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Patrick Washington

Patrick N. Washington is a resident and native of Central Virginia. He has been engaged in political activism since he was a teenager. Patrick is the former vice-chair of the Petersburg Republican Committee. He presently serves as secretary of the Hopewell Republican Committee and as vice-chair of the Hopewell Electoral Board. He is also an ordained minister and has presided over the Enlightenment Synagogue since 2012.

Happy New Years!!! Out with the old and in with the new. One of the things you definitely need to leave in the old year is your bad handling of money. There are certain things you should know about your...

In a move reminiscent of Michelle Obama’s remarks from the 2016 Democratic convention when she said, “When they go low, we go high,” Russia’s President Vladimir Putin refused to respond in kind...

As Jews around the world are celebrating Chanukah this week, an eight-day festival to commemorate the freedom of the Jewish people, the Obama administration has used one of its last actions of his presidency...

It was President Barack Obama that said, “Elections have consequences.” So as he is about to exit the White House on January 20, we would like to examine the consequences of him being elected president...

After one of the most acrimonious presidential elections in American history, it is finally over. As instructed by our constitution, electors in the fifty states plus the District of Columbia met in their...

If you are starting to put your money in the stock market, you do not want to just pick any stock. Lack of a strategy when buying stock is like going to the horse races and betting on the first horse that...

On Tuesday, Donald Trump announced that his choice for secretary of state will be Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson. This selection signifies a sharp difference in direction from administrations in the past...

Located in the heart of Central Virginia is my hometown of Petersburg. A predominantly African-American city, Petersburg can also boast as being the hometown of actor Blair Underwood, basketball player...

It is remarkable to me that the main ones that are now refusing to fully accept the results of the November 8 presidential election are the main ones that were yelling fowl when then-presidential candidate...

The saying goes, “Don’t work for your money. Let your money work for you.” Unfortunately, many of us cannot put that principle into application because of our poor spending habits. Many people get...