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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
Republicans Criticize State of the Union Beforehand

Republicans Criticize State of the Union Beforehand

Republican leaders got a jump start on their traditional response to the State of the Union address, criticizing the... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
Preparing for Hogan's Inauguration in Maryland

Preparing for Hogan's Inauguration in Maryland

Maryland Governor-elect Larry Hogan says Wednesday's Inauguration will go on outside the State House, rain or shine.... Watch »

Jan 21, 2015
State of the Union Preview

State of the Union Preview

Mark Murray on President Obama's increased poll numbers and what he is likely to discuss during tonight's State... Watch »

Jan 20, 2015
Appeals Court to Hear Arguments on Md. Gun-Control Law

Appeals Court to Hear Arguments on Md. Gun-Control Law

A federal appeals court has set oral arguments over the constitutionality of a Maryland law banning 45 assault weap... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
Obama Aims to Influence 2016 Debate in SOTU

Obama Aims to Influence 2016 Debate in SOTU

President Barack Obama will outline a plan to raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans while offering broad economic... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
Christopher Barry to Turn Himself in Over Outburst at Bank

Christopher Barry to Turn Himself in Over Outburst at Bank

The son of the late Marion Barry is expected to turn himself in as early as Tuesday to face charges stemming from an... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
Va. Lawmakers to Discuss Drug Overdose Good Samaritan Bill

Va. Lawmakers to Discuss Drug Overdose Good Samaritan Bill

The Virginia attorney general and a Fairfax County father are coming together to urge lawmakers to attack the growi... Watch »

Jan 19, 2015
Gun Control Advocates, Opponents Square Off in Richmond

Gun Control Advocates, Opponents Square Off in Richmond

Advocates and opponents of gun control held dueling demonstrations at the Virginia Capitol on Monday as the perenni... Read »

Jan 19, 2015
Va. Lawmakers Report Fewer Gifts in Wake of McDonnell Trial

Va. Lawmakers Report Fewer Gifts in Wake of McDonnell Trial

Virginia lawmakers are receiving fewer gifts in the wake of former Gov. Bob McDonnell's prosecution on corruption... Read »

Jan 19, 2015
Va. Gov. Suffers 7 Broken Ribs in Fall From Horse

Va. Gov. Suffers 7 Broken Ribs in Fall From Horse

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe is recovering from injuries he received after being thrown from a horse while on a... Read »

Jan 19, 2015
State of the Union: What To Expect

State of the Union: What To Expect

President Obama's upcoming State of The Union address is already being met by Republican criticism. Watch »

Jan 19, 2015
Alan Gross to Attend State of Union 1 Month After Cuba Release

Alan Gross to Attend State of Union 1 Month After Cuba Release

A Maryland man who returned home last month after spending five years imprisoned in Cuba will have a prime viewing... Read »

Jan 19, 2015
D.C. Peace Walk, Parade Honor King's Legacy

D.C. Peace Walk, Parade Honor King's Legacy

Thousands of people will observe the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with events across the D.C. metro area Monday... Watch »

Jan 19, 2015
Chicago Teen Who Asked Santa for Safety Invited to State of the Union

Chicago Teen Who Asked Santa for Safety Invited to State of the Union

A South Side Chicago teen who wrote a letter to Santa asking for safety and received a reply from President Barack... Watch »

Jan 20, 2015
Romney Hints at Presidential Run During RNC Speech

Romney Hints at Presidential Run During RNC Speech

Mitt Romney is addressing the GOP's winter meeting delegates aboard the USS Midway Museum on the Embarcadero Friday... Watch »

Jan 17, 2015
The Week Ahead: State of the Union Edition

The Week Ahead: State of the Union Edition

Key themes of the President's State of the Union address, a new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll, the lowdown on Cuba --... Read »

Jan 16, 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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