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Monday, Sep 8, 2014 at 1:31 PM
Obama's Strategy Against ISIS

Obama's Strategy Against ISIS

President Obama will talk to congressional leaders about ISIS on Tuesday. NBC's Carrie Dann discusses Obama's strategy to fight ISIS, as well as the big issues facing Congress this fall. Watch »

Monday, Sep 8, 2014 at 5:48 AM

Warner, Gillespie Talk Tech at Candidate Forum

Warner, Gillespie Talk Tech at Candidate Forum

U.S. Senate candidates Mark Warner and Ed Gillespie will be making their pitches to northern Virginia's tech community at a town hall forum. Read »

Friday, Sep 5, 2014 at 7:32 PM

Gray's Campaign Driver Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy

A former driver for D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray pleaded guilty to conspiracy in connection with Gray's 2010 campaign. Read »

Saturday, Sep 6, 2014 at 7:29 AM

'Facts Spoke for Themselves': McDonnell Trial Juror

Kathleen L. Carmody said she voted for Bob McDonnell and thought he was "terrific for Virginia'' as governor -- but as a juror in McDonnell's corruption trial, she was compelled to convict him. Read »

Friday, Sep 5, 2014 at 6:16 PM

Ex.-Gov. Sobs as McDonnells Found Guilty

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife have been found guilty of multiple counts in their corruption trial. "My trust remains in the Lord," said Bob McDonnell in a brief statement as he left the... Read »

Thursday, Sep 4, 2014 at 6:38 PM

D.C. Mayor's Campaign Driver Charged With Conspiracy

A sixth person has been charged with a crime related to illegal funding of District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray's 2010 campaign. Read »

Thursday, Sep 4, 2014 at 4:47 PM
First Three Count Verdicts Revealed in McDonnell Trial

First Three Count Verdicts Revealed in McDonnell Trial

The first three verdicts were revealed Thursday after the McDonnell trial ended. Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen were charged in a 14-count indictment with doing special favors for Jonnie... Watch »

Thursday, Sep 4, 2014 at 4:45 PM
McDonnells' Guilty Verdicts:

McDonnells' Guilty Verdicts: 'Sobbing Began'

Charles James describes the McDonnell's reaction in the courtroom to multiple guilty verdicts being read: "They dipped their heads, they were silent, and then the sobbing began." Watch »

Thursday, Sep 4, 2014 at 5:32 AM

D.C. Mayor Attending Tourism Summit in Beijing

D.C. Mayor Attending Tourism Summit in Beijing

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray's 10-day trade mission to China is underway with a series of events in Beijing. Read »

Thursday, Sep 4, 2014 at 5:30 AM

Initiative to Train Va. Workers for Film Industry

Initiative to Train Va. Workers for Film Industry

A new initiative is aiming to train Virginia workers for jobs in the state's film industry. Read »

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