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Salena Zito Reporting

Reflecting frustration, Webb eyes presidency

By Salena Zito
In late November 2005, legendary Democrat strategist Steve Jarding sat down with Jim Webb — author, filmmaker, decorated Vietnam veteran and former U.S. Navy secretary — to discuss a possible run for a U.S. Senate seat in Virginia against a ...

Luis Fábregas Columns

Fábregas: ‘Iron Meg’ grateful for return to health after biking accident

By Luis Fábregas
Family and friends call her Iron Meg. When you hear her story, you’ll understand why. Megan Kruth’s tale of survival from a tragic biking accident resonates with themes of gratitude and perseverance. And, boy, did she persevere. On the morning ...

Eric Heyl Columns

Heyl: Kane in sticky situation

By Eric Heyl
Distraction adheres to Kathleen Kane like military-grade epoxy. As Pennsylvania’s attorney general, she and her staff should singularly be focused on bringing criminals to justice. But the bizarre activities occurring in Kane’s scandal-plagued office indicate that the attention being paid ...

Nafari Vanaski Columns

Vanaski: School choice, mergers lay path to equality

By Nafari Vanaski
A couple of years ago, I thought it’d be a good idea to spend a day in a classroom of the highest- and lowest-rated school districts in the region. After persuading the superintendent of the highest-rated school that this wasn’t ...