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Most Democrats, one third of Republicans and Virginians under 40 say it should be legal under extreme circumstances

  • Feb 15, 2019

‘Sometimes you have to lead by example, no matter how hard it is,” Tyson told a packed audience at Stanford University.

  • Feb 12, 2019

Tyson, a political science professor, and Fairfax, the lieutenant governor of Virginia, encountered each other at the 2004 Democratic National Convention.

  • Feb 8, 2019

Vanessa Tyson said she came forward after Fairfax on Monday accused her of lying.

  • Feb 6, 2019

A D.C. bill aims to keep domestic violence victims from having to pay alimony to their ex-spouses.

  • Feb 4, 2019

The judge sided with licensed therapists who argued the ordinance was unconstitutional because it prohibited them from taking part in “speech” through conversion therapy.

  • Feb 1, 2019

Temperatures could hit record lows, with wind chill estimates near minus-60.

  • Jan 29, 2019

Meanwhile, parents and children still do not have relief as they wait for paychecks to resume.

  • Jan 26, 2019

Uncertainty over benefits amid the government shutdown has led some domestic violence victims to stay — or return to — dangerous situations out of financial need.

  • Jan 25, 2019

"Do you want to have a drink with me?” Kwame Anderson asked. The man paused. 

  • Aug 17, 2018
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