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D.C. Mayor Pledges Streetcar Will Open
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D.C. Mayor Pledges Streetcar Will Open

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser promised Tuesday that the city's long-delayed streetcar line will open. Read »

47 minutes ago
Indiana Gov: We Intend to Fix

Indiana Gov: We Intend to Fix "Perception" Problem of Law

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Tuesday said a bill he signed into law last Thursday has been "grossly mischaracterized"... Watch »

Mar 31, 2015
WATCH: Indiana Gov. Addresses Law Controversy

WATCH: Indiana Gov. Addresses Law Controversy

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said in a Tuesday op-ed in the Wall Street Journal that a controversial bill he signed into... Read »

Mar 31, 2015

"I'm Not Running": Warren Shuts Down 2016 Buzz Again

Sorry, "Elizabeth Warren for President" holdouts. The U.S. senator from Massachusetts on Tuesday dealt... Read »

Mar 31, 2015
Bowser to Deliver Her 1st 'State of the District'

Bowser to Deliver Her 1st 'State of the District'

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser is set to deliver her first "State of the District'' speech. Read »

3 hours ago
Virginia Governor Tries to Woo Indiana Businesses

Virginia Governor Tries to Woo Indiana Businesses

Gov. Terry McAuliffe is courting Indiana businesses in the wake of that state's governor signing legislation that's... Read »

Mar 30, 2015
Apple's Tim Cook:

Apple's Tim Cook: "Religious Objection" Laws Are "Very Dangerous"

Apple CEO Tim Cook slammed Indiana's new "religious objection" legislation over the weekend, penning a Washington... Read »

Mar 30, 2015
Iraq War Vet Tammy Duckworth Launches Senate Bid in Illinois

Iraq War Vet Tammy Duckworth Launches Senate Bid in Illinois

In a video to supporters, Rep. Tammy Duckworth on Monday launched a 2016 challenge to Sen. Mark Kirk. “I’m running... Read »

Mar 30, 2015
Obama Urges Senate to Follow Kennedy's Example

Obama Urges Senate to Follow Kennedy's Example

President Barack Obama is headlining the dedication of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate, a facil... Watch »

Mar 30, 2015
Fiorina Says She's 90 Percent Likely to Run in 2016

Fiorina Says She's 90 Percent Likely to Run in 2016

Former technology executive Carly Fiorina says she is more than 90 percent likely to seek the Republican presidenti... Read »

Mar 30, 2015
Hogan Signing Vietnam Veterans Day Bill

Hogan Signing Vietnam Veterans Day Bill

Vietnam veterans are getting some long-delayed appreciation in Maryland. Read »

Mar 30, 2015
Marco Rubio Eyes Apr. 13 for Presidential Announcement

Marco Rubio Eyes Apr. 13 for Presidential Announcement

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio will "likely" roll out his planned presidential campaign on April 13 in Flori... Read »

Mar 30, 2015
The Week Ahead: Ted Cruz in Control?

The Week Ahead: Ted Cruz in Control?

First candidate Ted Cruz hits the trail in Iowa, Kennedy Institute is dedicated in Boston, a summit on Cuba, it's... Read »

Mar 28, 2015
Meet the Press Preview: Conflict in Yemen, Iran Nuclear Talks

Meet the Press Preview: Conflict in Yemen, Iran Nuclear Talks

Chuck Todd and guests will discuss rebel advances in Yemen, talks about Iran's nuclear capability and more on Meet... Watch »

Mar 27, 2015
Harry Reid Backs Chuck Schumer for Senate Minority Leader

Harry Reid Backs Chuck Schumer for Senate Minority Leader

Outgoing Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is backing New York Sen. Chuck Schumer to succeed him as Democratic lead... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz Speaks in NH

Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz Speaks in NH

Just days after making his presidential candidacy official, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is in New Hampshire for a two-day... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Audit: Md. Misallocated $28.4M for Health Exchange

Audit: Md. Misallocated $28.4M for Health Exchange

A federal audit says Maryland misallocated $28.4 million in federal money for its flawed health care exchange and is... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
D.C. Mayor to Detail New Approach to Job Training

D.C. Mayor to Detail New Approach to Job Training

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser is launching a new approach to job training for unemployed city residents. Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Rubio Seeks to Strip Gun-Control Authority From D.C. Officials

Rubio Seeks to Strip Gun-Control Authority From D.C. Officials

A likely Republican presidential candidate has introduced a bill that would ban local elected officials in the nati... Read »

Mar 26, 2015
Va. AG Launching Effort Aimed at Predatory Lending

Va. AG Launching Effort Aimed at Predatory Lending

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is launching an effort aimed at combatting predatory lending. Read »

Mar 26, 2015
Community Scheduled for March 28
NBC4's next Community Shred, which had been scheduled for March 7, will be rescheduled due to severe winter weather. Read more
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