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Prosecutors Oppose New Trial for McDonnells

Prosecutors Oppose New Trial for McDonnells

Federal prosecutors are opposing a request from former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, for a new... Read »

Oct 14, 2014
Obama Rally Planned for Brown in Maryland

Obama Rally Planned for Brown in Maryland

Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's campaign for governor is set to get a boost with a planned visit from... Read »

Oct 15, 2014
3 Things to Watch in Final 3 Weeks of Campaigning

3 Things to Watch in Final 3 Weeks of Campaigning

We are now three weeks away from the midterm elections, and there are still questions about which party will control... Watch »

Oct 14, 2014
NH Lawmaker Calls Congresswoman

NH Lawmaker Calls Congresswoman "Ugly as Sin"

A Republican New Hampshire state lawmaker has called a Democratic congresswoman "ugly" and said the GOP opponent in... Watch »

Oct 14, 2014
Voter Registration Deadline in Md., Va.

Voter Registration Deadline in Md., Va.

Maryland residents who haven't registered to vote are running out of time to do so for November's election. Read »

Oct 14, 2014
Va. Governor Formally Presenting Energy Plan

Va. Governor Formally Presenting Energy Plan

Gov. Terry McAuliffe is formally rolling out his energy plan for Virginia. Read »

Oct 14, 2014
Va. Senate Debate Filled With Partisan Accusations

Va. Senate Debate Filled With Partisan Accusations

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie are both accusing each other of putting... Read »

Oct 13, 2014
Texas' Wendy Davis Defends Controversial Wheelchair Ad

Texas' Wendy Davis Defends Controversial Wheelchair Ad

Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis on Monday defended her campaign television ad that... Read »

Oct 13, 2014
Warner, Gillespie to Meet in Final Debate

Warner, Gillespie to Meet in Final Debate

Monday night, Sen. Mark Warner (D) and Ed Gillespie (R) will face off in their final debate in the race for Read »

Oct 13, 2014
Former Va. First Lady Seeks Later Sentencing

Former Va. First Lady Seeks Later Sentencing

Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell is asking for a delay in her 2015 sentencing on nine public corruption... Read »

Oct 13, 2014
2nd Debate: Md. Gov. Candidates Bombard Each Other With Criticism

2nd Debate: Md. Gov. Candidates Bombard Each Other With Criticism

In a race characterized by negative campaigning, both candidates bombarded each other with Watch »

Oct 15, 2014
Decision 2014: What to Know About D.C.'s Mayoral Race

Decision 2014: What to Know About D.C.'s Mayoral Race

Playing catch-up when it comes to this fall's D.C. election? Start here. Read »

Oct 13, 2014
Washington Post Endorses Brown for Md. Governor

Washington Post Endorses Brown for Md. Governor

The Washington Post has endorsed Anthony Brown for Maryland's next governor. Read »

Oct 15, 2014
Bowser Has $1M for Campaign's Final Days

Bowser Has $1M for Campaign's Final Days

Democrat Muriel Bowser is a D.C. councilmember. She defeated Mayor Vincent Gray in the Democratic primary. Read »

Oct 12, 2014
Bowser Wants to

Bowser Wants to "Make Good Neighborhoods Great"

A fifth-generation Washingtonian, Bowser says her interest in becoming an elected official stemmed from... Read »

Oct 13, 2014
Catania Hopes Experience Is Enough to Lead D.C.

Catania Hopes Experience Is Enough to Lead D.C.

David Catania, a former Republican and Midwesterner, believes his 17 years of public service on the D.C. council are Read »

Oct 13, 2014
Carol Schwartz Makes 5th Bid for Mayor's Office

Carol Schwartz Makes 5th Bid for Mayor's Office

After a break from office for nearly six years, former Republican Carol Schwartz turned heads this spring when... Read »

Oct 13, 2014
Davis Campaign Ad Focuses on Texas Gubernatorial Rival Abbott's Disability

Davis Campaign Ad Focuses on Texas Gubernatorial Rival...

With less than a month to go before the Texas governor's election, a new television ad by Democrat Wendy... Read »

Oct 10, 2014
Clinton Papers on Lewinsky, Others Released

Clinton Papers on Lewinsky, Others Released

The White House strategy to defend President Bill Clinton against the political fallout of his affair with... Read »

Oct 10, 2014
D.C. Mayor Signs Legislation Allowing Handguns

D.C. Mayor Signs Legislation Allowing Handguns

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has signed legislation that allows people to carry concealed handguns in the... Read »

Oct 11, 2014
Join NBC4 for the Best Buddies Challenge
NBC4 is proud to play a part in the Audi Best Buddies Challenge Saturday on the National Mall. Read more
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