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Eric Cantor loses: Five takeaways from a stunning result

Tea party politics and a congressman's disconnect from his district sparked the surprising GOP primary outcome.

  • Peter Galuszka
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  • Jun 11, 2014

Cracks in the Va. Democrats’ foundation

If Republicans succeed in getting the budget separated from Medicaid, they have won. I

  • Norman Leahy
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  • Mar 5, 2014

Obama gives the Purple Line a boost

The president includes the $2.2 billion, 16-mile light rail line between Bethesda and New Carrollton in his 2015 budget.

  • Dan Reed
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  • Mar 5, 2014

Getting results at a high-poverty school

Turnaround for Children effort shows promise, but it's too early to draw conclusions.

  • Natalie Wexler
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  • Mar 3, 2014

Should we fix schools by fixing poverty or fixing teaching?

Turnaround for Children (TFC) occupies a middle position.

  • Natalie Wexler
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  • Feb 27, 2014

NFL stadiums belong in the suburbs

They host too few games, and need too much parking, to fit in an urban area.

  • Dan Malouff
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  • Feb 26, 2014

A Medicaid cave-in? The Va. House has lots of practice

Republicans have been down this road several times before.

  • Norman Leahy and Paul Goldman
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  • Feb 26, 2014

Vote with your heart or vote strategically?

What if you're preferred candidate for D.C. mayor doesn't appear likely to win?

  • David Alpert
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  • Feb 24, 2014

It takes more than open space to make a great urban park

The best city parks don't exist in isolation.

  • Dan Reed
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  • Feb 20, 2014

Is gay marriage really progressive?

What is progressive about conditioning the state’s right to sanction marriage on changeable judicial attitudes?

  • Norman Leahy and Paul Goldman
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  • Feb 20, 2014
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