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Mar 22, 2017

On Friday, I hosted my 23rd Annual St. Patrick's Day Fete with a record breaking attendance of over 1,200 friends, family, and committed Democrats from around the state.

Feb 03, 2017

On Sunday, Gerry joined fellow Representatives Don Beyer (D-VA), John Delaney (D-MD), and Jamie Raskin (D-MD) at Dulles Airport to try and meet with those being detained illegally under President Trump's executive order. Customs and Border patrol refused to allow the congressmen access.

Nov 03, 2016

The Washington Jewish Week endorsed Congressman Connolly for re-election this week! Here's what they had to say:

In Virginia’s 11th Congressional District, Democratic Rep. Gerry Connolly is running for a fifth term. In keeping with his constituency, Connolly is reliably liberal. He is pro-choice and was an early supporter of what became the Affordable Care Act. He supported the Iran nuclear deal and voted not to suspend sanctions on Iran. In June, he took part in the Democratic sit-in of the House of Representatives to push for action on gun legislation.

Apr 28, 2016

CSPAN2 BookTV Interview - Gerry Connolly was featured discussing the role of literature in his life and work with Peter Slen of CSPAN.

Apr 22, 2016


Opinion: What we are celebrating this Earth Day

By Reps. Gerry Connolly, Doris Matsui and Paul Tonko

With almost daily headlines sounding the alarm of a changing global climate, it might feel like there isn’t much to celebrate this Earth Day. Record warm temperatures, rising sea-levels threatening coastal communities, unprecedented wildfires, and cycles of flooding, drought and famine have led our armed forces to designate climate change as a “threat multiplier.”

Apr 01, 2016

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA: Rep. Gerry Connolly officially announced his re-election campaign for Congress in Virginia's 11th Congressional District on March 17 at an annual St. Patrick's Day event.

Apr 01, 2015

Connolly ‘a tenacious advocate’ for Fairfax 

We write to congratulate our good friend, colleague, and congressman, Gerry Connolly on the 20th anniversary of his exceptional service to our community in elected office as a district supervisor, chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, and now as our congressman. Since 1995, when he was first elected Providence District Supervisor, Gerry has continued a tradition of strong leadership in Providence.

Mar 30, 2015

Politics on Menu at Connolly's St. Patrick's Day Fete

By Karen Goff

Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va. 11th) celebrated the wearing o’ the green with more than 1,000 elected officials and local supporters at his 21st annual St. Patrick’s Day Fete on Tuesday.

A highlight of the event at the Kena Temple Ballroom in Fairfax was Democratic Presidential Candidate Straw Poll.

Oct 25, 2014

I was honored to receive the Washington Post endorsement today. Here's what they said:

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In District 11, Rep.  Gerald E. Connolly is the lone incumbent seeking reelection in Northern Virginia. A former chairman of Fairfax County’s Board of Supervisors, Mr. Connolly, a Democrat, is a dominant figure in Northern Virginia politics; few people are as well-versed and effective in addressing the problems of federal workers.

Oct 09, 2014

Gerry Connolly doesn't have 20/20 vision. His round wire-framed spectacles and cropped
salt-and-pepper mustache have long accessorized his look, whether sporting a black pinstripe suit or a billowy navy University of Virginia windbreaker (his daughter Caitlin Rose is an alumna).

But when the Star-Texaco storage facility at the Pickett Road tank farm started leaking oil that seeped into groundwater near his Mantua home, he could see with great clarity something needed to be done.

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