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November 9th, 2016
Stacey E. Plaskett breezes to victory in Delegate to Congress race

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- — US Virgin Islands’ (USVI) Delegate to Congress Stacey E. Plaskett sailed to victory last night, November 8, 2016, pummeling her write-in opponent, Republican candidate Gordon Ackley, by winning 97.57 percent of the vote.

September 8th, 2016
Republican Party in USVI files ethics complaint against Plaskett

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — The Republican Party of the [US] Virgin Islands said it filed an ethics complaint against Delegate to Congress Stacey E. Plaskett on Wednesday September 7, 2016 asking the House Committee on Ethics and the independent, non-partisan Office of Congressional Ethics, to investigate the congresswoman’s alleged use of congressional resources for her personal use.

August 24th, 2016
USVI Delegate to Congress wants Action Plan for gun violence

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — US Virgin Islands (USVI) Delegate to Congress Stacey E. Plaskett said in a statement on Tuesday August 23, 2016 that the US Virgin Islands should implement a territorial action plan in its efforts to curb gun violence, noting the high level of homicides that have persisted over the years, and the failure of piecemeal efforts by both public and private organisations to put a dent in it.

August 8th, 2016
Plaskett defeats Russell in USVI Democratic primary elections

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — US Virgin Islands (USVI) Delegate to Congress Stacey E. Plaskett easily defeated contender Ronald E. Russell, former senator and practicing attorney who mounted a campaign against Ms Plaskett hoping to unseat the freshman congresswoman in Saturday’s, August 6, 2016, primary election.

June 23rd, 2016
Plaskett joins US House Democrats in protest against gun violence

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — US Virgin Islands’ (USVI) Delegate to Congress Stacey E. Plaskett joined with House Democrats on Capital Hill in Washington, D.C. on June 22, 2016 on the floor of the House chamber to demand that the Republican majority hold a vote on a gun-control measure before a weeklong recess for Independence Day.

March 30th, 2016
USVI’s Stacey E. Plaskett speaks out after snubbing trip to Cuba with Obama

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — In a wide-ranging interview on Tuesday March 29, 2016, Delegate to Congress Stacey E. Plaskett explained to The Consortium the reasons why she could not attend President Barack H. Obama’s historic trip to Cuba.





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