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Republican Firehouse Primaries to Pick Candidates

Republican Firehouse Primaries to Pick Candidates

A look at candidates in the race for the Republican nomination for Prince William County chairman of the board of supervisors and the candidates for the supervisor seat from the Sully District in Fairfax County. Watch »

Apr 24, 2015
Sounds of Silence: GOP 2016 Hopefuls Mum on Drone

Sounds of Silence: GOP 2016 Hopefuls Mum on Drone

The men vying for the Republican nod for president in 2016 aren't usually mum on anything President Barack Obama... Read »

Apr 24, 2015
How Clinton Plans to Run as a Woman

How Clinton Plans to Run as a Woman

Hillary Rodham Clinton's passionate speech Thursday appealing for expanded rights and opportunities for women in the... Read »

Apr 24, 2015
DC Mayor’s Proposal to Limit AG’s Powers on Hold

DC Mayor’s Proposal to Limit AG’s Powers on Hold

A showdown between the mayor of the District of Columbia and the first-ever elected attorney general has been... Read »

Apr 22, 2015
After Delay, Bill Requiring Vaccines for California Schoolchildren Advances

After Delay, Bill Requiring Vaccines for California Schoolchildren...

A California Senate committee has approved a bill that would require California schoolchildren to be vaccinated. The Watch »

Apr 22, 2015
Endorsement or No, Koch Has Backed Walker Before

Endorsement or No, Koch Has Backed Walker Before

Influential and multimillions-spending conservative donor David Koch has dismissed reports that he is backing... Read »

Apr 22, 2015
Lamwkers Fight in Annapolis Over Funds to Help Students

Lamwkers Fight in Annapolis Over Funds to Help Students

Maryland lawmakers are fighting in Annapolis to get the governor to release more money for schools. Watch »

Apr 21, 2015
Clinton Expresses Qualms About Trade Deal in NH

Clinton Expresses Qualms About Trade Deal in NH

Hillary Rodham Clinton expressed qualms Tuesday about the sweeping trade deal the Obama administration is... Watch »

Apr 21, 2015
Wife of Ex-Va. Gov.: Corruption Trial Was Unfair

Wife of Ex-Va. Gov.: Corruption Trial Was Unfair

Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell's legal team said in court filings Monday that her convictions on... Read »

Apr 21, 2015
Jeb Bush to Visit Poland, Estonia, Germany in June

Jeb Bush to Visit Poland, Estonia, Germany in June

Republican Jeb Bush is planning a policy trip to Europe in June, to speak on the global economy and meet with... Read »

Apr 20, 2015
Man's Obituary Urges Readers to Reject Hillary Clinton

Man's Obituary Urges Readers to Reject Hillary Clinton

A North Carolina man's obituary asked two things of friends and family: instead of sending flowers for the funeral... Read »

Apr 20, 2015
All About Hillary: Why Clinton's at Center of 2016 Talk

All About Hillary: Why Clinton's at Center of 2016 Talk

Hillary Clinton is just nine days into her official run for president — and already, predictably, the 2016... Read »

Apr 20, 2015
Campaigning Hillary Clinton Says Economy Has

Campaigning Hillary Clinton Says Economy Has "Stalled Out"

Road tripping for her presidential campaign, Hillary Rodham Clinton offered a dark assessment of a "stalled out"... Watch »

Apr 20, 2015
White House Fence Jumper:

White House Fence Jumper: "They Reacted Real Fast”

The Secret Service has arrested a person for attempting to scale the White House fence. Watch »

Apr 21, 2015
Jeb Bush: Campaign Decision

Jeb Bush: Campaign Decision "In Relatively Short Order"

Jeb Bush said Thursday he will make up his mind "in relatively short order" whether to seek the Republican... Read »

Apr 16, 2015
Sherwood's Notebook: And They’re Off…!

Sherwood's Notebook: And They’re Off…!

Just how big is the District of Columbia budget for 2016?

$12,900,000,000. Read »

Apr 15, 2015
Va, Elections Board Decertifies Touchscreen System

Va, Elections Board Decertifies Touchscreen System

The State Board of Elections has decertified a touchscreen voting system used in about one-fifth of Virginia's... Read »

Apr 15, 2015
New Tax Proposed on E-Cigs in Montgomery Co.

New Tax Proposed on E-Cigs in Montgomery Co.

People using e-cigarettes in Montgomery County may soon be forced to pay a little more. Watch »

Apr 14, 2015

"I Will Not Pander": Chris Christie Talks Entitlement Reform in NH

Framing himself as a politician who's unafraid to share "hard truths" with the American people, New Jersey Gov. Watch »

Apr 14, 2015
Early Voting Begins for D.C. Council Special Election

Early Voting Begins for D.C. Council Special Election

Early voting is underway to fill two seats on D.C. Council. Read »

Apr 14, 2015
ZooFari: The Area's
Join the Friends of the National Zoo for ZooFari, their annual fund-raising gala at the Smithsonian's National Zoo! Read more
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