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8th District Republican chair re-elected

Andrew Loposser of Arlington was re-elected chair of the 8th District Republican Committee in voting held May 21. Loposser defeated Gloria Chambers of McLean. “Andrew is committed to recruiting Republican candidates up and down the ballot and equipping them with the...

N.Va. affiliate of Log Cabin Republicans forms

A Northern Virginia chapter of Log Cabin Republicans has formed, holding its inaugural event recently at Arlington Rooftop Bar & Grill. Log Cabin Republicans is the nation’s largest LGBT-themed organization for conservatives and allies. Samantha Flanigan is leading the Northern Virginia...

Republicans in 8th District have leadership contest

A leadership contest has emerged for the 8th District Republican Committee.Incumbent chair Andrew Loposser, who until recently also chaired the Arlington County Republican Committee, is being challenged by Gloria Chambers, current president of the Greater McLean Republican Women. Delegates to...

Arlington GOP chair unopposed in leadership election

The interim Arlington County Republican Committee chair is set to get the gig permanently. Lori Urban was the lone candidate to file for the post, and will be formally installed at the GOP’s monthly meeting on March 30. Urban last December...

Editor’s Notebook: Is Fauci a secret weapon for the GOP?

Republicans hoping to win back control of Congress in November have to grapple with the fact that there’s not a whole lot of enthusiasm for them among the voting public. Yes, the GOP may ride a wave of discontent about...

Editorial: Divided government proving its worth in Richmond

We are now cruising toward the end of the 2022 General Assembly session. With the two bodies in hands of opposite parties, there has been a lot of killing of bills in recent days: Republicans in the House of...

Editorial: More proof divided government works best

We’re now more than a week past “crossover,” the point at which legislation from the House of Delegates has been sent to the state Senate and vice versa. With the two bodies in hands of opposite parties, expect a lot...

Editor’s Notebook: McKay seems on a mission … to move up

Much like when popes issue their Christmas greetings to the world, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Jeff McKay likes to issue pronouncements for public consumption. (One could say "McKay ain't no pope," but that is pretty much assumed, on...

Clock starts ticking on political-filing season

The clock is ticking, and in just five months, the Arlington general-election ballot will be set. Those seeking to run for either Arlington School Board or as an independent in the Arlington County Board race in November have until June...

New GOP chair set to preside over first meeting

As the Arlington County Republican Committee begins casting its annual net for local candidates, the party will have a new leader at the helm. Lori Urban will lead the GOP’s monthly meeting – slated for Jan. 27 at 7 p.m....
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