Foust airs ad attacking Comstock on ethics in Northern Va. congressional race

The Democratic House candidate’s ad signals a shift in the line of attack from a focus on women’s issues.


Frank Wolf to retire after 17 terms in Congress; N.Va. seat will be a prime battleground in 2014

(Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP)

The surprise announcement means the Republican’s Northern Virginia seat will be a battleground in 2014.


Race to succeed Frank Wolf in Congress could feature sharp Republican divide

(Manuel Balce Ceneta / Associated Press)

Establishment Republican Barbara Comstock expected to take on grass-roots conservative Richard Black.


Memorial for black Revolutionary War soldiers finds spot on Mall after 30 years

(Linda Davidson / The Washington Post)

Congress has authorized a site for the memorial and the president has signed it into law. Now, the money.