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Is Webb's departure such a disaster for Democrats?

Jim Webb's long-awaited and unsurprising announcement that he will not seek reelection as U.S. senator from Virginia has the blogosphere buzzing about who's in, who's out and whose bench is simply too small. There seem to be a number...

By Peter Galuszka  | February 10, 2011; 11:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  HotTopic, Local blog network, Prince William County, Va. Politics, Virginia, economy, education, energy, environment, guns, media, military, taxes, traffic, transportation  
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Virginia never 'mandated' HPV vaccines

In a 2007 letter, I urged The Post to avoid using the term "mandatory" when reporting on Virginia legislation aimed at getting sixth-grade girls immunized against the human papillomavirus because that legislation allowed parents to "opt out" of the requirement....

By Jonathan Chace, Chestertown, Md.  | January 26, 2011; 6:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  HotTopic, Va. Politics, Virginia, education, health care, media, public health, schools  
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Behind Virginia's textbook flap

The embarrassing textbook flap in Virginia comes as several trends converge -- technology changes allowing printing of limited runs of niche textbooks, little oversight of Internet-based research and the Old Dominion's el-cheapo philosophy regarding education spending. The controversies, of...

By Peter Galuszka  | January 7, 2011; 8:58 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  HotTopic, Local blog network, Va. Politics, economy, education, history, media, taxes, traffic, transportation  
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No foul play in Ward 5 development project

The Dec. 13 editorial "The tangled tales of Harry Thomas" continued The Post editorial board's unrelenting and inappropriate venture into investigative journalism. The insinuation of a quid pro quo between Rhode Island Avenue Metro LLC's January 2008 donation to Team...

By Harry Thomas Jr., Washington  | December 15, 2010; 6:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  D.C., D.C. politics, HotTopic, Mayor Fenty, Metro, development, economy, media, real estate, taxes  
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A council Virginia needs to keep

It's ironic that the recent report by Gov. Robert McDonnell's government reform commission is garnering attention for its recommendation to shutter the council that helps the media and citizens understand their rights to public information. The FOIA Advisory Council...

By Paige Winfield Cunningham  | December 8, 2010; 6:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  HotTopic, Local blog network, Va. Politics, Virginia, media  
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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)
Categories:  HotTopic, Local blog network, Prince William County, Va. Politics, Virginia, crime, economy, immigration, media, police  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Sink riverboat gambling in Virginia, Peter Galuszka , November 19, 2010
Let the black woman's pain be heard, M. E. Schertzer, Silver Spring , November 18, 2010
Eric Cantor's layers of defense, Peter Galuszka , October 26, 2010
The dodgy world of Southern history, Peter Galuszka , October 21, 2010
Who's stoking racial fires?, washingtonpost.com editors , September 23, 2010
Someone broke the Twitter, Aaron Morrissey , September 21, 2010
'Young Gun' Cantor -- Main Street Republican , Peter Galuszka , September 17, 2010
A narrow assessment of my role on the D.C. Council, washingtonpost.com editors , September 2, 2010
Immigration opinion was a matter of duty, washingtonpost.com editors , August 12, 2010
Virginia's 'separate reality' on handguns, Peter Galuszka , July 12, 2010
Talking points won't heal D.C.'s youth, washingtonpost.com editors , June 17, 2010
Who cares what Helen Thomas thinks?, Peter Galuska , June 7, 2010
Coal plant splits rural Virginia town, Peter Galuszka , May 24, 2010
Massey Energy's in-your-face style, Peter Galuszka , May 18, 2010
Cuccinelli strikes again in JMU newspaper case, Peter Galuszka , April 28, 2010
Finally, McDonnell faces pushback, Peter Galuszka , April 22, 2010
Public broadcasting on the chopping block in Va., washingtonpost.com editors , April 21, 2010
Why we need the Washington Blade , washingtonpost.com editors , November 19, 2009
 
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