Anita Kumar

Anita Kumar covers Virginia politics and government in the Richmond bureau of The Washington Post. Her primary responsibility is writing about Gov. Robert F. McDonnell (R) and the General Assembly. Prior to that, she spent a decade at the St. Petersburg Times in Florida, covering local and state government, courts and higher education. In 2005, she moved to Washington to cover national government and politics in the Times’ Washington bureau. She also worked briefly at the News & Advance in Lynchburg and the News & Record in Greensboro, N.C. A native Virginian, Anita grew up in Charlottesville and attended the University of Virginia.