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Fairfax Elections Office reportedly embroiled in infighting

Fairfax Elections Office reportedly embroiled in infighting

A consultant’s report ordered by the county found discord and morale problems in the agency.

Ex-legal client pleads guilty to trying to blackmail Va. Senate leader

Ex-legal client pleads guilty to trying to blackmail Va. Senate leader

A former legal client pleaded guilty to trying to blackmail the senator over ‘embarrassing e-mails and text messages.’

Former editor files defamation lawsuit against AP

Dena Potter was one of three journalists terminated because of an error in a story about Virginia politics.

Maureen McDonnell sentencing rescheduled

Former Virginia first lady will now be sentenced on Feb. 20. Former governor will be sentenced on Jan. 6.

Effort to unseat Connolly will be an uphill climb

Effort to unseat Connolly will be an uphill climb

Opponent Suzanne Scholte says the incumbent isn’t “engaged,” something the legislator fiercely challenges.

Local legislators stand behind Arlington streetcar project

Northern Virginia lawmakers urge state transportation chief to disregard anti-streetcar faction.

McAuliffe’s old friend touts Virginia in China

Max Baucus, the U.S. ambassador, championed the benefits of investing in the state, the governor says.

Warner accuses Gillespie of releasing “false” attack ad

The Gillespie ad used an inaccurate news report to falsely accuse Warner of trying to “bribe” a state senator.

In Arlington, a key issue divides: Cost of a proposed streetcar line

In Arlington, a key issue divides: Cost of a proposed streetcar line

A rematch for a County Board seat reprised the familiar debate, and some voters are growing weary.

Jean Packard, longtime Fairfax activist, dies at 91

She was the first woman to chair the county board of supervisors and served for many years on the regional park authority.

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The death of Prince McLeod Rams (Part 6): Where do Prince William prosecutors turn now?

New information reveals why prosecutors think he’s a serial killer, but his son’s testimony corroborates his claim of innocence.

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Medical examiner reverses ruling that child died of drowning

Pr. William prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against Joaquin Rams, the 15-month-old’s father.

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National Liberty Memorial advances

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

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Tom Jackman

A 12-year-old Ashburn girl ‘stole the show’ at a global chess tournament

Jennifer Yu was the first American girl in 27 years to win a title at the World Youth Chess Championship.

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