As soon as the opportunity arose, Virginia Republicans put in place laws that would make it more difficult for many likely Democratic voters to access the polls. Their efforts could make all the difference in November.
The fire, burning underneath a dump, is causing health problems while politicians and the landfill owners fight over what, if anything, to do about it.
A recent break-in at the offices of a human rights group apparently targeted files related to a lawsuit against the CIA. It is only the latest in a string of events that seem to be aimed at obstructing justice.