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Monday, Jul 18, 2016 at 5:25 PM

Ex-DC Official to Pay $220,000 in Unpaid Taxes

A longtime high-ranking Washington, D.C., city official has been charged with filing a false tax return in 2010 that underreported his salary by nearly $230,000, according to a criminal complaint filed by... Read »

Friday, Jul 15, 2016 at 8:11 PM
Some DC-Area GOP Delegates Head to Cleveland With Security Concerns

Some DC-Area GOP Delegates Head to Cleveland With Security Concerns

News4's Tom Sherwood spoke to some local delegates heading to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Watch »

Friday, Jul 15, 2016 at 6:10 PM

Govt. Wants Home Confinement for Man at Center of DC Shadow Campaign

Govt. Wants Home Confinement for Man at Center of DC Shadow Campaign

The federal government wants six months of home confinement and a $10,000 fine for the man at the center of the 2010 D.C. mayoral shadow campaign. Read »

Friday, Jul 15, 2016 at 2:55 PM

Trump's VP Pick Could Be a Win for DC Voting Rights

Trump's VP Pick Could Be a Win for DC Voting Rights

D.C. shadow Sen. Paul Strauss said he sees Gov. Mike Pence's spot on the Republican ticket as an opportunity. Read »

Friday, Jul 15, 2016 at 5:30 AM

Campaign Driver for Ex-DC Mayor to Be Sentenced

Campaign Driver for Ex-DC Mayor to Be Sentenced

The former campaign driver for ex-District of Columbia mayor Vincent Gray is set to be sentenced. Read »

Thursday, Jul 14, 2016 at 7:58 PM

Police Union, DC Council Feud Over Police Reform Resolution

The chairman of D.C.’s police union says his officers will work to unseat 10 council members, who signed a resolution calling for police reform. Read »

Friday, Jul 15, 2016 at 4:51 PM

Who Is Mike Pence?

Thursday, Jul 14, 2016 at 4:22 PM

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine Campaigning With Clinton

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine has joined Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail in his home state. Read »

Thursday, Jul 14, 2016 at 5:49 AM

DC Mayor to Discuss Statehood Effort on National TV

DC Mayor to Discuss Statehood Effort on National TV

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser is making some national media appearances to discuss her push to make the District a state. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 13, 2016 at 11:29 AM

Tim Kaine Would Be Steady VP Pick for Hillary Clinton

Tim Kaine Would Be Steady VP Pick for Hillary Clinton

In Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton would be selecting a steady and well-practiced politician. His supporters say Kaine would excel in the national spotlight, and his down-to-earth persona, self-deprecating humor and... 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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