Northern Virginia: Battleground of the Battleground

The last time Virginia elected a Democrat to the White House, Lyndon Johnson was president, and Jeanne Carney of Fairfax County was working for LBJ.

Forty-four years later, Carney, now retired, is a volunteer for the Barack Obama campaign, trying again to elect a Democrat to the presidency.

Republican John McCain, who lives in Arlington when the Senate is in session, trails Obama in most recent Virginia polls, but the state remains very much in play.

Published in: on October 19, 2008 at 5:42 pm  Leave a Comment  

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