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Iraq War Vet Tammy Duckworth Launches Senate Bid in Illinois
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Iraq War Vet Tammy Duckworth Launches Senate Bid in Illinois

In a video to supporters, Rep. Tammy Duckworth on Monday launched a 2016 challenge to Sen. Mark Kirk. “I’m running for the United States Senate in 2016 because it’s time for Washington to be held accountable and to put Illinois’ families and communities first," the Democrat said... Read »

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WATCH LIVE: Kennedy Institute Dedication

WATCH LIVE: Kennedy Institute Dedication

President Barack Obama is headlining the dedication of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Read »

13 minutes ago
Fiorina Says She's 90 Percent Likely to Run in 2016

Fiorina Says She's 90 Percent Likely to Run in 2016

Former technology executive Carly Fiorina says she is more than 90 percent likely to seek the Republican... Read »

3 hours ago
Hogan Signing Vietnam Veterans Day Bill

Hogan Signing Vietnam Veterans Day Bill

Vietnam veterans are getting some long-delayed appreciation in Maryland. Read »

Mar 30, 2015
Marco Rubio Eyes Apr. 13 for Presidential Announcement

Marco Rubio Eyes Apr. 13 for Presidential Announcement

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio will "likely" roll out his planned presidential campaign on April 13 in... Read »

5 hours ago
The Week Ahead: Ted Cruz in Control?

The Week Ahead: Ted Cruz in Control?

First candidate Ted Cruz hits the trail in Iowa, Kennedy Institute is dedicated in Boston, a summit on Cuba, it's... Read »

Mar 28, 2015
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... 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
The Week Ahead: A Nuclear Deal with Iran?

The Week Ahead: A Nuclear Deal with Iran?

Nuclear talks with Iran continue, Chuck Todd talks to California Governor Jerry Brown on Meet the Press, Afghan... Read »

Mar 28, 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
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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