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Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Terry McAuliffe

Editor’s Notebook: An idea that’s going nowhere

A new political group in Northern Virginia this week capitalized on the fact it’s a slow news time of year to get some play in the media on its proposal to recall the commonwealth’s attorneys of Arlington, Fairfax and...

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...

Editorial: Yes, a line definitely was crossed

It was probably unintentional and no doubt is a tempest in a teapot compared to bigger issues, but the Arlington County government made a mistake in promoting the appearance of President Biden on behalf of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry...

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...

Editor’s Notebook: Just a little high and wide …

In general, a politician – whether of the male, female or still-undecided variety – probably would rather spend more time with a sports reporter than with a news reporter, for a host of reasons. So it was no surprise, perhaps,...

Biden appearance to cause traffic challenges

The appearance of President Biden stumping for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe this evening in Arlington will cause a series of cascading road closures beginning, in some cases, as early as 1 p.m. The event with the president is slated...

Editor’s Notebook: Great way to spend three innings!

Wednesday night brought me out to Barcroft Park in Arlington, where on the field used by George Washington University for its home baseball games, American Legion teams from Arlington and Falls Church squared off in playoff action. Out sports czar,...

Editor’s Notebook: Another installment of ‘show me the money’

Hard to believe that a political blog can be both rabid and boring, but such frequently is the case with the “Bearing Drift” site, the last redoubt of Virginia’s anti-Trump, moderate, corporatist (kind of) Republicans. A recent posting there breathlessly...

Editor’s Notebook: Bring on the swimming leagues!

Hard to believe but it’s now less than 48 hours from the start of the first Northern Virginia Swimming League competition in two years! Our limited but plucky resources will be positioned at several pools to capture the action in...

McAuliffe underperforms in Arlington, but still comes out strong

Terry McAuliffe slightly underperformed his statewide totals among Arlington voters in the June 8 Democratic primary, but still crushed the rest of the field. McAuliffe won 14,593 votes, or 59.4 percent of the total, among Arlington’s voters, according to data...
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Editor’s Notebook: Get those boxes packed!

Yesterday marked the first day that sports czar Dave and I took some boxes from our current office across...
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