RIP Rep. Jo Ann Davis

Representative Jo Ann Davis (R-VA) has died at age 57 after a long battle with breast cancer. Our sincere condolences to her family, friends, and colleagues.

This has been a rough year for Congress. Rep. Davis is the fourth House member to die this year, following Reps. Paul Gillmor (R-OH), Charlie Norwood (R-GA), and Juanita Millender-McDonald (D-CA). The Senate also lost Senator Craig Thomas (R-WY) this summer, and of course we nearly lost Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD), too. But thankfully, he's on the mend.

There will be a special election in Virginia to select Davis' replacement.

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