A large contingent of women made it a Women for Beyer event, with a succession of women speakers supporting him to lay out issues vital to them, including income inequality, minimum wage, and a host of related issues. Among those who spoke for him was LuAnn Bennett (shown at the far left of the picture), a successful business leader and former wife of Rep. Moran who focused on what Beyer’s experience as a businessman — including a stint as president of the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce, will bring to his job if elected.
PRESS RELEASE: Don Beyer Praises U.S. District Court’s Ruling that VA Same-Sex Marriage Ban is Unconstitutional
February 14, 2014 (Alexandria, Va.) - Former Lieutenant Governor and congressional candidate Don Beyer praised U.S. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen’s ruling that Virginia’s 2006 same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional.
SCORE PREVIEW—BEYER PICKS UP ENDORSEMENT IN VA-08: The Council for a Livable World’s PeacePAC, a group that supports the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, is throwing its support behind former Virginia Lt. Gov. Don Beyer in the crowded 8th district Democratic primary. Beyer is one of many Democrats vying to replace retiring Democratic Rep. Jim Moran, who was also endorsed by PeacePAC.