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Sentence of at Least 10 Years Recommended for McDonnell

Sentence of at Least 10 Years Recommended for McDonnell

The U.S. Probation Office recommended former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell spend at least a decade in prison for his... Read »

Dec 13, 2014
What's Next for the Spending Bill?

What's Next for the Spending Bill?

NBC News senior political editor Mark Murray has the latest on the government spending bill. Watch »

Dec 12, 2014
Hogan Says Difficult Budget Decisions Loom for Md.

Hogan Says Difficult Budget Decisions Loom for Md.

Maryland's incoming governor on Thursday warned that tough choices will be needed to get the state's long-running... Read »

Dec 11, 2014
Obama Opposes Effort to Stop D.C. Pot Legalization

Obama Opposes Effort to Stop D.C. Pot Legalization

President Barack Obama opposes a measure that would stop the District of Columbia from legalizing marijuana, but he... Read »

Dec 11, 2014
D.C. Leaders Agree on How to Fund DC United Stadium

D.C. Leaders Agree on How to Fund DC United Stadium

District of Columbia leaders say they've worked out their differences on how to pay for a new stadium for Major... Watch »

Dec 11, 2014
Congressional Democrats Face Dilemma on Spending Bill

Congressional Democrats Face Dilemma on Spending Bill

NBC Senior Political Editor Mark Murray explains the problems some Congressional Democrats have with the spending... Watch »

Dec 11, 2014
Judge Expands Sentencing Memo for Ex-Governor

Judge Expands Sentencing Memo for Ex-Governor

Lawyers for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will be allowed to file a longer-than-usual brief about his upcoming... Read »

Dec 11, 2014
Hogan, Adviser to Hold Briefing on Md. Budget

Hogan, Adviser to Hold Briefing on Md. Budget

Gov.-elect Larry Hogan has scheduled a briefing on Maryland's budget. Read »

Dec 11, 2014
Blocked Marijuana Legislation Prompts More D.C. Protests

Blocked Marijuana Legislation Prompts More D.C. Protests

Marijuana activists joined police violence protesters in demonstrating on the streets of downtown D.C. Watch »

Dec 10, 2014
Congressional Deal Upends Pot Legalization in D.C.

Congressional Deal Upends Pot Legalization in D.C.

A Congressional spending deal will block the District of Columbia from legalizing marijuana through next September. Read »

Dec 10, 2014
Sherwood's Notebook: And The Days Dwindle Down

Sherwood's Notebook: And The Days Dwindle Down

The year 2014 is nearing the end of its run. Read »

Dec 10, 2014
Senate Holds Hearing on Campus Sex Assaults

Senate Holds Hearing on Campus Sex Assaults

Rolling Stone backed off its report of a gang rape at the University of Virginia, but the victim's father is... Watch »

Dec 9, 2014
Hogan: Md. Gov. O'Malley Rushing Policies as Term Ends

Hogan: Md. Gov. O'Malley Rushing Policies as Term Ends

Larry Hogan says Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is rushing to implement policies under the wire before he leaves... Read »

Dec 9, 2014
Hogan to Meet With County Executives

Hogan to Meet With County Executives

Governor-elect Larry Hogan is scheduled to host a breakfast meeting with five county executives. Read »

Dec 9, 2014
D.C. Mayor Bowser Appoints City Administrator

D.C. Mayor Bowser Appoints City Administrator

D.C. Mayor-Elect Muriel Bowser announced her appointment of Alexandria City Manager Rashad M. Watch »

Dec 10, 2014
The Week Ahead: No Government Shutdown, Right?

The Week Ahead: No Government Shutdown, Right?

The Week Ahead with Andy Gross Read »

Dec 5, 2014
What Barry Wanted as His Legacy

What Barry Wanted as His Legacy

Marion Barry was determined to safeguard his legacy. Omar Tyree, co-author of Barry's autobiography, "Mayor for... Watch »

Dec 5, 2014
First Read, Dec. 5

First Read, Dec. 5

NBC political writer Carrie Dann discusses the nomination of Ashton Carter as secretary of defense. Watch »

Dec 5, 2014
Arnold Schwarzenegger Portrait Goes Up at State Capitol

Arnold Schwarzenegger Portrait Goes Up at State Capitol

The portrait of former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will be hung alongside past governors at the state Capitol nearly... Read »

Dec 5, 2014
Southeast Community Gathers for Marion Barry

Southeast Community Gathers for Marion Barry

A church Marion Barry frequently attended in Southeast D.C. hosted a community memorial service Friday evening. Watch »

Dec 5, 2014
Community Shred Set for Dec. 6
NBC4 and Allstate will host a community shred event Dec.6. Read more
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