With 351,611 residents Loudoun county makes up the largest part of the 10th Congressional district. The largest newspaper in the county is the Loudoun Times-Mirror. They have endorsed Barbara Comstock for Congress saying,[read_more]
A study by Brookings affirms that the ideological distance between the parties has returned to lows not seen since the end of the 19th century. Congress is heading in the wrong direction at a time when we most need its leadership. It desperately needs leaders who will stop drawing lines in the sand, will stand up to party demagogues and will put the national interest first.
That is Barbara Comstock’s ticket for our endorsement. In her interview with the Times-Mirror editorial board, Comstock moved beyond touting herself as the polished, political operative. Rather, she cited assets and resources in Northern Virginia as solutions that Republicans and Democrats, liberals and conservative alike could embrace in non-partisan decisions. Comstock suggested that she could facilitate agreements around these assets from the state’s technology and business communities, as well as its universities.
Comstock’s support for and focus on jobs and the economy has earned her the support of job creators and business leaders. Legislation she sponsored in the House of Delegates provided tax incentives for data centers and for research and development. Additionally, she sponsored legislation extending the Capital Gains Tax Exemption and the Telework Tax Credit.
Read the entire endorsement here.