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Virginia State Delegate Vince Callahan Dies
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Virginia State Delegate Vince Callahan Dies

He served in the Commonwealth's General Assembly for more than 40 years -- longer than any Republican in state history. Read »

Sep 21, 2014
Hillary Clinton to Headline Event for Anthony Brown

Hillary Clinton to Headline Event for Anthony Brown

Former President Bill Clinton headlined a fundraiser for Brown in May. Organizers say that event generated about $1... Read »

Sep 20, 2014
Partisanship an Issue at Warner-Gillespie Forum

Partisanship an Issue at Warner-Gillespie Forum

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie traded accusations Friday that the other candidate... Read »

Sep 19, 2014
Cuccinelli Lawsuit: Conservative PAC Duped Donors

Cuccinelli Lawsuit: Conservative PAC Duped Donors

Former Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli is suing a conservative political action committee. Read »

Sep 19, 2014
Majority Disapprove of NFL: Poll

Majority Disapprove of NFL: Poll

A new NBC News/Marist poll shows that 53 percent of Americans disapprove of how the NFL has been handling... Watch »

Sep 19, 2014
Former Connecticut Governor Found Guilty Again

Former Connecticut Governor Found Guilty Again

A federal jury unanimously found former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland guilty on all seven counts in a... Watch »

Sep 19, 2014
Case of American Jailed in Cuba Back in U.S. Court

Case of American Jailed in Cuba Back in U.S. Court

A government subcontractor who has spent more than four years imprisoned in Cuba should be allowed to sue the Read »

Sep 19, 2014
D.C. Mayoral Candidates Clash Over Education

D.C. Mayoral Candidates Clash Over Education

The candidates for mayor of Washington have clashed over their plans to improve the city's public schools during the... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Hogan Accuses Brown of Lying in Campaign Ads

Hogan Accuses Brown of Lying in Campaign Ads

Republican Larry Hogan is accusing Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown of lying in campaign ads in Maryland's governor's race. Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Obama Closes Door on Ground Combat in Syria

Obama Closes Door on Ground Combat in Syria

President Obama made headlines in Florida during his speech to service members Wednesday, telling them there will be... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Mayoral Candidates to Meet for 1st Debate

Mayoral Candidates to Meet for 1st Debate

The campaign for mayor of Washington is emerging from its summer lull with the first debate between the... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Excused McDonnell Juror Discussed Case at Bar

Excused McDonnell Juror Discussed Case at Bar

The McDonnell juror who could have changed history, Louis DeNitto, Jr., disobeyed the orders of a federal judge and... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Gov. Chris Christie Shows Support for Larry Hogan

Gov. Chris Christie Shows Support for Larry Hogan

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is in Maryland to show support for Republican Larry Hogan in his campaign... Read »

Sep 17, 2014
Bowser Leads, But Race Could Be a Tossup: Poll

Bowser Leads, But Race Could Be a Tossup: Poll

Muriel Bowser shows a double-digit lead over her opponents in the first poll on this fall's D.C. mayoral election -- Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Sherwood's Notebook: It’s Not Debatable…

Sherwood's Notebook: It’s Not Debatable…

On Thursday, mayoral candidates Carol Schwartz, David Catania and Muriel Bowser finally — some would say at last... Read »

Sep 17, 2014
Marion Barry Hosting Documentary About His Ward

Marion Barry Hosting Documentary About His Ward

Former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry has produced a documentary about the ward he represents on the Read »

Sep 17, 2014
D.C. Leaders Propose Concealed-Carry Licensing Program

D.C. Leaders Propose Concealed-Carry Licensing Program

D.C. officials proposed allowing residents and non-residents to carry concealed handguns if they show a reason... Watch »

Sep 17, 2014
Va. Attorney General Sues Major Banks for $1.1B

Va. Attorney General Sues Major Banks for $1.1B

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is suing some of the world's largest banks for $1.15 billion in... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Obama: Ebola an Issue of National Security

Obama: Ebola an Issue of National Security

President Obama plans to send 3,000 military personnel to create Ebola treatment centers in Liberia. In an interview Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
Governor, Lawmakers Announce Va. Budget Cuts

Governor, Lawmakers Announce Va. Budget Cuts

Va. lawmakers announced they'll be tapping into the state's rainy day fund and making cuts to various agencies... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
2014 Bluebird Blues Festival
Come out to the annual Bluebird Blues Festival on Saturday, Sept. 20, for a day of great music and great family activities at Prince George's Community College. Read more
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