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Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell said Tuesday the commonwealth finished fiscal 2011 with a revenue surplus of $311 million but could still have its bond rating downgraded unless the federal government resolves an ongoing dispute over the debt ceiling.
From fast-track hirings to campaign finance irregularities to one-too-many erasures on standardized tests, various D.C. officials -- or at least the folks they oversee -- have come under scrutiny by federal inspectors.
Pressure mounts on airports authority over Dulles Metro station; Warner, Webb introduce bill to lift drilling moratorium; Redistricting work begins in Maryland; Attacker on B-W Parkway remains at large; O'Donnell PAC took in $1.4 million from major donors in 2nd quarter; Virginia Democrats meet next week for elections; Cuccinelli gives opinion on University of Virginia's firearms policy.
McDonnell increases national profile with selected trips; O'Malley names redistricting advisory committee; Fourth weekend deadly; Prince George's tops D.C. in homicides in first six months; Kaine releases second-quarter fundraising figures; Maryland union to collect millions from nonmembers; Pentagon has plan to ease gridlock at Mark Center; Prince George's residents not inspired by potential council replacements for Johnson.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has been working to raise his national profile without spending lots of time outside the commonwealth, out-of-state travel records released by his office show.
McDonnell the pragmatist; D.C. online gambling is legal; ACLU inconsistent on petition objections; D.C. fire alters course; D.C. budget in flux (again); Liquor tax more than advertised; Grasmick's last day; D.C. drivers love cameras
McDonnell is popular; Wine ships to Maryland; Barry happy about Ward 8 development; Bike lanes 'on hold'; Fairfax officer fired; Man killed after taser incident
After spending a campaign defending socially conservative views that some feared might alienate independent voters and failing to win General Assembly support on two of his major initiatives, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell nevertheless has scored notable bipartisan victories and emerged by some accounts as Virginia's most popular statewide political figure.
Gray changes the discussion; Supreme Court takes D.C. GPS case; Green groups criticize McDonnell's pace; Lottery announces online gambling start dates; Md. gay marriage supporters seek O'Malley's help; Dissension in MPD