REPORT: Obama celebrates after Democrat victories
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Former President Obama on Wednesday celebrated what he called a “great night” after Democrats notched key victories in both Kentucky and Virginia on the off-year Election Day.
“Proud of all the Americans who showed up to vote yesterday, electing a set of hopeful, forward-thinking leaders primed to protect Medicaid, draw fair voting maps, and reduce gun violence,” Obama wrote on Twitter Wednesday.
The article goes on to state the following:
Democrats on Tuesday flipped both chambers of the Virginia legislature blue, giving the party complete control of the state government for the first time since 1994.
Proud of all the Americans who showed up to vote yesterday, electing a set of hopeful, forward-thinking leaders primed to protect Medicaid, draw fair voting maps, and reduce gun violence. A great night for our country—one that’ll leave a lasting legacy.
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) November 6, 2019
Three days before the election, Obama had blasted out a list of endorsements for Virginia Democrat candidates:
Proud to endorse an outstanding group of Virginia Democrats in Tuesday’s election—candidates who’ll not only advance the causes of equality, justice, and decency, but help ensure that the next decade of voting maps are drawn fairly. That’s good policy—and good for our politics. pic.twitter.com/IljmKBq7Gm
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) November 2, 2019
— The Hill (@thehill) November 6, 2019
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