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Rachel Weiner

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Decision is a blow to the candidate in race against Rep. Chris Van Hollen to represent Maryland in the Senate.

  • Feb 12, 2016

The former Virginia governor never registered as more than a blip in Republican polls or primaries.

  • Feb 12, 2016

The former Virginia senator, who dropped out of the Democratic race, said an independent run would be “costly and time sensitive.”

  • Feb 11, 2016

Reps. Scott Rigell and Robert Hurt spent six years torn between GOP leadership and hard-liners.

  • Feb 8, 2016

Lawmaker’s own district became significantly more Democratic under a new map.

  • Feb 8, 2016

Edwards and Van Hollen both win new endorsements from unions in the race to replace Mikulski.

  • Feb 4, 2016

The congressman from Baltimore was considered a strong candidate to succeed Barbara Mikulski.

  • Feb 2, 2016

After “data entry error,” state website lists veteran congressman as running for another term in the House.

  • Feb 1, 2016

Del. Pat McDonough, who hosts a controversial radio show, will run against an incumbent Democrat.

  • Jan 29, 2016

“I’m really tired of Republicans telling me they can’t find blacks,” said Raynard Jackson, who launched the first black Republican super PAC.

  • Nov 17, 2015
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Rachel Weiner came to The Post as a politics web editor. She spent the past two years writing for The Fix and running The Post’s 2012 election blog, appropriately (if not very creatively) called Election 2012. By the end of that race she decided it was time for a long break from national politics. She now covers local politics for The Washington Post.
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