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California Becomes First State to Ban Plastic Bags
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California Becomes First State to Ban Plastic Bags

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. The measure, first proposed by Democratic Sen. Alex Padilla of Los Angeles, would prohibit single-use plastic bags at grocery stores and large pharmacies in 2015 and at convenience... Read »

3 hours ago
Bill Clinton to Attend Anthony Brown Fundraiser

Bill Clinton to Attend Anthony Brown Fundraiser

Former President Bill Clinton is taking his wife's place at a fundraiser for Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown. Read »

5 hours ago
Romney to Help Raise Money for Comstock in Va.

Romney to Help Raise Money for Comstock in Va.

Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney is coming to northern Virginia to help an old ally in her congressional... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Secret Service Head: I Take Responsibility for WH Breach

Secret Service Head: I Take Responsibility for WH Breach

Facing blistering criticism from Congress, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson acknowledged on Tuesday the agency... Read »

56 minutes ago
Americans Believe Ground Troops to Be Used Against ISIS

Americans Believe Ground Troops to Be Used Against ISIS

According to a new poll, 72 percent of Americans believe that ground troops will be used against ISIS. However,... Watch »

Sep 29, 2014
New Maryland Laws Take Effect Wednesday

New Maryland Laws Take Effect Wednesday

Some of the high-profile new laws approved in Maryland this year will take effect on Wednesday. Read »

Sep 29, 2014
O'Malley Gets Mixed Reviews for Latest New Hampshire Visit

O'Malley Gets Mixed Reviews for Latest New Hampshire Visit

The visit to New Hampshire was Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley's fourth. He was scheduled to make political visits to... Read »

Sep 27, 2014
Eric Holder: D.C. Should Have Voting Rights

Eric Holder: D.C. Should Have Voting Rights

D.C. residents deserve representation in Congress, outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday. Read »

Sep 26, 2014
Board Finds Hogan Didn't Account for Poll

Board Finds Hogan Didn't Account for Poll

The Maryland State Board of Elections has found that Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan should have... Read »

Sep 26, 2014
Hogan Calls for Wider Probe in Md. Health Exchange

Hogan Calls for Wider Probe in Md. Health Exchange

Republican candidate for governor Larry Hogan called for a wider investigation of Maryland's flawed health care... Read »

Sep 26, 2014
Groundhog Dies After Escaping NYC Mayor's Grip

Groundhog Dies After Escaping NYC Mayor's Grip

Her shadow was one of the last things she saw. The groundhog that escaped Mayor Bill de Blasio's grasp during this... Watch »

Sep 25, 2014
Va. Governor Putting Together Ethics Commission

Va. Governor Putting Together Ethics Commission

Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe is planning a news conference to address ethics reform in Virginia state... Read »

Sep 25, 2014
Pro-Pot Group to Raise Cash for 2016 California Legalization Bid

Pro-Pot Group to Raise Cash for 2016 California Legalization Bid

The nation's largest marijuana policy advocacy group said it will begin raising funds for a ballot measure in... Read »

Sep 26, 2014
Obama Addresses UN General Assembly

Obama Addresses UN General Assembly

Barbara Harrison is joined by NBC political writer Carrie Dann to discuss the president's latest attempt to rally... Watch »

Sep 24, 2014
Primary for Governor Lifted Ad Spending in Md.

Primary for Governor Lifted Ad Spending in Md.

A Democratic primary race between two well-funded candidates propelled Maryland to the sixth-highest amount of... Read »

Sep 24, 2014
Former Va. Senator

Former Va. Senator "Seriously Looking" at White House Run

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb said Tuesday he is "seriously looking" at a possible presidential run in... Read »

Sep 24, 2014
 Jim Webb Considering Run for President

Jim Webb Considering Run for President

Former Senator Jim Webb (D-Va.) is considering a run for president in 2016. Read »

Sep 24, 2014
Sherwood's Notebook: Freedom Faulted Again?

Sherwood's Notebook: Freedom Faulted Again?

The U.S. Secret Service is embarrassed. And who will pay the price for that? It looks like there will be another hit... Read »

Sep 24, 2014
Foust, Comstock Square Off in Congressional Debate

Foust, Comstock Square Off in Congressional Debate

Democrat John Foust and Republican Barbara Comstock are scheduled to meet in a debate in their race to represent... Read »

Sep 24, 2014
D.C. Officers to Begin Testing Body Cameras

D.C. Officers to Begin Testing Body Cameras

About 160 officers will each try five styles of body camera in pilot program set to begin Oct. 1, D.C. Police Chief... Watch »

Sep 24, 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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