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Boehner Invites Netanyahu to Address Congress

Boehner Invites Netanyahu to Address Congress

NBC Political Reporter Carrie Dann explores Speaker Boehner's choice to invite Netanyahu to address Congress without... Watch »

Jan 22, 2015
Prosecutors Ask Court to Deny Bail for Ex-Va. Gov

Prosecutors Ask Court to Deny Bail for Ex-Va. Gov

Federal prosecutors say former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's appeal of his corruption convictions doesn't present... Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Va. State Sens. Pushing for Marijuana Decriminalization

Va. State Sens. Pushing for Marijuana Decriminalization

Some Virginia lawmakers want to loosen the state's marijuana laws. Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Bill Banning Common Core Standards Advances in Va.

Bill Banning Common Core Standards Advances in Va.

Legislation prohibiting adoption of the Common Core curriculum standards in Virginia schools has cleared a state... Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Virginia Governor Released From Hospital

Virginia Governor Released From Hospital

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has been released from the hospital after receiving treatment for injuries he suffered... Read »

Jan 22, 2015
Top NY Lawmaker Arrested on Corruption Charges: Source

Top NY Lawmaker Arrested on Corruption Charges: Source

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested Thursday on federal corruption charges, a law enforceme... Watch »

Jan 22, 2015
Hogan Outlines Budget Plan

Hogan Outlines Budget Plan

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's $16.4 billion budget plan includes cuts to close a shortfall, but he says it fully funds... Watch »

Jan 22, 2015
Protesters Call for End to Corporate Money in Politics

Protesters Call for End to Corporate Money in Politics

Several dozen people gathered near the White House Wednesday to call for the end of corporate spending in politics. Read »

Jan 21, 2015

"Pivotal": LGBT Groups Praise Obama's "Historic" SOTU

LGBT rights activists and organizations across the country laud President Barack Obama who became the first U.S.... Watch »

Jan 21, 2015
What to Expect From New Md. Gov. Hogan

What to Expect From New Md. Gov. Hogan

Larry Hogan was sworn in as Maryland governor Wednesday, becoming just the second Republican to hold the post in... Read »

Jan 21, 2015
Biden Says He Has 'Plenty of Time' to Weigh Presidency

Biden Says He Has 'Plenty of Time' to Weigh Presidency

Vice President Joe Biden says "I think I could do a good job'' as president but says it's too soon to say if... Read »

Jan 21, 2015
Marion C. Barry Turns Himself in After Outburst at Bank

Marion C. Barry Turns Himself in After Outburst at Bank

The son of the late Marion Barry turned himself in Wednesday to face charges stemming from an angry outburst at a... Read »

Jan 21, 2015
Sherwood's Notebook: ‘Interoperability’ Indeed

Sherwood's Notebook: ‘Interoperability’ Indeed

Ever since 9/11, the word “interoperability” has gained traction as the go-to word in failed emergency responses.... Read »

Jan 21, 2015
Bowser Launches New Program to Help Minority Boys

Bowser Launches New Program to Help Minority Boys

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser is set to announce a new program to help black and Latino students succeed... Read »

Jan 21, 2015
Hogan Sworn in as Maryland's 62nd Governor

Hogan Sworn in as Maryland's 62nd Governor

Republican Larry Hogan has been sworn in as Maryland's 62nd governor. Read »

Jan 21, 2015
FACT CHECK: Obama's State of the Union Claims

FACT CHECK: Obama's State of the Union Claims

The U.S. may not have "risen from recession" quite as rousingly as President Barack Obama suggested in his State of... Read »

Jan 21, 2015
From Tax Hikes to Cybersecurity: Highlights from Obama's SOTU

From Tax Hikes to Cybersecurity: Highlights from Obama's SOTU

President Barack Obama called for higher taxes on wealthy Americans and new initiatives to boost the middle class as... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
GOP Congressman Slams Obama for

GOP Congressman Slams Obama for "Deportable" SOTU Guest

A Republican congressman slammed the White House over one of its young State of the Union guests Tuesday, tweeting... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
Outgoing Md. Gov. O'Malley Officially Commutes Death Sentences

Outgoing Md. Gov. O'Malley Officially Commutes Death Sentences

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley officially commuted the death sentences of four inmates who had been sentenced to die... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
Va. Senate Defeats Bill to Deny Immigrants In-State Tuition

Va. Senate Defeats Bill to Deny Immigrants In-State Tuition

An effort to deny in-state college tuition rates to some immigrants has been narrowly defeated in the Virginia Sena... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
2014 Share the Warmth Coat Drive
Join us as we help families in our community stay warm this winter with the Share the Warmth Coat Drive. Read more
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