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School Board contender: E-mails will show nothing untoward

Arlington School Board candidate Mary Kadera said a political opposition-research effort is unlikely to turn up any dirt on her. In a note to supporters, Kadera (one of two candidates in the upcoming Democratic caucus) noted that a local resident...

Del. Lopez endorsed by Latino political-action group

The Latino Victory Fund has endorsed the re-election bid of Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington-Fairfax). Lopez “paved the way for Latinos in the Virginia General Assembly,” said Nathalie Rayes, president and CEO of the Latino Victory Fund. “Not only did he...

Editor’s Notebook: Time to stick a fork in it?

Virginia political junkies really want the upcoming statewide-office nominating elections to be competitive. But on the Democratic side, it seems like that is not to be. For the past few weeks, it’s becoming increasingly clear that, barring some change in...

Letter: Perryman brings fresh insights to political process

Editor: In politics, people often treat the concept of “first-time candidate” as a bad thing. I don’t see it that way at all. I think we need new, progressive energy in our government, and we need someone who represents average...

Editor’s Notebook … Candidates need to kick it up a notch

For the first time in 13 months (!), I attended a gathering of Arlington Senior Democrats yesterday. (It had been so long that, last time I was at one, you could actually meet in person. At a restaurant. Busboys &...

Ex-Rep. Moran backs Herring re-election bid

Former U.S. Rep. Jim Moran (D-8th) has endorsed the re-election bid of Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring. Herring’s “resolute and balanced leadership has completely transformed the office of attorney general, showing Virginians he’ll always be in their corner,” Moran said...

Levine touts left-leaning bona-fides in bid for lt. governor

If the Democratic primary for lieutenant governor evolves into a race to the left, Mark Levine may have a fighting chance. “I am the most progressive – by far the most progressive,” candidate in the race, Levine told members of...

Challenger in 53rd eager to build consensus in Richmond

First-time candidate Sarah White (R) said she is seeking the 53rd District seat in the House of Delegates this fall in order to build consensus and accomplish goals that benefit everyone. “Politics is getting uglier and uglier,” she said. “It’s...

Democrats set date for School Board debate

The Arlington County Democratic Committee has set the date for a debate between the two candidates vying for the party’s School Board endorsement. Miranda Turner and Mary Kadera will face off in an online forum on Thursday, April 29 at...

Acknowledging imperfections, Democrats move ahead with caucus

Arlington County Democratic Committee leaders say they are doing the best they can, with what they’ve got to work with, when it comes to holding a School Board caucus in an ever-changing health environment. But at the same time, party...
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Editor’s Notebook: Get those boxes packed!

Yesterday marked the first day that sports czar Dave and I took some boxes from our current office across...
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