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Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 04/30/2013

McDonnell’s star isn’t rising

Republicans ought to look somewhere else for ‘post-Reagan’ leadership

By Peter Galuszka  |  02:06 PM ET, 04/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 04/29/2013

Are rich politicians less susceptible to freebies?

An irony of the gift scandal dogging Virginia’s McDonnell and Cuccinelli.

By Peter Galuszka  |  01:23 PM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 04/25/2013

Time to say goodbye

Blogger bids a fond farewell to readers.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  03:25 PM ET, 04/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Local

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 04/24/2013

Virginia’s first family under scrutiny

State’s accountability laws are among the weakest in the nation.

By Peter Galuszka  |  12:08 PM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Local

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 04/22/2013

Soon, we will outlaw backpacks

Sen. Lautenberg wants background checks on black power purchasers.

By Norman Leahy  |  02:34 PM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Local

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 04/19/2013

AAA’s sorta apology to David Alpert

What “taken out of context” might mean ...

By Martin Austermuhle  |  12:56 PM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 04/18/2013

Bonds lands the coveted Sulaimon Brown endorsement

2010 mayoral candidate weighs in on D.C. Council race.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  02:36 PM ET, 04/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 04/17/2013

Cuccinelli tries the tax return gambit

What’s next — demanding the release of medical records?

By Norman Leahy  |  01:59 PM ET, 04/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 04/16/2013

Amtrak picks up speed in Virginia

Surprise! Better service in the state is drawing in passengers.

By Peter Galuszka  |  09:18 AM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 04/15/2013

The trouble with ‘no representation, no taxation’

One idea for resolving D.C.’s second-glass status that never seems to go away.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  01:10 PM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 04/12/2013

A brighter, better Metro station

A look at WMATA’s station of the future.

By Dan Malouff  |  04:47 PM ET, 04/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 04/11/2013

Rand Paul still doesn’t get D.C. budget autonomy

Comments at Howard University suggest he’s still hazy on the fine points.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  09:47 AM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 04/10/2013

A better way to bring jobs to Virginia

The benefits of mobilizing the state’s entrepreneurs to help to attract new business.

By Norman Leahy  |  03:42 PM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 04/09/2013

Hunting a DINO in central Va.

Does Democratic primary fight offer a path to challenging Cantor?

By Norman Leahy  |  09:54 AM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 04/08/2013

Could Arlington steal D.C.’s food trucks?

The county is preparing vendor-friendly regulations as D.C. moves in the other direction.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  12:38 PM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 04/05/2013

Three years after the Upper Big Branch disaster

Sadly, miners lives still don’t seem to count for much.

By Peter Galuszka  |  12:36 PM ET, 04/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 04/05/2013

Will the Va. roads bill be challenged in court?

Revisions to the law haven’t entirely ended constitutional questions.

By Norman Leahy  |  09:31 AM ET, 04/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

10 transportation projects that deserve funding in Maryland and Virginia

How to spend that new revenue.

By Dan Malouff  |  01:01 PM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  VA, MD

Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 04/03/2013

More power for Va. lieutenant governors?

They can break ties in the Senate. Should they be able to assign bills to committees, too?

By Norman Leahy  |  05:03 PM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 04/03/2013

Brown’s exit shuffles D.C. Council race

A big name out of the running just three weeks before election.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  10:11 AM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 04/02/2013

In defense of weird building pop-ups

Soaring Northwest rowhouse makes sense from an urbanist perspective.

By Dan Malouff  |  02:26 PM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 04/02/2013

Two April fools on the Virginia campaign trail

Some much-needed levity from the Cuccinelli and McAuliffe campaigns.

By Norman Leahy  |  09:00 AM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 04/01/2013

More tobacco trouble in Virginia

No one should be surprised to find that the crop figures in an eyebrow-raising bit of reporting by The Post.

By Peter Galuszka  |  01:22 PM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 04/01/2013

A shiny new MLK library? Not quite.

Planned renovations are a good thing, but don’t be fooled by this rendering.

By Dan Malouff  |  09:49 AM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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