Democratic state Sen. Jennifer Wexton has unseated Republican U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock, The Associated Press has projected, sending a Democrat to represent Virginia’s 10th Congressional District for the first time since 1981.
A political action committee that backs Democrats across the country has canceled an ad purchase for Virginia’s 10th Congressional District race, indicating the party is growing more confident in Democratic challenger Jennifer Wexton.
It’s one of the most closely watched House races in the country. Find out where Republican incumbent Rep. Barbara Comstock and Democratic challenger Jennifer Wexton stand on the issues.
In their first debate, Democrat Jennifer Wexton launched a series of attacks on incumbent Republican Rep. Barbara Comstock, who also hit back in a debate Friday morning that felt heavily scripted at times.
Republican Barbara Comstock and Democrat Jennifer Wexton are set to face off in the first big debate of a key congressional race in Virginia.
Representative Barbara Comstock and her challenger, State Senator Jennifer Wexton, are meeting for their first debate in the race for Virginia’s 10th Congressional District.
Rep. Barbara Comstock, R-Va., has sent a letter Friday to the Environmental Protection Agency, expressing concern about the Rockwool insulation manufacturing plant being built a dozen miles across the border in Ranson, West Virginia.
In Northern Virginia, violent crimes attributed to MS-13 have made the gang a focal point in the 10th Congressional District race. But an ad by incumbent Republican Rep. Barbara Comstock criticizing her opponent Democratic state Senator Jennifer Wexton for failing to support anti-gang legislation falls short.
Shak Hill is challenging U.S. Rep. Comstock for the Republican nomination in the 10th District, saying she has violated campaign promises. Comstock cited her success for the district and said she is the only candidate in the race who has cut taxes.
In Northern Virginia, the most closely watched congressional primary is in the 10th Congressional District. Six Democrats are vying for the opportunity to challenge Rep. Barbara Comstock in November. She faces a Republican primary challenge from Shak Hill.
Virginia Republicans are calling on one of their own to step down after posting social media comments they call bigoted.
A new proposal from House Democrats would provide billions more in funding for Metro over the next two decades. But there are competing Metro bills in Congress, and the prospects for the new Democratic bill appear dim at best.
Citing “accidents, filthy facilities, and crime,” Rep. Barbara Comstock said Metro is getting worse, not better, and said even with a continued influx of money, nothing is going to change until there’s “better governance” of the system.
What will the new year bring for the D.C. region? Here’s a look at the big stories that WTOP plans to cover in 2018.
“People are in the dark,” Leesburg Police Chief Greg Brown said about the opioid epidemic that has killed 80 people in Northern Virginia so far this year. “I talk to people in my neighborhood, ‘Oh, it could never happen to my kid.’ Yes it can.”
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