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Early Voting Begins in D.C.
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Early Voting Begins in D.C.

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

Oct 20, 2014
Brown, Hogan Hold Final Md. Gubernatorial Debate

Brown, Hogan Hold Final Md. Gubernatorial Debate

The debate was at least as contentious as the first two, as both candidates aggressively worked to erode their... Read »

Oct 19, 2014
Rival's Campaign Book Falls Into Hands of SoCal Congressman's Staff

Rival's Campaign Book Falls Into Hands of SoCal Congressman's Staff

A new bombshell dropped Friday in the race for California’s 52nd Congressional District when both candidates... Watch »

4 hours ago
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... Read »

Oct 17, 2014
President Obama Has Appointed an

President Obama Has Appointed an "Ebola Czar"

Senior Political Editor Mark Murray has more on the newly apponted "Ebola Czar" Ron Klain. Watch »

Oct 17, 2014
Campaign Ad Featuring James Foley Pulled

Campaign Ad Featuring James Foley Pulled

A conservative ad campaign that featured James Foley, the New Hampshire journalist slain by ISIS, moments before his... Read »

Oct 17, 2014
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 »

Oct 17, 2014
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 »

Oct 17, 2014
TSA Chief John Pistole Announces Retirement

TSA Chief John Pistole Announces Retirement

John S. Pistole, the head of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced Thursday that he plans to... Read »

Oct 16, 2014
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.... Read »

Oct 16, 2014
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... Read »

Oct 16, 2014
Cab Drivers Shouldn't Carry Concealed Weapons: Lanier

Cab Drivers Shouldn't Carry Concealed Weapons: Lanier

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier is scheduled to testify at a hearing on a bill that would allow District of Columbia... Read »

Oct 16, 2014
Electric Fan Threatens to Derail Fla. Gubernatorial Debate

Electric Fan Threatens to Derail Fla. Gubernatorial Debate

The ferocious race for Florida governor took a surreal turn when a small electric fan threatened to derail Wednesday... Watch »

Oct 16, 2014
Mayoral Candidates Clash Over Outside Income

Mayoral Candidates Clash Over Outside Income

The Democratic mayoral nominee in the District of Columbia says her closest challenger isn't suitable for the office... Watch »

Oct 16, 2014
NBC4/Washington Post D.C. Mayoral Forum

NBC4/Washington Post D.C. Mayoral Forum

News4's Tom Sherwood and The Washington Post's Colby King host a forum with D.C. mayoral candidates Muriel... Watch »

Oct 15, 2014
Obama Postpones Connecticut Trip For Ebola Meeting

Obama Postpones Connecticut Trip For Ebola Meeting

President Barack Obama's scheduled trip to Bridgeport Wednesday has been postponed so he can meet at the White House... Read »

Oct 15, 2014
Sherwood's Notebook: Will You Bother to Vote?

Sherwood's Notebook: Will You Bother to Vote?

Nov. 4 is General Election Day in the District. As of today, that’s just 20 days away. People died and went to jail... Read »

Oct 15, 2014
Prosecutors Oppose New Trial for McDonnells

Prosecutors Oppose New Trial for McDonnells

Federal prosecutors are opposing a request from former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, for a new... Read »

Oct 14, 2014
Obama Rally Planned for Brown in Maryland

Obama Rally Planned for Brown in Maryland

Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's campaign for governor is set to get a boost with a planned visit from President... Read »

Oct 15, 2014
3 Things to Watch in Final 3 Weeks of Campaigning

3 Things to Watch in Final 3 Weeks of Campaigning

We are now three weeks away from the midterm elections, and there are still questions about which party will control... Watch »

Oct 14, 2014
Join NBC4 for the Best Buddies Challenge
NBC4 is proud to play a part in the Audi Best Buddies Challenge Saturday on the National Mall. Read more
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