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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...

Federal cash to boost Arlington crisis-intervention efforts

The Arlington County government will use $390,000 in federal funding to support a mobile “crisis-care” initiative to bring support into the community. The funding is part of a $1.5 trillion spending package signed by President Biden on March 15. The local...

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...

Republicans set process for selecting Beyer challenger

It’ll almost assuredly be a kamikaze run by whomever the nominee turns out to be, but 8th District Republicans have set up the schedule to select a challenger to U.S. Rep. Don Beyer. The 8th District Republican Committee will host...

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...

Rep. Beyer delivers ‘PPE’ to social-safety-net groups

Two Arlington social-safety-net organizations are benefiting from personal-protective equipment – PPE – that took a circuitous route to get to them but was welcomed with open arms when it did. A constituent reached out notifying U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (D-8th)...

Editor’s Notebook: And that’s a wrap in the 8th District

Nobody expected he would do any differently, but the announcement yesterday by U.S. Rep. Don Beyer that he intends to seek re-election means that race is already over. Oh, we'll all play along -- there are likely to be challengers...
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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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