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Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014 at 2:15 PM

Defense Fund for Former Va. Gov. McDonnell Raises $93K

Defense Fund for Former Va. Gov. McDonnell Raises $93K

The legal defense fund for former Gov. Bob McDonnell is reporting that it raised $93,000 during the second quarter of this year. Read »

Monday, Jul 14, 2014 at 5:07 PM

D.C. Council Overrides Mayor Gray's Veto

D.C. Council Overrides Mayor Gray's Veto

The D.C. Council has delivered a final blow to some of outgoing Mayor Vincent Gray's priorities by overriding his veto of the city's $10.6 billion budget. Read »

Monday, Jul 14, 2014 at 3:15 PM

Md. State House Renovations to Finish in Dec.

Md. State House Renovations to Finish in Dec.

The results of nearly $8 million in renovations will be on view with the reopening of the Old Senate Chamber, the old Senate Committee Room and the stairwell room. Read »

Saturday, Jul 12, 2014 at 7:13 AM

Mayor Gray Vetoes $10.6 Billion Budget

Mayor Gray Vetoes $10.6 Billion Budget

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has vetoed the $10.6 billion budget approved by the D.C. Council. Read »

Monday, Jul 14, 2014 at 8:55 AM

Bill Would Minimize Pre-K Suspensions in D.C.

Bill Would Minimize Pre-K Suspensions in D.C.

A D.C. councilmember is sponsoring legislation to prohibit the city's public schools from suspending or expelling pre-kindergarten students except in rare circumstances. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014 at 8:45 AM
Obama's Fight to Fund Road Repair

Obama's Fight to Fund Road Repair

The White House is getting behind a Republican-backed bill to fix the highway funding problem in the short term. NBC political reporter Carrie Dann has more. Watch »

Thursday, Jul 10, 2014 at 7:05 PM

New Candidate in D.C.'s AG Race

New Candidate in D.C.'s AG Race

Thirty-seven-year-old Lateefah Williams, an attorney who's spent most of her career doing legislative and public policy work, is the latest candidate to enter the race. Read »

Friday, Jul 11, 2014 at 1:17 PM
How Would GOP Suit Vs. Obama Affect Both Parties?

How Would GOP Suit Vs. Obama Affect Both Parties?

NBC News Political Editor Carrie Dann joins Angie Goff in the studio to discuss what the impact of the GOP lawsuit against President Obama would be for both parties. Watch »

Thursday, Jul 10, 2014 at 5:30 AM

Marion Barry to Hold Book Signing for New Memoir

Marion Barry to Hold Book Signing for New Memoir

Former Washington mayor and current D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry will discuss his memoir and sign copies at a D.C. public library. Read »

Saturday, Jul 12, 2014 at 7:14 AM

Va. to Boost Funding for Columbia Pike Streetcar

Va. to Boost Funding for Columbia Pike Streetcar

A plan to run a streetcar between Fairfax and Arlington counties has received a boost after state officials announced they will increase funding for the project by up to $65 million. 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.
Domenico Montanaro
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.
Chuck Todd
Chuck Todd NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd is the NBC News Political Director, host of “The Daily Rundown” on MSNBC and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
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