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.


When Donald Trump is no longer in the White House, what will the future of the Republican Party look like?

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Opponents of a text hotline for teens to ask questions about sex are asking the Trump administration to take action against the program.

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A few years ago, former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell was involved in a political scandal over ethics. And a new report shows the Commonwealth hasn't improved its standing since then.

Virginia's unemployment rate is down a bit, according to the latest data from the federal government.

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Restaurants across Virginia are adapting to new rules about when they can serve alcohol.