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All Opinions Are Local: April, 2012

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 04/27/2012

Is Wal-Mart experimenting with D.C.?

Variety of planned designs will give the company useful data on what works best for urban stores.

By Dan Malouff  |  01:51 PM ET, 04/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 04/26/2012

Maryland needs a full-time legislature

The Great Annapolis Meltdown shows the need for more professionalism.

By Todd Eberly  |  10:53 AM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 04/25/2012

Budget autonomy picking up steam

Lieberman introduces a clean bill.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  01:24 PM ET, 04/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 04/24/2012

Graham’s pragmatic reversal on Sunday liquor sales

Ending D.C. blue law could help him block effort to extend bar hours.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  11:00 AM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 04/23/2012

The Democratic spin in Richmond

Virginia Republicans are very fortunate indeed to have opponents such as these.

By Norman Leahy  |  02:00 PM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 04/23/2012

Free parking — but at what cost?

Why my elementary school didn’t have a playground.

By Rob Pitingolo  |  01:13 PM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 04/20/2012

Don’t drive away the effective public officials

The cost of cleaning house when a scandal breaks.

By David Alpert  |  02:55 PM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 04/20/2012

Wolf votes ‘present’ on Cantor’s tax cut

He has a point, but a no vote would have shown more conviction.

By Norman Leahy  |  11:32 AM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 04/19/2012

Mixed up about big government in D.C.

Allowing larger buildings or more commerce is less government, not more.

By Topher Mathews  |  01:16 PM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 04/19/2012

Is the GOP finally ready to move past the Tea Party?

Are Republicans finally ready to move past the movement?

By Peter Galuszka  |  11:54 AM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 04/18/2012

What is WMATA’s 2025 budget?

And why it matters today.

By David Alpert  |  02:33 PM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 04/18/2012

Cantor makes his case

His proposal for a small-business tax cut moves to center stage.

By Norman Leahy  |  10:48 AM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 04/17/2012

#Justice: Should you be able to tweet from court?

Activists say allowing Twitter would shed light on the judicial process.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  03:27 PM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 04/17/2012

Tax-day love for the D.C. government

The city has its issues, but there’s no denying that services have improved.

By Topher Mathews  |  11:33 AM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 04/16/2012

Critics look down on the idea of a taller D.C.

Critics look down on the idea of a taller D.C.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  04:00 PM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 04/16/2012

A job for the Virginia Tea Party

If small-government conservatives aren’t alarmed at Virginia’s “Agenda 639,” they should be.

By David Alpert  |  11:16 AM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 04/13/2012

Political ads on public TV and radio?

A court ruling clears the way.

By Norman Leahy  |  11:02 AM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 04/12/2012

Tourist traps vs. hidden gems

What’s the best way to appeal to D.C.’s visitors?

By Rob Pitingolo  |  02:01 PM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 04/12/2012

Department of Misleading Tweets: Lanier’s meth lab?

Lanier’s meth lab? It’s not what you’re thinking

By Martin Austermuhle  |  11:28 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 04/11/2012

Richmond’s Dulles rail roadblocks

State leaders once again figure Northern Virginia can fend for itself.

By Peter Galuszka  |  02:45 PM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 04/11/2012

Sustainability can save WMATA money, if it’s a priority

Sustainability can save the transit agency money, if it’s a priority.

By David Alpert  |  11:19 AM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 04/10/2012

Water your street trees!

It’s that time of year again.

By Topher Mathews  |  12:32 PM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 04/09/2012

Wal-Mart taps the brakes in D.C.

Longer timeline should hearten opponents of the retail giant.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  01:15 PM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 04/09/2012

What Garagiola’s loss reveals about Md. Democrats

Rob Garagiola’s defeat reveals a weakness in the party.

By Todd Eberly  |  09:57 AM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/06/2012

D.C. schools’ graduation rate falls, officials applaud

New method of calculating number provides a more accurate picture.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 04/05/2012

Gray, Brown recall efforts called off

Organizer says he may resume effort after federal probes run their course, but time would be tight.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  12:00 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 04/05/2012

McDonnell’s closed-door government

Meeting on uranium mining shows his administration still has trouble with the concept of open government.

By Peter Galuszka  |  10:50 AM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 04/04/2012

We let you down with our political coverage

How my blog’s political coverage came up short.

By David Alpert  |  05:35 PM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 04/04/2012

A good night for incumbents in D.C.

Though at-large race remains too close to call.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  12:11 PM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 04/04/2012

Storm clouds for Cardin and Delaney

Despite big primary victories, the vote data should give both of them reason to worry about November.

By Todd Eberly  |  10:18 AM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 04/03/2012

Voter fraud in Virginia: Not so unhear of after all?

Maybe it’s not so unheard of after all.

By Norman Leahy  |  04:55 PM ET, 04/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 04/03/2012

Metro wakes up to problem of sexual harassment

Transit are waking up to the scope of the problem.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  11:32 AM ET, 04/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 04/02/2012

Rooting for the NoVa Nats

Why do the Nationals draw so much of their support from Virginia?

By Martin Austermuhle  |  02:00 PM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 04/02/2012

The disappearing shopping mall

Once the economic juggernauts of suburbia, enclosed malls are slowly dying across America, and this region is no exception.

By Dan Malouff  |  12:38 PM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 04/02/2012

Your April Fool’s news roundup

Scandal at the D.C. library? The Georgetown Redskins?

By David Alpert  |  09:40 AM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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