Rachel Weiner
Rachel Weiner

Rachel Weiner covers national politics for Post Politics and The Fix. She came to the Washington Post in 2010 as a political web editor and anchored the Post's 2012 election blog. She was previously a web editor at The Huffington Post.

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Gun-control bill comes back to life in Virginia legislature

A bill that would keep guns out of the hands of domestic abusers passed out of a state Senate committee.

Seclusion and restraint limits pass out of Virginia Senate

After hearing “horror stories,” lawmakers move to regulate public school punishments.

Republicans scrutinize McAuliffe’s appointments

Republicans scrutinize McAuliffe’s appointments

Lawmakers want documentation on all current nominees, saying there have been questions.

Gun bill to be reconsidered in Virginia Senate committee

After confusing tally Monday that had Democrats crying foul, a gun control measure will get a new vote.