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Friday, Nov 25, 2016 at 5:07 PM

The Man Behind Biden-Pranking-Trump Memes

The Man Behind Biden-Pranking-Trump Memes

The Washington, D.C.-area Hillary Clinton supporter decided to start churning out tweets matching photos of President Obama and Vice President Biden with fake captions that show Biden planning to prank... Read »

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 at 6:57 PM

Marion Barry's Gravesite Gets Headstone

The grave site of the "Mayor for Life" now has a black stone memorial that pays tribute to Barry's four terms as mayor, his years on the D.C. Council and his civil rights background. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 at 6:55 AM

The Divided House: How to Get Through Thanksgiving This Year

Last Thanksgiving, the Saturday Night Live cast parodied every stereotype in the book -- the racist aunt, the transphobic grandfather, the progressive daughter disgusted by her relatives. Read »

Monday, Nov 21, 2016 at 9:47 AM

Former DC Schools Chancellor to Meet With Trump for Cabinet

Former DC Schools Chancellor to Meet With Trump for Cabinet

A Trump administration official said Michelle Rhee will be meeting with Trump in New Jersey on Saturday to discuss the secretary of education position. Read »

Friday, Nov 18, 2016 at 10:13 AM

Jaffe Report: Time to Free D.C. From Federal Taxes?

Jaffe Report: Time to Free D.C. From Federal Taxes?

Time to free D.C.! From federal taxes, I mean. Hear me out. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016 at 4:16 PM

Former D.C. Schools Chief Censured by Ethics Board

Former D.C. Schools Chief Censured by Ethics Board

A former District of Columbia schools chancellor has been censured by the city's ethics board for soliciting a six-figure contribution from a company that was doing business with the school system. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016 at 11:13 AM

Ex-Maryland Gov. O'Malley Says He Won't Seek to Lead DNC

Ex-Maryland Gov. O'Malley Says He Won't Seek to Lead DNC

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley says he won't seek to become chairman of the Democratic National Committee. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016 at 6:09 AM

Sherwood's Notebook: The Political Richter Scale

Sherwood's Notebook: The Political Richter Scale

Looking ahead is what we are doing — the aftershocks, you might call them. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016 at 4:59 PM

'Death With Dignity' Bill Passes in DC, Will Go to Congress

'Death With Dignity' Bill Passes in DC, Will Go to Congress

District of Columbia lawmakers have given final approval to a bill that would allow terminally ill patients to end their own lives with the help of a doctor. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016 at 2:32 PM

DC Council Wants Less Splashy Stand to Watch Inauguration

DC Council Wants Less Splashy Stand to Watch Inauguration

A majority of D.C. Council members believe the city should spend less money on a viewing stand for District officials to watch President-elect Donald Trump's inaugural parade than it did for President Barack... 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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