Archive for 'Port City Politics'

Density, development dominate mayoral debate

Density, development dominate mayoral debate

By Derrick Perkins Land use and development dominated Tuesday’s mayoral debate, the first opportunity for voters to see incumbent Bill Euille (D) go head to head with Independent challenger Andrew Macdonald. “We’re not involving the community [...]

Alexandria City Council hopefuls square off

Alexandria City Council hopefuls square off

By Melissa Quinn More than 200 residents and onlookers packed the auditorium at George Washington Middle School on Tuesday to hear 12 city council candidates debate a wide range of topics, including taxes, GenOn and transportation [...]

No surprise here: McDonnell endorses Romney

If the speculation about Gov. Bob McDonnell’s (R) White House aspirations hadn’t yet reached a fever pitch, they did Friday morning when he endorsed Mitt Romney as his party’s top candidate to go head-to-head with President [...]

Port City Politics: Herring hopes to whip it good in Richmond

Port City Politics: Herring hopes to whip it good in Richmond

Del. Charniele Herring (D-46) will have more on her mind than constituent concerns and her legislative agenda when the Virginia General Assembly convenes. As minority whip, she’s tasked with keeping fellow party members in line during [...]

Moderate Republican Scott Gordon announces 2012 run for city council

Moderate Republican Scott Gordon announces 2012 run for city council

Del Ray resident Scott Gordon has become the first challenger to vie for an Alexandria City Council seat in 2012. Gordon, 30, describes himself as a fiscally conservative moderate Republican who is “very liberal as far [...]