2024-06-25 3:06 PM

Our Man in Arlington

Two funerals occurred within the last week that brought home once again the rich political and cultural history of Arlington over the last half century or so.

Editorial: GOP Obstruction & Virginia Elections

President Obama’s State of the Union message Tuesday night focused directly on the interests of the American people in a way that hasn’t been heard in such an address this entire decade to date.

Nicholas F. Benton: The Stimulus, State-By-State

Yesterday, President Obama’s White House Press Office issued its first “blast” e-mail to every regional and local newspaper in the U.S., containing a lengthy 67-page “fact sheet” attachment delineating the concrete impact of the $850-billion stimulus package broken down on a state-by-state basis for every state in the union.

Delegate Scott’s Richmond Report

My seatmate moves on (up?) Before President-elect Obama and Vice President-elect Biden are sworn in on Jan.20, the Virginia House of Delegates will have two new members

Congressman Moran’s News Commentary

As we enter the final stretch of the electoral season, what can be learned from the past eight years?-a period in our nation’s history marked by conservative control: Republicans had two terms in the White House and six years controlling the congressional levers of power.

Anything But Straight: Log Cabin Should Disband

Until now, I have always thought there was a place for the Log Cabin Republicans within the GLBT movement. There was a need for a group that could advocate from inside the belly of the beast and do the dirty work that few intellectually honest people wanted to do.