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Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 9:08 PM
DC Council Chairman Reworks Homeless Shelter Plan

DC Council Chairman Reworks Homeless Shelter Plan

Council Chairman Phil Mendelson is reworking the plan to build smaller homeless shelters to replace DC General. He wants to build some of the sites on city-owned land. Tom Sherwood has the story. Watch »

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 5:44 PM

John Kasich Leaves Race Following Indiana Loss

Ohio Gov. John Kasich, the last of Donald Trump's rivals for the Republican nomination, suspended his presidential campaign Wednesday. "The Lord has a purpose for me as he has for everyone, and as I suspend my... Read »

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 10:02 PM

Results for Virginia Local Elections

Results for Virginia Local Elections

Voters in cities and towns across Virginia cast their votes to select their local officials. Read »

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 5:27 AM

Sherwood's Notebook: Another Bandwagon?

Sherwood's Notebook: Another Bandwagon?

District citizens are going to be asked this November to vote on whether they support statehood for the District. Read »

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 3:15 PM
What's Ahead for the GOP

What's Ahead for the GOP

NBC's Carrie Dann discusses what's ahead for the GOP and looks at whether Bernie Sanders' win in Indiana is hurting Hillary Clinton's campaign. Watch »

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 6:49 AM

DC GOP Delegate Who Preferred Clinton to Trump Removed

DC GOP Delegate Who Preferred Clinton to Trump Removed

A Republican convention delegate who said she might prefer Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump has been stripped of her slot, according to party officials who say she lied about her residency. Read »

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 9:41 PM

Cruz Suspends Campaign: 'Voters Chose Another Path'

Sen. Ted Cruz, who despite an early victory in the Iowa caucus struggled to stop Donald Trump from cutting into his support from evangelical Christian voters, has dropped out of the race for the Republican... Read »

Monday, May 2, 2016 at 3:59 PM

Va. GOP Lawmakers to Sue Over Felons' Voting Rights

Va. GOP Lawmakers to Sue Over Felons' Voting Rights

Republican lawmakers in Virginia will file a lawsuit challenging Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe's decision to allow more than 200,000 convicted felons to vote in November, GOP leaders said Monday. Read »

Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 at 9:12 PM

Cruz Wins Majority of Delegates at Virginia Convention

Cruz Wins Majority of Delegates at Virginia Convention

Supporters of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz prevailed over backers of front-runner Donald Trump in a fight Saturday over delegates to the national Republican party convention, delegates that could help decide who... Read »

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 9:20 PM

Trump, Cruz Supporters Fight for Delegates at VA GOP Convention

For Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump, winning the Virginia primary in March was an important step in the process, but two months later, a new Trump versus Ted Cruz battle is playing out in the... 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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