Virginia Senator Mark Warner will be the featured speaker for the official opening of the new Orange County Democratic Committee headquarters on May 11. That’s at 9:30, 111 Chapman Street, Orange (right behind the Light Well restaurant).
Senator Warner is now serving his second term in the U.S. Senate and serves on the Senate Finance, Banking, Budget, and Rules Committees as well as the Select Committee on Intelligence, where he is the Vice Chairman.
Congresswoman Spanberger will be in Orange on Friday, April 26 at Makawao Coffee Company, 116 Railroad Avenue, between 12:30 and 1:30 pm. Join her to enjoy midday caffeine and share your comments, concerns, & suggestions.
The next meeting of the Orange County Democratic Committee will be Saturday, April 13, 9:30 a.m. for coffee, 10 a.m. meeting. We will hear Ann Ridgeway, our newly certified candidate for the 30th District House of Delegates seat, and our own Bruce Monroe, who will talk about NAACP activities this spring.
Stephen J. Farnsworth, professor of political science and international affairs and director of the Center for Leadership and Media Studies at the University of Mary Washington, will speak on the topic of his latest book, “Presidential Communication and Character,” at the Lake of the Woods Community Center on Sunday, April 28, 1:00 p.m. in Classroom 2. The event is sponsored by the Lake of the Woods Democratic Club.
The book traces news management by the White House during America’s changing media environment over the past two decades beginning with the Clinton administration.
Dr. Farnsworth’s political commentary appears in many media outlets, including the New York Times, Washington Post, PBS NewsHour, Politico, C-SPAN and BBC World. He has lectured to domestic and international audiences on the news media, the presidency and elections. He holds a Ph.D. and a master’s degree from Georgetown University and bachelor’s degrees from the University of Missouri and Dartmouth College.