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January Special Election for Comstock's Va. House Seat

January Special Election for Comstock's Va. House Seat

After Barbara Comstock's win of Virginia 10th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, Virginia voters in... Read »

Nov 10, 2014
Obama to Congress: Draft Immigration Bill

Obama to Congress: Draft Immigration Bill

President Obama is attending an economic summit in Beijing, but ahead of the trip, he spoke out about immigration... Watch »

Nov 10, 2014
Bowser to Hold Open House for Transition Office

Bowser to Hold Open House for Transition Office

D.C. Mayor-Elect Muriel Bowser will hold an open house Monday afternoon to officially introduce her transition team... Read »

Nov 10, 2014
Va. Senate: Gillespie Concedes to Warner

Va. Senate: Gillespie Concedes to Warner

Challenger Ed Gillespie has conceded Virginia's close Senate race to incumbent Mark Warner, nearly three days after... Watch »

Nov 7, 2014
D.C. Mayor-Elect Announces Transition Team

D.C. Mayor-Elect Announces Transition Team

District of Columbia Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser says Marion Barry and three other former mayors are among the group... Read »

Nov 7, 2014
Rep. Delaney Wins in Md. Absentee Ballot Count

Rep. Delaney Wins in Md. Absentee Ballot Count

The Associated Press declared Democratic Rep. John Delaney the winner in Maryland's 6th Congressional District on... Read »

Nov 7, 2014
Warner Eager to Return to Senate, No Concession From Gillespie

Warner Eager to Return to Senate, No Concession From Gillespie

With the final votes still being counted, Sen. Mark Warner said Thursday he's eager to return to the Senate for a... Watch »

Nov 6, 2014
Norton: No Reason for D.C. to Worry About GOP Gains

Norton: No Reason for D.C. to Worry About GOP Gains

The District of Columbia's delegate to Congress says there's no reason for leaders or residents of the heavily Demo... Read »

Nov 6, 2014
Weary Rivals in SoCal House Race Brace for Ballot Count

Weary Rivals in SoCal House Race Brace for Ballot Count

The long, divisive road to the 52nd Congressional District seat stretches on for its two weary candidates, incumbent... Watch »

Nov 6, 2014
Indicted Texas Gov. Perry in Court for Heated Hearing

Indicted Texas Gov. Perry in Court for Heated Hearing

Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry has made his first court appearance on felony abuse of power charges, sitting largely... Watch »

Nov 6, 2014
Absentee Ballots Promise Closure in Md. House Race

Absentee Ballots Promise Closure in Md. House Race

Montgomery County election officials have begun an absentee ballot count that will likely resolve the tight race for... Read »

Nov 6, 2014
D.C. Attorney General Resigns After Election

D.C. Attorney General Resigns After Election

The District of Columbia's last appointed attorney general is resigning to pave the way for its first elected attor... Read »

Nov 5, 2014
Perry's 1st Court Appearance Set for Thursday

Perry's 1st Court Appearance Set for Thursday

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is due to make his first court appearance Thursday in Austin to face abuse-of-power charges. A... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Comstock Win Adds To Record Number of Women on the Hill

Comstock Win Adds To Record Number of Women on the Hill

Following the Nov. 4 election, there will now be 100 women in the U.S. House and Senate combined News4's Kristin... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
GOP Congress to Weigh Legal Pot in D.C.

GOP Congress to Weigh Legal Pot in D.C.

The national marijuana legalization debate is moving into the backyard of a Republican-controlled Congress. Read »

Nov 5, 2014
D.C. Mayor-Elect Bowser Says No to Unregulated Legal Pot

D.C. Mayor-Elect Bowser Says No to Unregulated Legal Pot

The mayor-elect in the nation's capital says she won't allow an initiative legalizing marijuana to take effect until... Read »

Nov 5, 2014
What Can Democratic Md. Expect From a GOP Governor?

What Can Democratic Md. Expect From a GOP Governor?

Republican Larry Hogan won the race for governor of Maryland Tuesday in a shocking upset over Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Va. Senate: Officials Work to Certify Results

Va. Senate: Officials Work to Certify Results

The margin of votes in Virginia's U.S. Senate race remained razor-thin Wednesday, with Democratic incumbent Mark... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Warner, Gillespie Race Remains Undetermined

Warner, Gillespie Race Remains Undetermined

Election Day is over, but it remains to be seen whether Mark Warner will keep his Senate seat or hand it over to... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
A Bush Back in Office: Scion of Political Dynasty Wins Texas Race

A Bush Back in Office: Scion of Political Dynasty Wins Texas Race

George P. Bush has been elected Texas land commissioner. That makes him the first in his family's political dynasty... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Join NBC4 for the St. Jude 'Give Thanks. Walk'
Join NBC4 and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for the "Give Thanks. Walk" on Nov. 22. Read more
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