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D.C. Ends Fiscal Year With $200M Surplus
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D.C. Ends Fiscal Year With $200M Surplus

District of Columbia officials said the city ended the last fiscal year with a surplus of $203 million. Read »

Jan 30, 2015
Va. Senate Votes to Ban Common Core

Va. Senate Votes to Ban Common Core

The state Senate has voted to prohibit adoption of the national Common Core curriculum standards in Virginia public... Read »

Jan 30, 2015
Montgomery County Considers Mandatory Paid Sick Leave

Montgomery County Considers Mandatory Paid Sick Leave

Montgomery County is considering whether businesses should be required to give workers paid sick leave. Watch »

Jan 29, 2015
Hillary to Delay '16 Announcement?

Hillary to Delay '16 Announcement?

NBC's Carrie Dann discusses a Politico report stating Hillary Clinton may delay a presidential campaign launch until... Watch »

Jan 29, 2015
D.C.'s New Attorney General to Report for Jury Duty

D.C.'s New Attorney General to Report for Jury Duty

He's the top lawyer in District of Columbia government, but Karl Racine is about to experience the legal system in a... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
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NYC's "Rent Is Too Damn High" Candidate Facing Eviction

A New York City man who made his political name over the claim that "the rent is too damn high" may soon not have a... Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Sherwood's Notebook: The Bureaucracy Issue

Sherwood's Notebook: The Bureaucracy Issue

We tested our readers last week. We threw out the word “interoperability” and challenged the bureaucracy to speak... Read »

Jan 28, 2015
House Panel Kills Va. Minimum Wage Proposal

House Panel Kills Va. Minimum Wage Proposal

A Republican-led House committee has killed a proposal to raise Virginia's minimum wage. Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Decreased Speed Cam Revenue May Have Contributed to Budget Shortfall

Decreased Speed Cam Revenue May Have Contributed to Budget Shortfall

The District of Columbia is facing a nearly $40 million budget shortfall in part because the police department... Watch »

Jan 27, 2015
O'Malley Makes 2 Hires to His PAC

O'Malley Makes 2 Hires to His PAC

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has hired two people to his political action committee as he considers running... Read »

Jan 27, 2015
House of Delegates Panel Kills Va. Minimum Wage Proposal

House of Delegates Panel Kills Va. Minimum Wage Proposal

A Republican-led House committee has killed a proposal to raise Virginia's minimum wage. Read »

Jan 27, 2015
Judge Won't Toss Abuse of Power Charges Against Perry

Judge Won't Toss Abuse of Power Charges Against Perry

A Texas judge on Tuesday refused to dismiss a felony abuse-of-power case against former Gov. Read »

Jan 27, 2015
Koch Brothers Plan to Spend Nearly $1B on '16

Koch Brothers Plan to Spend Nearly $1B on '16

NBC political writer Carrie Dann discusses President Obama's quick trip to Saudi Arabia, and the Koch Brothers' plan... Watch »

Jan 27, 2015
Va. Senate Committee Defeats Gun-Control Proposals

Va. Senate Committee Defeats Gun-Control Proposals

A Republican-controlled Virginia Senate voted to approve Monday measures aimed at easing restrictions on gun owners... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Ex-Va. Gov. McDonnell to Be Free During Appeal

Ex-Va. Gov. McDonnell to Be Free During Appeal

A federal appeals court has approved former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's request to remain free while he appeals... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Wisc. Gov. Scott Walker Gaining Attention

Wisc. Gov. Scott Walker Gaining Attention

Last weekend was a big one for Republican who could run for president in 2016. Carrie Dann, political writer for NBC... Watch »

Jan 26, 2015
Maryland Lawmakers to Be Briefed on Budget

Maryland Lawmakers to Be Briefed on Budget

Maryland lawmakers will be getting a briefing on Gov. Larry Hogan's budget. Read »

Jan 26, 2015
N.J. Gov. Christie Courts Iowa Conservatives

N.J. Gov. Christie Courts Iowa Conservatives

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie tried to connect with Iowa conservatives at the Iowa Freedom Summit on Saturday by... Read »

Jan 25, 2015
Va. Bill Would Outlaw Abortions After 20 Weeks

Va. Bill Would Outlaw Abortions After 20 Weeks

A Virginia Republican lawmaker is advocating for a bill that would make it illegal to perform an abortion on a woman... Read »

Jan 23, 2015
Sen. Rubio Taking Steps Toward Possible 2016 Run

Sen. Rubio Taking Steps Toward Possible 2016 Run

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio rode into Washington on a wave of anti-Obamacare sentiment in 2010. Watch »

Jan 23, 2015
2014 Share the Warmth Coat Drive
Join us as we help families in our community stay warm this winter with the Share the Warmth Coat Drive. Read more
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