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Obama's Foreign Policy in the Spotlight

Obama's Foreign Policy in the Spotlight

With President Obama's trip to Estonia this week, his foreign policy is in the spotlight. He's facing two big challenges: Russian forces in Ukraine and the fight against ISIS. NBC News Senior Political Editor Mark Murray has more on some of the criticism facing the president in... Watch »

2 hours ago
Jury Begins Deliberations in Ex-Governor Trial

Jury Begins Deliberations in Ex-Governor Trial

McDonnell Trial, Day 26: A federal jury has begun deliberations in the public corruption trial of former Virginia... Read »

51 minutes ago
Eric Cantor Starts New Job on Wall Street

Eric Cantor Starts New Job on Wall Street

Former Congressman Eric Cantor is starting a new job -- this time on Wall Street. Read »

6 hours ago
Consultant Off Bowser Campaign After Philly Scandal Surfaces

Consultant Off Bowser Campaign After Philly Scandal Surfaces

A high-level consultant to D.C. mayoral candidate Muriel Bowser is no longer working for her campaign after he... Read »

Sep 1, 2014
5 Things to Know About Former Va. Governor Trial

5 Things to Know About Former Va. Governor Trial

Jurors will begin deliberations Tuesday in the public corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife,... Read »

Sep 1, 2014
Former Culpeper Mayor Appeals Sex Crime Conviction

Former Culpeper Mayor Appeals Sex Crime Conviction

Former Culpeper Mayor Chip Coleman is appealing a sexual battery conviction. Read »

Sep 1, 2014
What's Next in Syria?

What's Next in Syria?

President Barack Obama is weighing his options on potential options against ISIS in Syria. NBC News Senior Political... Watch »

Aug 29, 2014
Brown and Hogan Agree to Second Televised Debate

Brown and Hogan Agree to Second Televised Debate

The hour-long debate between Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Republican Larry Hogan is scheduled for Oct. 13. Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Va. AG Commits to Hiring Veterans

Va. AG Commits to Hiring Veterans

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring will begin making his office a certified "Virginia Values Veterans"... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Wife of Maryland U.S. Rep. Andy Harris Dies

Wife of Maryland U.S. Rep. Andy Harris Dies

Sylvia Harris, the wife of Maryland congressman Andy Harris, has died unexpectedly. The couple had been married for... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Anne Arundel Primary Was Costliest in County History

Anne Arundel Primary Was Costliest in County History

The Anne Arundel County Republican primary for county executive was the most expensive in county history. Read »

Aug 29, 2014
McDonnell Trial: Jury to Get Case Tuesday

McDonnell Trial: Jury to Get Case Tuesday

Closing arguments and rebuttal in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen... Watch »

Aug 30, 2014
Former D.C. Council Candidate Gets 60 Days in Jail

Former D.C. Council Candidate Gets 60 Days in Jail

A former candidate for the D.C. Council was sentenced to 60 days in prison Thursday for filing a false statement on... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
Protestors March to White House, Demand Immigration Reform

Protestors March to White House, Demand Immigration Reform

Protesters will march to the White House Thursday to demand immigration reform. The "Fight for Families" rally wants... Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
Prosecution Rests in Former Va. Governor Trial

Prosecution Rests in Former Va. Governor Trial

McDonnell Trial, Day 24: An FBI agent testified Thursday that former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife spent many... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
Maureen McDonnell's Defense Rests in Corruption Trial

Maureen McDonnell's Defense Rests in Corruption Trial

McDonnell Trial, Day 23: Bob and Maureen McDonnell's eldest daughter took the stand in her mother's defense... Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
Sherwood's Notebook: Nothing’s Out of Bounds...

Sherwood's Notebook: Nothing’s Out of Bounds...

If there were any doubt that schools would be a significant issue in this year’s mayor’s race, Monday cleared... Read »

Aug 27, 2014
Former Fla. Gov. Crist Clinches Democratic Nomination

Former Fla. Gov. Crist Clinches Democratic Nomination

Florida Democrats selected former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist as their nominee to challenge Republican Gov.... Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
D.C. Council Spent More Than $40K on Travel in 2013-14

D.C. Council Spent More Than $40K on Travel in 2013-14

A review by the News4 I-Team found the D.C. Council lacks a system to ensure discount pricing or savings are sought... Watch »

Aug 26, 2014
Subpoenas Sent in Maryland Health Exchange Probe

Subpoenas Sent in Maryland Health Exchange Probe

A Maryland congressman says subpoenas have been sent in an investigation into Maryland's badly flawed health... Read »

Aug 26, 2014
Community Shred Set for Sept. 6
NBC4 and Allstate will host a community shred event Sept. 6. Read more
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