­ello’s (D) “gubernat­ori­al cam­paign as com­mu­nic­a­tions dir­ect­or. Sams pre­vi­ously worked for the DNC.

“Remi Yamamoto, who was the Clin­ton cam­paign’s Vir­gin­ia re­gion­al press sec­ret­ary, is also join­ing Per­ri­ello’s cam­paign as press sec­ret­ary.” (Politico)

ROE, ROE, ROE YOUR BOAT. Northam’s cam­paign an­nounced Fri­day the en­dorse­ment of al­most two dozen polit­ic­al lead­ers and com­munity act­iv­ists from Roan­oke, in­clud­ing state sen­at­ors, del­eg­ates, party chairs, and May­or Sher­man Lea. (re­lease)

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