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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.

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.

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.

Former congressman making surprise run for Virginia governor

Former U.S. Rep. Tom Perriello is making a surprise bid for governor, shaking up what was once thought to be a settled Democratic nomination.

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Democrat announces campaign for Virginia’s 32nd House District seat

An Ashburn Democrat has announced his candidacy to challenge incumbent Republican Del. Tag Greason for the House of Delegates 32nd District seat.

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“Small town America thinking big”—Purcellville mayor delivers State of the Town address

“We are energized and committed to implementing strategies to further reduce our debt burden, increase none tax revenue, and not compromise the character of our town,” the mayor said.

Charles Colgan, longest-serving member of Va. Senate, dies at 90

Charles J. Colgan, a Democrat who represented Prince William County who was the longest-serving member of the Virginia Senate, has died, his daughter says.

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Sen. Jill Vogel embroiled in email scandal

State Sen. Jill Vogel says she is “horrified” and “upset” by implications that she – or her husband -- is involved in a smear campaign against a fellow Republican state senator, but thus far the evidence in the imbroglio doesn't appear to be on Vogel's side.

Top four candidates selected for vacant Leesburg Council seat

Leesburg Town Council on Monday will hear presentations from four candidates vying for appointment to fill Mayor Kelly Burk’s vacated council seat, according to town officials.
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