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2022 election

Democrats plan ‘all-hands-on-deck’ election effort

Arlington County Democratic Committee chairman Steve Baker on Aug. 3 issued an “all-hands-on-deck” call for members of the rank-and-file to get involved as volunteers in the Nov. 8 election. His request came during a meeting in which local Democrats seemed...

Editor’s Notebook: Ol’ Donald is quite the tease, isn’t he?

If Hillary Clinton rates a 16,545 on the zero-to-10 scale of narcissism, her opponent in the 2016 campaign gets a score of 135,156,165,519,911. Yes, Donald Trump is off the charts, even by the normal ego levels of politicians. And the...

Democratic congressional contenders state case to rank-and-file

Victoria Virasingh appears to have opted against embracing the “if you’re going to try and unseat an incumbent, you have to let the voters know what you think said incumbent has done to deserve defeat” school of electioneering. Virasingh, who...

Beyer touts progressive bona-fides in re-election kickoff

Facing a challenge in the June 21 Democratic primary, U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (D-8th) on March 2 made his pitch for a new term to a receptive audience at the Arlington County Democratic Committee. “I’ve worked side by side with...

School Board chair won’t seek third term

It likely is the toughest job in politics, and now a fourth Arlington School Board member in a row has opted against seeking a new term. Barbara Kanninen, who has been in office since 2015 and currently is serving a...
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Off-duty officer charged in Arlington assault

On Aug. 5 at 5:08 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 2300 block of Columbia Pike for a report...
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