Teo Armus

Washington, D.C.

Local politics reporter covering Arlington and Alexandria

Education: Columbia University, BA in urban studies

Teo Armus covers politics, government and other regional issues in Arlington and Alexandria for The Washington Post's Metro desk. He was previously a reporter at the Charlotte Observer, where he wrote about race and immigration, and a staff writer on The Post’s Morning Mix team. Armus has also worked at NBC News and at the Texas Tribune, including a stint on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Latest from Teo Armus

A tweet about a Pentagon explosion was fake. It still went viral.

An apparently AI-generated image sparked a brief dip in stock markets Monday. Here’s how it could have been worse.

May 22, 2023

Want to walk to DCA? Plans for pedestrian airport bridge move forward.

Arlington County Board members signed off on a basic design for CC2DCA, which would connect Reagan National Airport with the Crystal City neighborhood.

May 18, 2023

A guide to the 2023 Arlington Democratic primary election

Voting in Arlington County’s 2023 Democratic primary election? Before you cast your ballot, here's a guide on the candidates, ranked-choice voting and more.

May 16, 2023

This underground bike race features clowns, aliens and Mario Kart

The Garage Racing National Championships have become a wacky, underground tradition in Arlington and Northern Virginia and a beloved event for D.C.'s cyclists.

May 5, 2023

Virginia’s 2023 primary elections: A guide on voting and key races to watch

Early voting in Virginia’s 2023 primary elections begins Friday with various local races on the ballot and ultimate control of the state legislature at stake in November.

May 5, 2023

Arlington board member Katie Cristol will resign to lead Tysons group

Cristol, a two-term Democrat who already was not running for reelection, will resign in July to take the helm of the rebranded Tysons Community Alliance.

May 2, 2023

Frustrations over housing, data centers fuel local elections in Northern Va.

Local contests in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William counties are centering on debates over “missing middle” housing and data-center development.

April 26, 2023

Residents sue Arlington County over ‘missing middle’ zoning change

The single-family homeowners said county lawmakers failed to make sure the controversial zoning change would not negatively impact the Northern Virginia suburb.

April 21, 2023

Amazon HQ2 was thought up pre-pandemic. But the world is hybrid now.

A sluggish return to the office is dimming some of Amazon's expected boost to Virginia – and prompting some questions about the whole project's future.

April 20, 2023

Amazon requests first HQ2 incentives from Virginia: Nearly $153 million

The tech giant stands to receive up to $773 million in performance grants from state and local officials for the second headquarters it is building in Arlington.

April 13, 2023