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Patrick Hope Launches 50-Day Tour Across the 8th District

April 22, 2014Press Release

Today, Patrick Hope is announcing the launch of his "Every Neighborhood Matters" tour where he will personally visit every precinct in the 8th Congressional District before the primary election on June 10th.  

Including election day, there are 50 days left in the campaign. The 8th district has 159 precincts.

Patrick will announce the tour tonight at the Fairfax County Democratic Committee April meeting.

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Hope Campaign First to 1,000 Individual Donors

April 21, 2014Press Release

Today, Patrick Hope announced his campaign for Congress had reached 1,000 individual donations. "Our campaign is creating excitement among progressives both in the 8th district and across the nation," Hope noted after reaching this milestone. "We have made this election a referendum on standing up for the voiceless- the sick, the disabled, the young and the elderly. I'm so thankful that so many have responded and helped fund the voter contact efforts we will need to win on June 10th."

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Hope calls for changes in Fairfax voting

April 18, 2014Press Release

Fairfax only doing early voting at Fairfax County Government Center In 11th District

With early absentee voting scheduled to begin next week, Patrick Hope (D-Arlington) issued the following statement about early in-person voting locations.

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Patrick Hope Thanks Beyer, but Calls for Release to Come Sooner, Date Back Five Years

April 15, 2014Press ReleaseGov. Howard Dean, campaigning for Beyer, agrees releasing tax returns important for candidates running for federal office

At a press conference on Monday, Patrick Hope made five years of tax returns available to members of the media. “Transparency is something that is very important in politics,” Hope said at the time. Hope also called on all nine of his opponents to release their returns.

On Tuesday, businessman and candidate Donald S. Beyer, Jr. announced that he would make one year’s worth of returns available to the media on May 15.

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Democrats compete for ‘most progressive’ in a primary field of 10 for congressional seat

April 14, 2014News Clip

Patrick A. Hope, a Virginia state delegate from Arlington County who is running for the House of Representatives, stood on a wind-blown corner outside the Internal Revenue Service building Monday and called on Congress to tax million-dollar incomes at 45 percent.

Hope is one of 10 Democrats seeking to replace retiring Rep. James P. Moran (D-Va.) in the liberal 8th District. Like Hope, each is trying to stake out positions appealing to the left.

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