Tag: politics

Your Views: Bring back the signs

To the editor: Every year as elections approach I am impressed when I am in Arlington. The streetscape is abloom with the flowers of democracy:...

Enough said

By Mark Eaton Last week, on Oct. 28, Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R-Va.) said, according to The Washington Post: “Speaker Pelosi’s husband had a break-in last...

Keep a sense of perspective: The danger of anxiety

By Rev. Ian Markham As we approach the midterm elections, there is a palpable sense of anxiety in the air. The political divide runs deep....

Local journalist releases new history book

By Ariana Wilson | [email protected] Michael Lee Pope, an Alexandria journalist and author released his new book, “The Byrd Machine,” on Monday. The book explores how The...

Your Views: Not my grandmother’s party

To the editor: My grandmother is spinning in her grave. G’mom, as she was known to all family and friends – the name created by a...

Council prepares for General Assembly session with new state Republican majority

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] With Republican Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin stepping into the governor’s mansion next year and a Republican majority in the Virginia House...

Bennett-Parker and Maddox face off in race to House of Delegates

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] With the Nov. 2 general election only a few weeks away, the race for the 45th District seat in the...

Florence King aims for City Council seat

By Allison Hageman | [email protected] Florence King tells people who ask that she almost had no choice but to run for City Council. As a...

Candidate profile: Darryl Nirenberg runs for council

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Darryl Nirenberg is a man with a plan. Not only does the Republican City Council candidate have grand aspirations for the...

Candidate profile: Annetta Catchings vies for mayoral seat

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Annetta Catchings has seen the world and solved a myriad of customer service issues in 30 years as a flight...