Local reporter covering federal court in Alexandria, Va. and local court in Arlington and Alexandria. Education: George Washington University, BA in Journalism and Political Science Rachel Weiner came to The Washington Post as a politics Web editor. She spent two years writing for The Fix and running The Post’s 2012 election blog, appropriately called Election 2012. By the end of that race she decided it was time for a long break from national politics. She now covers federal and local court in Alexandria for The Post.