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Posted at 05:50 PM ET, 03/30/2012

Biden’s Norfolk itinerary

On next week’s visit, he’ll try to defend the administration’s plan to keep college affordable.

By Norman Leahy  |  05:50 PM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 03/30/2012

Economic clouds on the horizon for Va.

Lockheed Martin, call center job cuts are a one-two punch.

By Peter Galuszka  |  10:43 AM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 03/29/2012

Jim Graham’s concerns about later D.C. bar hours

Council member Jim Graham raises concerns about noise, crime and traffic.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  01:11 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 03/29/2012

Making a ‘recreation bridge’ succeed

Streetcars could be the key.

By David Alpert  |  11:38 AM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 03/28/2012

A D.C. blanketed in traffic cameras

Are they about public safety or raising revenue?

By Martin Austermuhle  |  12:56 PM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:50 PM ET, 03/27/2012

The day in Virginia energy: ‘All of the above,’ except common sense

Two energy developments illustrate the problem with conventional policy.

By Norman Leahy  |  04:50 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 03/27/2012

D.C. is one city, not eight cities

D.C. Council members aren’t mini-mayors of their wards.

By David Alpert  |  11:53 AM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 03/27/2012

Coyotes, bears, deer and the loof lirpa

The wild animals that may, or may not, have prowled D.C.’s streets.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  09:09 AM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 03/26/2012

Kaine’s recipe for higher gas prices

Are the Democrats taking their energy cues from Jimmy Carter?

By Norman Leahy  |  02:17 PM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 03/23/2012

Gray offers few specifics on Redskins training facility

Mayor Gray has few specifics on the idea at neighborhood meeting.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  02:57 PM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 03/22/2012

Remaking the Georgetown Park mall

Renovation permits indicate shift to big stores.

By Topher Mathews  |  12:08 PM ET, 03/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 03/22/2012

Va. Democrats back away from power sharing (for now)

But budget talks are still a mess.

By Norman Leahy  |  09:54 AM ET, 03/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 03/21/2012

A winter for the record books

Last time we trust a stuffed groundhog.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  12:35 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 03/21/2012

Va. uranium mining: Many questions, few answers

The state needs to take its time getting the answers.

By Peter Galuszka  |  10:31 AM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 03/20/2012

Bikes and Metro’s rush hour don’t mix

It would be a mistake to change the current policy.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  02:03 PM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 03/20/2012

A first look at Metro’s new map

A nice map, but it’s probably a short-term solution

By Dan Malouff  |  11:27 AM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 03/20/2012

A big lead for Obama in Virginia?

Quinnipiac poll is bad news for Republicans, but maybe not as bad as it looks.

By Norman Leahy  |  09:43 AM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 03/19/2012

The Post stands with the challengers

Three D.C. Council incumbents fail to win endorsements for re-election.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  03:47 PM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 03/19/2012

Agenda 21 paranoia in Virginia

Tea Partiers and others rise up in support of bad planning.

By Peter Galuszka  |  11:45 AM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 03/16/2012

Bikeshare comes to the Mall

The Park Service may take years to make some decisions, but on bike sharing it’s been lightning fast.

By David Alpert  |  04:03 PM ET, 03/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 03/16/2012

Virginia is for conservative academia

The state is well represented on list of most conservative colleges and universities.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  10:01 AM ET, 03/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 03/15/2012

Soaking up some freakish late-winter summer

11 ways the weird weather hits home

By Martin Austermuhle  |  03:10 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 03/15/2012

A park on the old 11th Street Bridge?

An idea worth exploring, but it has to be done right.

By Dan Malouff  |  11:59 AM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 03/15/2012

Cantor, the Jobs Act and the Democrats

How a bill that passed the House 390-23 ends up headed for the rocks.

By Norman Leahy  |  10:33 AM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 03/14/2012

Where Georgetowners come from

Georgetown Metropolitan continues to crunch the Census numbers.

By Topher Mathews  |  04:13 PM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 03/14/2012

Why Bethesda’s new Metro entrance shouldn’t wait

Connection to Purple Line is crucial, but that’s not the whole story.

By David Alpert  |  01:47 PM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 03/14/2012

Who gets the credit for recovery in Va.?

By Peter Galuszka  |  10:01 AM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 03/13/2012

Welcome to D.C., mind the construction

Right now, the city is giving off a “work in progress” vibe

By Martin Austermuhle  |  04:51 PM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 03/13/2012

A challenger for Gerry Connolly

Can retired Col. Chris Perkins give the incumbent the serious battle he deserves?

By Norman Leahy  |  01:02 PM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 03/13/2012

The Georgetown household

American Community Survey data paints a portrait.

By Topher Mathews  |  10:42 AM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 03/12/2012

Would you vote on a Saturday?

Some Democrats see a change from Tuesday as a way to boost turnout.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  03:36 PM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 03/12/2012

Backsliding on school choice in Virginia

Republican wants to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.

By Norman Leahy  |  11:31 AM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 03/09/2012

Colgan’s plea for comity in the Va. Senate

Virginia senator evokes the old days — when things were sort of like they are now.

By Norman Leahy  |  12:39 PM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 03/09/2012

Will driverless cars really slow for pedestrians?

Technology won’t make an old tension disappear.

By David Alpert  |  10:07 AM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 03/08/2012

Studying uranium mining in the dark?

Panel formed by Bob McDonnell keeps the public at arm’s length.

By Peter Galuszka  |  11:30 AM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 03/07/2012

A new frontier in the smoking wars?

Maryland considers law against lighting up in a car carrying children.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  01:13 PM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 03/07/2012

Tone-deaf Bob McDonnell

Governor should make clear that citizens are free to protest in Richmond.

By Peter Galuszka  |  11:48 AM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 03/06/2012

Super Tuesday: It could bring an end to that ‘anyone but Mitt’ talk

Wednesday morning could bring an end to that ‘anyone but Mitt’ talk.

By Todd Eberly  |  04:22 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 03/05/2012

Not so fast, you driverless cars

Speeding through intersections with driverless cars

By David Alpert  |  02:21 PM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 03/02/2012

Spinning the Virginia Democrats’ budget ploy

Democratic senator tries out a new narrative.

By Norman Leahy  |  09:58 AM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:48 PM ET, 03/01/2012

Santorum’s Virginia no-show

Will not being on the ballot will hurt the GOP candidate?

By Norman Leahy  |  05:48 PM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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