Errin Whack
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Errin Whack covers Virginia politics for The Washington Post, including the commonwealth’s General Assembly and the 2013 gubernatorial race. Before joining the Post, she spent seven years as a newswoman at The Associated Press in Atlanta, where she covered race and the Georgia Legislature. Errin is a native of Atlanta, Ga.

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Attitudes, legal standards help make police convictions rare

Attitudes, legal standards help make police convictions rare

In the three years since fatal police shootings of unarmed black people launched the Black Lives Matter movement, few officers have been charged and none has been convicted by juries in the highest-profile deaths that inspired protests across the country.

Pain of racism can sting more when source is familiar

Pain of racism can sting more when source is familiar

Timothy Welbeck remembers being 24 and at work venting to colleagues in his majority white office about how police had pulled him over 22 times in 19 months — a phenomenon known among African-Americans as “driving while black.”

Cuccinelli says he might write check for value of gifts if he could

Cuccinelli says he might write check for value of gifts if he could

The Virginia attorney general has been under fire for gifts from Star Scientific CEO Jonnie R. Williams Sr.

Jackson amends report to show $9,000 donation for air travel

Jackson amends report to show $9,000 donation for air travel

Campaign officials say they “overlooked” e-mail about flight, amended report on Friday