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Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014 at 10:52 PM

Christie Makes 2nd Trip to Support Hogan

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made his second trip to Maryland to support Republican Larry Hogan's bid for governor on Tuesday, as Hogan avoided commenting about an endorsement from the National Rifle... Read »

Monday, Oct 20, 2014 at 6:47 PM
Early Voting Begins in D.C.

Early Voting Begins in D.C.

News 4's Tom Sherwood reports on the first day of early voting in DC ahead of the Nov. 4 election. Watch »

Monday, Oct 20, 2014 at 8:32 AM

Early Voting Begins in D.C.

Early Voting Begins in D.C.

District of Columbia residents can now cast their ballots for mayor, attorney general and other offices. Read »

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 10:20 AM

Former Va. First Lady Sentencing Delayed

Former Va. First Lady Sentencing Delayed

The sentencing of former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell has been delayed for one month. Read »

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 9:06 PM

Va. Gov. Organizes New Group to Respond to Ebola

Va. Gov. Organizes New Group to Respond to Ebola

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced the creation Friday of a unified command group comprised of multiple state agencies as part of an effort to safeguard against any spread of the Ebola virus in Virginia. Read »

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 6:12 PM

Booze Price Hike Irks Va. Consumers and Restaurants

Booze Price Hike Irks Va. Consumers and Restaurants

A move to raise the cost of liquor at Virginia's beverage control stores is distilling sour spirits from restaurants and bars, as well as consumers. Read »

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 6:29 AM

Va. Gov Urges Energy Savings by State Government

Va. Gov Urges Energy Savings by State Government

Gov. Terry McAuliffe is stressing energy efficiency throughout Virginia state government. Read »

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 12:12 AM
Outspoken Crowd Dominates Final Mayoral Forum

Outspoken Crowd Dominates Final Mayoral Forum

Thursday night was the last meeting of the three major candidates for D.C. mayor. They took their messages to voters in Southeast in a forum sponsored by WUSA-9. Chris Lawrence was there and found some voters... Watch »

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 at 11:09 PM

D.C. Elections Board: Upside-Down Flag Was Mistake

D.C. Elections Board: Upside-Down Flag Was Mistake

The D.C. Board of Elections printed more than 300,000 copies of their official voter guide with an upside-down D.C. flag. Read »

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 at 10:25 AM

Comstock Gains Fundraising Edge Over Foust

Comstock Gains Fundraising Edge Over Foust

New campaign-finance reports show Republican Barbara Comstock has gained a significant fundraising edge over Democrat John Foust in their closely watched race to succeed Frank Wolf in Congress. 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.
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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.
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Chuck Todd NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd is the Moderator of Meet the Press and NBC News' Political Director.
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