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Post-office renaming OK’d; ceremony likely in spring

A dedication ceremony is likely to be held in springtime now that legislation renaming an Arlington post office after a long-time letter-carrier has been enacted into law. The legislation, sponsored by U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (D-8th), honors the late Jesus...

Editor’s Notebook: Not achieving Mount Rushmore status quite yet

This is not me speaking today, mind you, but me channeling the views of some of Arlington's more seasoned political leaders who were on hand for last week's Arlington County Democratic Committee kickoffs for the two open seats on...

Robert E. Lee survives a cancellation battle

A 19th-century general has survived a 21st-century battle. Efforts during the recently concluded session of the U.S. Congress to remove Robert E. Lee’s name from the National Park Service’s Arlington House memorial failed to make much progress. And if it...

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...

Beyer having little difficulty holding on to seat

Whether he ends up in the majority or minority was still to be seen, but U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (D-8th) was an early victor on Election Night. Beyer, 72, was seeing strong margins across the district, which includes all of...

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...

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...

Congressional Democrats train fire on Robert E. Lee

They’re going to have to hurry if they aim to beat an increasingly expected Republican takeover of Congress in November, but Virginia lawmakers of a Democratic bent are tag-teaming to remove the name of Robert E. Lee from the...
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New School Board member receives liaison assignments

New Arlington School Board member Bethany Sutton has her assignments. School Board members on Feb. 2 are expected to approve...
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