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  • Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

    Consensus cracking on U.S. policy toward Myanmar

    The rare Washington consensus behind the Obama administration's policy toward Myanmar is showing signs of cracks as American businesses grow impatient to invest there and human rights groups push back.


  • Is Tuesday's primary a GOP coronation for Allen?

    Polls, pundits and the press all see Tuesday's Republican Senate primary is little more than a partisan coronation for former Sen. George Allen.


  • **FILE** Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

    Miffed leaders want Virginia to be part of offshore drilling

    Virginia political leaders, including its two Democratic U.S. senators, criticized the Obama administration's decision Tuesday to keep the state out of the latest five-year offshore oil and gas leasing plan, calling it an economic blow to the state.


  • Former Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine (Associated Press)

    Candidates, party leaders play turnout card with Virginia Senate as jackpot

    Virginia Republican and Democratic luminaries crisscrossed the commonwealth over the weekend in last-ditch pushes to get their voters to the polls Tuesday for General Assembly elections that history shows likely will have a low turnout.


  • Warner, Webb introduce bill to lift drilling moratorium

    Sens. Jim Webb and Mark Warner have introduced legislation to lift a moratorium on drilling off the Virginia coast enacted by President Obama after last year’s oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.


  • City State: Morning Roundup

    Developer in Johnson case appears to have given thousands in illegal campaign contributions; Warner, Webb say Va. concerns big reason for rejected offshore drilling plan; Kaine 'not sure' about his archives related to Soering; D.C. medical examiner loses accreditation; Dog attacks P.G. students on school bus; Md. requires French rail company applying for contract to disclose role in Holocaust; Va. restaurateur faces criminal 'spanking' charges today


  • Former Sen. George Allen, Virginia Republican (The Washington Times)

    Poll: Allen, Kaine in near-tie for Va. Senate seat

    A new poll shows Tim Kaine and George Allen in a dead heat for Sen. Jim Webb's U.S. Senate seat in Virginia — but both are viewed less favorably than they were three months ago.


  • City State: Morning Roundup

    Rochelle Webb interview, Part 2; D.C. first to get Internet gambling; Guilty plea in AU murder case; Allen's fundraising beats Radtke's; Va. redistricting on hold for Easter; O'Malley: Assembly lawmakers 'choked'


  • Allen reports $1.5M in first-quarter fundraising

    As fundraising heavyweight George Allen powers toward the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, one of his long-shot opponents says she is meeting the more modest fundraising benchmarks achieved by the man who defeated Mr. Allen six years ago.


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