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GOP still sorting out plans for CB nomination process

The Arlington County Republican Committee remains on the hunt for a candidate or candidates to challenge for the one County Board seat on the November ballot. “We have had people reach out to us,” party chairman Andrew Loposser said on...

Arlington GOP sets details on convention voting

Logistics remain to be ironed out, but any Arlington voters who seek to be a delegate to the Republican state convention now know the deadline to register. The Arlington County Republican Committee on March 24 set an April 12 deadline...

Bill ending parental payments for incarcerated youth signed into law

Gov. Northam has signed legislation, patroned by Del. Patrick Hope, ending the practice of the state government requiring parents of children committed to the Department of Juvenile Justice to pay some of the cost involved. The measure, which goes into...

County Democrats fail in effort to aid downstate contender

Even the organizational oomph of the Arlington County Democratic Committee’s get-out-the-vote effort has its limits. The committee participated in an effort to help flip a downstate Virginia Senate seat in a recent special election, but Democrats fell short in their...

Republican launches bid in 45th House District

The district trends Democratic in the same way Chicago winters trend cold, but a Republican has stepped up with plans to contest the 45th House of Delegates district in November. J.D. Maddox, a small-business owner and former Central Intelligence Agency...

Upon further review, Our Revolution makes it into Civic Federation

You say you want a revolution? Upon further review, the Arlington County Civic Federation has decided . . . it does! At the organization’s March 13 meeting, a vote on the membership application of the left-leaning political group Our Revolution...

Beyer continues to press for D.C. statehood

While some residents of the District of Columbia are wondering what is taking congressional Democrats so long in fulfilling promises to bestow statehood on them, U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (D-8th) is trying to push the issue. “All Americans deserve fair...

Kaine endorses Del. Lopez in intra-party battle

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) has endorsed the re-election bid of Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington-Fairfax), who is facing a primary challenge in June. “Alfonso is a trusted friend and adviser,” Kaine said in a statement released by the Lopez campaign....

Just a mistake, or censorship attempt, on Rouse issue?

It appears, in the end, to have been a case of miscommunication, but the Arlington County government over the weekend had to address questions about whether an advocate for preservation of the Rouse estate on Wilson Boulevard was being...

Arlington GOP on hunt for local candidates

The Arlington County Republican Committee is putting out a casting call for prospective candidates in November. “There is a common-sense policy majority in Arlington that can be cobbled together by an educated, articulate candidate who wasn’t molded in the Arlington...
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No injuries reported in Fairlington shooting incident

On Oct. 19 at 9:40 a.m., an individual approached the area of the 4400 block of 31st Street South...
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