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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How much should the public know about how drug prices are calculated? One Virginia congresswoman is hoping to increase transparency.

Last minute money is streaming into some campaigns across Virginia.

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Voters from across Virginia will head to the polls next week in high-stakes races for the state Senate.


New campaign-finance numbers show certain races for the House of Delegates attracting outsized interest and campaign cash.

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The sexual assault scandal surrounding Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax has now become part of the election campaign for the General Assembly this year.