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Editor’s Notebook: Dems to Joe: ‘Stay home’?

We're getting down to brass tacks when it comes to the Virginia gubernatorial race, and on Tuesday, it was announced that former President Barack Obama was coming into Virginia to stump for Terry McAuliffe, as were First Lady Jill...

Letter: Fairfax supervisors prioritize politics over health

Editor: Two weeks ago, my wife and I were visiting family in Springfield on our most recent visit to your beautiful area. We noted several times while at restaurants, shopping or in the hotel, the lower percentage of people wearing...

Letter: School bond is targeted for specific, real needs

Editor: Many people may be wondering why Arlington Public Schools is seeking a school-bond referendum this year, in particular with the challenging times many have faced in our community and certainly school being a large part of that for...

Letter: McAuliffe will build on Virginia progress

Editor: As a high-school senior, I’m beyond excited to be able to cast my first-ever ballot for former and future governor Terry McAuliffe. For me, the choice is quite clear – we can either continue the progress we’ve made since...

Letter: Youngkin is not leveling with Virginia voters

Editor: Fifty years ago, long before the poet Maya Angelou used these words, my mother said to me: When people show you who they are, believe them the first time. Those words were good advice to a young woman. They...

Survey says: GOP voters split on choice for County Board

The Arlington County Republican Committee has neither nominated a County Board candidate nor opted to endorse a contender from among those on the ballot this year. But that doesn’t mean rank-and-file GOP members don’t have their own choices lined up. A...

Editor’s Notebook: Is ‘Bipartisan Terry’ the tonic for Democrats’ woes?

An interesting Terry McAuliffe gubernatorial campaign showed up on TV (that thing we all used to watch before other electronic devices took over that task …), and the ad seems to mark a change of strategy. Now appearing on...

Arlington GOP opts against position on bond package

Arlington Republicans voted relatively narrowly on Oct. 7 to take no position on the four local bond referendums on the Nov. 2 ballot. The 16-11 vote forestalled what likely would have been a second vote urging the Arlington electorate to...

Republicans eschew endorsement of independents for Co. Board

The Arlington County Republican Committee, which already has its hands full attempting to maximize the local vote for the statewide GOP ticket, decided that getting involved in County Board politics might be too much for its plate. The GOP rank-and-file...

Democrats hope Sunday voting will help boost their turnout

With the prospect of razor-thin margins in statewide races looming on the horizon, the Arlington County Democratic Committee is hoping to get out the vote on a day that until now had been off-limits. Arlington Electoral Board members earlier this...
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Yorktown runners dominate county meet

They came, they conquered and dominated, they won all of the big awards, and they gave their head coach...
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