5 Vying for 47th District Seat Debate in Arlington Five Democratic candidates, all seeking public office for the first time, squared off Tuesday in their race to win their party’s nomination on June 9 to fill the 47th State Delegate District seat being vacated by Del. Al Eisenberg.
3 Dem Gubernatorial Candidates Clash in Richmond
RICHMOND – Former U.S. President Bill Clinton was the keynote speaker at the Virginia Democratic Party’s annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner here Saturday night, but his presence was eclipsed by a slugfest involving three candidates seeking their party’s nomination to run for governor later this year.
Letters to the Editor for the Week of October 2 – 8, 2008
Maller Down on Wall Street Bailout Plan Editor, Like all Americans and indeed the entire world I have watched with fascination the financial turmoil of the past weeks and months.
Richard Barton: Our Man in Arlington
Well, it’s over! The Democratic nomination battle, that is. It was a hard fought race, and as it progressed it developed some corrosive animosities between hard core Obama and Clinton fans.
A Penny for Your Thoughts: News from Greater Falls Church
While the Democratic presidential primary process was getting daily media attention here and across the country, it was easy to overlook the fact that, right here in Northern Virginia, there will be three Democratic primaries for congressional seats on Tuesday. That’s right – this coming Tuesday, June 10, voters in […]
‘Spins’ Vary on F.C. Election, Hockenberry Loss Lamented
Gardner Has Votes to Stay On as Mayor Depending on who one talks to, interpretations differ widely on the significance of last week’s municipal election in the City of Falls Church.
Mary Margaret Whipple’s Richmond Report
Last week’s Reconvened and special sessions resulted in a number of notable accomplishments for the 2008 General Assembly.
5 Former Mayors, 6 on Current F.C. Council: Referendum ‘No’
Five former mayors of the City of Falls Church, in two letters to the News-Press published in this edition, joined six members of the current City Council, including the current mayor, to urge voters to vote “No” on the charter-change referendum on the City’s municipal election ballot Tuesday.
3 of 7 F.C. Council Hopefuls Fail to Show at Key Debate
Three of seven candidates for the Falls Church City Council in the upcoming May 6 election failed to appear for a debate sponsored by the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce Tuesday at the Community Center.
We were delighted when it was announced last month that eight Falls Church citizens had filed to run for City Council in the May 6 election, and that seven of them actually chose to go through with it. It was a far cry from only two years earlier, when barely […]