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D.C. Council Sues Mayor Over Congressional Budget Approval

D.C. Council Sues Mayor Over Congressional Budget Approval

The D.C. Council filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Mayor Vincent Gray over the city's authority to spend some of its local tax money without congressional approval. Watch »

Apr 17, 2014
Judge: Ex-Gov. Can't Keep Filings From Prosecutors

Judge: Ex-Gov. Can't Keep Filings From Prosecutors

A judge says former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell can keep some court filings from the public, but not... Read »

Apr 17, 2014
Mizeur Calls for Physician-Assisted Suicide

Mizeur Calls for Physician-Assisted Suicide

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Del. Heather Mizeur wants to legalize physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill... Read »

Apr 16, 2014
Mizeur Promoting State-Run Retirement Savings Plan

Mizeur Promoting State-Run Retirement Savings Plan

Del. Heather Mizeur, who is running for Maryland governor, has proposed a state-run retirement savings program... Read »

Apr 16, 2014
Gansler: Eliminate Md.'s Special Prosecutor Office

Gansler: Eliminate Md.'s Special Prosecutor Office

Attorney General Doug Gansler, a gubernatorial candidate in the Democratic primary, says Maryland should do... Read »

Apr 16, 2014
Sherwood's Notebook: 'Security' in the News Again

Sherwood's Notebook: 'Security' in the News Again

There’s good news about how the nation is keeping watch over the growing security bureaucracy in this Read »

Apr 16, 2014
D.C. Council to Consider Contracting Reform Bills

D.C. Council to Consider Contracting Reform Bills

The D.C. Council will hear testimony on a package of bills meant to reform the city's contracting process. Read »

Apr 15, 2014
Md. Gov. O'Malley Signs Pot Decriminalization Bill

Md. Gov. O'Malley Signs Pot Decriminalization Bill

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley signed a bill that decriminalizes possession of small amounts of marijuana,... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Republicans Discuss Taking Back Power in Washington

Republicans Discuss Taking Back Power in Washington

At a weekend summit in New Hampshire, Republicans discuss how conservatives can retake power in Washington. NBC News Watch »

Apr 14, 2014
Md. Prosecutors Urge Veto of Pot Leniency Bill

Md. Prosecutors Urge Veto of Pot Leniency Bill

The Maryland State's Attorneys Association is urging Gov. Martin O'Malley to veto a bill that... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Congressional Report Presses for E-Cigarette Rules

Congressional Report Presses for E-Cigarette Rules

Concerns about electronic cigarettes, including flavors and marketing that could appeal to young people, underscore... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Meet the Woman Accused of Hurling a Shoe at Hillary

Meet the Woman Accused of Hurling a Shoe at Hillary

Who would throw a shoe at Hillary Clinton mid-speech at an industry conference? An Arizona woman named Alison Ernst,... Read »

Apr 11, 2014
Virginia AG Files Brief Supporting Gay Marriage

Virginia AG Files Brief Supporting Gay Marriage

Virginia's attorney general has told an appellate court reviewing a judge's ruling that the state's gay marriage ban... Read »

Apr 11, 2014
Arlington's First Non-Dem. in Decades to Be Sworn In

Arlington's First Non-Dem. in Decades to Be Sworn In

The Arlington County Board's newest member is set to be sworn in. Read »

Apr 11, 2014
GOP Debate: Is Maryland Friendly to Business?

GOP Debate: Is Maryland Friendly to Business?

Republicans running for Maryland governor repeatedly compared state government to a business during their... Read »

Apr 11, 2014
La. Congressman Rebuffs Calls for His Resignation

La. Congressman Rebuffs Calls for His Resignation

Louisiana Rep. Vance McAllister has stayed out of sight as calls grow louder from Republicans back home... Read »

Apr 11, 2014
Woman Hurls Shoe at Hillary Clinton During Speech

Woman Hurls Shoe at Hillary Clinton During Speech

A woman is in custody after hurling what she said was a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a speech in Las Vegas —... Watch »

Apr 10, 2014
Clinton Critical of Recent Changes to Civil Rights Act

Clinton Critical of Recent Changes to Civil Rights Act

Former President Bill Clinton Wednesday said he was critical of recent changes made to the Civil Rights Act... Watch »

Apr 10, 2014
Sen. Warner Campaign Says It Has Nearly $9 Million

Sen. Warner Campaign Says It Has Nearly $9 Million

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner has nearly $9 million to spend on his re-election campaign, which has yet to begin... Read »

Apr 9, 2014
President Carter Criticizes President Obama at Civil Rights Summit

President Carter Criticizes President Obama at Civil Rights Summit

At the Civil Rights Summit in Austin former President Jimmy Carter criticized President Barack Obama on his... Watch »

Apr 9, 2014
Join the Ride to Conquer Cancer
Join the Ride To Conquer Cancer, Sept. 13 and 14, to raise money for cancer research and treatment. Read more
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