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Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016 at 3:21 PM

Trump Shows Off Purple Heart at Va. Campaign Rally

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump kicked off a rally in Virginia Tuesday by showing off a Purple Heart that he said a veteran had given him in a show of support. Trump said he was "honored"... Read »

Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016 at 8:59 AM

Former Virginia First Lady Asks Court to Vacate Convictions

Former Virginia First Lady Asks Court to Vacate Convictions

Lawyers for Virginia's former first lady say her corruption convictions should be vacated after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned her husband's convictions. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016 at 3:47 PM

Hillary Clinton to Speak at NABJ-NAHJ Convention

Hillary Clinton to Speak at NABJ-NAHJ Convention

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will speak in Washington, D.C., this week at a convention for journalists of color. Read »

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 4:33 PM

The Week Ahead: Olympic Games Begin

The Week Ahead with Andy Gross Read »

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 8:46 PM

VP Nominee Tim Kaine Urges Voters to Trust Hillary Clinton

``Let's talk about trust,'' Kaine said in his Wednesday night speech at the Democratic convention. ``I trust Hillary Clinton with our son's life.'' Read »

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 9:01 AM

Tim Kaine Dad Jokes Take Twitter by Storm

The Democratic Party may be losing the beloved goofiness of "Uncle" Joe Biden, but they could be gaining a new cult hero. Tim Kaine, who was tapped by Hillary Clinton as her running mate, introduced himself to... Read »

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 8:02 PM
Trump Bashes Kaine Ahead of DNC Speech

Trump Bashes Kaine Ahead of DNC Speech

During an almost hour-long press conference, Donald Trump attacked Hillary Clinton's running mate, Sen. Tim Kaine. But the vice presidential hopeful had a few words of his own for the GOP nominee. Watch »

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 6:20 PM
Kaine Reveals the Moment He Got 'the Call' From Clinton

Kaine Reveals the Moment He Got 'the Call' From Clinton

Northern Virginia bureau chief Julie Carey reports on Tim Kaine's breakfast with the Virginia delegation. Watch »

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 5:16 PM
Sen. Kaine's Wife Anne Holton Joins Campaign

Sen. Kaine's Wife Anne Holton Joins Campaign

Hillary Clinton's campaign has plans for her running mate's wife, Anne Holton. Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey reports. Watch »

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 9:12 PM

Former Md. Gov. Martin O'Malley to Speak at DNC

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is scheduled to speak at the Democratic National Convention. Read »

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Julie Carey News4 Virginia Reporter Julie Carey is a News4 reporter focusing on Virginia issues and politics.
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