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Virginia's Tea Party needs to grow up

Is that yellow rattlesnake slithering back into its hole? It could be, since the Virginia Tea Party movement seems to be sputtering now that it has worked its way into the mainstream of state political activity -- namely the...

By Peter Galuszka  | February 9, 2011; 11:19 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Rough waters for George Allen

It's no surprise that George Allen wants his Senate seat back. The question for him is whether he understands how much the political landscape has changed in Virginia since his disastrous reelection run in 2006. Republican insiders say that...

By Peter Galuszka  | January 26, 2011; 12:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  HotTopic, Local blog network, Prince William County, Va. Politics, Virginia, crime, development, economy, energy, environment, housing, immigration, police, race, real estate, religion, taxes, traffic, transportation  
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As 'American' as a tuition break

I read with bemusement Maia Werbos’s lamentation that she “read with outrage” statements arguing against giving in-state tuition benefits to “undocumented” immigrants in Maryland. She cited the story of a friend who apparently left the country and became a Canadian...

By Al Sartor, Walnut Creek, Calif.  | January 6, 2011; 7:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  HotTopic, Maryland, Prince George's County, University of Maryland, immigration  
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Taking away immigrant students' chance to 'Dream'

I read with outrage the statements of Maryland House Minority Leader Anthony J. O’Donnell (R-Calvert) on the Maryland “DREAM” act [“Md. to weigh own ‘DREAM’ tuition act,” Metro, Dec. 30]. He argued against giving in-state college tuition benefits to undocumented...

By Maia Werbos, College Park  | January 3, 2011; 6:59 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (42)
Categories:  HotTopic, Maryland, education, immigration  
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The new immigration battleground

Ever wonder why white opposition to darker-skinned immigrants seems to be centered in outer suburbs such as Prince William and Stafford counties? An analysis of new Census data provides the answer. The reason, the American Community Survey reports, is...

By Peter Galuszka  | December 15, 2010; 4:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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How curious: Cuccinelli vs. Stewart

Holy demagogue! Virginia Attorney General Kenneth Cuccinelli is dissing the anti-illegal-immigrant "Virginia Rule of Law Campaign" masterminded by Corey A. Stewart, chairman of the Prince William Board of County Supervisors. Stewart has based his campaign, which involves state legislation...

By Peter Galuszka  | November 29, 2010; 5:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Older Entries in This Category »

A costly, useless crackdown in Prince William , Don Whittaker, Woodbridge , November 24, 2010
Legal immigrants face driver's license woes, Peter Galuszka , November 9, 2010
One cheer for Virginia Republicans , Peter Galuszka , November 3, 2010
Obama's melancholy Richmond visit, Peter Galuszka , September 29, 2010
'Young Gun' Cantor -- Main Street Republican , Peter Galuszka , September 17, 2010
Virginia's immigration Know-Nothings , Peter Galuszka , September 2, 2010
Immigration opinion was a matter of duty, washingtonpost.com editors , August 12, 2010
A proper tribute to Sister Denise, washingtonpost.com editors , August 4, 2010
The human cost of immigration dysfunction, Paige Winfield Cunningham , August 4, 2010
 
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