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Discipline Policy Still An Issue in Fairfax School Board Race

The long-running discussion about discipline in Fairfax County's public school system is the motivation behind at least one candidate's decision to run for the school board.

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McDonnell Takes Over As Head Of Republican Governors Association

Now that Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has been named chair of the Republican Governors Association, it could test his relationship with Maryland Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley.

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Va. Absentee Ballot Application Deadline Today

Today is the deadline for voters in Virginia to apply for absentee ballots for next week's primary elections.

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The HIll: With Congress On Recess, All Eyes On Iowa

Members of Congress are mostly in their home districts this month for August recess, and attention turns to Iowa and other potentially important caucus states. The Hill's Alex Bolton talks with WAMU anchor Elliott Francis about these early stages of the 2012 presidential campaign.

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Gov. Bob McDonnell To Succeed Perry As Head Republican Governors Association

With Texas Gov. Rick Perry now in the Republican presidential field, Virginia's Gov. Bob McDonnell takes over for Perry as head of the Republican Governors Association.

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Impending Federal Budget Cuts May Have Negative Impact On D.C. Region

A local economist says impending federal budget cuts will have a negative impact on the region’s economy.

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McDonnell Takes Helm Of Republican Governors Association

Now that Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has been named chair of the Republican Governors Association, it could test his relationship with Maryland Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley.

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