Category: The Voice

Carrie Johnson passes away at age of 77

Carolyn W. Johnson, known as Carrie to most people and as “The List Lady” to Arlington Democrats, died May 5 at the age of 77.  She succumbed to complications from lung cancer. Carrie was active to the very end, makin ...

McAuliffe says he could beat Trump in 2020

Former Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he could beat Donald Trump in a contest for the presidency, if McAuliffe decides to run in 2020.  "I'd have to make a decision to run, but if I ran I'd beat him. You bet," the recently ...

Your candidates in the County Board primary: Chanda Choun

Hello, Arlington! I am Chanda Choun (pronounced CHAHN-duh CHOON) and am running to be your Member on the Arlington County Board. We need to Make Arlington the North Star of Virginia.  All residents and visitors to the Co ...

Donkey Ears Listening to the doings of Arlington’s Dems

as overheard by Dan Steen and Mädi Green Getting bookish:   Barbara Kanninen’s new children’s book, Circle Rolls, was recently reviewed in The New York Times, which said, “In this delightful sneak-lesson in geometry, ph ...

NRA annoints its choice to face Kaine

The National Rifle Association has rebuffed the voluble Corey Stewart and instead endorsed one of his opponents, Del. Nick Freitas, for the GOP nomination to oppose Sen. Tim Kaine. Stewart has long made guns and immig ...

New swag now from Arl Dems

Blue Families, the Arlington Dems program offering volunteer opportunities that parents and kids can do together, has produced the official swag seen above. This car magnet bumper sticker can be yours for just a $5 co ...

State Supreme Court rejects gerrymander challenge

Virginia’s Supreme Court rejected a challenge to the state’s 2011 redistricting process and found that 11 challenged state House and Senate districts are constitutionally valid, a major blow to efforts to end gerrymander ...

LGBT at breakfast

GBT Pride Month will be marked at the Second Saturday Breakfast to be held June 9.  The speaker will be State Senator Adam Ebbin. The breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m. and is held at the Busboys and Poets in Shirlington, ...

Blue Wave delivers for Virginians

Report from Chair Jill Caiazzo Virginia has once again made headlines across the country for all the right reasons. After a five-year fight in the face of fierce Republican opposition, the Virginia General Assembly fina ...

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