WMATA has beefed up security at Metro stations Monday in the wake of the death of Osama bin Laden. Passengers will likely notice more uniformed, armed officers throughout the system, according to Metro officials.
Leaders in Northern Virginia are congratulating their congressmen for securing $150 million to help with the Pentagon's Base Realignment and Closure process. But a meeting Wednesday underscored how much work is left to be done.
As bills go, this one’s got "slam-dunk" written all over it. With exactly one week remaining on the clock for budget negotiations to prevent a government shutdown, Republicans Jack Kingston of Georgia and Louie Gohmert of Texas laid it out.
Virginia's governor, Bob McDonnell, has signed into law 25 bills aimed at assisting active-duty members of the military, veterans and their families. And a second goal of the new laws is to help make Virginia the most veteran-friendly state.
Mississippi Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker are both Republicans; they have similar voting records. But they don't exactly see eye-to-eye on how to assess the President's approach so far in Libya.
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