Fairfax County Circuit Court Clerk John Frey announced Wednesday that he's running for attorney general in 2013, joining Albemarle Delegate Robert B. Bell, a fellow Republican, who said he was running earlier this month.
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D.C. Council passes ethics legislation; Federal court hears suit against Md. congressional map; Bolling ties hopes to Romney; Metro inspects rail cars following Tuesday mishap; 2-year-old left alone in apartment; Montgomery Co. police solve fewer than 1-in-4 robberies; Kaine decries cut to signature preschool program.
Va. officials meet to discuss possible Silver Line overruns; Deadly night in D.C.; Gingrich to Richmond; Maryland GOP: New map protects powerful Democrats; Md. judge hears redistricting suit; D.C. wants to overhaul cabs; Judge hears update about Wilder-led bankrupt slavery museum.
P.G. cracks down on clubs, other venues beset by violence; McDonnell announces biennial budget; D.C. police to release findings of internal investigation involving fed agents; PlanMaryland hits O'Malley's desk; Report out on Virginia uranium mining; Proposed Md. redistricting map targets GOP delegates; Hearing for accused White House shooter.
The IRS filed a tax lien on D.C. Council member Marion Barry, Ward 8 Democrat, for more than $3,200 in unpaid federal income taxes for last year. What's up with that?
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell trickled out more of his budget plan for the next biennium Friday, announcing that he would seek $50 million to virtually eliminate a program that requires certain retailers to remit sales tax payments a month early.
Tucked into the 2012 omnibus spending bill that cleared the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday are two measures of huge import for Northern Virginia commuters: language in the bill caps the number of parking spaces at 2,000 at the Mark Center in Alexandria and requires the Army to comply with recently-issued recommendations from the Defense Department's inspector general.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray says he will ask the federal government to reimburse the District for police overtime costs associated with the Occupy movement.
D.C. Council member Marion Barry says poor communication between "my representatives and the different IRS divisions" is to blame for a tax lien the federal government recently filed against one of his properties, adding to his well-documented tax woes.
Virginia agencies can ban gay adoption; IRS files tax lien on Barry; Gray prepares city for snowstorms; Metro cracks down on iThefts; Maryland lawmakers meet, make influential spending recommendations; Police mistakenly says Virginia man murdered daughter; D.C. to regulate tattooing and body piercing; Sun: Maryland could play roll in GOP presidential primary.
Gov. Bob McDonnell on Wednesday leaked part of the two-year budget he will propose next week, announcing a funding package that will include $100 million per year for higher education.
Maryland, Virginia didn't adjust gas tax for inflation; D.C. clinic accused of fraud; Va. votes on adoption regulations that could affect gay couples; Maryland advocate wants tax increase on smokeless tobacco; D.C. campaign finance office releases latest report; Md. Delegate O'Donnell to challenge Hoyer; Metro: Crime dropped in 3rd quarter; Microsoft eyes St. Elizabeths property; Report finds Prince George's among Md.'s unhealthiest counties.
Delegate Charniele Herring, Alexandria Democrat, has been appointed House Minority Whip, the caucus announced Tuesday.
For all the attacks the tea party is lobbing Senate candidate George Allen's way, a poll released Tuesday shows that they don't seem to be sticking.
A prison in southside Virginia will shutter its doors after Pennsylvania said it was taking back the 1,000 prisoners housed there, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell announced Tuesday.