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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]