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Friday, Oct 10, 2014 at 1:33 PM
How Has Obama's Dropping Popularity Affected Fundraising?

How Has Obama's Dropping Popularity Affected Fundraising?

NBC political writer Carrie Dann joins Barbara Harrison to discuss Obama's recent efforts in fundraising as well as the issue of equal pay for women in the workplace. Watch »

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014 at 5:28 PM

FBI, Virginia State Senators Discussed Corruption

FBI, Virginia State Senators Discussed Corruption

Virginia state senators quietly met with FBI officials for a private briefing on how not to run afoul of federal corruption laws shortly after a jury found former Gov. Bob McDonnell guilty of selling the... Read »

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014 at 8:20 PM
Va. Senate Candidates Spar on Issues

Va. Senate Candidates Spar on Issues

Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey reports on gay marriage, immigration, and other issues in the race for Virginia senate. Watch »

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014 at 2:42 PM
Secret Service Prostitution Scandal Resurfaces

Secret Service Prostitution Scandal Resurfaces

The White House is once again distancing itself from the 2012 Secret Service prostitution scandal, which has resurfaced due to recent issues within the agency. NBC Political Writer Carrie Dann has more. Watch »

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014 at 3:19 PM

Gillespie, Warner Face Off in NBC4 Debate

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie each claim they would be the more independent voice if elected to the U.S. Senate. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014 at 5:45 AM

D.C. Council to Hold Hearing on Stop and Frisk

D.C. Council to Hold Hearing on Stop and Frisk

The D.C. Council will hold a hearing on the use of stop-and-frisk tactics by city police. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014 at 4:17 PM
Va. Sen. Candidates Spar Over Birth Control Funding

Va. Sen. Candidates Spar Over Birth Control Funding

NBC political writer Carrie Dann shares her insight on how each of the candidates did during the Virginia Senate debate. Watch »

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014 at 7:00 AM

Sherwood's Notebook: A Picked-Apart Endorsement!

Sherwood's Notebook: A Picked-Apart Endorsement!

We thought this heavily Democratic city would be excited by President Barack Obama’s written statement this week endorsing fellow Democrat Muriel Bowser for mayor. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014 at 11:14 PM

Va. Governor Orders Same-Sex Marriage Compliance

Va. Governor Orders Same-Sex Marriage Compliance

Virginia's governor has signed an order directing state agencies to comply with the legalization of same-sex marriage in the state. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014 at 11:56 AM

Voters Favor Incumbent Sen. Warner: Survey

Voters Favor Incumbent Sen. Warner: Survey

With less than a month until Election Day, Virginia Sen. Mark Warner still holds a commanding lead over his challengers in the U.S. Senate race. 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.
Domenico Montanaro
Domenico Montanaro NBC News Political Reporter Domenico Montanaro is an NBC News Political Reporter, analyst for NBC News' First Read and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
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 NBC News Political Director, host of “The Daily Rundown” on MSNBC and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
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