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Posted at 06:02 PM ET, 01/31/2012

An election consequence in Virginia

Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling breaks a deadlock on project labor agreements.

By Norman Leahy  |  06:02 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 01/31/2012

The men who would be governor

How the race to succeed O’Malley in 2014 looks in the early going.

By Todd Eberly  |  11:02 AM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 01/30/2012

O’Malley’s gas-tax gambit

The governor seems determined to make Republicans competitive again in Maryland.

By Todd Eberly  |  03:51 PM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 01/30/2012

The Virginia GOP’s abortion hypocrisy

Limited government? Who said anything about limited government?

By Peter Galuszka  |  11:25 AM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 01/27/2012

Day joins race for Thomas’s old seat

Crowded field for Harry Thomas Jr.’s old seat will include the guy most responsible for the opening.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  02:15 PM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 01/26/2012

Cuccinelli must not be much of a gardener

Plant zones are on the move, but the Virginia attorney general sticks with his anti-science views on climate change.

By Peter Galuszka  |  12:20 PM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 01/25/2012

Yellow cabs? Really, people?

The headline result from Mary Cheh’s online survey.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  01:50 PM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 01/25/2012

Congress joins the push to protect property rights

But constitutional amendment still makes sense in Va.

By Norman Leahy  |  01:37 PM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 01/23/2012

O’Malley’s budget would jeopardize recovery

Now is not the time to raise taxes on working families.

By Todd Eberly  |  02:30 PM ET, 01/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 01/23/2012

Georgetown needs a master transportation plan

Several groups are working to improve things. The problem is they’re not working together.

By Topher Mathews  |  10:33 AM ET, 01/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 01/20/2012

Cuccinelli stands ground on D.C. rats

Virginia attorney general continues criticism of D.C. wildlife law.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  11:00 AM ET, 01/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 01/19/2012

Dulles rail must go to Dulles

Cutting so many corners you don’t achieve your goal is not cost savings, it’s failure.

By Dan Malouff  |  11:51 AM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 01/18/2012

Wild cards for Maryland in November

Dream Act, gay marriage inject uncertainty into the Democrats’ plans.

By Todd Eberly  |  03:28 PM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 01/18/2012

Will Marshall pull Allen to the right?

The conservative lightning rod enlivens an already interesting Senate race.

By Peter Galuszka  |  02:38 PM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 01/18/2012

How rich is D.C.?

True or false: A household whose income is $160,000 is rich?

By Rob Pitingolo  |  11:01 AM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 01/17/2012

Turning up the heat on Occupy D.C.

Hearing will look into the Park Service’s patience with the protesters.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  05:11 PM ET, 01/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 01/17/2012

What the Uber case is about

D.C. Taxicab Commission needs to keep its focus on the customer.

By David Alpert  |  01:46 PM ET, 01/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 01/13/2012

Time to end the Sunday hunting ban

A no-brainer for the Va. General Assembly.

By Norman Leahy  |  04:24 PM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 01/12/2012

No, you’re not likely to get hit by a Metrobus

Putting WTOP’s accident clips in context.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  01:21 PM ET, 01/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 01/11/2012

A wealth of Bikeshare data

Information on trips will set programmers and analysts loose.

By David Alpert  |  05:05 PM ET, 01/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 01/11/2012

Gray recall takes the next step

The signature requirements remain daunting, however.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  01:13 PM ET, 01/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 01/10/2012

Annual reminder that fare hikes > service cuts

In the short term, WMATA opts for the lesser evil

By Dan Malouff  |  12:52 PM ET, 01/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 01/09/2012

Allen’s advantage? A fractured Tea Party

It’s a fractured Tea Party in Virginia.

By Norman Leahy  |  12:55 PM ET, 01/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 01/05/2012

Toughest provisions of ethics bill will be delayed

At best, it will be early 2013 before the process is completed.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  06:03 PM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 01/05/2012

A walk-up window in Georgetown

Macaroon shop proposal is an example of good urbanism.

By Dan Malouff  |  11:56 AM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 01/04/2012

Will Marshall make it a contest?

A late entrant could shake up the Va. Senate race.

By Norman Leahy  |  12:25 PM ET, 01/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 01/03/2012

Bringing tobacco to the Tea Party

Altria’s new Web site taps into the anti-government spirit.

By Peter Galuszka  |  04:23 PM ET, 01/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 01/03/2012

For Vince Gray: Reset or recall?

The mayor wants a new beginning, but his opponents aim for an ending.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  11:49 AM ET, 01/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 01/02/2012

Armstrong plots his comeback?

A statewide run by the former Va. House of Delegates minority leader would make for great theater.

By Norman Leahy  |  04:24 PM ET, 01/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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