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Millions of people in the United States illegally will be eligible for work permits and deportation deferrals.
Saturday - 11/22/2014, 01:48pm EST
Republicans in parts of Fairfax and Loudoun counties Saturday will choose their nominee to fill the House of Delegates seat currently held by Congresswoman-elect Barbara Comstock.
Saturday - 11/15/2014, 03:21pm EST
It's time to lace up those skates.
Thursday - 11/13/2014, 11:44pm EST
Candidates for D.C. mayor are asking residents what values they want in a leader as they try to woo undecided voters in the final days before Tuesday's general election.
Friday - 10/31/2014, 03:25pm EDT
Micah Edmond and Don Beyer debate various issues for Virginia's 8th District.
Friday - 10/31/2014, 03:14pm EDT
Transportation funding is a major sticking point for both candidates.
Thursday - 10/30/2014, 07:58pm EDT
D.C. voters will choose a new mayor, a separately elected attorney general and decide whether to legalize small amounts of marijuana.
Monday - 10/27/2014, 02:18pm EDT
Here are resources for Virginia voters including highlights of some races plus information where to find their polling place and details about the voter ID law.
Monday - 10/27/2014, 01:29pm EDT
This Nov. 4, Maryland voters will choose a new governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general among other local and state offices.
Monday - 10/27/2014, 01:28pm EDT
With every pothole, traffic jam or Metro delay, Washington-area commuters can see the impact of the diminishing value of federal transportation funding, and a number of local leaders want to come up with a long-term fix to turn things around.
Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 04:31am EDT
Families hoping to bury their loved ones at Arlington
National Cemetery are waiting longer and longer.
Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 11:58am EDT
Capital Bikeshare is getting creative to keep its system growing by adding more than two dozen used stations.
Sunday - 09/14/2014, 03:45am EDT
Significantly more people are dying from heroin overdoses across the Washington D.C. area than were a few years ago -- and it's spurring new action in Virginia.
Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 09:02am EDT
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption convictions are spurring calls for changes to the commonwealth's gift rules from members of McDonnell's own party.
Tuesday - 09/09/2014, 04:40pm EDT
Each day of the McDonnell trial brought a varied cast of characters into the gallery on top of the several stand-out witnesses who testified.
Saturday - 09/06/2014, 10:33am EDT
In the run-up to and during the nearly six-week trial, defense attorneys signaled several times through objections or arguments to the judge what the lawyers saw as potential grounds for appeal.
Friday - 09/05/2014, 10:09am EDT
Here is a breakdown of what the jury has to consider as they try to reach a unanimous verdicts on the federal corruption charges against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen.
Thursday - 09/04/2014, 08:53am EDT
Learn more about amenities at each Silver Line station, which bus routes will serve the stations and how the new Metro service will affect commuters.
Monday - 07/28/2014, 01:30am EDT
A Tysons Corner small business looks forward to getting a big boost from the Silver Line.
Thursday - 07/24/2014, 11:19am EDT
The Silver Line means massive changes not only on the rails, but
also for critical bus routes across Northern Virginia.
Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 09:35am EDT