"As a United States prosecutor for close to thirty years, I fought to give voice to those who could not speak: victims...those who had lived in fear...the forgotten. As your Lieutenant Governor, I will continue this fight. I vow to be your strong voice for justice."
Press Release • June 13, 2017
When I was a kid, playing basketball, one of the most important lessons I learned is that sometimes, you can hit every shot, make every play… and things just don’t go your way.
Unfortunately, tonight was one of those nights. A few minutes ago, I called to congratulate my friend Justin Fairfax on winning the Democratic primary for LG.
I’m glad to endorse Justin. And when we spoke, I told Justin that it’s important for Virginia’s next LG to have a passion for protecting people, to be a fighter for those who can’t speak for themselves. Justin agreed.
News Article • June 12, 2017 • Vernon Miles • Alexandria Gazette Packet
For someone with a very keen sense of fairness, life has not been very fair to Gene Rossi.
News Article • June 7, 2017 • Gene Rossi • The Roanoke Times
Rossi, a former federal prosecutor, is one of three candidates seeking the Democratic nomination in the June 13 primary.
This has been a challenging year for many Virginians. Our new President, for whom most Virginians did not vote and do not support, has begun implementing policies that are divisive at best: an unconstitutional Muslim ban, a proposed massive tax cut for billionaires who do not deserve it, and fighting to end coverage for pre-existing conditions.