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Meet the Press Preview: Conflict in Yemen, Iran Nuclear Talks

Meet the Press Preview: Conflict in Yemen, Iran Nuclear Talks

Chuck Todd and guests will discuss rebel advances in Yemen, talks about Iran's nuclear capability and more on Meet the Press this Sunday. Watch »

Mar 27, 2015
Harry Reid Backs Chuck Schumer for Senate Minority Leader

Harry Reid Backs Chuck Schumer for Senate Minority Leader

Outgoing Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is backing New York Sen. Chuck Schumer to succeed him as Democratic... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz Speaks in NH

Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz Speaks in NH

Just days after making his presidential candidacy official, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is in New Hampshire for a two-day... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Audit: Md. Misallocated $28.4M for Health Exchange

Audit: Md. Misallocated $28.4M for Health Exchange

A federal audit says Maryland misallocated $28.4 million in federal money for its flawed health care exchange and is... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
D.C. Mayor to Detail New Approach to Job Training

D.C. Mayor to Detail New Approach to Job Training

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser is launching a new approach to job training for unemployed city residents. Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Rubio Seeks to Strip Gun-Control Authority From D.C. Officials

Rubio Seeks to Strip Gun-Control Authority From D.C. Officials

A likely Republican presidential candidate has introduced a bill that would ban local elected officials in the... Read »

Mar 26, 2015
Va. AG Launching Effort Aimed at Predatory Lending

Va. AG Launching Effort Aimed at Predatory Lending

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is launching an effort aimed at combatting predatory lending. Read »

Mar 26, 2015
Obamas to Host Pope Francis at White House

Obamas to Host Pope Francis at White House

The White House says President Barack Obama will host Pope Francis in Washington when he visits the United States... Read »

Mar 26, 2015
CA Attorney General Moves to End Anti-Gay Initiative

CA Attorney General Moves to End Anti-Gay Initiative

California Attorney General Kamala Harris asked a state court on Wednesday for permission to reject a proposed... Read »

Mar 26, 2015
Concern Grows Over Whereabouts of Former D.C. Del.

Concern Grows Over Whereabouts of Former D.C. Del.

Concern is growing for the well-being of 82-year-old Walter Fauntroy -- a former D.C. congressman and longtime civil... Watch »

Mar 25, 2015
13 Ward 8 Candidates to Meet at Debate

13 Ward 8 Candidates to Meet at Debate

It's a crowded field in the April 28 special election for Marion Barry's Ward 8 Council seat. Watch »

Mar 25, 2015
No Run-of-the-Mill House Budget Vote

No Run-of-the-Mill House Budget Vote

Members of the House are slated to vote on a budget Wednesday -- but this is no run-of-the-mill vote. Watch »

Mar 25, 2015
Sherwood's Notebook: Walt Whitman’s Washington…

Sherwood's Notebook: Walt Whitman’s Washington…

The Notebook shook ourselves from the couch on Sunday and traveled over the 14th Street Bridge, down the George... Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Appeals Court Weighs Md. Gun Control Law

Appeals Court Weighs Md. Gun Control Law

A federal appeals court heard arguments on key provisions of Maryland's sweeping gun control law Wednesday. Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Jesse Jackson Jr. Moving to D.C. Halfway House

Jesse Jackson Jr. Moving to D.C. Halfway House

A friend and former House colleague of Jesse Jackson Jr. said Jackson is being released from a federal prison... Read »

Mar 24, 2015
Ted Cruz to Buy Insurance Via Obamacare

Ted Cruz to Buy Insurance Via Obamacare

Sen. Ted Cruz said Tuesday he is signing up his family for health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act,... Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Should GOP Voters Buy Wis. Gov. Scott Walker's Story?

Should GOP Voters Buy Wis. Gov. Scott Walker's Story?

Campaigning last week in South Carolina, a key early-primary state, Walker reiterated the story he’s been telling... Read »

Mar 24, 2015
Ted Cruz Enters the 2016 Presidential Race

Ted Cruz Enters the 2016 Presidential Race

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz enters the 2016 presidential race. Senior Political Editor Mark Murray discusses his current... Watch »

Mar 23, 2015
Ted Cruz Is First, But Does He Have a Shot?

Ted Cruz Is First, But Does He Have a Shot?

Sen. Ted Cruz may be the first major candidate to announce a 2016 presidential run, but the one event that gave the... Read »

Mar 23, 2015
Ted Cruz: What to Know About 2016's 1st Official GOP Hopeful

Ted Cruz: What to Know About 2016's 1st Official GOP Hopeful

Texas' Sen. Ted Cruz became the first high-profile Republican to enter the 2016 race for president on Monday. Here's Read »

Mar 23, 2015
Community Scheduled for March 28
NBC4's next Community Shred, which had been scheduled for March 7, will be rescheduled due to severe winter weather. Read more
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