Last Saturday, we went to a luncheon at Arlington’s venerable Alpine Restaurant on Lee Highway to celebrate Vivian Kallen’s eightieth birthday.
The first thing that struck me about the Republican National Convention in St. Paul was the stunning lack of diversity.
For Barack Obama to become president, the Democrats have to stop acting like bureaucrats and sell their candidate, while tearing down John McCain.
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.
News like that about Sen. Ted Kennedy last week comes like a kick in the solar plexus. It stops everything dead in its tracks. All the jockeying, all the bickering of political and personal lives is put on hold and a deep collective sob is heard issued forth from every […]
We knew this was going to happen. With Sen. Hillary Clinton’s double-digit victory in Pennsylvania Tuesday, there is now no conceivable way that the Democratic nomination is going to be wrapped up before the Democratic National Convention in Denver in late August.
WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton should hang in there and run a good race. And she has vowed to do so.
As Tuesday’s filing deadline for the May 6 Falls Church municipal election approaches, petitioning has been fast and furious around the city this week. So far, two independent candidates for the three contested seats on the City Council have been certified for the ballot by the Registrar of Voters.
The History of Deadlocked Party Conventions, Brushing Up on Your Trivia.
Most of the readers of this column know that I am a dyed-in-the-wool Democrat of the “yellow dog” genus. I would suggest they sit down for what follows.