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Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 02/01/2013

Final words (for now) on uranium

Sen. Watkins pulls his bill and issues a broadside.

By Norman Leahy  |  03:06 PM ET, 02/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 01/31/2013

Blaming the pedestrian in D.C.?

To reduce fatalities, the District needs to focus on the most unsafe behavior.

By David Alpert  |  01:01 PM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 01/30/2013

End of the road for uranium in Virginia?

Coles Hill mining plan runs into cold, hard economics.

By Peter Galuszka  |  12:42 PM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 01/29/2013

Va. Democrats say ‘raise the gas tax’

Lawmakers offer an alternative to McDonnell’s crazy plan.

By Dan Malouff  |  05:05 PM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 01/28/2013

Sean Hannity’s ‘Boomtown’ leaves a lot unsaid

Fox host’s “Boomtown” leaves a lot unsaid.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  03:08 PM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 01/25/2013

Bringing Metro to Georgetown?

Will the plans fade away again or finally gain momentum?

By Topher Mathews  |  02:32 PM ET, 01/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 01/24/2013

Metro’s plan for the future

The system’s priorities: longer trains, more tunnels, better service

By David Alpert  |  12:21 PM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 01/23/2013

Palace coup in the Virginia Senate

Just how out of control are Virginia’s Republicans?

By Peter Galuszka  |  12:45 PM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 01/22/2013

Who knew Va.’s Senate Republicans could keep a secret?

How will Richmond respond to the Senate’s midyear redistricting?

By Norman Leahy  |  03:11 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 01/22/2013

Does the Park Service still own the Georgetown Waterfront?

Owner of Jack’s Boathouse argues it’s not the National Park Service anymore.

By Topher Mathews  |  01:52 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 01/21/2013

Uranium’s peculiar politics

Prospect of mining in Virginia shows that anyone can be a NIMBY.

By Norman Leahy  |  12:57 PM ET, 01/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 01/18/2013

Obama plays it safe with Cafe Milano date

You can do better, Mr. President

By Martin Austermuhle  |  03:15 PM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 01/17/2013

Virginia’s elite rescues Helen Dragas

Virginia’s ruling class rescues one of their own at the University of Virginia.

By Peter Galuszka  |  12:13 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 01/15/2013

D.C. tries for a citywide transportation plan.

Will it be good?

By David Alpert  |  03:13 PM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 01/11/2013

The problem with parking minimums

Yes, they encourage driving, but their impact on building design may be more important.

By Dan Malouff  |  03:04 PM ET, 01/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 01/10/2013

How Georgetown gets to work

The numbers are a mixed bag for transit advocates.

By Topher Mathews  |  01:00 PM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 01/09/2013

McDonnell’s insane transportation plan

Eliminate the gas tax? Seriously?

By David Alpert  |  03:31 PM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 01/09/2013

McDonnell’s transportation shell game

His new plan moves in the wrong direction.

By Peter Galuszka  |  01:14 PM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 01/08/2013

A cynical ploy on uranium

Proposal would lift moratorium — but only in Pittsylvania County.

By Peter Galuszka  |  12:40 PM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 01/04/2013

A little good news on the bay

Chesapeake Bay Foundation sees positive trends.

By Peter Galuszka  |  04:14 PM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 01/04/2013

Scenes from the swearing-in

The best moments from this week’s D.C. Council ceremony.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  12:08 PM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 01/03/2013

Prince George’s pedestrians beware

County ranks lowest in Maryland for pedestrian safety.

By David Alpert  |  02:21 PM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 01/01/2013

The year in D.C. politics

Twelve stories from 2012.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  01:38 PM ET, 01/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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