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Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 11:51 AM

Md. Adds $6.9 Million to School Lunch Program

Md. Adds $6.9 Million to School Lunch Program

The Maryland State Department of Education says it's awarding $6.9 million in state funds to 481 schools to supplement a federal school-breakfast program. Read »

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 10:07 AM

McDonnell: CEO's Loans Not Inappropriate

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell testified Friday about asking Jonnie Williams for a $20,000 loan two months after borrowing $50,000. Read »

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 2:07 PM
Ed Gillespie Touts Blue-Collar Roots in New Ad

Ed Gillespie Touts Blue-Collar Roots in New Ad

In a new ad, U.S. Senate candidate Ed Gillespie touts his blue-collar roots. Gillespie, a Republican, is challenging Democratic Senator Mark Warner. NBC's Senior Political Editor Mark Murray has more. Watch »

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 at 5:06 PM

Task Force Created to Fight Sex Assaults on Va. Campuses

Task Force Created to Fight Sex Assaults on Va. Campuses

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has created a task force to combat sexual assaults on Virginia's college campuses. Read »

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 11:18 AM
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15K Voter Registrations Challenged in Fairfax

15K Voter Registrations Challenged in Fairfax

A watchdog group says nearly 15,000 voters in Fairfax County may also be registered to vote in Maryland. Read »

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 8:35 AM

McDonnell: I'm Living With Priest, Not Wife

The latest shocking revelation in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife came in court Thursday, as McDonnell revealed the couple is living separately. McDonnell said on the... Read »

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 10:58 AM

Jailed Ex-D.C. Official Keeps Fighting Ethics Charges

Jailed Ex-D.C. Official Keeps Fighting Ethics Charges

Former D.C. councilmember Michael A. Brown, who's serving a three-year prison term on a bribery conviction, is continuing to fight charges by the city's ethics board. Read »

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 at 12:54 AM

Ex-Gov.: Admin. Did Nothing Unusual for Star Scientific

McDonnell Trial, Day 18: Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell takes the stand in his corruption trial. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 11:39 PM

Alexandria Couple's Marriage Halted by Court Decision

The Supreme Court put a hold on same-sex marriage in Virginia Wednesday afternoon, just hours before many couples planned to wed. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 10:34 AM

Sherwood's Notebook: Seeing and Saying Something…

Sherwood's Notebook: Seeing and Saying Something…

Americans since 9/11 have been urged by their federal and local governments to maintain a fear of terrorism and be sure to remember, "If you see something, say something." Well, a lot of people are seeing and... 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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