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Va. Senate Committee Defeats Gun-Control Proposals
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Va. Senate Committee Defeats Gun-Control Proposals

A Republican-controlled Virginia Senate voted to approve Monday measures aimed at easing restrictions on gun owners while voting against several gun-control measures championed by Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe. Read »

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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 »

2 hours ago
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
Va. Lawmakers Far From Consensus on Campus Sex Assault

Va. Lawmakers Far From Consensus on Campus Sex Assault

Virginia lawmakers are far from consensus on legislation dealing with sexual assault on college and university... Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Boehner Invites Netanyahu to Address Congress

Boehner Invites Netanyahu to Address Congress

NBC Political Reporter Carrie Dann explores Speaker Boehner's choice to invite Netanyahu to address Congress without... Watch »

Jan 22, 2015
Prosecutors Ask Court to Deny Bail for Ex-Va. Gov

Prosecutors Ask Court to Deny Bail for Ex-Va. Gov

Federal prosecutors say former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's appeal of his corruption convictions doesn't present... Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Va. State Sens. Pushing for Marijuana Decriminalization

Va. State Sens. Pushing for Marijuana Decriminalization

Some Virginia lawmakers want to loosen the state's marijuana laws. Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Bill Banning Common Core Standards Advances in Va.

Bill Banning Common Core Standards Advances in Va.

Legislation prohibiting adoption of the Common Core curriculum standards in Virginia schools has cleared a state... Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Virginia Governor Released From Hospital

Virginia Governor Released From Hospital

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has been released from the hospital after receiving treatment for injuries he suffered... Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Top NY Lawmaker Arrested on Corruption Charges: Source

Top NY Lawmaker Arrested on Corruption Charges: Source

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested Thursday on federal corruption charges, a law... Watch »

Jan 22, 2015
Hogan Outlines Budget Plan

Hogan Outlines Budget Plan

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's $16.4 billion budget plan includes cuts to close a shortfall, but he says it fully funds... Watch »

Jan 22, 2015
Protesters Call for End to Corporate Money in Politics

Protesters Call for End to Corporate Money in Politics

Several dozen people gathered near the White House Wednesday to call for the end of corporate spending in politics. Read »

Jan 21, 2015

"Pivotal": LGBT Groups Praise Obama's "Historic" SOTU

LGBT rights activists and organizations across the country laud President Barack Obama who became the first U.S. Watch »

Jan 21, 2015
What to Expect From New Md. Gov. Hogan

What to Expect From New Md. Gov. Hogan

Larry Hogan was sworn in as Maryland governor Wednesday, becoming just the second Republican to hold the post in... Read »

Jan 21, 2015
Biden Says He Has 'Plenty of Time' to Weigh Presidency

Biden Says He Has 'Plenty of Time' to Weigh Presidency

Vice President Joe Biden says "I think I could do a good job'' as president but says it's too soon to say if... Read »

Jan 21, 2015
Marion C. Barry Turns Himself in After Outburst at Bank

Marion C. Barry Turns Himself in After Outburst at Bank

The son of the late Marion Barry turned himself in Wednesday to face charges stemming from an angry outburst at... Read »

Jan 21, 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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