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Monday, Mar 2, 2015 at 11:34 PM

McDonnell's Appeal Cites Broad Bribery Definition

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell said in court papers Monday that his conviction on several counts of public corruption was based on an overly broad definition of bribery and a flawed explanation of what... Read »

Monday, Mar 2, 2015 at 7:54 PM

'Nothing Gloomy': Sen. Barbara Mikulski in Her Own Words

Known as the "Dean of the Senate" by her women colleagues, U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski is often described as feisty. Read »

Monday, Mar 2, 2015 at 1:01 PM
Race to Replace Sen. Mikulski Should Be Interesting

Race to Replace Sen. Mikulski Should Be Interesting

Sen. Barbara Mikulski's seat is virtually a lifetime appointment for Maryland Democrats, so it should attract a lot of quality candidates. Watch »

Monday, Mar 2, 2015 at 12:33 PM

Maureen McDonnell Appeals Corruption Convictions

Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell has appealed her public corruption convictions. The appeal comes less than two weeks after she was sentenced to a year and a day in prison in a corruption case... Read »

Monday, Mar 2, 2015 at 12:35 PM
RAW VIDEO: Mikulski Announces Decision to Retire

RAW VIDEO: Mikulski Announces Decision to Retire

U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski won't seek a 6th term, she announced Monday. "Remember, for the next two years, I will be here, working 100 percent..." she said. "And when this term is done, I will know that I... Watch »

Monday, Mar 2, 2015 at 7:28 PM

Sen. Barbara Mikulski Won't Seek 6th Term

Powerful U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), the longest-serving woman in the history of Congress, will not seek a sixth term, she announced Monday. Read »

Monday, Mar 2, 2015 at 12:20 PM

2 Arrested in Separate White House Security Breaches

2 Arrested in Separate White House Security Breaches

Two people were arrested in two separate White House security breaches in less than 24 hours, NBC News reported. Read »

Saturday, Feb 28, 2015 at 7:29 AM

Va. Legislative Session Ends with Ethics Rules

Va. Legislative Session Ends with Ethics Rules

Lawmakers adjourned Friday after passing legislation at the last minute aimed at tightening the state's ethics rules for public officials and curbing sexual assaults on Virginia's college campuses. Read »

Friday, Feb 27, 2015 at 9:10 PM

2015 Virginia Legislative Near Close With Ethics Rules

2015 Virginia Legislative Near Close With Ethics Rules

Virginia's 2015 legislative session is almost in the books. Read »

Friday, Feb 27, 2015 at 6:43 PM

Md. Senate President Apologizes for Hitler Comment

Md. Senate President Apologizes for Hitler Comment

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller has apologized for citing Hitler while disputing a statement by the state's governor. Read »

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