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Letter: Hogan not the caricature editorial made him out to be

Editor: The July 28 editorial piece on Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan attributed several of his positions to so-called “Trump Derangement Syndrome” and “center left” politics. This is sloppy thinking. We now have more than 65 federal and state judges,...

Editor’s Notebook: Politicians are always runnin’ for something

Eileen Filler-Corner went from being one of the most important Democratic politicians in Virginia to being almost an afterthought, after she was ousted a few months back as House of Delegates Minority Leader by her own caucus. (It was...

Editor’s Notebook: The most important local election of 2022 just happened …

... and it took place 2,400 miles away. As if channeling their inner flight attendant, voters of San Francisco said "buh-bye" to radical district attorney Chesa Boudin in a lopsided recall vote, after having earlier ousted some of the nuttier...

Arlington GOP sets summer barbecue

The Arlington County Republican Committee will host its annual summer barbecue on Sunday, June 26 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Island Time Grill, located at the Columbia Park Marina along the George Washington Memorial Parkway. “We’ll kick off the...

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...
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Arlington football teams combine for 17 wins

The four varsity high-school football teams in Arlington this fall combined for a final overall record of 17-27. The Yorktown...
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