One has to look no further than Jeffersonville, Indiana to figure out how Republicans blew their recent hegemony in American politics. This Louisville suburb is where the former chairman of both the Clark County Republican Party and Young Republican National Federation pleaded guilty last week to criminal deviant conduct for […]
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 […]
Nationally, Democrats may not have decided who their presidential candidate is going to be yet, but that didn’t stop 500 party activists in Fairfax County from a rousing pep rally Sunday dedicated to turn Virginia “blue” this November.
Last week’s Reconvened and special sessions resulted in a number of notable accomplishments for the 2008 General Assembly.
Almost Done The General Assembly was scheduled for final adjournment of the 60-day 2008 session this past Saturday.
Now it’s time for a real campaign. Until Sen. Hillary Clinton’s recovery with victories in Texas, Ohio and Rhode Island Tuesday, she had to box with a chimera, an illusive, intangible thing called “Big Mo,” Sen. Barack Obama’s oratory-driven momentum.
After their victory in the 2006 congressional elections, it seemed a given that Democrats would try to make this year’s presidential campaign another referendum on Republican policies.
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 […]
Virginia Primaries Tuesday for Dem, GOP Rivals With no conclusive outcome for either party following the 24 primaries on so-called Super Tuesday, the Democratic and Republican presidential campaigns headed into their next round this weekend, which includes the “Potomac primaries” in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia next Tuesday.
Most of the readers of this column know that I am a dyed-in-the-wool Democrat of the “yellow dog” genus. I would suggest they sit down for what follows.