Meet Jennifer Carroll Foy, the Public Defender and New Mom Who Just Joined the Virginia House of Delegates

Jennifer Carroll Foy, a 36-year-old public defender from Woodbridge, Virginia, beat Republican Mike Makee for the 2nd District seat by a 26 percent margin last week. Hers was one of a small avalanche of Democratic wins—and in particular, women and minority wins—that marked the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump’s…

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Walmart Heiress Alice Walton, a Resident of Arkansas, Is Spending Thousands to Influence New York City Elections

The Village Voice reports that exactly none of the donors for new super-PAC New Yorkers for Independent Action—which has launched a very expensive campaign to unseat four black and Latino state Democrats representing Bronx, Brooklyn, and Suffolk counties in the September 13 Democratic primaries—actually live in the…