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David Eldridge

David Eldridge

David Eldridge joined The Washington Times in 1999 and over the next seven years helped lead the paper's coverage of regional politics and government, Sept. 11, and the sniper attacks of 2002. In 2006, he was named managing editor of the paper's website before moving on to editing and reporting stints at Roll Call, the Hill and InsideSources. He returned to The Times in 2016.


Articles by David Eldridge

Carolina Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) directs his offense during an NFL football game against the Las Vegas Raiders, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Brian Westerholt)

Panthers sportscaster says support for Trump cost him his job

Popular sportscaster Luis Moreno Jr., who for almost a decade worked as half of the Spanish-language broadcast team covering Carolina Panthers games, says he's out of a job because he is a Trump supporter. Published September 16, 2020

Penn State's victory over Nebraska on Wednesday kicked off the first day of the Big Ten Tournament. The conference, made up of mostly Midwestern schools, is holding its tournament in the District this weekend for the first time. (Associated Press)

Midwestern hoops fans converge in D.C. for Big Ten Tournament

The 14-team conference is holding its championship tournament this weekend in D.C. for the first time, as league officials follow through on promises made three years ago, when Maryland and Rutgers joined, to extend the Big Ten's reach to the East Coast. Published March 8, 2017

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs up during a rally at the Bayfront Park Amphitheater, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 in Miami. (Carline Jean/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)

Donald Trump leads by 3 percentage points in latest Virginia poll

A Hampton University poll released Wednesday shows Donald Trump up three-points over Hillary Clinton among Virginia voters, 44 percent to 41 percent -- a dramatic shift for a poll that just weeks ago had the Democratic presidential nominee holding a double-digit lead over the Republican. Published November 2, 2016

Campaign Manager Robby Mook, right, accompanied by Director of Communications Jennifer Palmieri, left, speaks to members of the media aboard Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign plane, Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, while traveling to Iowa. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Reports: FBI has no evidence linking Trump, Russia

The FBI has released no evidence linking the Trump campaign to Russia, despite demands from Democrats that the agency be as transparent with its probe of attempts to interfere with the U.S. election as Director James Comey was last Friday with the Hillary Clinton email investigation. Published November 1, 2016

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady talks during a press conference following an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, in Pittsburgh. New England won 27-16.(AP Photo/Don Wright)

Trump audible at the line? Brady says Patriots have one

Tom Brady says Patriots have a 'Trump' call and a 'Clinton' call for line of scrimmage communications, though, obviously, the New England quarterback was unwilling to explain what the audibles mean. Published October 24, 2016

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) greets Washington Wizards point guard John Wall before an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Landover, Md., Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

John Wall in Cowboys jersey before Redskins game

Washington Wizards point guard John Wall was at FedEx Field Sunday, but he's not lending support to the other hometown team: Wall, a self-professed Cowboys fan, was decked out in an Emmitt Smith jersey. Published September 18, 2016

Former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown acknowledges his wife Gail as he announces his plans to form an exploratory committee to enter New Hampshire's U.S. Senate race against Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen,, Friday, March 14, 2014 in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

Silver: GOP has 60% chance to retake Senate

Statistics guru Nate Silver, who has earned a reputation in recent years for uncannily accurate election forecasts, sees the Republicans poised to win big this fall: He gives the GOP a 60 percent chance of retaking the Senate. Published March 23, 2014

COUNTRY TIMES: Garth Brooks — Country's Comeback Kid?

There are so many huge tours by country artists these days — George Strait, Kenny Chesney, Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean and at least a half-dozen others — it's easy to think it's always been this way. Published February 17, 2014

Like George Jones and Tammy Wynette before them, married country superstars Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton are Nashville royalty, and fans are mesmerized by the drama surrounding the couple. (associated press)

Country Times: Nashville love and loss for Valentine's Day

With its iconic cheatin' and breakup songs, country music has earned a well-deserved reputation for chronicling the darker side of romance — a tradition that is surely in good hands today with a parade of brokenhearted young stars offering modern twists on love gone bad. (I'm looking at you, Taylor Swift.) Published February 10, 2014

After the British invasion of rock 'n' roll, the Beatles went a little bit country. CBS will honor John, Paul, George and Ringo exactly 50 years after their first U.S. appearance at 8 p.m. Saturday with "The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles." (associated press)

Country Times: Tribute to pay homage to Beatles' Nashville roots

Country has had a memorable couple of weeks, including some scintillating performances at the Grammys, news on filmmaker Ken Burns' upcoming documentary on the genre, and a slew of Nashville stars streaming through Jay Leno's final episodes of "The Tonight Show." Published February 3, 2014