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Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 02/24/2012

Taller buildings coming to Crystal City

FAA policy shift will lead to changes in the Arlington skyline.

By Dan Malouff  |  05:23 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:37 PM ET, 12/29/2011

Another drop in D.C. murder count

The city is on track to record its lowest number of killings since 1963.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  06:37 PM ET, 12/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 12/28/2011

Calling a tax a tax

Virginia Del. Bob Marshall takes on “fee” and “toll” doublespeak.

By Norman Leahy  |  02:49 PM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 12/27/2011

The Va. primary ballot: Too many choices?

What if the problem with Virginia’s primary ballot isn’t that it’s too hard to get on but too easy?

By Norman Leahy  |  02:51 PM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 12/27/2011

McDonnell plays favorites with Amazon

Virginia governor has a free-market philosophy of convenience

By Peter Galuszka  |  01:00 PM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 12/23/2011

Let the whining over Virginia’s ballot access rules begin!

Whining Republican candidates had plenty of time to satisfy the requirements.

By Norman Leahy  |  11:14 AM ET, 12/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 12/22/2011

Newt stumps in Short Pump

He offers some red meat and promises he’ll be on the Virginia primary ballot.

By Norman Leahy  |  11:14 AM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 12/21/2011

D.C. cabs should be red

An iconic color scheme would help brand the city.

By Dan Malouff  |  02:17 PM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 12/20/2011

A setback for the ‘Energy Capital of the East Coast’

A setback for the “Energy Capital of the East Coast.’

By Peter Galuszka  |  01:53 PM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 12/20/2011

Another winter of snow scofflaws?

The D.C. Council is making slow progress on updating its antiquated sidewalk shoveling law.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  11:30 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 12/16/2011

Unwinding the accelerated sales tax

It’s good news, but don’t portray it as a gift to Virginia businesses.

By Norman Leahy  |  01:55 PM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 12/14/2011

A two-term Virginia governor?

Virginia governors have done pretty well for themselves and the state under the one-and-done rule

By Norman Leahy  |  12:35 PM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 12/13/2011

What if Metro didn’t exist?

It’s easy to take something for granted when you have it every day.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  11:23 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 12/13/2011

24-year-old plan keeps driving Georgetown debate

A 24-year-old Park Service vision is still driving waterfront debates

By Topher Mathews  |  11:10 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 12/12/2011

The spurious talking points against property rights

Foes of Virginia constitutional amendment are clearly reading from the same page.

By Norman Leahy  |  12:18 PM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:50 PM ET, 12/09/2011

The Euro deal’s impact on Obama and Tim Kaine

If Europe goes south, so do Kaine’s electoral chances.

By Norman Leahy  |  05:50 PM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 12/08/2011

Montel Williams’s Columbia Road dispensary scrapped

The former talk show host’s PR team says a landlord got cold feet about a medical marijuana facility.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  01:01 PM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 12/08/2011

Gmail accounts and burners for D.C.

Are any city officials not using private email accounts to conduct city business?

By Martin Austermuhle  |  09:13 AM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 12/07/2011

The Davis-Cuccinelli axis

Tom Davis is helping Ken Cuccinelli raise money.

By Norman Leahy  |  01:00 PM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 12/07/2011

The myth of the Apple Store

Don’t blame historical preservation for a slow opening.

By Topher Mathews  |  12:20 PM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 12/06/2011

Thomas probably won’t leave

It’s going to take more than a request to absent him from the D.C. Council dais.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  11:52 AM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 12/06/2011

State Department tells Congo to remove paving

State Department tells Republic of Congo to restore green space.

By David Alpert  |  11:35 AM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 12/02/2011

Will Va. Democrats answer Cuccinelli’s challenge?

Va. Democrats need to get their act together fast.

By Peter Galuszka  |  11:28 AM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 12/01/2011

Ethics, meet elections

D.C. ballot politics was on display at the hearing on Muriel Bowser’s ethics bill.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  01:55 PM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 12/01/2011

D.C.’s tree-lovers are partners, not pests

The city needs to do a better job communicating about why and when it prunes.

By David Alpert  |  11:11 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 01/12/2011

Traffic engineering and bloodletting

A field that deserves to be marginalized.

By Dan Malouff  |  01:59 PM ET, 01/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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