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CA Attorney General Moves to End Anti-Gay Initiative

CA Attorney General Moves to End Anti-Gay Initiative

California Attorney General Kamala Harris asked a state court on Wednesday for permission to reject a proposed ball... Read »

Mar 26, 2015
Concern Grows Over Whereabouts of Former D.C. Del.

Concern Grows Over Whereabouts of Former D.C. Del.

Concern is growing for the well-being of 82-year-old Walter Fauntroy -- a former D.C. congressman and longtime civil... Watch »

Mar 25, 2015
13 Ward 8 Candidates to Meet at Debate

13 Ward 8 Candidates to Meet at Debate

It's a crowded field in the April 28 special election for Marion Barry's Ward 8 Council seat. Barry died late last... Watch »

Mar 25, 2015
The Week Ahead: A Nuclear Deal with Iran?

The Week Ahead: A Nuclear Deal with Iran?

Nuclear talks with Iran continue, Chuck Todd talks to California Governor Jerry Brown on Meet the Press, Afghan... Read »

Mar 28, 2015
No Run-of-the-Mill House Budget Vote

No Run-of-the-Mill House Budget Vote

Members of the House are slated to vote on a budget Wednesday -- but this is no run-of-the-mill vote. We're are... Watch »

Mar 25, 2015
Sherwood's Notebook: Walt Whitman’s Washington…

Sherwood's Notebook: Walt Whitman’s Washington…

The Notebook shook ourselves from the couch on Sunday and traveled over the 14th Street Bridge, down the George... Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Appeals Court Weighs Md. Gun Control Law

Appeals Court Weighs Md. Gun Control Law

A federal appeals court heard arguments on key provisions of Maryland's sweeping gun control law Wednesday. Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Jesse Jackson Jr. Moving to D.C. Halfway House

Jesse Jackson Jr. Moving to D.C. Halfway House

A friend and former House colleague of Jesse Jackson Jr. said Jackson is being released from a federal prison Thurs... Read »

Mar 24, 2015
Ted Cruz to Buy Insurance Via Obamacare

Ted Cruz to Buy Insurance Via Obamacare

Sen. Ted Cruz said Tuesday he is signing up his family for health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act,... Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Should GOP Voters Buy Wis. Gov. Scott Walker's Story?

Should GOP Voters Buy Wis. Gov. Scott Walker's Story?

Campaigning last week in South Carolina, a key early-primary state, Walker reiterated the story he’s been telling... Read »

Mar 24, 2015
Ted Cruz Enters the 2016 Presidential Race

Ted Cruz Enters the 2016 Presidential Race

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz enters the 2016 presidential race. Senior Political Editor Mark Murray discusses his current... Watch »

Mar 23, 2015
Ted Cruz Is First, But Does He Have a Shot?

Ted Cruz Is First, But Does He Have a Shot?

Sen. Ted Cruz may be the first major candidate to announce a 2016 presidential run, but the one event that gave the... Read »

Mar 23, 2015
Ted Cruz: What to Know About 2016's 1st Official GOP Hopeful

Ted Cruz: What to Know About 2016's 1st Official GOP Hopeful

Texas' Sen. Ted Cruz became the first high-profile Republican to enter the 2016 race for president on Monday. Here's... Read »

Mar 23, 2015
Calif. Gov.: Cruz

Calif. Gov.: Cruz "Unfit to Be Running" for President

Calfiornia Gov. Jerry Brown tore into climate change skeptics on Sunday, saying one major presidential hopeful's... Read »

Mar 22, 2015
Sen. Ted Cruz to Launch Presidential Bid

Sen. Ted Cruz to Launch Presidential Bid

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz plans to announce Monday that he is running for president. The news comes from a strategist for... Read »

Mar 22, 2015
How Likely is Mandatory Voting in the U.S.?

How Likely is Mandatory Voting in the U.S.?

NBC News Senior Political Editor Mark Murray analyzes the possibility of mandatory voting in the U.S. after Preside... Watch »

Mar 20, 2015
Lewinsky Talks Cyberbullying, Affair on TED Stage

Lewinsky Talks Cyberbullying, Affair on TED Stage

Monica Lewinsky spoke bluntly about cyberbullying and her own experience in the public spotlight Thursday, as the... Read »

Mar 20, 2015
Feds Investigating Ill. Ex-Congressman Schock: AP

Feds Investigating Ill. Ex-Congressman Schock: AP

The Justice Department has launched a formal criminal investigation into the office and campaign expenses of resign... Watch »

Mar 20, 2015
Bill to Expunge Minor Marijuana Convictions Approved

Bill to Expunge Minor Marijuana Convictions Approved

Maryland residents who were convicted of a crime that is no longer considered one would be able to have the convict... Read »

Mar 19, 2015
Document Details Ex-Va. First Lady's Would-Be Testimony

Document Details Ex-Va. First Lady's Would-Be Testimony

An affidavit by Maureen McDonnell's attorney, William Burck, filed under seal last year and made public Wednesday... Read »

Mar 19, 2015
Community Scheduled for March 28
NBC4's next Community Shred, which had been scheduled for March 7, will be rescheduled due to severe winter weather. Read more
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