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D.C. Mayoral Candidates Clash Over Education
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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 first general-election debate. 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 major... 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 for... Read »

Sep 17, 2014
Bowser Leads, But Race Could Be a Tossup: Poll

Bowser Leads, But Race Could Be a Tossup: Poll

Muriel Bowser shows a double-digit lead over her opponents in the first poll on this fall's D.C. mayoral election --... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Sherwood's Notebook: It’s Not Debatable…

Sherwood's Notebook: It’s Not Debatable…

On Thursday, mayoral candidates Carol Schwartz, David Catania and Muriel Bowser finally — some would say at last... Read »

Sep 17, 2014
Marion Barry Hosting Documentary About His Ward

Marion Barry Hosting Documentary About His Ward

Former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry has produced a documentary about the ward he represents on the... Read »

Sep 17, 2014
D.C. Leaders Propose Concealed-Carry Licensing Program

D.C. Leaders Propose Concealed-Carry Licensing Program

D.C. officials proposed allowing residents and non-residents to carry concealed handguns if they show a reason... Watch »

Sep 17, 2014
Va. Attorney General Sues Major Banks for $1.1B

Va. Attorney General Sues Major Banks for $1.1B

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is suing some of the world's largest banks for $1.15 billion in damages... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Obama: Ebola an Issue of National Security

Obama: Ebola an Issue of National Security

President Obama plans to send 3,000 military personnel to create Ebola treatment centers in Liberia. In an interview... Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
Governor, Lawmakers Announce Va. Budget Cuts

Governor, Lawmakers Announce Va. Budget Cuts

Va. lawmakers announced they'll be tapping into the state's rainy day fund and making cuts to various agencies to... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
Sen. Bernie Sanders

Sen. Bernie Sanders "Thinking" About Running for President

Independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders fueled speculation about his 2016 plans over the weekend, telling "Meet the... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
D.C. Statehood Hearing Monday

D.C. Statehood Hearing Monday

For the first time in 21 years, a congressional committee will consider the notion of turning the District of... Watch »

Sep 15, 2014
Chuck Todd: ISIS Fight Being Called a

Chuck Todd: ISIS Fight Being Called a "War"

A day after John Kerry refused to use the word, both the White House and the Pentagon are now saying the U.S. is... Watch »

Sep 12, 2014
Gray Weighs In On Rudd Case, Speed Cams, Driver's Plea

Gray Weighs In On Rudd Case, Speed Cams, Driver's Plea

News 4's Mark Segraves has an exclusive interview with D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray about two key reports released while... Watch »

Sep 12, 2014
Calif. State Sen. Gets Jail Time for Lying About Residence

Calif. State Sen. Gets Jail Time for Lying About Residence

California State Sen. Rod Wright has been sentenced to 90 days in Los Angeles County jail for lying about his legal... Read »

Sep 12, 2014
D.C. to Hold Lottery for Ballot Position

D.C. to Hold Lottery for Ballot Position

It's not exactly the Kentucky Derby draw, but candidates in the District of Columbia's political horse races are... Read »

Sep 12, 2014
Obama Asks for International Help Against ISIS

Obama Asks for International Help Against ISIS

NBC News political writer Carrie Dann reports that President Obama is now seeking international support against... Watch »

Sep 12, 2014
Community Shred Set for Sept. 6
NBC4 and Allstate will host a community shred event Sept. 6. Read more
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