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Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 8:30 PM

Tim Kaine's Wife Resigns as Va. Secretary of Education

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's office announced Tuesday that Anne Holton resigned as Virginia's Secretary of Education because her husband had been picked to be Hillary Clinton's running mate. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 5:30 AM

Celebrities Join Push for DC Statehood

Celebrities Join Push for DC Statehood

District of Columbia officials are enlisting Hollywood celebrities to call attention to their push to make the nation's capital a state. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 7:25 AM

Fact Check: DNC Day 1

Fact Check: DNC Day 1

The 2016 Democratic National Convention is underway, and the factual inaccuracies on the first night focused on income, college tuition and something the Republican ticket had said or done. Read »

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 6:15 PM

Former DC Mayor Diagnosed With Thyroid Cancer

Former DC Mayor Diagnosed With Thyroid Cancer

Former D.C. mayor Anthony Williams was diagnosed with thyroid cancer last month but is expected to make a full recovery, a chief aide told News4. Read »

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 1:27 PM

Md. Delegates Hope Sanders Will Voice Support for Clinton

Md. Delegates Hope Sanders Will Voice Support for Clinton

Maryland delegates at the Democratic National Convention say they hope Bernie Sanders will express full support for Hillary Clinton during his convention speech, as leaked emails from national party officials... Read »

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 6:12 AM

Kaine Brings Steady Hand, Confidence to Clinton Ticket

Kaine Brings Steady Hand, Confidence to Clinton Ticket

Hillary Clinton's running mate, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia, has been described by critics as a snoozer of a choice who could fail to inspire the more liberal wing of the Democratic Party, blue collar... Read »

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 5:54 AM

Few Women Getting Elected in Virginia

Few Women Getting Elected in Virginia

It's rare to find agreement between Republicans and Democrats in Virginia politics, but several members of both parties agree on one thing: There are not enough women being elected to state offices in the Old... Read »

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 5:52 AM

Maryland Faces Possible Lack of Female Lawmakers in Congress

Maryland Faces Possible Lack of Female Lawmakers in Congress

Maryland has been among leading states in electing women to political offices for decades, but the state could have its first all-male congressional delegation in more than 40 years unless at least one of two... Read »

Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Clinton 'Thrilled' With VP Pick Tim Kaine

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton announced Friday that she has selected the Virginia senator and former governor as her running mate. His guiding principle is "the belief that you can... Read »

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 7:03 PM
Tim Kaine Supporters Prepare for Dem. VP Announcement

Tim Kaine Supporters Prepare for Dem. VP Announcement

Supporters of Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine were making campaign buttons with Kaine's face alongside Clinton's on Friday in the hope he would be her pick for running mate. News4's Julie Carey reports on why they... Watch »

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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.
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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.
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Chuck Todd NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd is the Moderator of Meet the Press and NBC News' Political Director.
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