We were delighted when it was announced last month that eight Falls Church citizens had filed to run for City Council in the May 6 election, and that seven of them actually chose to go through with it. It was a far cry from only two years earlier, when barely […]
Maureen Dowd: Eggheads and Cheese Balls
PHILADELPHIA — I’m not bitter.
David Brooks: A Speech About Nothing
We’re in the middle of a series of a historic economic transformations.
Our Man In Arlington
Last Sunday, many meetings were held throughout Virginia’s Eighth Congressional District to launch a new voter identification, get-out-the-vote campaign for the district’s Democrats.
Maureen Dowd: Hillary or Nobody?
WASHINGTON — While the cool cat’s away, the Hillary mice will play.
Anything But Straight: Obama: From Crisis to Crowning Achievement
It had been a devastating week for Barack Obama.
Nicholas F. Benton: Hillary Slays The
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.
Obama Landslide, Divided GOP Vote: Blue Virginia in November?
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 […]
Senator Whipple’s Richmond Report
It’s hard to believe that we’re already in week five of the 2008 session of the Virginia General Assembly. It’s been a productive and exciting session so far. Senate Bill 54, which I introduced and which encourages and supports the construction of affordable housing in Falls Church, passed the Senate […]
Maureen Dowd: Will Hillary
LOS ANGELES — Hillary Clinton denounced Dick Cheney as Darth Vader, but she did not absorb the ultimate lesson of the destructive vice president: