This fall I’ve had many trips around Virginia as part of my Senate duties. I have been reminded over and over again what a diverse and beautiful state it is.
“Uncommon Beauty,” at the Ellipse Arts Center (4350 Fairfax Drive, Suite 125, Arlington). This exhibit runs through Dec. 13. The gallery hours are Wednesday – Friday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. and will be closed the week of Thanksgiving. Garage parking is $3 on […]
SALEM, N.H. — Both Barack Obama and John McCain attract independents. Both have a candor that appeals to voters and media-types alike. Both ask their audiences to serve a cause greater than self-interest. Both offer a politics that is grand and inspiring.
WASHINGTON — Let’s keep religion out of the presidential campaign, if possible.
I was raised with no connection, as a child, to organized religion, and came to a faith perspective as an adult, leading to four years of a post-graduate education at a West Coast Protestant seminary majoring in New Testament theology. Yet my informed and oft-expressed antipathy for religious fundamentalism remains […]
Returning from his first visit to Iraq in two years, U.S. Rep., whose 8th District of Virginia includes much of the News-Press’s primary distribution area, told the News-Press in an exclusive interview yesterday, “My views have not changed since before the invasion of Iraq was first proposed. We had no […]
WASHINGTON — Howard Dean, the chairman of the Democratic National Committee, is warning Democrats not to be too overconfident about their election prospects in 2008.
WASHINGTON — Presidential candidate John McCain is adamantly against the use of torture in interrogating terrorist suspects, but some of his Republican rivals seem to think it’s okay to stop just short of it.
Not So Goode You may have seen the press accounts of the letter that Congressman Virgil Goode (rhymes with food) sent to a constituent.