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The Blue & Gray Press | October 20, 2018

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Staff Ed: Vote this upcoming election

October 4, 2018 |


The editorial staff of the Blue and Gray encourages you to vote in the November 6 election.

But I’m not registered to vote.

Registering to vote is actually pretty easy! Here’s where you … Read More

Green Party candidate Jill Stein makes final campaign stop at UMW

November 10, 2016 |


Anticipation rose as University of Mary Washington students and residents of Fredericksburg filled the Chandler Ballroom, of the University Center Sunday night in anticipation for Green Party candidate, Jill Stein. With only a few rows of seats provided, many were left sitting on the floor.Read More

The changing political landscape in Congress

November 3, 2016 |


In 2012, the GOP released “The Growth and Opportunity Report,” in which the Republican Party noted its goals for the future of the party. “The GOP today is a tale of two parties,” it reads, “the gubernatorial wing,” which is “growing and successful” and the other, “the federal wing,” which is “increasingly marginalizing itself…”Read More

Sequester questions remain unanswered

February 27, 2013 |

A proverbial gun is set to go off; one that will cause chaos and mayhem all over the U.S. Or, it may actually only be a squirt gun that gets us all a little wet. When it comes to the upcoming sequester, there is a great deal of uncertainty about what is really going to happen.Read More

­Staff Editorial: Current Economic Battle Might Push Country Over the Edge

November 28, 2012 |

The Media has been consumed with the ubiquitous debate over our nation’s looming fiscal cliff and the questions associated with it. What will happen on Jan. 1, 2013 if Washington cannot get a deal done?Read More

Opposing Viewpoints: Wittman on track for a second term

October 27, 2010 |

While Halloween is right around the corner, the real tricks and treats will be a few days after for Krystal Ball and her opponent Representative Rob Wittman (VA-1), both of whom are vying for this districts representative seat.

This is … Read More

Staff Editorial: Student Loans, Health Care and Congress–Oh My!

March 24, 2010 |

In the wake of the nation’s most controversial legislative move in years, one addendum to the bill was overlooked—until this week. The addendum to the current health care bill actually has nothing to do with health care and everything to … Read More