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Monday, Apr 21, 2014 at 1:36 PM

Va. Gov. McAuliffe Touts First 100 Days

Va. Gov. McAuliffe Touts First 100 Days

Gov. Terry McAuliffe is celebrating his administration's accomplishments during its first 100 days in office. Read »

Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 10:12 AM

McAuliffe Alters Felons' Voting Rights Procedures

McAuliffe Alters Felons' Voting Rights Procedures

Gov. Terry McAuliffe is making it easier for felons to regain their voting rights. Read »

Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 3:26 PM
O'Malley Prepping for Possible Presidential Run

O'Malley Prepping for Possible Presidential Run

NBC's Senior Political Editor Mark Murray discusses the ongoing Republican fight against the health care law, and Maryland governor Martin O'Malley's preparation for a possible 2016 presidential run. Watch »

Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 5:22 AM

Gubernatorial Candidates Clash on Economic Policy

Gubernatorial Candidates Clash on Economic Policy

All three Democratic candidates in the governor's race agree Maryland's economic policies need work, but they disagree sharply about how much. Read »

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 7:46 PM
      

D.C. Council Sues Mayor Over Congressional Budget Approval

The D.C. Council filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Mayor Vincent Gray over the city's authority to spend some of its local tax money without congressional approval. Read »

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 5:05 PM

Judge: Ex-Gov. Can't Keep Filings From Prosecutors

Judge: Ex-Gov. Can't Keep Filings From Prosecutors

A judge says former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell can keep some court filings from the public, but not from prosecutors in his public corruption case. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 1:21 PM

Mizeur Promoting State-Run Retirement Savings Plan

Mizeur Promoting State-Run Retirement Savings Plan

Del. Heather Mizeur, who is running for Maryland governor, has proposed a state-run retirement savings program to help workers who don't have retirement plans from their employers. Read »

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 4:47 PM
Hillary Clinton and the Ukraine Crisis

Hillary Clinton and the Ukraine Crisis

NBC News Senior Political Editor Mark Murray talks about how Hillary Clinton might handle the crisis in the Ukraine. Watch »

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 1:20 PM

Gansler: Eliminate Md.'s Special Prosecutor Office

Gansler: Eliminate Md.'s Special Prosecutor Office

Attorney General Doug Gansler, a gubernatorial candidate in the Democratic primary, says Maryland should do away with the state prosecutor's office, an independent unit that investigates public corruption. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Mizeur Calls for Physician-Assisted Suicide

Mizeur Calls for Physician-Assisted Suicide

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Del. Heather Mizeur wants to legalize physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients in Maryland. 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.
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Domenico Montanaro NBC News Political Reporter Domenico Montanaro is an NBC News Political Reporter, analyst for NBC News' First Read and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
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.
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