Alexandria Politics

Alexandria Politics


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‘Not Always Laudable’ in Alexandria

City government aims to identify, correct racial and other prejudices.


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Historical Perspective in Alexandria

Former City Council members reflect on local politics.

Campaign Finance Confusion in Alexandria?

A large School Board campaign contribution disclosed three years late.

City of Alexandria Elections: In the Race for Mayor and Council

Wilson unopposed for mayor; nine others compete for remaining six seats.

A Swing and a Miss in Alexandria

NVTA cuts West End Transitway funding request.

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Virginia Voters Choose Firebrand

Corey Stewart to lead Republican ticket this fall.

Conservative firebrand Corey Stewart was denied an opportunity to be the Republican nominee for lieutenant governor in 2013. And then he came within striking distance of being the party’s standard-bearer in the gubernatorial campaign last year. Now, finally, the chairman of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors has secured a spot at the top of the ticket, bringing his brand of anti-immigrant, pro-Confederate Trumpism to the race against incumbent U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine.

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Showdown in Alexandria

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12 Shades of Blue in Alexandria

City Council debate factionalizes Democratic primary.

Commentary: Green for Medicaid

The most important vote I have ever taken.