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McCabe kept memos on Trump dealings; Mueller now has them

Andrew McCabe, the onetime FBI deputy director long scorned by President Donald Trump and just fired by the attorney general, kept personal memos detailing interactions with the president that have been provided to the special counsel’s office and are similar to the notes compiled by dismissed FBI chief James Comey.

Ballots set for May 1 town elections

Western Loudoun's town elections are shaping up with the March 6 filing deadline having passed for the upcoming May 1 election.

Trump lauds firing of McCabe as ‘great day’

In what President Donald Trump called "a great day for Democracy," Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired Andrew McCabe, a former FBI deputy director long scorned by Trump, two days before McCabe's scheduled retirement date, acting on the recommendation of bureau disciplinary officials.

Ashburn’s McCabe, former FBI No. 2, may face firing ahead of retirement

The Justice Department is considering a recommendation that it fire former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, days ahead of his scheduled retirement, amid an inspector general investigation expected to be sharply critical of him, a person familiar with the matter said Wednesday.

Northam endorses Wexton in Democratic primary

Virginia’s governor has endorsed state Sen. Jennifer Wexton in the Democratic primary to unseat Republican Barbara Comstock in a closely watched congressional race.

Loudoun loans developer $2.5M for affordable housing in Ashburn

Loudoun supervisors on Wednesday voted unanimously to loan nearly $2.5 million from the county’s housing trust to a real estate developer that plans to construct more affordable housing in the Ashburn area.

Leesburg council reconsiders food trucks in select districts

With two new members sitting on town council, Leesburg is reconsidering its stance on allowing food trucks in the business and Crescent Design districts.

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Purcellville hires new town manager amid period of uncertainty

The new manager said he wants to enhance the town's quality of life and revenues, manage growth and “get the job done.”

Loudoun County supervisors distressed over state Metro funding

Lawmakers in Richmond over the weekend agreed to give $154 million annually in the new funding to Metro. The measure is contingent on Washington, D.C. and Maryland contributing similar funds to the transit system.

Leesburg council supports ‘T’ intersection for Route 15 North

Leesburg Town Council on Tuesday endorsed a signalized “T” for Loudoun County’s improvements to the Route 15 North and North King Street intersection—but the town refused to pay for it.

Northam sets date for special session on state budget

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is calling state lawmakers back to work next month to pass a state budget.

A look at some of this year’s oddball bills in the Virginia General Assembly

Lawmakers opted not to eliminate the crime of profanely swearing or cursing in public. A bill from GOP Del. Michael Webert (R) that would have done away with the crime currently punishable as a Class 4 misdemeanor died in committee.

UPDATE: She said, she said: Comstock, Randall spar over discussion at women’s commission meeting

On what was widely a day of unity and celebration of the achievements and plight of women, one of Loudoun County's most powerful women launched a contentious email exchange with the county chairwoman.

Virginia makes play time a priority in elementary schools

The Virginia Senate approved legislation Friday that defines recess as instructional time, responding to concerns from parents worried about a lack of unstructured play over a long school day.

Virginia lawmakers at impasse on Medicaid expansion

Virginia lawmakers aren't going to pass a budget on schedule this year, the second time in four years that disagreements over Medicaid expansion have led to a stalemate.

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