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McAuliffe Alters Felons' Voting Rights Procedures
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McAuliffe Alters Felons' Voting Rights Procedures

Gov. Terry McAuliffe is making it easier for felons to regain their voting rights. Read »

Apr 18, 2014
Clinton White House Documents Set for Release

Clinton White House Documents Set for Release

The National Archives is releasing about 7,500 pages of documents Friday from former President Bill... Read »

Apr 18, 2014
O'Malley Prepping for Possible Presidential Run

O'Malley Prepping for Possible Presidential Run

NBC's Senior Political Editor Mark Murray discusses the ongoing Republican fight against the health care law,... Watch »

Apr 18, 2014
Gubernatorial Candidates Clash on Economic Policy

Gubernatorial Candidates Clash on Economic Policy

All three Democratic candidates in the governor's race agree Maryland's economic policies need work, but... Read »

Apr 18, 2014
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... 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
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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