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Wednesday, Aug 2, 2017 at 11:15 AM

Holmes Norton Hosting Job Fair Wed.

Holmes Norton Hosting Job Fair Wed.

Job opportunities are available from non-profits, private businesses, retail, restaurants and hotels, and more. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017 at 7:34 PM
Delaney Enters Presidential Race Early to Connect to Voters

Delaney Enters Presidential Race Early to Connect to Voters

Rep. John Delaney, D-Md., got a jump on the race for the White House. He told News4's Chris Lawrence he got in early to start listening to voters’ concerns and build his national name recognition. Watch »

Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017 at 5:22 AM

Va. Gov. McAuliffe Promoting Millennial Civic Engagement

Va. Gov. McAuliffe Promoting Millennial Civic Engagement

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is trying to get more young people involved in their communities. Read »

Friday, Jul 28, 2017 at 6:09 PM

Angela Alsobrooks Running for Prince George's Co. Exec

Angela Alsobrooks Running for Prince George's Co. Exec

Prince George's County State's Attorney Angela Alsobrooks is running for county executive. Read »

Friday, Jul 28, 2017 at 2:53 PM

US Rep. John Delaney Running for President

US Rep. John Delaney Running for President

U.S. Rep. John Delaney of Maryland says he's running for president. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 7:51 PM
Soccer in Spain: D.C. Girls Could Go on Life-Changing Trip

Soccer in Spain: D.C. Girls Could Go on Life-Changing Trip

As many as 40 girls from D.C. public schools could travel to Spain to learn soccer skills next year as part of a new partnership with the FC Barcelona team. The girls will have to try out to win a spot --... Watch »

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 8:35 PM

Fed Court: DC 'Proper Reason' Gun Law Is Unconstitutional

Fed Court: DC 'Proper Reason' Gun Law Is Unconstitutional

A federal appeals court has blocked a District of Columbia law that makes it difficult for gun owners to get concealed carry permits. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 5:56 AM

Transgender Candidate Takes on Culture Warrior in Virginia

Transgender Candidate Takes on Culture Warrior in Virginia

Democrat Danica Roem is challenging Republican Bob Marshall for his northern Virginia seat in the state House of Delegates. With such stark differences between the candidates, the race is expected to draw in big... Read »

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 3:02 PM

Jaffe: DC Police Find Guns, Assault Weapons in Storage Unit

Jaffe: DC Police Find Guns, Assault Weapons in Storage Unit

Police found three semi-automatic, long-barrel assault weapons last week inside a storage unit on South Capitol Street, a block north of Nationals Park. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 9:08 PM

Congressman's Wife Ponders Run for Governor in Maryland

Congressman's Wife Ponders Run for Governor in Maryland

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, the wife of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, said Tuesday she is "strongly considering'' running for governor of Maryland. Read »

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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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