Barbara Comstock Articles


Comstock Wins Virginia House Seat

9:06 PM, Nov 04, 2014

Barbara Comstock of Virginia has won her race for the U.S. House, beating Democrat John Foust.

Comstock wins the seat currently held by her former boss, longtime Republican congressman Frank Wolf. A state delegate in the Virginia legislature, Comstock was criticized by her opponent and his allies for never having a "real job."

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Comstock Leans In

12:51 PM, Oct 31, 2014

Barbara Comstock, the Republican House candidate for Virginia’s diverse Tenth congressional district in the suburbs and exurbs of Washington, lost the first thing she ever ran for: a spot on her high school cheerleading team. “After that, I was like ‘I’m never doing anything again,’” she jokes.

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House Dem Candidate Says Female GOP Opponent Never Had a 'Real Job'

10:17 AM, Aug 25, 2014

A Virginia Democratic candidate for the House of Representatives is getting blowback after saying his Republican opponent has never "had a real job." The Washington Post reports:

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Even in Liberal Northern Virginia, Dems Flee Obama

8:01 AM, Jul 16, 2014

With Barack Obama's job approval well below water these days, perhaps it's no surprise that Democratic candidates for Congress this year aren't jumping at the chance to have the president come campaign for them.

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Comstock, Edmond Win GOP Noms in Northern Virginia

10:17 AM, Apr 27, 2014

Republicans in two Northern Virginia House districts selected their nominees Saturday, one of them a three-term female delegate and the other an African American Marine veteran. Barbara Comstock, a former congressional aide, won her firehouse primary to be the GOP nominee for Virginia's 10th congressional district. The seat was long held by retiring Republican congressman Frank Wolf, for whom Comstock once worked.

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Can They Come Back?

The Republicans’ struggle in Northern Virginia.
Apr 21, 2014

It’s hard to believe, but the rebirth of the Republican party in Virginia may be happening in the unlikeliest of places: the liberal bastion of Northern Virginia.

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Comstock to Run for Congress

7:58 AM, Jan 07, 2014

Barbara Comstock announced that she will run for the congressional seat (Virginia 10) currently being held by retiring Congressman Frank Wolf:

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