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Republican Glenn Youngkin is sworn in as the governor of Virginia

Saturday, January 15, 2022

The businessman, the first Republican to hold the office in nearly a decade, took the oath alongside Lt. Gov. Winsome Sears. The pair surprised Democrats when they swept office in November.


Virginia Legislature Tries To Carry On With Business Amid Scandals In Top Offices

Thursday, February 07, 2019

Lawmakers in Virginia are waiting for the other shoe to drop, as several state leaders have found themselves embroiled in scandal.


Human Error Leads to State Election Turmoil in Virginia

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

In April 2016, dozens of Virginia voters were reassigned to the wrong district, an error that went unnoticed until this month, when a state house race was decided by just 82 votes.


The New Blue Wave?

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Yesterday, Democrats won big in elections across the country. One year after President Donald Trump's election, what should we make of these results?


In Virginia, A Tense Race For Governor Heads Into a Heated Homestretch

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

In one week, voters in Virginia will choose between Republican Ed Gillespie and Democrat Ralph Northam, the current lieutenant governor.


Car Title Loan Borrowers Should Be Wary Of Requirements

Saturday, November 28, 2015

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Georgetown University To Rename Buildings Named After Slaveowners

Monday, November 16, 2015

Georgetown University is renaming two campus buildings in a bow to student concerns. The buildings are named for past Georgetown presidents who organized the sale of slaves to help pay off campus debt in the 1830s.


Debate Over Streetcars To Take Center Stage In Arlington

Friday, January 03, 2014


Arlington County -- one of the most densely populated places in Virginia -- has already voted to move ahead with a streetcar plan. Now it must figure out how to pay for it.

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New Jersey, Virginia, and Bipartisan America

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

As Republican Chris Christie cruised to re-election in Blue New Jersey, Democrat Terry McCauliffe squeaked out a victory in less-and-less-Red Virginia. Glenn Thrush, White House reporter for Politico, and Nancy Solomon, managing editor of New Jersey Public Radio, discuss the two races and what it says about the GOP, the changing American electorate, and the 2016 presidential race. Plus: a check-in with WAMU's Northern Virginia reporter Michael Pope.

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To Urbanize or Not To Urbanize? Virginia Residents Divided Over Metro Expansion

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Should Virginia's Route One corridor remain a string of suburban strip malls and big-box stores connected by a bus-rapid transit line? Or should it become a high-density corridor similar to Rosslyn or Ballston?

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