Much Ado It has been a busy time in the Commonwealth of Virginia since election day on November 6 and the happenings set the tone for 2008 and beyond.
Falls Church and Northern Virginia winners For many years, I-495 was the demarcation line between Republican and Democratic elected officials. No more. November’s election reduced Republican hold on Northern Virginia state Senate seats by 2. Now there is only one Republican Senator in Loudoun, Prince William and Fairfax Counties—Fairfax Senator […]
Election Day 2007 is relegated to the pages of history, and what a history was written on November 6! The Virginia State Senate is now in Democratic hands, with State Senator Dick Saslaw, whose district includes 16 precincts in Mason District, the new Majority Leader in the State Senate. Does […]
The following is a statement declaring the candidacy of Lawrence Webb for City Council. The document appears as authored by Mr. Webb with no changes. This is a public service allowing those seeking election 500 words to declare their candidacy. This is not to be considered an endorsement by the […]
Fall is in the air (finally!) and elections are coming soon. The yard signs are sprouting, the mail is coming fast and furious, and cable TV ads are proliferating.
About three years ago, I was lounging in a Montreal hotel room when I got a call from activist Mike Rogers. I was unaware of who he was, but this intense stranger began interrogating me for information about – well, I don’t even remember what the topic was anymore. […]
As fall approaches legislators and candidates begin to focus on the issues that they hope will be on the top of the legislative agenda for January 2008.
Well Served I was with saddened to hear the news on Tuesday that Fairfax County Commonwealth’s Attorney Bob Horan was retiring.
Eleanor Monroe died on March 11, and Arlington is much the poorer for it. She and her family were our friends, and we will miss her.
Not So Goode You may have seen the press accounts of the letter that Congressman Virgil Goode (rhymes with food) sent to a constituent.