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Obama: This Is Real Action

Obama: This Is Real Action

NBC political writer Carrie Dann discusses how the allies joining the air strikes in Syria will help the Obama administration talk about ISIS threats at a United Nations meeting Wednesday. Watch »

Sep 23, 2014
D.C. Council to Consider Banning Indian Nicknames

D.C. Council to Consider Banning Indian Nicknames

The D.C. Council will consider banning racially based nicknames for public schools in the nation's capital. Read »

3 hours ago
D.C. Council Votes to Allow Concealed Handguns

D.C. Council Votes to Allow Concealed Handguns

The District of Columbia Council voted unanimously Tuesday to allow people to carry concealed handguns in... Watch »

2 hours ago
Va. Speaker Blocks Approval of Democratic Appointments

Va. Speaker Blocks Approval of Democratic Appointments

Republican Virginia House Speaker William J. Howell is blocking the appointments of three recently... Read »

Sep 22, 2014
ISIS Statement Urges Followers to Kill Americans

ISIS Statement Urges Followers to Kill Americans

This is an important week for President Obama and his effort to get international support to fight Watch »

Sep 22, 2014
Justice Kagan Performs Same-Sex Wedding in Maryland

Justice Kagan Performs Same-Sex Wedding in Maryland

Justice Elena Kagan officiated a same-sex wedding for her former law clerk and his husband Sunday. Read »

Sep 22, 2014
D.C. Mayor to Discuss Infant Mortality Efforts

D.C. Mayor to Discuss Infant Mortality Efforts

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray is heading to New York to talk about the District's efforts to reduce infant... Read »

Sep 22, 2014
Virginia State Delegate Vince Callahan Dies

Virginia State Delegate Vince Callahan Dies

He served in the Commonwealth's General Assembly for more than 40 years -- longer than any Republican in... Read »

Sep 21, 2014
Hillary Clinton to Headline Event for Anthony Brown

Hillary Clinton to Headline Event for Anthony Brown

Former President Bill Clinton headlined a fundraiser for Brown in May. Organizers say that event generated about $1... Read »

Sep 20, 2014
Partisanship an Issue at Warner-Gillespie Forum

Partisanship an Issue at Warner-Gillespie Forum

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie traded accusations Friday that the other candidate... Read »

Sep 19, 2014
Cuccinelli Lawsuit: Conservative PAC Duped Donors

Cuccinelli Lawsuit: Conservative PAC Duped Donors

Former Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli is suing a conservative political action committee. Read »

Sep 19, 2014
Majority Disapprove of NFL: Poll

Majority Disapprove of NFL: Poll

A new NBC News/Marist poll shows that 53 percent of Americans disapprove of how the NFL has been handling... Watch »

Sep 19, 2014
Former Connecticut Governor Found Guilty Again

Former Connecticut Governor Found Guilty Again

A federal jury unanimously found former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland guilty on all seven counts in a... Watch »

Sep 19, 2014
Case of American Jailed in Cuba Back in U.S. Court

Case of American Jailed in Cuba Back in U.S. Court

A government subcontractor who has spent more than four years imprisoned in Cuba should be allowed to sue the Read »

Sep 19, 2014
D.C. Mayoral Candidates Clash Over Education

D.C. Mayoral Candidates Clash Over Education

The candidates for mayor of Washington have clashed over their plans to improve the city's public schools during the... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Hogan Accuses Brown of Lying in Campaign Ads

Hogan Accuses Brown of Lying in Campaign Ads

Republican Larry Hogan is accusing Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown of lying in campaign ads in Maryland's governor's race. Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Obama Closes Door on Ground Combat in Syria

Obama Closes Door on Ground Combat in Syria

President Obama made headlines in Florida during his speech to service members Wednesday, telling them there will be... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Mayoral Candidates to Meet for 1st Debate

Mayoral Candidates to Meet for 1st Debate

The campaign for mayor of Washington is emerging from its summer lull with the first debate between the... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Excused McDonnell Juror Discussed Case at Bar

Excused McDonnell Juror Discussed Case at Bar

The McDonnell juror who could have changed history, Louis DeNitto, Jr., disobeyed the orders of a federal judge and... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Gov. Chris Christie Shows Support for Larry Hogan

Gov. Chris Christie Shows Support for Larry Hogan

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is in Maryland to show support for Republican Larry Hogan in his campaign... Read »

Sep 17, 2014
2014 Bluebird Blues Festival
Come out to the annual Bluebird Blues Festival on Saturday, Sept. 20, for a day of great music and great family activities at Prince George's Community College. Read more
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