Patricia Sullivan

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Bob Wood, a retired Army general, is the eleventh declared candidate for the city’s six, all at-large, council seats.

  • Jul 3, 2015

How the murder of Mark Levine’s sister shaped him and how it might affect his performance as a delegate.

  • Jun 28, 2015

Mary Hynes calls on residents to re-engage with public affairs in her State of the County speech.

  • Jun 24, 2015

The new station opened without a fire crew, but more money will allow hirings by December.

  • Jun 24, 2015

A big question is where the new workers will be able to afford to live.

  • Jun 23, 2015

McMenamin ran twice before as Republican; now seeking County Board seat as an independent.

  • Jun 18, 2015

The three-way primary’s surprise winner impressed some residents by standing up for the little guy.

  • Jun 10, 2015

In a strong rebuke, Euille lost to Vice Mayor Silberberg, one of several contests in Northern Virginia.

  • Jun 9, 2015

Democrats will be heavily favored to win the general election in November.

  • Jun 9, 2015

Primaries could determine fate of longtime incumbents including House speaker, Alexandria mayor.

  • Jun 9, 2015
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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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