Rachel Weiner
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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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On Capitol Hill, Sen. Mark Warner has a spring in his step

On Capitol Hill, Sen. Mark Warner has a spring in his step

Although his party lost control of the Senate, he sees opportunities to pass legislation.

Maryland’s Barbara Mikulski heads back to minority

Maryland’s Barbara Mikulski heads back to minority

The first female chair of Senate Appropriations is giving up her gavel.

Tim Kaine, Mark Warner vote against Reid

Tim Kaine, Mark Warner vote  against Reid

Virginia senators were part of a small group opposing Harry Reid’s leadership.

Mark Warner’s team expected a
tough senate race in Virginia

Mark Warner’s team expected a <br>tough senate race in Virginia

“We knew it was closer than most people knew,” a top adviser said. But they didn’t let on.