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Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 07:03 PM EST

Proof We Can Have a Civil Dialogue -- Even About Politics

Proof  We Can Have a Civil Dialogue -- Even About Politics

"And we agree. We agree! We all agree!" said one. "I think that everyone genuinely loves the country, and people just have questions that they don't necessarily have the answers to," said another. Remarkably, what began as demonstrations outside of the Conservative Political Action Conference at National Harbor in Maryland Friday gave way to relatively civil debates between critics and supporters of President Donald Trump. News4 Prince George's County Bureau Chief Tracee Wilkins shows us how it unfolded.

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 07:26 PM EST

"Elect Her" Aims to Promote Women in Poliltics

"Elect Her" Aims to Promote Women in Poliltics

"Elect Her" starts training women for political office early -- in college. At Northern Virginia Community College, the program is making a difference for women at the Alexandria campus. News4's Julie Carey met some of the women who have benefitted.

Saturday, Feb 25, 2017 at 04:44 AM EST

GOP Proposal Aims to End Insurance Mandate

GOP Proposal Aims to End Insurance Mandate

A draft Republican bill replacing President Barack Obama's health care law would end its Medicaid expansion, scrap fines on people not buying insurance and eliminate taxes on the medical industry and higher...

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 06:56 PM EST

Clinton Calls for 'Resistance,' Party Unity in New Video

Clinton Calls for 'Resistance,' Party Unity in New Video

Hillary Clinton has come up with a new equation for Democrats who are looking for change. “Let resistance plus persistence equal progress for our party and our country,” she said in a video posted to the...

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 07:24 PM EST

DHS Intel Report Disputes Threat Posed by Travel Ban Nations

DHS Intel Report Disputes Threat Posed by Travel Ban Nations

Analysts at the Homeland Security Department's intelligence arm found insufficient evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries included in President Donald Trump's travel ban pose a terror...

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 05:14 PM EST

Majority of Americans Want Trump-Russia Probe: Poll

Majority of Americans Want Trump-Russia Probe: Poll

About half of Americans believe that Congress should investigate whether Donald Trump's presidential campaign had contact with the Russian government in 2016, while only a quarter say that lawmakers should...

Saturday, Feb 25, 2017 at 03:59 AM EST

Paris Mayor, George Clooney Fire Back at Trump for Insult

Paris Mayor, George Clooney Fire Back at Trump for Insult

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, France's foreign minister and an American cinema luminary pushed back at U.S. President Donald Trump for insulting the City of Light on Friday in a speech. Trump evoked his friend Jim,...

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 12:55 PM EST

Trump Promises 'Roaring' American Comeback

Trump Promises 'Roaring' American Comeback

President Donald Trump thanked his supporters during a speech at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference and promised a "roaring" comeback of an America that is "bigger, and better, and stronger than ever before."

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 12:44 PM EST

Trump Attacks Media at CPAC

Trump Attacks Media at CPAC

President Donald Trump continued his assault on the media Friday in his opening statement at the Conservative Political Action Conference, calling fake news "the enemy of the people" and attacking the media's use of anonymous sources. 

Saturday, Feb 25, 2017 at 12:03 AM EST

Outlets Barred From WH Briefing After Trump Assails Media

Outlets Barred From WH Briefing After Trump Assails Media

News organizations including The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and Politico were blocked from joining an informal, on-the-record White House press briefing Friday. The Associated Press chose not to...

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