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Marion Barry's Summer Jobs Legacy

Marion Barry's Summer Jobs Legacy

For many people in the district, Marion Barry's D.C. legacy is rooted in his summer jobs program. He employed thousands of school-aged children throughout the years. News4's Zachary Kiesch introduces us to a local radio personality who says that program allowed her to chase... Watch »

2 hours ago
D.C. Council Remembers Marion Barry

D.C. Council Remembers Marion Barry

Friends and colleagues remembered former four-time D.C. Mayor Marion Barry, who died early Sunday morning at age... Watch »

Nov 24, 2014
Marion Barry,

Marion Barry, "Mayor for Life", Dies at 78

Marion Barry, an icon of D.C. politics good and bad for more than 40 years, has died. Watch »

Nov 24, 2014
Sherwood's Notebook: Only One Marion Barry

Sherwood's Notebook: Only One Marion Barry

News4's Tom Sherwood shares some of his memories of the late Marion Barry in this week's Notebook. Read »

Nov 24, 2014
Obama to Award Presidential Medal of Freedom

Obama to Award Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Barack Obama said this year's recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom made the world stronger... Read »

5 hours ago
Illinois Pension Overhaul Ruled Unconstitutional

Illinois Pension Overhaul Ruled Unconstitutional

An Illinois judge ruled Friday that a law intended to fix the nation's worst state employee pension crisis violates... Watch »

Nov 21, 2014
Are Republicans Blaming President Obama?

Are Republicans Blaming President Obama?

NBC political writer Carrie Dann has the latest on the continous fight on immigration reform between Congress and... Watch »

Nov 21, 2014
With All Ballots Counted, SoCal City Council Race Locked in Tie

With All Ballots Counted, SoCal City Council Race Locked in Tie

The razor-thin race for a Chula Vista City Council seat has ended in a tie, two weeks after Election Day, San Diego... Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
Webb Forms Exploratory Committee for White House

Webb Forms Exploratory Committee for White House

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb launched an exploratory committee to consider a Democratic presidential campaign in... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
D.C. Approves Fines for People Who Don't Shovel Snow

D.C. Approves Fines for People Who Don't Shovel Snow

District of Columbia residents who don't shovel their sidewalks after a snowstorm would face fines under a bill... Read »

Nov 19, 2014
Sherwood's Notebook: Dazed by the Holidays?

Sherwood's Notebook: Dazed by the Holidays?

The Montgomery County School Board is reaping a whirlwind over its decision to avoid adding a Muslim holiday to the... Read »

Nov 19, 2014
Clinton Could Announce Run in January

Clinton Could Announce Run in January

Hillary Clinton is expected to announce in January that she will run for president in 2016, Democratic sources told... Read »

Nov 19, 2014
O'Malley Urges Senate to Reject Keystone Pipeline

O'Malley Urges Senate to Reject Keystone Pipeline

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley took to Facebook to voice his disapproval of the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada... Read »

Nov 18, 2014
Council to Overhaul How Police Seize Property

Council to Overhaul How Police Seize Property

The D.C. Council is seeking to overhaul the way city police seize money and property for people who aren't charged... Read »

Nov 18, 2014
Senate to Vote on Keystone XL Pipeline

Senate to Vote on Keystone XL Pipeline

NBC Political Writer Carrie Dann reveals that if the bill is passed, President Obama is likely to veto. Watch »

Nov 18, 2014
Gray Rejected Plea Deal: Source

Gray Rejected Plea Deal: Source

Prosecutors in recent weeks have been re-interviewing key witnesses in the investigation into an illegal shadow... Watch »

Nov 18, 2014
Hogan to Still Seek Tax Relief, Despite Shortfall

Hogan to Still Seek Tax Relief, Despite Shortfall

Gov.-elect Larry Hogan says he remains committed to pursuing tax relief in his first year as governor, despite a... Read »

Nov 17, 2014
Is the Affordable Care Act Working?

Is the Affordable Care Act Working?

NBC political writer Carrie Dann says the answer depends on whom you're asking. Watch »

Nov 17, 2014
Congress to Fight Obama on Immigration

Congress to Fight Obama on Immigration

NBC's Senior Political Editor Mark Murray has more on Obama's plan to take executive action once he returns to D.C. Watch »

Nov 14, 2014
Officers Surprised Bushes Didn't Stop W.H. Intruder

Officers Surprised Bushes Didn't Stop W.H. Intruder

Secret Service officers chasing a Texas Army veteran across the White House lawn in September figured they had him... Watch »

Nov 14, 2014
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Join us as we collect non-perishable food items and money to provide a basket of food for a Thanksgiving meal to families in need. Read more
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