What an exciting week it was for Senate Democrats!
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 […]
A critical election for Northern Virginia With the retirement of Vince Callahan, the Virginia General Assembly will have only one Northern Virginia chair—none in the Senate—of an important committee unless we elect Democrats to the Virginia Senate and House from Northern Virginia.
It is now less than two weeks before the Nov. 6 Virginia general election and there is a strong indication that the direction of the entire legislature will shift toward Democratic Party control. Battling uphill against voter apathy and expected low turnouts, partisans for both parties have plenty of reason […]
A few weeks ago, I interviewed Deborah Pryce, the Republican congresswoman, in her Washington office. There was a doll propped up against a windowsill, and I wanted to ask her if it had belonged to her daughter, who died of cancer at age 9 in 1999. But that question seemed […]
Washington Nationals vs. San Francisco Giants, RFK Stadium, Saturday, Sept. 1, 7 p.m.
This column is being written after a long night watching the national election returns with old friends at the National Democratic Club close to the capitol in Washington.
At 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 22, the Holmes Run Pool is a fête of tie-dye and teal. Anxious laughter abounds in anticipation of the beginning of the Division 15 Championship Swim Meet between the visiting Village West Vikings and the Holmes Run Mighty Hurricanes.