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A Tale of Two Opening Statements in the 34th House of Delegates District

The McLean Community Association held a forum last night for the candidates running for the House of Delegates from the 34th District, which stretches from the McLean area all the way out to some portions of Loudoun county. Delegate Kathleen … Continue reading

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GOP Senate Candidate Says Gun Violence Result of Taking Lord’s Prayer and 10 Commandments Out of Public Schools

During last night’s League of Women Voters forum held at the Sully District Government Center for the 32nd Senate District, the candidates were asked about what they’d do the help address the gun violence epidemic that’s facing our country and … Continue reading

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School Board Candidate Andi Bayer Says LGBT Students are “Loudest Special Interest Group” and “We Should Stop Wasting Our Time” on Equality

I’m still working on several more posts that will provide in depth analysis and recordings of last night’s League of Women Voters forums for the Providence district, but I wanted to draw attention to the answers the school board candidates … Continue reading

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Video: Karl Frisch Opening and Closing Statements at LWV Forum

The League of Women Voters held a forum in the Providence district portion of Fairfax County last night with candidates for both the Board of Supervisors and the School Board. There’s a lot of information to decompress, so I will … Continue reading

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Springfield Forum Highlights Clear Differences Between Linda Sperling and Pat Herrity

One of the major themes being discussed during community forums here in Fairfax leading up to election day is the idea that we need to set aside partisanship when it comes to local government and focus in on getting things … Continue reading

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Video: Phyllis Randall Talks Community Support and Blocking Trump Style Politics

One of my major complaints during this year’s election cycle has been the constant attacks and misinformation campaigns many Republicans have been using during forums and on the campaign trail in a desperate attempt to divide our community. We’ve seen … Continue reading

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Fairfax County Schools Sued Over Treatment of Special Education Students

Parents with students in Fairfax County Public Schools have sued the school system over how special education students are treated. The lawsuit alleges school officials use the practice of seclusion and isolation in a manner that harms students. Instead of … Continue reading

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New Poll Shows Virginia Voters Want Democrats to Control the General Assembly

There’s a motto among political staffers that the only poll that matters is on Election Day. Considering how most polling data suggested Hillary Clinton was going to win the 2016 presidential election, this is most certainly something to keep in … Continue reading

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Danica Roem Releases TV Commercial

Anybody who’s been paying attention to what Danica Roem’s been doing over the last few years knows she is constantly working on issues that directly impact her constituents — like fixing the traffic issues on Rt. 28. At the various … Continue reading

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Karl Frisch Calls Republicans Out For Comments on Diversity

There have been a variety of candidate forums here in Fairfax County recently and conservatives have been offering a consistent theme of trying not to come across as bigots, but using language that demonizes minorities and those standing up for … Continue reading

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