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8th District U.S. House of Representatives

8th District candidate forum slated

The League of Women Voters affiliates of Fairfax, Falls Church and Arlington/Alexandria will join with other organizations to host an online candidate forum for the 8th District U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. Incumbent Democrat...

Letter: Republican offers chance to clean up Washington

Editor: It’s time for the politics of common sense. That’s why I’m voting for Karina Lipsman for Congress in November. Our current leadership is so bound by ideology and dreamy-eyed assumptions that they have been unable to produce common-sense solutions....

Editorial: Our marching orders for Arlington political challengers

With Arlington’s semi-formal start to election season set to begin next week with the Arlington County Civic Federation’s annual candidate forum, we provide our annual advice for those taking on incumbents. In this case, it’s directed specifically at independents Audrey...

GOP contender wins police endorsement in 8th District

Karina Lipsman, the Republican challenger to U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (D-8th), has received the endorsement of the Virginia Police Benevolent Association. Joseph Wolosyzn, who heads the organization, said he hoped the endorsement would help sway voters “who respect the strong...

Va. Republican biggies to turn out for 8th District challenger

A number of big names within the Virginia Republican political leadership are slated to turn out in support of 8th District U.S. House of Representatives contender Karina Lipsman in coming days. Party officials say the Lt. Gov. Winsome Sears is...

Editor’s Notebook: Shakespeare nails it in the 8th District

"Full of sound and fury, signifying nothing" would be one way to describe the now concluded 8th District Democratic congressional primary. Except of course that there was no real fury, as contenders Don Beyer and Victoria Virasingh were perfectly cordial...

Election officials hoping for a straightforward primary day

Arlington election officials are hoping for an easy-peasy primary election on June 21. “Results should come in quickly . . . the only thing that will slow down results will be my ability to type them into the system,” county...

Editor’s Notebook: Berry, berry tasty!

With the weekly editions off to the print, we turn our attention to our weekend edition, and one of the articles teed up and ready to go looks at how Virginia’s crops of berries are doing this spring growing...

GOP has its nominee to take on Rep. Beyer

Karina Lipsman, whose family emigrated from Ukraine when she was a child, has been selected as the Republican nominee in the decidedly uphill battle to unseat U.S. Rep. Donald Beyer (D-8th). Lipsman ran away with the race, winning 61.5 percent...

Editorial: Beyer challenger needs to step up her game

As has been used as a reference point several times throughout the years on this page, a veteran former Arlington County Board member often would posit a deceptively simple question to staff and colleagues. “What is the problem are we...
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Q&A: Creative team details new work focused on women’s struggles

Theatre on the Run in Arlington from Oct. 14-23 will host “Unprotected,” a modern-day drama about the struggles women...
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