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.

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After years of stagnation, incomes in Virginia are on the rise.

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As the vote nears for Senate confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, both of Virginia's senators are now announcing their intention to vote no.

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People all across Virginia stopped today to recall the events of September 11th, 2001. But nowhere were the memories as raw as Arlington, where one of the hijacked planes slammed into the Pentagon.

It’s been 46 years since Congress sent the Equal Rights Amendment to the states for ratification.

Now, all these years later, Virginia may end up playing a key role in finally adopting the ERA.

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The fierce debate about filling the vacancy on the United States Supreme Court is likely to have an immediate impact here in Virginia.