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‘It’s gonna happen’
Maryland officials insist financing can be worked out for the Purple Line. If so, it’ll be up to Gov. Hogan to do it.
 
The White House, unfiltered
(The Washington Post, July 4, 2015; 10:01 PM)
 
By not lowering tax rates, D.C. is shortchanging its residents
(The Washington Post, June 29, 2015; 8:35 PM)
 
Waiting for the sheriff to act
(The Washington Post, June 28, 2015; 7:31 PM)
 
Save the tests
(The Washington Post, June 27, 2015; 5:02 PM)
 
Finally, a green light for the Purple Line
(The Washington Post, June 25, 2015; 7:43 PM)
 
Yet even more proof of Metro’s incompetence
(The Washington Post, June 24, 2015; 7:21 PM)
 
Get well soon, Governor Hogan
(The Washington Post, June 23, 2015; 7:33 PM)
 
Striking a benefit balance in Montgomery County
(The Washington Post, June 22, 2015; 8:20 PM)
 
A promising plan for bike lanes in Montgomery County
(The Washington Post, June 21, 2015; 7:42 PM)
 
Another ‘wake-up call’ for Metro
(The Washington Post, June 17, 2015; 7:47 PM)
 
Plea for leniency
(The Washington Post, June 14, 2015; 6:30 PM)
 
School blues in Prince George’s County
(The Washington Post, June 13, 2015; 6:51 PM)
 
A play for D.C. United
(The Washington Post, June 7, 2015; 6:49 PM)
 
The evidence on Va.’s abortion clinics
(The Washington Post, June 6, 2015; 7:16 PM)
 
Virginia sets an example on dealing with campus sexual violence cases
(The Washington Post, June 3, 2015; 7:33 PM)
 
In Loudoun, a cloud of disrepute
(The Washington Post, May 31, 2015; 6:55 PM)
 
A stutter step toward better schools
(The Washington Post, May 30, 2015; 6:47 PM)
 
Mr. Howell’s voting flip-flop in Virginia
(The Washington Post, May 27, 2015; 8:07 PM)
 
Prince George’s schools at the tipping point
(The Washington Post, May 26, 2015; 7:47 PM)
 
Vying to go to Richmond
(The Washington Post, May 24, 2015; 7:12 PM)
 
D.C.’s gun protections should stand
(The Washington Post, May 23, 2015; 7:15 PM)
 
The Post’s choices for Northern Virginia
(The Washington Post, May 22, 2015; 9:32 PM)
 
An extra safety measure for domestic violence victims
(The Washington Post, May 19, 2015; 7:24 PM)
 
Md. dollars for schools or pensions?
(The Washington Post, May 17, 2015; 6:49 PM)
 
Closing Maryland’s travel agent loophole
(The Washington Post, May 15, 2015; 7:26 PM)
 
Instant-runoff voting makes sense for Washington
(The Washington Post, May 14, 2015; 9:05 PM)
 
The abuse of the mentally ill in America’s prisons
(The Washington Post, May 13, 2015; 8:02 PM)
 
Too much black and blue in Baltimore
(The Washington Post, May 11, 2015; 8:05 PM)
 
A turnaround plan for Prince George’s schools
(The Washington Post, May 10, 2015; 6:55 PM)
 
Striking a balance on privacy in Virginia
(The Washington Post, May 9, 2015; 6:31 PM)
 
Baltimore sends an SOS to the feds
(The Washington Post, May 6, 2015; 7:37 PM)
 
An abortion rights win in Virginia
(The Washington Post, May 5, 2015; 7:45 PM)
 
Congressional meddling in District affairs
(The Washington Post, May 3, 2015; 7:53 PM)
 
A blow to Metro’s funding
(The Washington Post, May 2, 2015; 6:22 PM)
 
In Baltimore, a step toward justice
(The Washington Post, May 1, 2015; 8:23 PM)
 
In Baltimore, a toxic stew of violence and broken police relations
(The Washington Post, April 28, 2015; 7:54 PM)
 
The mayor’s partners
(The Washington Post, April 26, 2015; 7:21 PM)
 
The stonewalling sheriff
(The Washington Post, April 25, 2015; 6:38 PM)
 
In the Geer case, Fairfax takes steps toward justice
(The Washington Post, April 24, 2015; 8:34 PM)
 
In Fairfax, its time for the Justice Department to step in
(The Washington Post, April 22, 2015; 7:12 PM)
 
A city’s trust, severed in Baltimore
(The Washington Post, April 21, 2015; 8:24 PM)
 
Larry Hogan’s transportation crucible
(The Washington Post, April 20, 2015; 8:11 PM)
 
Half-measures on ethics in Virginia
(The Washington Post, April 19, 2015; 8:26 PM)
 
Nothing to hide
(The Washington Post, April 18, 2015; 6:08 PM)
 
Nothing to hide
(The Washington Post, April 18, 2015; 6:08 PM)
 
The gyrocopter incident raises new concerns about D.C. security
(The Washington Post, April 16, 2015; 8:41 PM)
 
Dysfunction in Annapolis
(The Washington Post, April 15, 2015; 7:06 PM)
 
The outrageous death of a Fairfax County jail inmate
(The Washington Post, April 14, 2015; 8:03 PM)
 
Endorsements for the D.C. Council special election
(The Washington Post, April 12, 2015; 6:51 PM)