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Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015 at 6:38 PM

New Tax Proposed on E-Cigs in Montgomery Co.

People using e-cigarettes in Montgomery County may soon be forced to pay a little more. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015 at 6:16 AM

Early Voting Begins for D.C. Council Special Election

Early Voting Begins for D.C. Council Special Election

Early voting is underway to fill two seats on D.C. Council. Read »

Monday, Apr 13, 2015 at 11:09 PM
DC Streetcar Funding Questioned During Mayor's Council Hearing

DC Streetcar Funding Questioned During Mayor's Council Hearing

D.C. council members say Mayor Muriel Bowser's new budget slashes funding for the city's new streetcar system even more. News4's Tom Sherwood reports. Watch »

Monday, Apr 13, 2015 at 11:07 PM

Md. Budget Passes Amid Disagreement

Md. Budget Passes Amid Disagreement

Maryland lawmakers passed the state's $40 billion budget Monday night, but Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and the Democratic-led Legislature had not yet bridged their differences over about $200 million lawmakers... Read »

Monday, Apr 13, 2015 at 1:52 PM

A Look at Bills That Passed the Md. General Assembly

A Look at Bills That Passed the Md. General Assembly

The Maryland General Assembly is scheduled to adjourn its 90-day legislation session at midnight Monday. Here is a look at some of the legislation that has been passed so far: Read »

Friday, Apr 10, 2015 at 10:23 PM

Pot Paraphernalia 'Compromise' Bill Approved

Pot Paraphernalia 'Compromise' Bill Approved

A Maryland bill to decriminalize drug paraphernalia is headed back to the House chamber after getting support from the state Senate. Read »

Friday, Apr 10, 2015 at 10:22 PM

Md. Lawmakers OK Fracking Ban Until Late 2017

Md. Lawmakers OK Fracking Ban Until Late 2017

The Maryland General Assembly has passed a measure to prohibit fracking permits in the state until October 2017. Read »

Thursday, Apr 9, 2015 at 8:57 AM

Ex-Va. Gov.: Favors Were Routine Courtesies

Ex-Va. Gov.: Favors Were Routine Courtesies

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell made his final written plea to a federal appeals court Wednesday, arguing that the favors he did for a wealthy businessman were routine courtesies and not part of a bribery... Read »

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015 at 12:54 PM
Baker Endorses Rep. Chris Van Hollen

Baker Endorses Rep. Chris Van Hollen

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker has endorsed U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen in his run for U.S. Senate. Watch »

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015 at 10:40 PM

Baker Endorses Rep. Chris Van Hollen

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker has endorsed U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen in his run for U.S. Senate. 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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