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  1. McDonnella s sad final actRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell is accompanied by his daughter Cailin Young as they are surrounded by his legal team and journalists after leaving the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia August 26, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia. A federal judge sentenced former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell to two years in prison Tuesday - a term far lower than what prosecutors had sought and one that means the popular politician will be free before his 63rd birthday.

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  2. What ita s really like inside a Club Feda prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell with wife Maureen waves to the crowd during his inaugural ball in Richmond, Va., on Jan. 16, 2010. A prison sentence is called "hard time" for a reason - there's nothing cushy at even the low-security prison camps where many a VIP has done time.

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  3. Virginia and Maryland rank high among states with greatest need for mental health servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Sen. R. Creigh Deeds , left, outside a meeting of the Senate Education and Health Subcommittee on Mental Health at the General Assembly Building in Richmond, Va., on Jan. 16, 2014. A few months earlier, Deeds survived a knife attack by his son, who later killed himself after a psychiatric bed could not be found for him within a state-mandated time limit and he was released.

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  4. Del. Joseph Morrissey resigns in wake of conviction - and promises to run againRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | The Washington Post

    State Del. Joseph D. Morrissey, fresh off a misdemeanor conviction stemming from his relationship with a 17-year-old girl, agreed Thursday to step down, and Virginia's Capitol heaved a sigh of relief.

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  5. Another scandal rocks Virginiaa s CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | The Washington Post

    State Del. Joseph D. Morrissey, fresh off a misdemeanor conviction stemming from his relationship with a 17-year-old girl, agreed to step down Thursday, and Virginia's Capitol heaved a sigh of relief. 5 comments

  6. After McDonnell conviction, Virginia needs to get tougher on ethicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | The Washington Post

    In this Sept. 4, 2014 file photo, former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, center, is mobbed by media as he gets into a car with his son, Bobby, right, after he and his wife, former first lady Maureen McDonnell, were convicted on multiple counts of corruption at Federal Court in Richmond, Va.

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  7. The latest game in Richmond: Who can enact the strongest ethics rules?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The anything-goes gift culture that once dominated Virginia's Capitol is giving way to a game of legislative limbo, with state lawmakers and the governor competing to take the value of acceptable handouts ever lower. Republican leaders of Virginia's House of Delegates made their move Wednesday, proposing a $100 cap on gifts of any sort, including meals and travel.

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  8. Va. Gov. Terry McAuliffe, state GOP play one-upmanship over caps on giftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The anything-goes gift culture that once dominated Virginia's Capitol is giving way to a game of legislative limbo, with state lawmakers and the governor competing to take the value of acceptable handouts ever lower. Republican leaders of Virginia's House of Delegates made their move Wednesday, proposing a $100 cap on gifts of any sort, including meals and travel.

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  9. No. 7 Virginia heading into exams riding highRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The No. 7 Cavaliers have passed every test thrown at them this season, and head into the nearly two-week break off their two most impressive wins: at Maryland on Wednesday and VCU on Saturday.

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  10. Claudia Emerson, Pulitzer-winning poet who illuminated divorce and death, dies at 57Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Claudia Emerson, a former mail carrier who turned to writing in middle age and received the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for poetry for her book "Late Wife," an elegiac collection of verses illuminating the complex legacies wrought by divorce and death, died Dec. 4 at a hospital in Richmond, Va. She was 57. Her death was announced by Virginia Commonwealth University, whose creative writing faculty she joined in 2013 after teaching at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Va., for 15 years.

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  11. When your mom and dad are undocumentedRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Supporters of illegal immigrants protest in front of the White House on Nov. 7 demanding that President Obama take action to protect undocumented immigrants. The Pew Hispanic Center estimates that 4 million undocum ented immigrants will qualify for permission to temporarily live and work in the country under President Obama's new deferred action program.

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  12. You're in. Your neighbors are out. Life as an immigrant after Obama's executive action.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Even before President Obama finished describing his executive action on immigration, they know, these construction workers, janitors, gardeners, painters and factory workers in a trailer park on the south side of town. Some of them will be left behind.

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  13. Effort to recognize Virginia tribe draws ireRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | The Washington Post

    This Nov. 25, 2009, file photo shows Pamunkey Councilmen Jeff Brown, left, and Gary Miles, hold a deer as their Chief Kevin Brown presents it to Gov. Tim Kaine, second from left, during the annual tax tribute from the Virginia Indians to the Virginia governor in Richmond, Va. Several members of the Congressional Black Caucus are urging the Obama administration to withhold federal recognition of the Pamunkey tribe in southeast Virginia because of its history of banning intermarriage with blacks. 20 comments

  14. Black lawmakers against recognition of Va. tribeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | The Washington Post

    This Nov. 25, 2009, file photo shows Pamunkey Councilmen Jeff Brown, left, and Gary Miles, hold a deer as their Chief Kevin Brown presents it to Gov. Tim Kaine, second from left, during the annual tax tribute from the Virginia Indians to the Virginia governor in Richmond, Va. Several members of the Congressional Black Caucus are urging the Obama administration to withhold federal recognition of the Pamunkey tribe in southeast Virginia because of its history of banning intermarriage with blacks.

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  15. Three D.C. area players are selected to Army All-American BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Isaiah Prince is one of three local players selected to the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Eleanor Roosevelt's Isaiah Prince, Hylton's Matthew Burrell and Dominion's Chad Smith have been selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in January.

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  16. Parity around the ACC obscuring breakout starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Washington Post

    There are stars in the Atlantic Coast Conference who don't wear garnet and gold if you know where to look. The ACC's top running back toils in relative obscurity, his muscular brilliance overshadowed by his team's inability to get out of its own way: Pittsburgh's James Conner.

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  17. In wake of Cantor loss, top Va. Republican faces primary challenge next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Sen. Walter A. Stosch, R-Henrico, left, chairman of the Senate Finance committee, points toward Senate Majority Leader Thomas K. Norment, Jr. , R-James City, seated, right, as House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell, R-Stafford, 2nd from left, and Del. S. Chris Jones, R-Suffolk, right, rear, wait in the back of the Senate Chamber as the Senate session began at the State Capitol in Richmond, Va., Monday, Nov. 10, 2014.

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  18. On Wendy Davis: Arithmetic isn't racist. But it's complicated.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Wendy Davis' landslide loss in the Texas gubernatorial race came as no surprise . But, for many progressives, the most disappointing takeaway was that Davis's brand of working-class feminism failed to win the majority of women voters.

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  19. The Walking Dead: a oeSlabtowna recapRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Let's recap. Not a lot has gone right for Beth in the zombie apocalypse. A Bible-totin' south Georgia teen being raised on a farm, she's lost just about everything except a mopey look and an apparent love of Tom Waits ballads.

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  20. Court clears the way for gay marriage expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Nicole Pries, left, and Lindsey Oliver hold up their marriage license as they celebrate being one of the first same-sex couples in Virginia to be married outside a Richmond court building in Richmond, Va., Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. The Supreme Court's order turning way appeals from five states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriage has triggered a series of moves in affected states to clear the way for gay and lesbian unions.

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