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Today, Paul Begala endorsed Rip Sullivan for Delegate in Virginia’s 48th House of Delegates district. Begala was a chief strategist on President Clinton’s 1992 presidential campaign, and has worked on numerous Democratic campaigns since. Begala is a widely-admired TV pundit popular in Northern Virginia.

Today, Fairfax Supervisor and Democratic nominee for Congress in VA-10, John Foust endorsed Rip Sullivan for Delegate. Delegate Scott Surovell (D-Mt. Vernon), the former Chairman of the Fairfax County Democratic Committee and former Chairman of the Northern Virginia Democratic Business Council also endorsed Sullivan.

Today, voters in Arlington and Fairfax Counties began received mail from Rip Sullivan’s campaign for Delegate. With only six days notice before the Democratic firehouse primary and the July 4th holiday, this is the first, and believed to be the only, professional mail piece to hit before the election.

Today, Delegate Patrick Hope (D-47) and former U.S. Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra endorsed Richard “Rip” Sullivan for Delegate ahead of this Sunday’s “firehouse primary” to replace Delegate Bob Brink.

“Rip is the right choice for Arlington, McLean, and Falls Church,” Hope said. “The House of Delegates is in desperate need of more outspoken and progressive leaders. I am confident that Rip will help fill that void, and I look forward to working with him in Richmond.”

Today, Richard “Rip” Sullivan announced his candidacy to replace retiring Delegate Bob Brink (D-48) in the Virginia House of Delegates. Sullivan released the following statement.

“Last week Northern Virginia lost one of our most respected voices in the General Assembly. Bob Brink has served the 48th House of Delegates district with honor and distinction since 1998, and I’ve been proud to call him my Delegate. I’m confident he’ll continue to do great things for the Commonwealth in the McAuliffe administration.”