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Contender makes case she is solid choice in 45th House District

She didn’t deviate from the progressive-Democratic playbook – no surprise, given her audience – but the vice mayor of Alexandria on March 3 launched a bid for General Assembly with a call to develop a stronger Virginia in the...

Del. Sullivan endorses McAuliffe gubernatorial bid

Del. Rip Sullivan (D-McLean-Arlington) has become the latest local legislator to endorse the gubernatorial bid of Terry McAuliffe. Sullivan, who serves as Democratic Caucus chair in the lower house of the legislature, called McAuliffe “a strong and bold leader” who...

Arlington Democrats lending support to downstate special election

Members of the Arlington County Democratic Committee are working to help flip a downstate Virginia Senate seat in an upcoming special election. The party is putting its organizational oomph behind the efforts of Democrat Laurie Buchwald in the 38th Senate...

Arlington Democrats push outreach ahead of June primary

The Arlington County Democratic Committee’s efforts focused on outreach leading up to the party’s June 8 primary could also pay dividends during the general election in November. Party officials on March 3 outlined a number of efforts aimed at reminding...

Arlington GOP works to engage rank-and-file in convention

Specifics remain somewhat sketchy, but the Arlington County Republican Committee is casting a net for those who wish to be delegates to the Republican Party of Virginia’s nominating convention. Those taking part in the convention – scheduled for early May...

Former challenger backs Lopez re-election bid

They were political opponents two years ago, but in 2021 Julius “J.D.” Spain Sr. is a part of Team Lopez. Spain, who challenged Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington-Fairfax) in the 2019 Democratic primary, on March 3 announced his support of Lopez...

Former Rep. Moran backs McAuliffe in primary

Former U.S. Rep. Jim Moran (D-8th) has endorsed the gubernatorial bid of Terry McAuliffe. “As governor, Terry will take bold action to support workers and small businesses who have been hurt the most by this pandemic, as well as make...

Arlington GOP sees opening on school-reopening issue

If the issue of school-reopening lingers as a sore subject with Arlington parents and the broader community headed into the November elections, could it be a political winner for local Republicans? The rank and file among county Republicans stands virtually...

Candidate wants more state power over left-leaning prosecutors

A candidate for state attorney general says that, if elected, he’ll press for the authority to step in when local prosecutors will not act on specific cases. “George Soros-backed commonwealth’s attorneys are not doing their jobs,” Del. Jason Miyares (R-Virginia...

Undecideds predominate in poll of local Republicans

If a recent survey of Arlington Republicans is any indication, the race for the party’s nomination for statewide offices is still wide open. About two-thirds of respondents to the non-scientific survey of membership say they are undecided on the choice...
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PHOTOS: Liberty District soccer showdown!

The Washington-Liberty Generals squared off against the Yorktown Patriots in the girls-championship game of the 2022 Liberty District soccer...
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