Wow! The voters spoke loudly last week, all across the nation. Was the White House listening? Fairfax County voters continued the tradition started in 2004 when Democratic Presidential candidate Senator John Kerry carried the county by more than 33,000 votes. The following year, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tim Kaine won the […]
An analysis of the voting pattern Tuesday in Virginia suggests that the so-called “marriage amendment” on the ballot as Question 1 might have cost U.S. Senator George Allen the election. If true, it would mark an ironic twist, the backfiring of an effort Republicans hoped would spur a stronger turnout […]
The telephone rang in our kitchen this weekend, and the recorded voice asked if we would respond to a political survey. My husband grimaced and handed the telephone to me. It was a WUSA Channel 9 poll, surveying responses about the Senate race in Virginia. It was one of those […]
WASHINGTON — The voters have sent a clear message to President Bush: It’s time to pull out of Iraq.
Has anyone not noticed there is an election on Tuesday? Every day brings some new revelation about campaigns, candidates, or suspected cover-ups, and it’s easy to gloat, or be cynical, depending on your perspective. Election handicappers tell us that 2006 is a watershed year, a mid-term election that has a […]
WASHINGTON — The war in Iraq is the issue in the critical Nov.7 election — and it should be.
We heartily commend the Falls Church City Council for its unanimous vote Monday night to oppose, with strong language, the Marshall- Newman Amendment on the ballot in November. If the voters of the Commonwealth are effectively alerted to the wide-ranging negative consequences of this ill-conceived measure, and turn it down […]
Almost half of Americans, according to the polls, think that the recent fall in oil prices, and gas prices at the pump, is being orchestrated by the big oil companies to improve the changes of otherwise-desperate Republicans at the polls in November.
Battle lines are being drawn more tightly every day now in the fight over the Marshall-Newman Amendment on the Virginia ballot in November. If passed, the controversial measure would modify the Virginia constitution to limit marriage rights to couples defined as a man and a woman, but would potentially restrict […]