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Thursday, Mar 19, 2015 at 12:15 AM

Document Details Ex-Va. First Lady's Would-Be Testimony

Document Details Ex-Va. First Lady's Would-Be Testimony

An affidavit by Maureen McDonnell's attorney, William Burck, filed under seal last year and made public Wednesday, shows what she would have testified in her husband's defense if the judge approved separate... Read »

Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015 at 10:41 AM

Sherwood's Notebook: What's in a Name...

Sherwood's Notebook: What's in a Name...

Maybe we should rename the Washington Monument. After all, the father of our country was a brutal slave owner. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015 at 9:50 AM

D.C. Budget Approval Process Still Controversial

D.C. Budget Approval Process Still Controversial

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser says she has no plans to ask Congress to formally approve the District's budget as it has in the past. Read »

Monday, Mar 16, 2015 at 7:33 PM

U.S. Attorney Ron Machen to Step Down April 1

U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia Ronald Machen will step down April 1, he announced Monday. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 17, 2015 at 2:36 PM
The Influence of the

The Influence of the "Invisible Primary"

Mark Murray, political editor for NBC News, discusses potential 2016 candidates and the influence of the "invisible primary." Watch »

Monday, Mar 16, 2015 at 5:25 AM

Biden in Md. to Discuss Funds for Rape Kit Testing

Biden in Md. to Discuss Funds for Rape Kit Testing

Vice President Joe Biden will join Sen. Barbara Mikulski in Maryland on Monday to highlight funding directed toward clearing a backlog of hundreds of thousands of untested rape kits. Read »

Friday, Mar 13, 2015 at 11:52 PM

Proposed Prince George’s Budget Focuses on Schools

The new budget plan in Prince George's County involves a big hike in property taxes and layoffs and furloughs for county workers in order to improve public safety and local schools. Read »

Thursday, Mar 12, 2015 at 5:20 AM

Former Md. Lt. Gov. Brown to Run for Rep. Edwards’ Seat

Former Md. Lt. Gov. Brown to Run for Rep. Edwards’ Seat

Former Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown has announced his intent to run for Rep. Donna Edwards' House seat. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015 at 11:50 AM

Gov. McAuliffe Set to Visit Cuba on Trade Mission

Gov. McAuliffe Set to Visit Cuba on Trade Mission

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is set to head to Cuba later this year as part of an economic development and trade mission. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015 at 3:19 PM
AP Sues for Access to Clinton's Emails

AP Sues for Access to Clinton's Emails

The Associated Press is suing the Department of State to release private emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. NBC News political writer Carrie Dann discusses how the lack of transparency could... 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.
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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