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E-Cigarettes Extinguished in Montgomery County

E-Cigarettes Extinguished in Montgomery County

The Montgomery County Council unanimously approved Bill 56-14 on Tuesday that will ban the use of e-cigarettes in public places where traditional cigarette smoking is banned. Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Texas Pol Pushes for Legal Pot:

Texas Pol Pushes for Legal Pot: "Gov't Should Value Everything God...

A GOP state lawmaker from East Texas says God didn't create marijuana by mistake and is pushing to remove all... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Carson Launches 2016 Exploratory Committee

Carson Launches 2016 Exploratory Committee

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson has created an exploratory committee to run for president, becoming the first... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
D.C. Council Outlaws Private Pot Clubs

D.C. Council Outlaws Private Pot Clubs

City leaders have unanimously approved legislation that bans pot smoking at private clubs. Read »

Mar 3, 2015
O'Malley Won't Seek Sen. Seat, Keeps White House Option

O'Malley Won't Seek Sen. Seat, Keeps White House Option

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley said Tuesday he will not seek the Senate seat of retiring Sen. Read »

Mar 3, 2015
McDonnell's Appeal Cites Broad Bribery Definition

McDonnell's Appeal Cites Broad Bribery Definition

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell said in court papers Monday that his conviction on several counts of public... Watch »

Mar 2, 2015
Race to Replace Sen. Mikulski Should Be Interesting

Race to Replace Sen. Mikulski Should Be Interesting

Sen. Barbara Mikulski's seat is virtually a lifetime appointment for Maryland Democrats, so it should attract a lot... Watch »

Mar 2, 2015

"Nothing Gloomy": Sen. Barbara Mikulski in Her Own Words

Known as the "Dean of the Senate" by her women colleagues, U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski is often described... Watch »

Mar 2, 2015
Maureen McDonnell Appeals Corruption Convictions

Maureen McDonnell Appeals Corruption Convictions

Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell has appealed her public corruption convictions. Watch »

Mar 2, 2015
Sen. Barbara Mikulski Won't Seek 6th Term

Sen. Barbara Mikulski Won't Seek 6th Term

Powerful U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), the longest-serving woman in the history of Congress, will not seek... Watch »

Mar 2, 2015
RAW VIDEO: Mikulski Announces Decision to Retire

RAW VIDEO: Mikulski Announces Decision to Retire

U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski won't seek a 6th term, she announced Monday. "Remember, for the next two years,... Watch »

Mar 2, 2015
2015 Virginia Legislative Near Close With Ethics Rules

2015 Virginia Legislative Near Close With Ethics Rules

Virginia's 2015 legislative session is almost in the books. Read »

Feb 27, 2015
Md. Senate President Apologizes for Hitler Comment

Md. Senate President Apologizes for Hitler Comment

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller has apologized for citing Hitler while disputing a statement by the state's... Read »

Feb 27, 2015
Republican Presidential Candidates Appearing at CPAC

Republican Presidential Candidates Appearing at CPAC

CPAC has its straw poll for presidential candidates Saturday. Today, the Senate is voting on final passage of a... Watch »

Feb 27, 2015
Rick Perry at CPAC: Obama Made World Less Safe

Rick Perry at CPAC: Obama Made World Less Safe

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry says the terror group known as ISIS represents the worst threat to freedom since... Read »

Feb 27, 2015
Pot Fight Between D.C., Congress Could Cost City

Pot Fight Between D.C., Congress Could Cost City

D.C.'s new mayor gave her constituents what they wanted: the ability to legally grow and share marijuana in... Read »

Feb 27, 2015
Lower Drinking Age Proposed for Service Members

Lower Drinking Age Proposed for Service Members

Eighteen-year-old active duty service members can vote, smoke and fight for their country, but they can't have a... Watch »

Feb 27, 2015
Va. Lawmakers Approve State Budget

Va. Lawmakers Approve State Budget

The Virginia General Assembly passed a state budget Thursday, approving a pay increase for state employees, while... Read »

Feb 26, 2015
Md. Charter School Bill Supporters, Opponents Face Off

Md. Charter School Bill Supporters, Opponents Face Off

Dozens of supporters and opponents of Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's charter school expansion proposal squared off in a... Read »

Feb 26, 2015
Pot's Legal in D.C. -- But What Happens Now?

Pot's Legal in D.C. -- But What Happens Now?

Possession of small amounts of marijuana is now legal in D.C., but that doesn't mean the matter is closed. Watch »

Feb 26, 2015
Community Shred Set for Mar. 7
NBC4 and Allstate will host a community shred event Mar. 7. Read more
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