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Fate Of Columbia Pike Streetcar Could Be Decided By Special Election

Voters are about to head to the polls in Arlington for a special election to select a new member of the Arlington County Board. The results of the election could help decide whether or not a new streetcar system is built along Columbia Pike.
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Former Virginia Attorneys General Come To McDonnell's Defense

Five former Virginia attorneys general are asking a federal judge to consider dismissing public corruption charges against former Governor Bob McDonnell.
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The Politics Hour - April 4, 2014

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Muriel Bowser, the Democratic nominee for mayor of the District of Columbia.

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Eleven Democrats Secure Place On Ballot To Replace Virginia's Jim Moran

The deadline to secure signatures to get on the ballot to replace Congressman Jim Moran (D-Va.) has passed and the field is set at an unprecedented eleven candidates on the Democratic side alone.

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Arlington To Extend County Fiber Optic Network To Businesses

Officials in Arlington are making their pitch to transform the county into a high-tech hub by announcing the expansion of their fiber optic network to area businesses and federal agencies.
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Virginia Lawmakers Still Stuck On Medicaid Expansion

A stalemate in the Virginia General Assembly threatens to shut down the state government if lawmakers can't compromise before the end of the fiscal year on July 1.

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Analysis: Maryland And Virginia Duke It Out Over FBI Headquarters

In the fight over who gets the FBI headquarters, who will triumph: Maryland or Virginia?
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Medicaid Expansion Holds Up Budget In Virginia Special Session

Virginia lawmakers have been unable to compromise over a budget, as a Medicaid expansion continues to be a sticking point.

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Political Equation For Offshore Drilling On Virginia Coast Changing Thanks To Russia

Virginia is currently subject to a federal moratorium on offshore drilling for natural gas, but that may be changing as the U.S. seeks to use the export of natural gas as a diplomatic tool on the international stage.

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Silver Line Delays Holding Up Tysons Corner Development

Few groups are awaiting the opening of the Silver Line as anxiously as developers in Tysons Corner, Va., where office and rental spaces await an influx of occupants. 

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