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Friday, Mar 27, 2015 at 10:24 PM
Meet the Press Preview: Conflict in Yemen, Iran Nuclear Talks

Meet the Press Preview: Conflict in Yemen, Iran Nuclear Talks

Chuck Todd and guests will discuss rebel advances in Yemen, talks about Iran's nuclear capability and more on Meet the Press this Sunday. Watch »

Friday, Mar 27, 2015 at 8:56 AM

Audit: Md. Misallocated $28.4M for Health Exchange

Audit: Md. Misallocated $28.4M for Health Exchange

A federal audit says Maryland misallocated $28.4 million in federal money for its flawed health care exchange and is recommending the state pay the money back. Read »

Friday, Mar 27, 2015 at 7:04 AM

D.C. Mayor to Detail New Approach to Job Training

D.C. Mayor to Detail New Approach to Job Training

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser is launching a new approach to job training for unemployed city residents. Read »

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 at 11:30 PM

Rubio Seeks to Strip Gun-Control Authority From D.C. Officials

Rubio Seeks to Strip Gun-Control Authority From D.C. Officials

A likely Republican presidential candidate has introduced a bill that would ban local elected officials in the nation's capital from enacting gun-control laws. Read »

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 at 7:25 PM

Va. AG Launching Effort Aimed at Predatory Lending

Va. AG Launching Effort Aimed at Predatory Lending

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is launching an effort aimed at combatting predatory lending. Read »

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 at 11:16 PM

D.C. Group to Hold Marijuana Seed-Sharing Events

Marijuana has been legal in D.C. for about a month, but there's one question that may leave those who want to indulge perplexed -- how do you get it? Read »

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 at 10:40 AM

Obamas to Host Pope Francis at White House

Obamas to Host Pope Francis at White House

The White House says President Barack Obama will host Pope Francis in Washington when he visits the United States this fall. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015 at 8:16 PM

Concern Grows Over Whereabouts of Former D.C. Del.

Concern is growing for the well-being of 82-year-old Walter Fauntroy -- a former D.C. congressman and longtime civil rights activist -- who has been traveling for an extended period of time, but has been unclear... Read »

Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015 at 12:55 PM
13 Ward 8 Candidates to Meet at Debate

13 Ward 8 Candidates to Meet at Debate

It's a crowded field in the April 28 special election for Marion Barry's Ward 8 Council seat. Barry died late last year. Wednesday night, 13 candidates will meet for a debate. News4's Tom Sherwood offers insight... Watch »

Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015 at 7:09 AM

Sherwood's Notebook: Walt Whitman’s Washington…

Sherwood's Notebook: Walt Whitman’s Washington…

The Notebook shook ourselves from the couch on Sunday and traveled over the 14th Street Bridge, down the George Washington Parkway to the Athenaeum in Alexandria. 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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