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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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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)
Categories:  HotTopic, Local blog network, Prince William County, Va. Politics, Virginia, crime, development, economy, education, history, housing, immigration, police, real estate, religion, schools, traffic, transportation  
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Care that women need

The protesters targeting LeRoy Carhart in Germantown [Metro, Dec. 7] are misleading the public about the kind of care he provides to families in heartbreaking situations. Very real circumstances force women to make the difficult decision to have a late-term...

By Jennifer Blasdell, Silver Spring  | December 12, 2010; 8:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  HotTopic, Maryland, Montgomery County, health care, religion  
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Celebrate when you want

Not everyone in the Washington region who chooses to deck the halls early does so in an attempt to "stretch the season across as many weekends as possible to gain more pleasure and more time for all the gift-buying" ["Some...

By Crystal Calloway, Springfield  | December 10, 2010; 9:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  HotTopic, faith, religion  
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Virginia's Tea Parties on top

Virginia's Tea Party movement has grown with a vengeance to become what some observers say is the best organized such movement in the country. Its success, and strident resentment of current politics, will be in evidence Friday and Saturday...

By Peter Galuszka  | October 6, 2010; 10:34 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  HotTopic, Local blog network, Va. Politics, Virginia, arts, development, economy, education, energy, environment, faith, guns, health care, history, religion, schools, taxes, traffic, transportation, vouchers  
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The politics behind McDonnell's prayer policy

LOCAL BLOG NETWORK Gov. Robert F. McDonnell has brought Jesus Christ back to the prayers of the Virginia State Police. But is there politics behind this move? Republican McDonnell has decided to rescind a policy of the previous governor to...

By Peter Galuszka  | April 30, 2010; 3:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Va. Politics, Virginia, police, religion, transportation  
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