Saturday, October 27, 2012
Congressman Frank Wolf is opposed by Kristin Cabral, an attorney and former federal prosecutor from McLean.
The national debt, sequestration and immigration were some of the of issues debated Friday by incumbent Rep. Frank Wolf and his opponent for the 10th congressional district Democrat Kristin Cabral, an attorney from McLean. The two squared off during a forum hosted in Manassas by the Prince William Committee of 100 and mediated by Dr. Stephen J. Farnsworth, a University of Mary Washington professor and author. During the forum, Wolf, who has held his position as congressman for the 10th District since 1981, spoke often of his support for the Simpson-Bowles Commission’s findings concerning the national debt. U.S. President Barack Obama ordered the commission in 2009 to study the national debt and other issues. The president “walked away” …
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
The debate will be at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in Manassas.
Candidates for the 10th congressional District, Rep. Frank Wolf (R-10th) and Kristin Cabral (D) will debate this Friday at the Prince William Committee of 100 meeting in Manassas. Stephen J. Farnsworth, of the University of Mary Washington, will moderate the debate. The event will be held at the Four Points by Sheraton, 10800 Vandor Lane in Manassas. Social hour begins at 6:30 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. and the debate begins at 7:45 p.m. Make your dinner reservations today for the Friday program. The cost is $25 members and $30 for non–members. Reservations (or cancellations) must be made by 5 p.m. Tuesday, October 23. There is no charge to attend the debate at 7:45 p.m.
Monday, October 8, 2012
Patch is collecting reader questions to be answered by candidates in Virginia's 10th Congressional District.
Are you concerned about transportation funding? Sequestration or federal government cutbacks? The environment? Traffic in Northern Virginia? The cost of health care? Now is your chance to step up to the podium and get your questions answered. As we approach November's election, we will be asking candidates for U.S. Congress in Virginia's 10th District — incumbent Frank Wolf, Democrat Kristin Cabral and Independent Kevin Chisholm — to answer a Patch candidates' survey. The survey will be driven by questions from you. You can submit your questions in the comments section below this article, or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline to submit a question is 11:59 p.m. Oct. 14. We'll review all the submissions, pass questions …
Monday, June 11, 2012
The Fairfax attorney hopes to break gridlock in Congress and says "this mother can do it."
The courtyard next to the Leesburg Town Hall on Saturday served as the venue for Democrat Kristin Cabral to officially launch her campaign in the 10th congressional district against incumbent U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf (R). Cabral, a Fairfax resident, made her gender a primary theme, likely one of the reasons Clarke County School Board member Barbara Lee spoke during the event. In Clarke County, women hold two of five seats on the board of supervisors and three of five seats on the school board as well as serve as treasurer, commonwealth’s attorney, commissioner of the revenue and clerk of the court. Women also hold five seats on two town councils in Clarke County and the state Senate seat that represents the county. “We know and appreciate good…