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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

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Biden coming to Pentagon City to stump for McAuliffe

Unless you’ve have pressing business in the area or are taking part in the rally, it might be best to steer clear of parts of the Pentagon City area this afternoon and evening. President Biden is expected to stump for...

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...

Editor’s Notebook: Jimmy Carter looking better all the time

A couple of days ago, one of the local PBS stations was serving up a brisk documentary on the life of Jimmy Carter. After first checking to make sure it wasn’t a special marking his demise (good news: Jimmy...

Editor’s Notebook: A question for Arlington School Board candidates

The Arlington branch of the NAACP tonight holds its annual candidate forum, and among those participating will be contenders for School Board. The moderator – Wilma Jones Kilgo – is a seasoned pro at this and certainly needs no help...

Editorial: Will Biden travails propel Youngkin to success?

There was an instructive poll result reported in last week’s Falls Church News-Press newspaper. The online (and therefore non-scientific but still illuminating) query had asked Falls Church-ians whether they thought the Afghanistan evacuation had been carried out successfully. Despite the newspaper...

Editor’s Notebook: My most visceral 9/11 moment

We are now upon the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and the most visceral moment I had came late in day. At the time, I was living on the top floor of a Columbia Pike apartment building (the...

Home-builders chief rips extension of moratorium

The head of the National Association of Home Builders says newly reimposed restrictions on landlords evicting tenants are illegal and stand in the way of real progress on the issue. “NAHB strongly opposes the new eviction moratorium announced by the...

Editor’s Notebook: The Republican Democrats need to fear the most

Anybody who’s paying attention knows Joe Biden won’t be running for re-election. Heck, even Joe Biden, on the days he’s more compos mentis than others, probably has figured it out. One and done. Regardless, the White House sure does love...

GOP raps Arlington Public Schools for promoting Democrats

After raising questions whether the Arlington County government was trying to use the appearance of President Biden to gin up votes for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe, the Arlington County Republican Committee now has the same question for Arlington...

Critics: Local government improperly promoted Biden-McAuliffe event

Did the Arlington government cross a line and, instead of merely informing the public about the impacts of the July 23 visit of President Biden, go further and actively support Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe? That’s the contention of the...
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Letter: Del. Simon lives his values, aids his community

Editor: In your Oct. 21 Fairfax legislative-races endorsements, you claim that the Del. Marcus Simon (D-53rd) is “disconnected from...
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