2024-06-14 12:19 PM

F.C. Mayor Gardner Backs Brian Moran for Governor

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City of Falls Church Mayor Robin Gardner and other City elected officials this Tuesday announced their formal endorsement of Former State Del. Brian Moran in his race for the Democratic nomination for governor of Virginia.

Falls Church City Ward 3 Polling Location Changed for June 10 Primary

Due to the high heat and air conditioning problems, the Falls Church City Ward 3 polling location will be changed from the Boy Scout House to the Art Room in the Falls Church Community Center (223 Little Falls St.) on Tuesday, June 10. The Falls Church City Electoral Board authorized the location change. Both a Democratic […]

Fur Flies in Byrne-Connolly Clash, Dem Vote Tuesday

2 Others Also on 11th Distrct Primary Ballot In their final head-to-head debate before the Democratic primary election next Tuesday, 11th Congressional District contenders Former Rep. Leslie Byrne and Fairfax County Board Chair Gerry Connolly clashed sharply in what has developed into a highly-contentious race.  

Obama Landslide, Divided GOP Vote: Blue Virginia in November?

Sen. Barack Obama’s landslide victory over Sen. Hillary Clinton in the Virginia Democratic primary Tuesday didn’t only contribute to the “Chesapeake primaries” sweep that gave Obama a net lead in total delegates to date. It also confirmed that Virginia stands a solid chance of turning out a majority for the Democratic presidential nominee this November […]

Byrne-Connolly Primary Roil Expected as Davis Bows Out

Dems See Key Chance to Gain In Congress  A long-standing, sharp intra-Democratic Party rivalry between Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chair Gerry Connolly and former U.S. Rep. Leslie Byrne is expected to translate into a white-hot Democratic primary contest to replace Rep. Thomas M. Davis III this spring.

Obama Rally Slated for Cherry Hill Park

Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama is slated to hold a large open-air rally in Falls Church’s Cherry Hill Park on the afternoon of Sunday, Feb. 10, according to News-Press sources. The rally will come two days before the Virginia primary election. Sources say it is being organized on the model of the August 2003 rally, […]

Editorial: Glad This One Is Over

We congratulate and applaud the highly-coordinated effort of leading Virginia Democratic Party officials to pull off Tuesday’s takeover of the state senate. It was disciplined and thorough, involving full participation from the top by Governor Tim Kaine and former Governor Mark Warner, with a lot of support from U.S. Senator Jim Webb. Seven senate races […]