Additionally, the first Democratic House majority in more than 20 years “would give unprecedented influence to Northern Virginia,” which boasts the largest concentration of Democrats in the General Assembly, says Steve Farnsworth, a political science professor at the University of Mary Washington.
“The way that you win Virginia statewide is you win in the suburbs, and Trump may not be the best candidate for Republicans who are trying to do that,” said Stephen Farnsworth, director of the Center for Leadership and Media Studies at University of Mary Washington.
Professor Stephen Farnsworth of the University of Mary Washington said that the next big decision for the Democrats in the House will be whether to impeach President Trump on the Ukraine matter, or offer a range of issues, including obstruction of justice and other matters contained in the Mueller Report. But the House seems far more likely than not to impeach in one fashion or another before the end of the year, he said.
Stephen Farnsworth, a political science professor at the University of Mary Washington, said it’s important for the clerk candidate and the mayor to address any perception of favoritism that could arise.
Professor Stephen Farnsworth of the University of Mary Washington in Virginia said that President Trump’s decision to abandon further discussions with the Taliban shortly before a planned meeting at Camp David marks the latest failed effort in a series of efforts by US presidents to deal with the continuing problems in Afghanistan.
Incumbent Republican State Sen. Richard Stuart met Democratic challenger Qasim Rashid Thursday night during a debate before a packed meeting hall at the University of Mary Washington’s Stafford County campus.