Tom Perriello

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Democrat | Incumbent | Virginia House candidate Full profile

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Tom Perriello (D) faces Robert Hurt (R) in the November election.
Tom Perriello's references to opponent(s): 3 uses in the last 7 days (down 40%).

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Top This Week

Obama

0,0,1,0,0,0,4,18

  • Last 7 days: 18 uses (up 350% over last week)

jobs

4,6,2,5,5,2,8,6

  • Last 7 days: 6 uses (down 25% from last week)

economy

1,0,0,2,2,2,2,5

  • Last 7 days: 5 uses (up 150% over last week)

Top Overall

jobs

4,6,2,5,5,2,8,6

  • Overall: 71 uses since Aug. 30

Obama

0,0,1,0,0,0,4,18

  • Overall: 377 uses since Aug. 30

economy

1,0,0,2,2,2,2,5

  • Overall: 166 uses since Aug. 30

Colors correspond to a word's relative popularity in the last 7 days. Words in orange are being used more frequently this week; gray, less frequently. 'Sparkline' graphs plot each word's motion over the last 8 weeks.

Recent uses of words we're tracking

...so many Democrats have done this year. He's been forthright about his support of health-care reform and the economic stimulus, despite GOP attempts to demonize these issues. During the debate at Randolph College, he had the gumption to say...

— via RSS (October 31)

...hasn't run scared, as so many Democrats have done this year. He's been forthright about his support of health-care reform and the economic stimulus, despite GOP attempts to demonize these issues. During the debate at Randolph College, he had...

— via RSS (October 31)

...as so many Democrats have done this year. He's been forthright about his support of health-care reform and the economic stimulus, despite GOP attempts to demonize these issues. During the debate at Randolph College, he had the gumption to...

— via RSS (October 31)

...Obama - Do you have your only photos from the rally that you'd like to share? Email them to obamarally@perrielloforcongress.com...

— via Facebook (October 30)

...long way to go, but our employment situation is heading in the right direction. The economy shed 4 million jobs the six months before I took office. Now we have had 9 straight months of private sector job growth....

— via Facebook (October 30)

...- We have a long way to go, but our employment situation is heading in the right direction. The economy shed 4 million jobs the six months before I took office. Now we have had 9 straight months of...

— via Facebook (October 30)

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