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Analysis: Lessons of Maine lost on Democrats in Virginia

As I watched NBC’s Steve Kornacki try to explain the sea of red flooding Virginia’s election maps on Nov. 2, a familiar feeling set in.

Editor’s Notebook: Channeling his inner John Major …

It took a while, but I've finally figured out who Glenn Youngkin's political spiritual guiding light was. Whether Youngkin is aware of it or not, it is former British Prime Minister John Major. Think about it: Back in the early...

Democratic ticket goes 54-for-54 in Arlington precincts

It may not be much consolation, but Democrat Terry McAuliffe’s bid for governor performed well in Arlington, winning all 54 of the county's precincts. According to complete but still unofficial election results reported Nov. 5, McAuliffe won 76.6 percent of...

McAuliffe wins on home turf as he falters statewide

Glenn Youngkin picked up just over a third of the Fairfax County vote on his way to statewide victory for governor. According to election results reported Wednesday morning, Democrat Terry McAuliffe received 64.6 percent of the vote in Fairfax County,...

McAuliffe wins Arlington as he falls short statewide

It may not be much consolation, but Democrat Terry McAuliffe's bid for governor performed well in Arlington. According to state election results reported Wednesday morning, McAuliffe won 76.5 percent of the Arlington vote, compared to 22.8 percent for Glenn Youngkin...

Editor’s Notebook: Close-close-close? We’ll see-see-see!

Interesting that so many political pundits, prognosticators and prognosticatrixes (“prognosticatrices”?) are telling us the Virginia gubernatorial race is going to be close-close-close. And it may well be. But it seems all they’re basing such a prediction on is the polls...

Editor’s Notebook: Trump-trump-trump-trump-trump-trump-trump-trump-trump …

Early in the gubernatorial campaign, it was smart politics for Democrats to try and tie Glenn Youngkin to Donald Trump. They trotted out the two pieces of tape (audio or video) where Youngkin had said anything nice about the...

Letter: Youngkin would be disastrous for education

Editor: As a high-school junior, I know for a fact that Glenn Youngkin’s policies are dangerous for Virginia’s students and public schools. There’s no denying that our public schools are among the best in the world. I, for one, have...

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: Apology accepted (though not proffered)

The Arlington County government on Friday put out an advisory that President Biden was coming to Pentagon City on Tuesday afternoon to stump for Terry McAuliffe and other nervous Democrats. Most interesting to me was that the Friday press release...
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Newly selected economic-development czar is a neighbor

It’s another national search that ended up with a new department head coming from very close to home. Arlington County...
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