Most Read: Opinions

All Opinions Are Local: May, 2013

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 05/31/2013

Langley Park transit center finally moving forward

Right now, busy bus transfer station is a mess.

By Dan Malouff  |  02:57 PM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 05/30/2013

Virginia’s unpopularity contest

Good thing neither Cuccinelli or McAuliffe is running for prom king.

By Norman Leahy  |  01:21 PM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 05/29/2013

Cuccinelli the new Reagan?

The comparison may be a stretch, but his tax plan does have Reaganesque elements.

By Norman Leahy  |  01:47 PM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 05/28/2013

John Warner’s golden silence

If he still has sway with Republicans, his silence says a lot.

By Norman Leahy  |  03:30 PM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  local

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 05/28/2013

No rush on offshore drilling in Virginia

The risks to established markets are too great.

By Peter Galuszka  |  01:52 PM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  local

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 05/24/2013

In Va., the gifts scandal keeps on giving

Why did Ken Cuccinelli wait so long to flag an undisclosed payment for governor’s daughter’s wedding?

By Peter Galuszka  |  02:59 PM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 05/24/2013

The D.C. Council’s gas-tax surprise

Significant last-minute changes leave no time for public input.

By David Alpert  |  02:13 PM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 05/23/2013

Pluses and minuses of D.C. public land deals

Value of amenities like libraries and affordable housing can be hard to quantify.

By David Alpert  |  12:48 PM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 05/22/2013

Digital media and the Va. GOP convention

Social and online media cannot win the general election. But they most certainly can change that election’s course

By Norman Leahy  |  09:56 AM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 05/21/2013

An evening at Evermay

The music was good, but the setting was the star.

By Topher Mathews  |  02:00 PM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 05/21/2013

Bikeshare is a gateway to private biking

Program’s limits mean many users eventually get their own bicycles.

By David Alpert  |  12:05 PM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 05/20/2013

A Tea Party ticket in Virginia

Slate of staunch conservatives will make it tougher for Ken Cuccinelli to woo the center.

By Peter Galuszka  |  10:54 AM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 05/17/2013

Some good news for Maryland transit users

Weekend MARC service helps make up for loss of ICC bus routes.

By Dan Malouff  |  11:58 AM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 05/16/2013

Bait-and-switch on the ICC

Surprise! Maryland wants to pare back bus service on the highway.

By Dan Malouff  |  04:00 PM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 05/16/2013

Climate change and Virginia’s fisheries

More questions about the future of a struggling industry.

By Peter Galuszka  |  11:58 AM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 05/15/2013

A better way to bring jobs to Virginia, Take 2

Lieutenant governor candidate Pete Snyder puts his own money on the line.

By Norman Leahy  |  01:23 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 05/14/2013

Georgetown’s sugar habit

How long can it keep up with the next big thing in sweets?

By Topher Mathews  |  11:36 AM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 05/13/2013

Cuccinelli’s populist new ad

The campaign smartly places tax reform inside an everyman frame.

By Norman Leahy  |  12:31 PM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 05/09/2013

Keeping D.C. rent lower through ‘filtering’

The more high-end apartments there are, the lower your rent will be.

By David Alpert  |  01:35 PM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Local

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 05/08/2013

Cuccinelli’s ho-hum tax plan

It’s a nice break from the wedge issues, but all in all a bit underwhelming.

By Peter Galuszka  |  12:15 PM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 05/07/2013

McAuliffe’s focus is jobs. It should be turnout.

To win, he needs to convince less-engaged Obama voters to go to the polls.

By Norman Leahy  |  03:42 PM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 05/07/2013

When Georgetown was the wrong side of the creek

An 1879 map shows the area as it began the fall before the rise.

By Topher Mathews  |  11:51 AM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 05/06/2013

The real story in The Post’s Cuccinelli-McAuliffe poll

Democrats numbers among nonwhites are far from where they need to be.

By Norman Leahy  |  12:09 PM ET, 05/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 05/02/2013

Republicans step in front of McDonnell’s bulldozer

Opposition adds a new wrinkle to “Tri-County Parkway” controversy.

By Peter Galuszka  |  02:30 PM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 05/02/2013

Metro listens to feedback about its map

Overall, the design seems to be moving in the right direction.

By David Alpert  |  01:02 PM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 05/01/2013

McAuliffe’s gauzy ad launch

Family photos are nice, but what does he want to do?

By Norman Leahy  |  12:33 PM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

© 2011 The Washington Post Company