Three years after the L’Enfant Plaza smoke calamity that killed one person and injured scores more, radio communication in tunnels is still a problem.
Kyle McDaniel, 28, who was seen as a potential rising star, cited the president’s “appalling comments” about immigrants and what he called a nativist streak in the state party. His exit touched a nerve among officials who worry that Trump is causing fissures in the party.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam gestures as he delivers his State of the Commonwealth address Monday in Richmond. (AP)
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam gestures as he delivers his State of the Commonwealth address Monday in Richmond. (AP)
Partisan tensions had flared even before Democrat Ralph Northam’s speech Monday, after Republicans killed a series of Democratic bills aimed at gun safety. The dustup signals the fragile dynamics in Virginia’s closely divided legislature, where Republicans long used to dominance are reckoning with newly powerful Democrats.
The Democrats’ tactics could signal how vigorously they intend to fight for expansion of health care for the poor, a top priority for Gov. Northam, as it had been for his predecessor, Terry McAuliffe.

Campaign finance reports are due by midnight. On Tuesday, attorney James L. Shea said he’s raised more than $2 million so far.

Bills would create state-run charity to benefit public schools, establish new personal exemption and keep estate tax in place.

Light snow early Wednesday could leave slick conditions in untreated areas.

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But a spokeswoman for the D.C. hospital said only one birth has occurred, in the emergency room.

William P. Herndon, 47, charged with involuntary manslaughter after police say the 15-year-old victim died after being restrained by Herndon

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Some drivers along the Interstate 66 in Northern Virginia paid a $39 toll in Tuesday morning’s rush hour, just as the system was also having a technical glitch of prices not showing up online and on the mobile app. The problem happened between 8:47 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., according to officials with the Virginia Department […]

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Republican will be a fellow at the Kennedy School

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Before Ben Bradlee, there was Al Friendly. He also helped to modernize this newspaper.

Her release averts for now a courtroom showdown over immigration and abortion.

A dusting to an inch or two is possible, as well as some slippery roads early Wednesday.

There are a few types of frost that can form on cold, humid nights. Soft rime ice has a clear tell — it looks like needles or spikes, and it's soft like feathers.

UPDATE, 10:35 A.M. At around 10:30 a.m., Metro tweeted that the Red Line is no longer single-tracking after repairs were made following Monday’s derailment. Red Line: No longer single tracking. Residual delays continue in both directions following derailment repairs outside Farragut North. — Metrorail Info (@Metrorailinfo) January 16, 2018 UPDATE, 8:49 A.M.: Metro is warning […]

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