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Yes, that was Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman at Sen. Sessions’ confirmation hearing

Loudoun County residents watching U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing for U.S. attorney general last week may have recognized a familiar face in the background.

Report finds future housing gap of 18,000 in Loudoun. But is the county ready for the growth?

By 2040 Loudoun County will be 17,860 homes shy of what it needs, and this comes at a time when people from across the income spectrum are expected to migrate to the county.

Marchers brave cold, rain for MLK event in D.C.

Despite rain and cold weather, marchers filled several blocks in Washington on Saturday as they rallied in a Martin Luther King Jr. Day march that was at times also a rally against President-elect Donald Trump.

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Deputy FBI director, an Ashburn resident, connected to IG review of the bureau, Justice Department

The new probe stems from the FBI's previous investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server, comments from FBI Director James Comey and an ensuing letter released by Comey.

Attorney General Mark Herring and interfaith leaders at the All Dulles Area Muslim Society in Sterling. Courtesy Photo

Herring, legislators, interfaith community unveil ‘No Hate VA’

State lawmakers, leaders from interfaith groups and Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring gathered at the All Dulles Area Muslim Society Friday to show a united front for Herring's anti-hate crimes initiative.

Feds approve Ball’s Bluff National Historic Landmark expansion

Loudoun County’s nomination for expansion of the Ball’s Bluff Battlefield National Historic Landmark was approved by the U.S. Department of the Interior this week, county officials announced Friday.

County seeks Loudoun residents’ advice on improvements to bus routes, transit services

Starting today, Loudoun residents can begin providing feedback on the county’s bus routes and transit services.

Kaine and Tillerson duel at secretary of state nominee’s confirmation hearing

“Senator, since I am no longer with ExxonMobil, I’m in no position to speak on their behalf. That question would have to be put to them," Tillerson said.

Comstock introduces bill to pave way for over-the-counter contraceptives

Republican Congresswoman Barbara Comstock has thrown her weight behind a bill that would allow women to buy birth control pills over the counter, without the need for prescriptions.

Governor promises to “lean in” on ethics, voting legislation

Terry McAuliffe says he’ll be actively promoting measures in this year’s legislative session aimed at strengthening the state’s ethics rules and making it easier to vote.

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MORE: Leesburg Town Council appoints interim council member after closed-door discussion

Leesburg Town Council tonight entered a closed executive session so they could have an “open and honest conversation” about appointing someone to serve on the town's governing body on an interim basis.

Leesburg Council postpones vice mayoral appointment, OKs Costco expansion

Town Council settled down to business Tuesday with two uncontroversial public hearings.

Comstock fights off criticism for Holman Rule vote

Republican Congresswoman Barbara Comstock is defending her vote in favor of an overarching rules package in the House of Representatives that includes an old rule enabling lawmakers to cut the pay of federal workers down to as little as a dollar.

Virginia lawmakers return this week for new session

Virginia's 2017 legislative session is set to start with lawmakers battling over state budget problems and jockeying for attention in an election year.

Virginia firearm sales nearly doubled during Obama tenure

State data shows total firearm sales in Virginia during President Barack Obama's tenure nearly doubled sales during President George W. Bush's two terms.
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