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All Opinions Are Local: January, 2014

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 01/30/2014

Suddenly, the shoe is on the other foot in Richmond

Democrats and Republicans have suddenly switched places.

By Peter Galuszka  |  03:12 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  hpcolumnists

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 01/29/2014

Mark Herring’s gay-marriage calculation

No law prevents a politician from breaking his promise. But having the right to do it doesn’t make it the right thing to do.

By Norman Leahy and Paul Goldman  |  03:50 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  hpcolumnistslede

Posted at 04:41 PM ET, 01/27/2014

Is M Street dining in trouble?

The closing of places like Qdoba and Red Fire Grill Kabob put particular pressure on the market for cheap and fast eats.

By Topher Mathews  |  04:41 PM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  hpcolumnists

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 01/24/2014

More green infrastructure, smaller sewer overflow tunnel

DC water looks to scale back big dig in Georgetown

By Topher Mathews  |  03:18 PM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  hpcolumnists

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 01/23/2014

The McDonnell paradox: Public service, private entitlement

The couple’s grasping private conduct is jarringly at odds with the public values they have long projected.

By Peter Galuszka  |  01:04 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  hpcolumnists

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 01/22/2014

How the McDonnell indictment threatens Warner and McAuliffe

In politics as in physics, every action has an equal and opposite reaction.

By Norman Leahy and Paul Goldman  |  02:06 PM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  hpcolumnists

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 01/22/2014

What Kaya Henderson really said about Middle Schools

And why it makes sense

By Natalie Wexler  |  11:18 AM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  hpcolumnists

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 01/21/2014

Will Herring be the anti-Cuccinelli?

The new attorney general seems intent on zigging where his predecessor zagged.

By Peter Galuszka  |  11:36 AM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  hpcolumnists, VA

Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 01/16/2014

Terry McAuliffe’s strong steps on ethics reform

The new Virginia governor has taken an important step towards ethics reform.

By Peter Galuszka  |  05:25 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  hpcolumnists

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 01/14/2014

McAuliffe vs. Christie: 10 Lessons

What the new Virginia governor can learn from the New Jersey governor’s mistakes.

By Norman Leahy and Paul Goldman  |  12:05 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  hpcolumnists

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 01/13/2014

Training is important, but all new teachers need on-the-job help

What are the best ways for teachers to get up to speed for unexpected classroom challenges?

By Natalie Wexler  |  12:31 PM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  hpcolumnists

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 01/11/2014

The challenge of classroom management

How do teachers learn to keep things from spiraling out of control?

By Natalie Wexler  |  11:59 AM ET, 01/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DC, hpcolumnists

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 01/10/2014

‘Pay to play’ lives on in Richmond

Why the General Assembly’s ethics reform plan isn’t going to change anything.

By Norman Leahy and Paul Goldman  |  01:55 PM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  hpcolumnists

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 01/08/2014

Will Cantor have a primary fight on his hands?

Economics professor David Brat may just give the House majority leader a serious run

By Norman Leahy  |  10:33 AM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  hpcolumnists

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 01/08/2014

Our bus fares aren’t that cheap (if you transfer)

WMATA survey pushing fare increase leaves out some important information.

By David Alpert  |  10:05 AM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  hccolumnists

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 01/08/2014

Va.’s unsurprisingly toothless ethics deal

Bipartisan compromise is, at best, a tiny step forward.

By Peter Galuszka  |  09:50 AM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  hpcolumnists

Posted at 06:26 AM ET, 01/07/2014

Don’t bet against a Medicaid deal in Richmond

The Virginia government won’t shut down.

By Norman Leahy and Paul Goldman  |  06:26 AM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  hpcolumnists, VA

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 01/06/2014

Where Virginia’s poor live

A fascinating map suggests that the effect of expanding Medicaid may be more complex than opponents believe.

By Peter Galuszka  |  12:25 PM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  hpcolumnists

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 01/03/2014

Virginia moderates -- but gun sales soar

Dramatic increase came in the wake of the Sandy Hook school shootings.

By Peter Galuszka  |  01:17 PM ET, 01/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  hpcolumnists, VA

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 01/02/2014

The McDonnell probe’s Achilles heel

Federal prosecutors may be rightly wary about what a jury would make of former Star Scientific CEO Jonnie Williams.

By Norman Leahy and Paul Goldman  |  06:01 AM ET, 01/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  hpcolumnists

 

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