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Virginia Politics Blog Archive: About the Blog

About the Bloggers -- Caitlin Gibson

Caitlin Gibson covers Loudoun County for the Washington Post. A native of the Washington area, she grew up in Montgomery County and attended the University of Maryland. In 2005 she came to The Post, where she contributed blog posts, essays, columns, feature stories and cover stories to The Post and its magazine before joining the local news staff in 2010. Past articles | E-mail Caitlin....

By Christopher Dean Hopkins  | October 15, 2010; 5:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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About the Bloggers -- Christy Goodman

Christy Goodman covers the City of Alexandria and Arlington County. Christy is a native of Southern Maryland and has a degree in journalism from New York University. She started her career as a reporter for a series of community newspapers covering Brooklyn, Staten Island and Queens in New York City. She returned to D.C. to work for The Washington Examiner and joined The Washington Post staff in 2006. She also has covered local news in Southern Maryland, Prince William County and Manassas for The Post. Past articles | E-mail Christy....

By Christopher Dean Hopkins  | September 20, 2010; 7:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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About the Bloggers -- Jennifer Buske

Jennifer Buske covers Prince William County, the City of Manassas and the Virginia Railway Express for The Washington Post. A native of Michigan, Jennifer got her start in journalism at her hometown paper, the Midland Daily News. Jennifer attended Syracuse University and pursued a newspaper degree at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. Before arriving at The Post in 2008, Jennifer worked at The Post-Standard in Syracuse and The Stafford County Sun. Past articles | E-mail Jennifer....

By Christopher Dean Hopkins  | June 15, 2010; 8:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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About the Bloggers -- Ben Pershing

Ben Pershing covers the D.C., Maryland and Virginia congressional delegations for The Post, which he joined in January 2008 as a congressional blogger after a decade at the Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call. He was a reporter there for several years -- covering House and Senate leadership and committees, Congressional campaigns, the Capitol Police department and more -- before eventually becoming Deputy Editor. A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and a Los Angeles native, he remains loyal to the Dodgers and Lakers but recently went through a messy divorce from the Raiders. He lives in Washington, DC....

By Christopher Dean Hopkins  | June 1, 2009; 2:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Welcome to Virginia Politics

Every year is an election year in Virginia, which may or may not be a good thing. However you might feel about it, here's a place to help you keep up with the Commonwealth's overcaffeinated political culture. This will be your one-stop place to find coverage of Virginia politics. We'll provide an insight into the fall campaign, the Feb. 12 presidential primary and next year's U.S. Senate and congressional races. And when the Virginia General Assembly reconvenes in January, Virginia Politics will take you behind the scenes in Richmond. We'll do our best to give you something you can't get anywhere else: an insight, a chuckle, a piece of information that helps you to make up your mind about a candidate. If politics is the art of the possible, we'll try to explore all of the possibilities in Virginia Politics. Our job is to inform, but also to provide a...

By washingtonpost.com editors  | September 12, 2007; 1:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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About the Bloggers -- Amy Gardner

Amy Gardner has covered local and state politics for 14 years. Amy touched down in Virginia in 1994, when she joined The Daily Press in Newport News, covering local government as well as the Virginia General Assembly and former Gov. Jim Gilmore. She moved on to The News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C., where she covered two Tar Heel governors and an endless series of state budget crises. Amy joined The Washington Post's Virginia desk in 2005. Although a Yankee by birth, she has earned her southern bona fides through the births of her two sons, one in Richmond and the other in Raleigh....

By washingtonpost.com editors  | September 6, 2007; 10:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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About the Bloggers -- Tim Craig, washingtonpost.com editors , September 6, 2007
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About the Bloggers -- Sandhya Somashekhar, Steve Fehr , September 6, 2007
About the Bloggers -- Anita Kumar, washingtonpost.com editors , September 6, 2007
 
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