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Lawmakers Echo Holder's Call For Virginia Felons To Get Voting Rights Back

Attorney General Eric Holder has said that felons in Virginia should get their voting rights back after finishing their prison sentences, a position held by many in the commonwealth and on Capitol Hill.
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Virginia Bill Would Discourage Pet Stores From Doing Business With Puppy Mills

The Virginia House of Delegates is set to vote on a Senate-approved bill aimed at making sure dogs being adopted in the state don't come from puppy mills.
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The Politics Hour - Feb. 21, 2014

Arlington County Board Chairman Jay Fisette (D) and John McCarthy, Maryland States Attorney for Montgomery County, join Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

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Door To Door: Balmoral Greens, Va. and Gangplank Marina, D.C.

In WAMU's weekly trip around the region, we visit Balmoral Greens, Va., and Gangplank Marina in the District.

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Virginia House To Vote Down Medicaid Expansion

Virginia House Republican leaders are planning a full floor vote on a plan to accept federal Medicaid funds to provide health insurance to low-income residents who are currently without coverage.
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Alexandria Releases Audio In Lodato Killing, But Says It Was A Mistake

Police in Alexandria released the audio of the 911 call in the killing of Ruthanne Ladato to The Washington Post, but now say that it was a mistake and will not be made available to other media outlets.
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McDonnell Claims Evidence Against Him Is 'Incomprehensible'

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says evidence turned over by prosecutors in his public corruption case against him is incomprehensible.
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Police Stick To Composite Sketch As Search For Alexandria Shooter Continues

Residents in Alexandria are still on edge after the shooting death of Ruthanne Lodato, but police are resisting calls to create new composite images of the shooter.

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Amber Alert Issued For 5-Year-Old Orange County Girl

Police are asking the public for help in finding 5-year-old Amiyah Dallas, who was last seen Tuesday in the custody of her aunt.

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No Rest For Critters As Virginia Lawmakers Move To Lift Ban On Sunday Hunting

Hunting on Sundays is a no-no in Virginia under current law, but that could change if a bill passes the state Senate.

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