Last week, thousands of phone calls, letters and emails came into my office and those of my colleagues–so many that House websites crashed more than once.
Gardner Poised for Re-Election as F.C. Mayor Tuesday Robin Gardner is poised to be re-elected by her City Council colleagues to a second term as Mayor of the City of Falls Church during a specially-convened Council meeting on Tuesday, July 1, at 8 p.m. She will become only the second […]
Police Lawsuit Against F.C. Dismissed Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields announced at Tuesday’s City Council meeting that the lawsuit filed by four City police officers in 2005 alleging racial discrimination in the department was dismissed “with prejudice” in Federal District Court last week, clearing the City of the allegations. […]
News like that about Sen. Ted Kennedy last week comes like a kick in the solar plexus. It stops everything dead in its tracks. All the jockeying, all the bickering of political and personal lives is put on hold and a deep collective sob is heard issued forth from every […]
Gardner Has Votes to Stay On as Mayor Depending on who one talks to, interpretations differ widely on the significance of last week’s municipal election in the City of Falls Church.
Tuesday’s election in the City of Falls Church was yet another watershed moment in the City’s on-going struggle to achieve a solid basis for its long-term viability while at the same time maintaining its unique identity as a special 2.2 square mile enclave inside the Beltway.
The pain at the pump continues as gas prices spike to record highs, surpassing $4 a gallon in parts of the country and heading towards becoming the national average by the summer driving season.
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.
In 1956 Adlai Stevenson, running against Dwight Eisenhower, tried to make the political style of his opponent’s vice president, a man by the name of Richard Nixon, an issue. The nation, he warned, was in danger of becoming “a land of slander and scare; the land of sly innuendo, the […]
Gerald E. Connolly, chair of Fairfax County’s Board of Supervisors, announced yesterday that he’s formed a Congressional Exploratory Committee as he considers a run for the 11th District U.S. Congressional seat. It has long been rumored that Connolly would run for the seat if incumbent Rep. Tom Davis left it […]