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Thursday, Dec 11, 2014 at 5:58 AM

Judge Expands Sentencing Memo for Ex-Governor

Judge Expands Sentencing Memo for Ex-Governor

Lawyers for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will be allowed to file a longer-than-usual brief about his upcoming sentencing on federal corruption charges. Read »

Thursday, Dec 11, 2014 at 5:24 AM

Hogan, Adviser to Hold Briefing on Md. Budget

Hogan, Adviser to Hold Briefing on Md. Budget

Gov.-elect Larry Hogan has scheduled a briefing on Maryland's budget. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014 at 11:18 PM

Blocked Marijuana Legislation Prompts More D.C. Protests

Marijuana activists joined police violence protesters in demonstrating on the streets of downtown D.C. after Congress reached a spending deal that bars the district from legalizing marijuana. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014 at 11:02 AM

Congressional Deal Upends Pot Legalization in D.C.

Congressional Deal Upends Pot Legalization in D.C.

A Congressional spending deal will block the District of Columbia from legalizing marijuana through next September. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014 at 5:41 AM

Sherwood's Notebook: And The Days Dwindle Down

Sherwood's Notebook: And The Days Dwindle Down

The year 2014 is nearing the end of its run. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 9, 2014 at 3:19 PM

Hogan: Md. Gov. O'Malley Rushing Policies as Term Ends

Hogan: Md. Gov. O'Malley Rushing Policies as Term Ends

Larry Hogan says Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is rushing to implement policies under the wire before he leaves office next month. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 9, 2014 at 9:32 AM

Hogan to Meet With County Executives

Hogan to Meet With County Executives

Governor-elect Larry Hogan is scheduled to host a breakfast meeting with five county executives. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014 at 9:32 PM

D.C. Mayor Bowser Appoints City Administrator

D.C. Mayor-Elect Muriel Bowser announced her appointment of Alexandria City Manager Rashad M. Young as the District's new city administrator Tuesday. Read »

Friday, Dec 5, 2014 at 5:05 PM

The Week Ahead: No Government Shutdown, Right?

The Week Ahead: No Government Shutdown, Right?

The Week Ahead with Andy Gross Read »

Friday, Dec 5, 2014 at 4:31 PM
What Barry Wanted as His Legacy

What Barry Wanted as His Legacy

Marion Barry was determined to safeguard his legacy. Omar Tyree, co-author of Barry's autobiography, "Mayor for Life," shares what Barry was most proud of in his career, and whether he ever talked about... Watch »

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