Va. House speaker and GOP challenger battle in first forum before primary

William J. Howell, a longtime incumbent, faces a serious challenge from his former protege, Susan Stimpson.

With little recourse in gun-friendly Va., Arlington resists store opening

In gun-friendly Virginia, there are few restrictions on where a gun seller may do business.

Virginia redistricting lawsuits could cost taxpayers big bucks

House Republicans accuse Democrats of bringing lawsuits to win control of election maps.

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Democrats bash Arlington board’s farmhouse vote

Decision and lack of advance notice was “shameful,” “disturbing,” “bad,” candidates say.

Alexandria chooses location for Potomac Yard Metro station

Officials hope for a boom in development; residents wary about special tax district.

Challenger to Va. House speaker accuses him of ‘cheating’ in ballot rules

The spat is the latest war of words between William Howell and Susan Stimpson in the GOP primary race.

More Morrissey news: They’re getting married

The former Va. lawmaker will wed the woman he was accused of having sex with when she was a minor.

Former Virginia lawmaker publicly admits paternity for the first time

Joseph D. Morrissey was accused of having sex with a minor working in his law office who later had a baby.

Arlington board majority asks football team to change Redskins name

Arlington joins the District in condemning Washington football team’s name as racist.

Coalition of labor, immigrant groups flexing muscles in Va. local races

Group wants to rally young people, minorities: “It would be a mistake to think this generation is apathetic.”

Through dodgeball and stair races Fairfax steps on to global sports stage

The World Police & Fire Games underscore Fairfax’s role as a driver of the local economy.

In Northern Virginia, a GOP congresswoman already on the run

Barbara Comstock won office easily in 2014, but 2016 is an entirely different matter — and she knows it.

From space, NASA shows Virginia vineyards how they really look

Industry hopes data will help vintners make better decisions about where to grow their grapes in Virginia.

Arlington spends $17 million for bus facility; homeless shelter is lagging

Two big construction projects attract no controversy at County Board meeting.

Movie about Va.’s now-defunct ban on interracial marriage to be shot in state

Gov. McAuliffe said the themes in ‘Loving’ are relevant today amid the same-sex marriage debate.

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