Dem Primary

  • Comstock Challengers Count on ‘Blue Wave’

    The crowd applauded enthusiastically as the contenders lambasted Comstock, President Trump, and the Republican Congress.
  • In rapidly changing Northern Virginia, gun debate is a dilemma for Barbara Comstock

    Comstock has come under increased scrutiny for her close ties to the NRA. She carries an A-rating from the organization, and rounded out a list of the top ten biggest recipients of NRA contributions in a list published by the New York Times in October.
  • The race to nominations in 10th District

    The district skewed heavily in favor of Hillary Clinton in 2016, and the incumbent has been playing a game of hide-and-seek with her constituents so egregious that even this editorial page, which endorsed her strongly in both 2014 and 2016, has voiced concern about the duck-and-cover strategy.
  • Northam endorses Wexton in primary to challenge Comstock

    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Thursday endorsed state Sen. Jennifer T. Wexton, one of seven Democrats running for the party’s nomination to challenge Rep. Barbara Comstock (R) in a congressional race targeted by both major parties.
  • Campaign to Draft Andrew McCabe for Congress Launches Today

    Mike Michener, a former political appointee at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, announced today that he is encouraging Ashburn resident Andrew McCabe to get in the race against GOP Representative Barbara Comstock. McCabe currently serves as Deputy Director of the FBI.
  • We Need a Full State Run Primary

    It's not reasonable to argue that Northam would be doing better right now if only he had won the nomination on May 13 instead of June 13.