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8th Congressional District

Candidate: Run against Beyer sets stage for GOP resurgence

It was an aggressive campaign, though in the end one that didn’t put much of a dent in the armor of U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (D-8th). But Karina Lipsman, the Republican nominee in the 8th District, said the campaign was...

Beyer comes up vote champ among Va. Democrats

It’s not a competition – nah! – but U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (D-8th) garnered the largest majority of the vote among all Democrats on the Virginia congressional ballot Nov. 8. Beyer picked up 73.3 percent of the vote in the...

Editorial: Beyer the best option in 8th District

The good news, for Republicans attempting to rebuild their brand across Northern Virginia, is that the party’s nominee in the 8th Congressional District, Karina Lipsman, has done a solid job of getting herself in front of the public and...

Polls open in Democratic congressional primary

Polls are open until 7 p.m. today as voters in the 8th Congressional District choose a Democratic nominee. Incumbent U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (D-8th) is being challenged by Victoria Virasingh. Although there will be a Republican nominee and independent on the...

Independent qualifies for 8th District ballot

The race for 8th District U.S. House of Representatives has an independent face in it. Teddy Fikre qualified for the ballot ahead of the June 21 filing deadline, waiting to see which Democrat – incumbent Don Beyer or challenger Victoria...

Primary gives Democrats a recruiting opportunity

While results of the June 21 8th District congressional primary are most likely a foregone conclusion, they still are likely to provide a way for the party to recruit volunteers for November. Precinct captains for the party currently are on...

NAACP chapters collaborate on 8th District candidate forum

The Arlington, Alexandria and Fairfax branches of the NAACP will jointly host an 8th District congressional forum online on Thursday, May 12 at 7 p.m. Democratic incumbent Don Beyer and challenger Victoria Virasingh have been invited to participate, as have...

Letter: Beyer beware; a better option has emerged

Editor: Victoria Virasingh, a Democrat who presents a fresh perspective, new ideas and concern for the overlooked and underrepresented, is running in the Democratic primary for the 8th District U.S. House of Representatives seat on June 21. Virasingh is a...

Arlington to comprise 30% of new 8th District

Arlington will contain just over 30 percent of the population of the reconstituted 8th Congressional District, which will remain a Democratic fortress under its new boundaries. The Virginia Supreme Court on Dec. 28 unanimously approved new boundaries for the commonwealth’s...
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Police: Carjackers take vehicle, abandon it in PG County

On Jan. 25 at 8:05 p.m., a man was inside his parked vehicle in the 2200 block of Crystal...
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