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Wednesday, Sep 5, 2012 at 8:49 AM

Airport Authority Setting New Rules

Airport Authority Setting New Rules

Washington's airports authority hopes it can repair its image with some new ethics rules. Read »

Monday, Jul 2, 2012 at 6:56 PM
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By Perry Stein

PM Read: Loudoun Vote on Metro Extension Tuesday

PM Read: Loudoun Vote on Metro Extension Tuesday

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors will vote on whether it wants to commit to extending the Metro to the county -- an issue that has rocked local and state politics for the past few months. Read »

Monday, May 7, 2012 at 8:03 AM
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By Perry Stein

AM Read: Troubles Still Surround Silver Metro Line

AM Read: Troubles Still Surround Silver Metro Line

D.C. columnists weigh in on the laundry list of issues surrounding the expansion of Metro to Dulles International Airport. Read »

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 4:44 PM
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By Perry Stein

PM Read: Va. Senate Race a Deadlock

PM Read: Va. Senate Race a Deadlock

The latest poll shows the highly anticipated Virginia Senate race between two former governors in a dead tie. Read »

Thursday, Apr 26, 2012 at 8:30 AM
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By Chuck Thies

Thies: Putting Silver Line Back on Track

Thies: Putting Silver Line Back on Track

Commuters who ride Metro and drivers who use the Dulles Toll Road do so without regard for party affiliation. The Silver Line is far too significant to be caught up in the politics of Democrats vs. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2012 at 2:59 PM
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By Julie Carey

Fairfax Board Reaffirms Silver Line Phase 2 Support

Fairfax Board Reaffirms Silver Line Phase 2 Support

The Fairfax Board voted unanimously Tuesday to reaffirm its financial support for Phase 2 of the Silver Line Metro project. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2012 at 11:58 AM
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By Julie Carey

Fairfax Board Submits Silver Line Names

Fairfax Board Submits Silver Line Names

What's in a Silver Line name? A lot, apparently. Read »

Friday, Apr 6, 2012 at 9:54 PM
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By Julie Carey

Va. Budget Deal Could Jeopardize Dulles Metro

Virginia’s new budget deal excludes additional funds for the next phase of the Dulles Metrorail Project. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 28, 2012 at 8:55 PM
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By Tom Sherwood

Anger Over Obama's Proposed Metro Cuts

Washington regional leaders are mounting a campaign on Capitol Hill to block President Obama's proposed cuts in federal money for Metro. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 28, 2012 at 9:00 AM
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By Perry Stein

AM Read: Dulles Metro Funding Dispute

AM Read: Dulles Metro Funding Dispute

Funding for a metro to Dulles International Airport could be a point of conflict when members of the House and Senate work to finalize a budget plan during conference committee. Read »

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Julie Carey News4 Virginia Reporter Julie Carey is a News4 reporter focusing on Virginia issues and politics.
Chris Gordon
Chris Gordon News4 Maryland Reporter Chris Gordon is a legal analyst and reporter for NBC4, focusing on Maryland.
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Mark Murray NBC News Deputy Political Director Mark Murray is the NBC News Deputy Political Director, NBC News First Read analyst and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
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Chuck Todd NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd is the Moderator of Meet the Press and NBC News' Political Director.
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