The race for Virginia’s U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Senator John Warner got off to a strong start this week. Mark Warner barnstormed the state on Monday and Tuesday to make official what most have known for months – he is running!
Most of the readers of this column know that I am a dyed-in-the-wool Democrat of the “yellow dog” genus. I would suggest they sit down for what follows.
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 […]
Senator John Warner announced his retirement on the steps of the Rotunda at the University of Virginia last Friday. Virginia’s political and civic life will be the poorer for it.
Unfiltered and unplugged, Aaron Lewis descends on D.C.’s Warner Theatre next Thursday night, toting only his acoustic guitar. The no-strings format seems wildly appropriate for Lewis, who has gained notoriety by bringing hard rock group Staind to the forefront of the music world. Raised in Massachusetts, where he still resides […]
April 26 – May 2, 2007
Haywood “Little Sonny” Warner, a Falls Church native whose 1959 hit single, “There’s Something on Your Mind,” was a Gold Record winner, died at age 77 on April 12.
Last Saturday, Your Man in Arlington abandoned his regular venue and made the trek to Richmond for Virginia Democrats’ annual Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner.
WASHINGTON — President Bush apparently could care less whether the House votes for a non-binding resolution opposing his escalation of U.S. troops in Iraq, now that the Senate has tied itself into knots because so many senators have chickened out on the No. 1 issue in America.
WASHINGTON — President Bush picked Iraq as his preemptive battleground nearly four years ago and now is asking a war-weary country to give his military escalation a chance to work.