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Friday, December 9, 2022

8th District U.S. House of Representatives

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...

5 GOP candidates emerge to take on Rep. Beyer

The field is set at five as Republicans in the 8th District attempt to defy the odds and win the seat of U.S. Rep. Don Beyer. Monica Carpio, Jeff Jordan, Jeerak Kim, Karina Lipsman and Kezia Tunnell are vying for...

Beyer campaign signage starting to sprout

He’s probably not going to need any extra help, but U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (D-8th) is taking no chances in his bid for a new term.” Beyer signage has begun sprouting up throughout the local area, urging residents to vote...

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...

Editor’s Notebook: We’ll call him ‘U.S. Rep. Little Mary Sunshine’

An intra-Democratic campaign forum between incumbent Don Beyer and challenger Victoria Virasingh on Saturday provided no particular fireworks, but did have some telling moments. Two struck me as most interesting. Numero Uno, challenger Virasingh is sticking with her plan of not...

Democratic breakfast to feature 8th District contenders

Candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for the 8th District U.S. House of Representatives seat have been invited to take part in a breakfast event sponsored by the Arlington County Democratic Committee. The meet-and-greet is slated for Saturday, April 9 at...

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...

Challenger to Beyer asks Democrats to hear her out

An intra-party challenger to U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (D-8th) kicked off her campaign Feb. 2 with a singular plea to Arlington Democrats. “Give me a chance,” Victoria Virasingh asked during a kickoff speech before the Arlington County Democratic Committee, launching...
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Makeover brings convenience store to gas station in Tysons

A Tysons service station damaged by a small tornado March 31 now will be getting a spruced up exterior...
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