Monthly Archives: May 2012

Long Day’s Journey Into …

Spent a relaxing Mother’s Day weekend at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg on our annual church retreat.  Visited Luray Caverns on the way home, thereby fulfilling a long-time daughter’s wish. Currently, we are waiting in the Senate Chamber for the House … Continue reading

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My Kind of Democrat

This Sunday night was the always successful Fairfax County Democratic Committee dinner at McLean Hilton.  At least 500 people attended. Democratic dinners are usually called “Jefferson-Jackson” (or “J-J”) dinners after the 19th century founders of the Democratic Party.  This year, … Continue reading

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Decision in Richmond, Indecision in Utah

My life has been eaten up by some major cases over the past six weeks. On Tuesday, May 1st, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond upheld a successful judgment we obtained in U.S. District Court, Alexandria.  The case dealt with the following … Continue reading

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Municipal Elections Yesterday

Yesterday saw a number of municipal elections, including two in my back yard of Fairfax City and the Town of Vienna. In Vienna, the incumbents Laurie Cole, Edythe Kelleher and Mike Polychromes were all re-elected.  So was the Mayor Jane … Continue reading

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