Patricia Sullivan

Arlington and Alexandria reporterWashington, D.C.

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More than 80 percent of members agree to end decades-old fight by taking $5 million to move.

  • Jul 23, 2014

Money to go for supporting controversial Columbia Pike streetcar, schools, other projects.

  • Jul 23, 2014

Some say expenses imposed by a county board vote will effectively close down the popular events.

  • Jul 21, 2014

Bad behavior, arrests prompt crackdown on drinking events that draw more than 500.

  • Jul 21, 2014

The once-united Arlington County Board splits as the streetcar fight rages on.

  • Jul 19, 2014

Precursor to streetcar line gets underway in Arlington and Alexandria.

  • Jul 18, 2014

The days of quiet, 5-0 votes are gone as Arlington County Board battles over future of Columbia Pike.

  • Jul 17, 2014

County Board to vote on whether to require bar owners to get special permits, pay for police and cleanup.

  • Jul 14, 2014

Democrat ‘Rip’ Sullivan joins call for public vote on Columbia Pike project.

  • Jul 12, 2014

More money allows Arlington, Fairfax to build Columbia Pike transit without using federal funds.

  • Jul 11, 2014

Two debates set for early August; absentee voting starts Monday in 48th District.

  • Jul 9, 2014

Richard Baier plans to leave at the end of August.

  • Jul 8, 2014

Just 12 hours after nomination, call for a debate in Virginia’s District 48 goes out, is answered

  • Jul 7, 2014

Richard “Rob” Sullivan is the Democrats’ pick; David Foster is selected by the GOP.

  • Jul 6, 2014

Frank O’Leary, who’s held office for 30 years, considers County Board run.

  • Jul 3, 2014

With planning director Farol Hamer retiring, here’s what you need to know about Alexandria’s waterfront.

  • Jul 3, 2014

Candidates line up to replace Del. Robert H. Brink, but as the deadline nears, no GOP candidates have filed.

  • Jul 2, 2014

The city’s planning chief reflects on the pressures of making land-use decisions in urban areas.

  • Jul 2, 2014

Parties scramble for nominees; ballot deadline is Monday night for Arlington-McLean district.

  • Jun 30, 2014

The Arlington Democrat, who has served 17 years in the House, will work for the McAuliffe administration.

  • Jun 27, 2014
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About Patricia

Patricia Sullivan seeks out news about Alexandria and Arlington County for the Washington Post. She came to the Post in 2001, editing the local technology page, writing news obituaries, working in the newsroom’s information technology department and covering breaking news. She previously was executive online editor at The Industry Standard in San Francisco, an online editor and online columnist at the San Jose Mercury News, and a reporter at newspapers in Montana, Florida and Illinois. She was a John S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University in 1992-93.

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