Anita Kumar
Reporter

Anita Kumar covers Virginia politics and government in the Richmond bureau of The Washington Post. Her primary responsibility is writing about Gov. Robert F. McDonnell (R) and the General Assembly. Prior to that, she spent a decade at the St. Petersburg Times in Florida, covering local and state government, courts and higher education. In 2005, she moved to Washington to cover national government and politics in the Times’ Washington bureau. She also worked briefly at the News & Advance in Lynchburg and the News & Record in Greensboro, N.C. A native Virginian, Anita grew up in Charlottesville and attended the University of Virginia.

Latest by Anita Kumar

Search for housing for children coming across border ends

Agency says numbers of youths arriving in the United States has declined, ending need.

McDonnell puts more educators on university boards after U-Va. crisis

McDonnell puts more educators on university boards after U-Va. crisis

The governor also appointed a number of prominent names from both political and business circles.

Virginia posts $130M surplus at end of year

Gov. Robert F. McDonnell (R) announced that Virginia posted its third straight budget surplus.

Gingrich campaigns for Romney in Virginia

Former presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich will campaign for Mitt Romney in Arlington on Monday.