Virginia's ninth congressional district

AP Photo / Carolyn Kaster

Virginia’s primary elections are coming up on June 12th.  Two Democrats are vying to challenge the Republican incumbent in the state’s 9th district, which comprises much of southwestern Virginia.

Representative Democracy is Getting a Workout

Apr 19, 2017
Robbie Harris

Representative democracy has been getting a work out, thanks most recently to a citizens group called “Indivisible.”  The citizen action organization takes a page from the Tea Party handbook, which formed for the very same reason:  to oppose a president and to have its concerns heard by political representatives.