Michael Pope

Virginia Public Radio Reporter

Michael Pope is an author and journalist who lives in Old Town Alexandria. He has reported for NPR, the New York Daily News and the Alexandria Gazette Packet. He has a master's degree in American Studies from Florida State University, and he is a former adjunct professor at Tallahassee Community College. He is the author of four books.

Republicans are up in arms about a piece of direct mail in the hotly contested race for governor.

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President Trump isn’t the only person in Washington trying to undo the Obama legacy. One powerful member of the Virginia Congressional delegation is also trying to take action against what he sees as a problem created in the last administration.


Republicans and Democrats are both targeting certain races for the House of Delegates this year, hoping to invest in retaining seats or in some cases flipping them to the other side.

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Voters will face some stark choices when they vote for governor next month. The two major party candidates are on opposite ends of numerous issues from environmental issues to health care.

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Health officials across Virginia are bracing for the worst while also helping people feel their best.