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Eileen Filler-Corn Isn’t the Only Candidate for Speaker of Virginia’s House of Delegates

When she was elected Minority Leader last December, most Democrats assumed Eileen Filler-Corn would become the next Speaker of the House of Delegates once the Democrats gained the majority. Now that Tuesday’s election resulted in the Democrats having a 55 … Continue reading

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Election Day Brought Joy to Virginia!!

Election Day is always one that’s rather exciting for those of us in politics because it’s what we’ve been working for the whole year (and in some cases, longer). But getting up at oh dark thirty to be all set … Continue reading

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In Final Days Before Election, School Board Candidate Laura Drain Keeps Bringing Up Transgender Athletes

One of the latest ways to prove you’re against equality for the transgender community is to bring up girls athletics. The anti-LGBT crowd claims having gender identity included in the school system’s non-discrimination policy will result in boys suddenly declaring … Continue reading

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Arthur Purves Illustrates the Current State of the Fairfax County Republican Party

While most folks believe Senator Janet Howell will coast to reelection in the 32nd District since her opponent is a repeat candidate who has hardly any money backing his campaign, the rhetoric used by Arthur Purves is a prime example … Continue reading

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Washington Post Endorses Dan Helmer and John Bell

With four days until the election, the Washington Post has weighed in on several of the crucial General Assembly races here in Northern Virginia. After calling out the “vitriolic” and “poisonous tone” resulting from the Republicans taking “a page from … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Schultz Blames Everyone Else for Her Lack of Community Engagement

Most of the candidates endorsed by the Fairfax County Republican Party for the school board this year have been ranting and raving about how Democrats have had a majority on the school board since it became an elected position back … Continue reading

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Video: John Foust Discusses His Record While Ed Martin Launches Attacks

As I said in an earlier post, there were some very clear differences between the candidates in the race to represent Dranesville on the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. Not only did Supervisor John Foust disagree with Ed Martin on … Continue reading

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Video: Elaine Tholen’s Opening Statement at MCA Forum

At a recent forum hosted by the McLean Citizens Association for candidates running for the Dranesville district seat on the Fairfax County School Board, Elaine Tholen made it clear that she’s a candidate who has the background and vision necessary … Continue reading

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Andi Bayer Says We Should “Follow the Money” to See Who’s Influencing FLE (Sex Ed) Curriculum

Republicans in Fairfax County have been sending out antisemitic dog whistles throughout the entire campaign. It even got to the point where Elizabeth Schultz received criticism for her remarks on how the Holocaust is taught in schools and responded by … Continue reading

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Vinson Palathingal Opposes Slight Boundary Changes “Even If We Have to Have Trailers”

Anybody who’s been following the school board races in Fairfax County this year knows overcrowded schools have been a big topic of conversation. The school system currently has over 750 classrooms in trailers because so many of our schools are … Continue reading

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