WASHINGTON –If history repeats, the loser of this year’s presidential election will blame the news media.
WASHINGTON — Maybe it was because I was sitting in the back of the Senate chamber with three war protesters — grim-faced, chanting women dressed in black hooded cloaks, white makeup and blood-red hands — that I felt as though I were watching a production of “Macbeth” rather than a […]
On the fifth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq yesterday, Sen. James Webb (D-Va.) issued a statement that included the following:
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.
WASHINGTON — If Americans want to continue the Iraq war, then Sen. John McCain — the apparent Republican presidential candidate and relentless hawk — is their man.
With the Feb. 12 Democratic primary in Virginia now on the horizon, Virginia Governor Tim Kaine, an early supporter of U.S. Sen. Barack Obama, told the News-Press in Richmond last week that he felt Obama, if nominated, “would be well served” by selecting Virginia’s junior U.S. Sen. Jim Webb as […]
By a 39-0 vote, with Ken Cuccinelli (R-Fairfax) not voting, the Virginia State Senate passed legislation yesterday to repeal the unpopular abusive driver fees that went into effect last July. Adding a sense of urgency, an emergency clause was added to the bill to ensure the repeal would go into […]
Committee Gives Swift Kick to F.C. Leaders By 9-5 Falls Church City Councilman Hal Lippman told his colleagues Tuesday that he was “not prepared” for the rude cultural shock he encountered going to Richmond earlier that day to testify in favor of a gun control bill before a Senate committee. […]
As former U.S. Senator George Allen of Virginia can tell you, the modern day proliferation of hand-held video cameras can have a devastating impact in politics. Especially if you are trying to lie, as the Musharraf regime in Pakistan and its patrons can now tell you, as well.
Author A.J. Jacobs just released his new book, “The Year of Living Biblically: One Man’s Quest to Follow The Bible As Literally As Possible.” For 365 days, the agnostic Jacobs skipped around in a robe and sandals while growing a Moses-like beard. He herded sheep, and refrained from sins, such […]