WASHINGTON — President Obama should stop trying to win over Republican lawmakers in Congress.
Falls Church residents have a big role in next Tuesday’s festivities surrounding the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama, from marching to shooting aerial video, providing floral arrangements and more.
News Atlantic Realty Companies, the Falls Church News-Press and The Young Group have all renewed their Partner Level Sponsorship with the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce.
News ClearedJobs.Net, located in Falls Church, provided attendees at its 2008 job fairs the opportunity to vote for the nation’s top recruiters for positions requiring security clearances.
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.
To drill or not to drill, that is the question. But is it? Offshore oil reserves, once online — a feat which will come long after the new president’s first term — will garner less than three years of supply.
There’s good news and bad news about the war in Iraq as it reaches a critical turning point with the end of the so-called military surge that brought an additional 30,000 troops to Iraq 18 months ago, and as the war becomes a key issue in the U.S. presidential campaign.
This week marks the beginning of the Iraq war’s sixth year. In that time, nearly 4,000 American soldiers have given their lives in the line of fire, 30,000 have been injured, and we’ve spent over $520 billion and counting.
There’s a highly charged debate going on in Congress over the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (commonly referred to as FISA).
The hallmark achievement for the “New Direction” 110th Congress so far has been passage of the Energy Independence and Security Act, a historic bill that will make America more energy independent, responsive to the global warming crisis, while also continuing to grow our economy.