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Friday, Jan 16, 2015 at 5:00 PM

Va. Gov. McAuliffe Takes Stock of First Year in Office

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe is taking stock of his first year in office. Read »

Thursday, Jan 15, 2015 at 8:02 PM
Full Interview: McAuliffe Rates His First Year in Office

Full Interview: McAuliffe Rates His First Year in Office

News4 Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey's complete interview with Gov. Terry McAuliffe. Watch »

Thursday, Jan 15, 2015 at 2:27 PM

What's Going on With Pot in D.C.? A Primer

What's Going on With Pot in D.C.? A Primer

The pot legalization law approved by D.C. voters last fall headed to Capitol Hill for review this week, even after some members of Congress say they blocked the measure as part of a federal spending bill. Read »

Thursday, Jan 15, 2015 at 7:43 PM

Md. Officials to Discuss Starting School After Labor Day

Comptroller Peter Franchot is scheduled to announce results of a petition drive gauging support for starting Maryland public schools after Labor Day. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 14, 2015 at 9:26 PM

Lawmaker: FBI Investigating Possible Campaign Theft

Lawmaker: FBI Investigating Possible Campaign Theft

A top-ranking Virginia state senator said Wednesday that the FBI has informed him someone stole about $600,000 from his campaign finance accounts. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 14, 2015 at 7:51 PM

Va. Governor Urges Tightening Public Ethics Laws

Va. Governor Urges Tightening Public Ethics Laws

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants tighter ethics laws governing state officials' conduct. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 14, 2015 at 11:15 PM

Report: D.C. Area Faces $58 Billion Budget Gap

A Council of Governments report released Wednesday says the D.C. Metro area will face a funding gap of at least $58 billion over the next 15 years. Read »

Thursday, Jan 15, 2015 at 8:51 PM

D.C. Council to Consider 'Death with Dignity' Bill

A D.C. Council member wants the nation's capital to join the three states that allow terminally ill people to end their lives with the help of a physician. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 14, 2015 at 7:23 PM

Scandals Mar First Day of Va. General Assembly

A cloud of controversy hung over the Virginia General Assembly as the 2015 session opened. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 14, 2015 at 4:19 PM

Ex-Va. Gov. Renews Request to Remain Free During Appeal

Ex-Va. Gov. Renews Request to Remain Free During Appeal

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is renewing his request to remain free while he appeals his corruption convictions. 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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