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Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 at 10:35 AM

Obama Rally Planned for Brown in Maryland

Obama Rally Planned for Brown in Maryland

Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's campaign for governor is set to get a boost with a planned visit from President Barack Obama. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 at 9:12 AM

Voter Registration Deadline in Md., Va.

Voter Registration Deadline in Md., Va.

Maryland residents who haven't registered to vote are running out of time to do so for November's election. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 at 5:32 AM

Va. Governor Formally Presenting Energy Plan

Va. Governor Formally Presenting Energy Plan

Gov. Terry McAuliffe is formally rolling out his energy plan for Virginia. Read »

Monday, Oct 13, 2014 at 11:11 PM

Va. Senate Debate Filled With Partisan Accusations

Va. Senate Debate Filled With Partisan Accusations

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie are both accusing each other of putting partisan self-interests ahead of Virginia's needs. Read »

Monday, Oct 13, 2014 at 5:41 PM

Warner, Gillespie to Meet in Final Debate

Warner, Gillespie to Meet in Final Debate

Monday night, Sen. Mark Warner (D) and Ed Gillespie (R) will face off in their final debate in the race for U.S. Senate in Virginia. Read »

Monday, Oct 13, 2014 at 4:43 PM

Former Va. First Lady Seeks Later Sentencing

Former Va. First Lady Seeks Later Sentencing

Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell is asking for a delay in her 2015 sentencing on nine public corruption convictions. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 at 10:36 AM

2nd Debate: Md. Gov. Candidates Bombard Each Other With Criticism

In a race characterized by negative campaigning, both candidates bombarded each other with criticism. Brown highlighted major errors in a government savings plan outlined by his opponent. Hogan pointed to the... Read »

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 12:49 PM

D.C. Mayors' Race: More Early Voting Sites Open Sat.

D.C. Mayors' Race: More Early Voting Sites Open Sat.

Playing catch-up when it comes to this fall's D.C. election? Start here, and find out where to vote, who's running, and what else is on the ballot. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 at 10:36 AM

Washington Post Endorses Brown for Md. Governor

Washington Post Endorses Brown for Md. Governor

The Washington Post has endorsed Anthony Brown for Maryland's next governor. Read »

Saturday, Oct 11, 2014 at 7:38 AM

D.C. Mayor Signs Legislation Allowing Handguns

D.C. Mayor Signs Legislation Allowing Handguns

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has signed legislation that allows people to carry concealed handguns in the nation's capital. 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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