It was reported in the media last week that security contractors in Iraq recently shot and killed nearly a dozen innocent Iraqis in an incident occurring in downtown Baghdad. The private security firm handling protection for a U.S. Embassy convoy — Blackwater USA — has come under fire for their […]
Returning from his first visit to Iraq in two years, U.S. Rep., whose 8th District of Virginia includes much of the News-Press’s primary distribution area, told the News-Press in an exclusive interview yesterday, “My views have not changed since before the invasion of Iraq was first proposed. We had no […]
Wolf Trap, in full swing, with shows nightly, and weekend matinees, as summer officially arrives.
There’s a story that has become a small legend surrounding singer/songwriter Alexi Murdoch. Early in his career, back when Murdoch was interviewing management companies, he took his demos to one such firm where the rep proceeded to pop the disk into his computer. That’s when Murdoch first knew something was […]
WASHINGTON — The blue-ribbon Iraq Study Group has told the American people they can look forward to more war and bloodshed in Iraq for at least another year.
On Election Eve, Senate Race is Neck-and-Neck Six months ago, no one would have predicted the race for the U.S. Senate in Virginia would be competitive. Republican incumbent George Allen seemed a shoe-in, more focused on a potential presidential election bid next year than this month’s election.
WASHINGTON — If the Democrats win control of the House in the Nov. 7 mid-term elections, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., would likely be the first woman in U.S. history to become speaker of the House.
What an irony, what a pathetic irony that everything the right-wing driven Republican Party has been wound tight to hate, despite and oppose has landed right in its own lap.