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Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 at 7:10 PM
Social Media's Role in Decision 2016

Social Media's Role in Decision 2016

NBC Nightly News' Lester Holt stops by News4 to discuss the roles social media and branding play in the next presidential election. Watch »

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 at 1:11 PM

'Bald Is Beautiful': Hogan Shares Photo After Chemo

'Bald Is Beautiful': Hogan Shares Photo After Chemo

"I may be losing hair follicles, but I'm winning the battle as we kill cancer cells like crazy," the governor wrote. Read »

Monday, Jul 27, 2015 at 12:22 PM

McAuliffe Names Longtime Fairfax Judge to Va. Supreme Court

McAuliffe Names Longtime Fairfax Judge to Va. Supreme Court

The northern Virginia judge who presided over one of the D.C. sniper trials was appointed Monday to the state Supreme Court. Read »

Monday, Jul 27, 2015 at 10:01 AM

Silver Line Summit to Discuss Changes in NoVa

Silver Line Summit to Discuss Changes in NoVa

Elected officials, Metro representatives and business leaders are getting together to talk about how Metro's Silver Line has changed Northern Virginia. Read »

Monday, Jul 27, 2015 at 9:34 AM

Obama Chides GOP Candidates Trump, Cruz and Huckabee

Insisting that Americans deserve better, President Barack Obama chided Republicans Mike Huckabee, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz on Monday for a series of campaign-trail attacks that he said would be "ridiculous... Read »

Monday, Jul 27, 2015 at 9:13 AM

GOP's Chairman Doesn't Expect Trump Third-Party Run

Republican Party chairman Reince Priebus said Monday that he's not worried about Donald Trump eventually running for president as an independent. "I don't see that happening," Priebus said in a nationally... Read »

Friday, Jul 24, 2015 at 10:34 AM

McDonnell Appeals Corruption Conviction Again

McDonnell Appeals Corruption Conviction Again

McDonnell's legal team filed a petition Friday for a rehearing of his appeal after a three-judge panel unanimously upheld the convictions earlier this month. Read »

Friday, Jul 24, 2015 at 10:02 AM

Hogan 'Feeling Strong' After 2nd Round of Chemo

Hogan 'Feeling Strong' After 2nd Round of Chemo

The governor says he's getting some work done from the hospital and posted a photo that shows him talking on a cellphone with papers spread in front of him on a table. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 22, 2015 at 9:03 PM

$15 Minimum Wage Could Be on Next Year's Ballot in DC

$15 Minimum Wage Could Be on Next Year's Ballot in DC

Washington D.C. elections officials have cleared the way for a $15-an-hour minimum wage to be added to the ballot. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 22, 2015 at 12:57 PM

Sherwood's Notebook: Hot Times…All Over!

Sherwood's Notebook: Hot Times…All Over!

Heat and humidity occurs through much of the summer, bitter cold during the winter and mostly pleasant temperatures in spring and fall. That’s Washington weather. Read »

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Julie Carey
Julie Carey News4 Virginia Reporter Julie Carey is a News4 reporter focusing on Virginia issues and politics.
Chris Gordon
Chris Gordon News4 Maryland Reporter Chris Gordon is a legal analyst and reporter for NBC4, focusing on Maryland.
Mark Murray
Mark Murray NBC News Deputy Political Director Mark Murray is the NBC News Deputy Political Director, NBC News First Read analyst and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
Tom Sherwood News4 Political Reporter Tom Sherwood is a reporter for News4 specializing in politics and the D.C. government.
Chuck Todd
Chuck Todd NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd is the Moderator of Meet the Press and NBC News' Political Director.
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