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Monday, Apr 13, 2015 at 1:52 PM

A Look at Bills That Passed the Md. General Assembly

A Look at Bills That Passed the Md. General Assembly

The Maryland General Assembly is scheduled to adjourn its 90-day legislation session at midnight Monday. Here is a look at some of the legislation that has been passed so far: Read »

Friday, Apr 10, 2015 at 10:23 PM

Pot Paraphernalia 'Compromise' Bill Approved

Pot Paraphernalia 'Compromise' Bill Approved

A Maryland bill to decriminalize drug paraphernalia is headed back to the House chamber after getting support from the state Senate. Read »

Friday, Apr 10, 2015 at 10:22 PM

Md. Lawmakers OK Fracking Ban Until Late 2017

Md. Lawmakers OK Fracking Ban Until Late 2017

The Maryland General Assembly has passed a measure to prohibit fracking permits in the state until October 2017. Read »

Thursday, Apr 9, 2015 at 8:57 AM

Ex-Va. Gov.: Favors Were Routine Courtesies

Ex-Va. Gov.: Favors Were Routine Courtesies

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell made his final written plea to a federal appeals court Wednesday, arguing that the favors he did for a wealthy businessman were routine courtesies and not part of a bribery... Read »

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015 at 12:54 PM
Baker Endorses Rep. Chris Van Hollen

Baker Endorses Rep. Chris Van Hollen

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker has endorsed U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen in his run for U.S. Senate. Watch »

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015 at 10:40 PM

Baker Endorses Rep. Chris Van Hollen

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker has endorsed U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen in his run for U.S. Senate. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015 at 6:05 AM

Sherwood's Notebook: Guns, Azaleas and Nats

Sherwood's Notebook: Guns, Azaleas and Nats

It’s spring and all kinds of things are blooming. Read »

Friday, Apr 3, 2015 at 2:07 PM

Va. State Jobs Won't Ask About Criminal History

Va. State Jobs Won't Ask About Criminal History

Applications for Virginia state jobs in the executive branch will no longer include questions regarding a person's criminal history. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015 at 12:05 PM
Rand Paul: Officially in the Race for 2016

Rand Paul: Officially in the Race for 2016

NBC Political Editor Mark Murray analyzes Rand Paul's potential benefits and challenges as he runs as a Libertarian for 2016. Watch »

Thursday, Apr 2, 2015 at 10:38 PM

Budget Targets Md., Va. Residents Who Shop, Park in D.C.

Tax increases and cuts to higher education are part of D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser's $12.9 billion budget proposal, which includes more money for homeless services, school modernization and the streetcar program. 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.
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 Moderator of Meet the Press and NBC News' Political Director.
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