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Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

Dem Gubernatorial Hopeful Brian Moran Talks Policy at News-Press

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For Brian Moran, youngest brother in the big family of long-time U.S. Congressman Jim Moran and now battling furiously for the Democratic nomination to represent his party in the general election for Governor of Virginia in November, his world changed one night in 1994.

Jim Scott’s Richmond Report

Lillian Hull Delegate Bob Hull’s mother died last week. She had been ill for some time. I was indeed saddened by her loss.

3 Dem Gubernatorial Candidates Clash in Richmond

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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.

Bulova Elected in Fairfax, Now How Bad Will Budget Cuts Be?

With the election of Sharon Bulova to the post of chair of the Fairfax Board of Supervisors Tuesday, the attention at the County Government Center returns to the unsavory process of coping with huge cuts in the upcoming county operating and school budgets.

Bulova Favored in Tuesday Election, But Turnout is Key

Fairfax Race for Sups’ Chair May Be a Squeaker Buoyed by a strong endorsement from the man she’s running to succeed, Fairfax County Board Chair candidate Sharon Bulova is favored to win next Tuesday’s special election, but a low voter turnout could throw the outcome into doubt.

Falls Church News Briefs

Registration Deadline for Feb. 3 Election Extended Voter registration for the special Feb. 3 election in Fairfax County has been extended to next Tuesday, Jan. 20, by the State Board of Elections, it was announced this week.

Nicholas F. Benton: Ending 30 Years Of Anger & Fear

With the watershed national election last month, millions of Americans will begin to experience many irrational, subconscious fears melting away, having a collateral effect akin to curing at least selective blindness.

A Penny for Your Thoughts: News from Greater Falls Church

Monday was Chairman Gerry Connolly’s final day to preside over the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors’ meeting before he heads to Capitol Hill to take his seat as the newly elected Congressman from Virginia’s 11th Congressional District.

Local Author Pens Presidential Thriller

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Coinciding with the Nov. 4 election, Falls Church author Wade B. Fleetwood’s latest novella, “Barack Obama, President of the United States,” takes the young president-to-be and a host of regular Fleetwood characters on a mystery-solving adventure across the Pacific.