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Cross-Examination of Bob McDonnell Ends

Cross-Examination of Bob McDonnell Ends

McDonnell Trial, Day 22: Cross-examination of Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell ended Tuesday after he faced... Watch »

Aug 26, 2014

"Broken Marriage" Defense Challenged in McDonnell Trial

Federal prosecutors challenged the "broken marriage" defense Monday in the corruption trial of the former... Watch »

Aug 26, 2014
When and How Should the U.S. Pursue Strikes Against ISIS?

When and How Should the U.S. Pursue Strikes Against ISIS?

NBC's Senior Political Editor Mark Murray explores the potential for U.S. military strikes Against ISIS, and he also... Watch »

Aug 25, 2014
Md. Adds $6.9 Million to School Lunch Program

Md. Adds $6.9 Million to School Lunch Program

The Maryland State Department of Education says it's awarding $6.9 million in state funds to 481 schools... Read »

Aug 25, 2014
Ed Gillespie Touts Blue-Collar Roots in New Ad

Ed Gillespie Touts Blue-Collar Roots in New Ad

In a new ad, U.S. Senate candidate Ed Gillespie touts his blue-collar roots. Gillespie, a Republican, is challenging... Watch »

Aug 22, 2014
McDonnell: CEO's Loans Not Inappropriate

McDonnell: CEO's Loans Not Inappropriate

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell testified Friday about asking Jonnie Williams for a $20,000 loan two months after... Watch »

Aug 25, 2014
Rick Perry in N.H.: Indictment Politically Motivated

Rick Perry in N.H.: Indictment Politically Motivated

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is testing his presidential prospects in New Hampshire as he defiantly dismisses a... Watch »

Aug 22, 2014
15K Voter Registrations Challenged in Fairfax

15K Voter Registrations Challenged in Fairfax

A watchdog group says nearly 15,000 voters in Fairfax County may also be registered to vote in Maryland. Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Task Force Created to Fight Sex Assaults on Va. Campuses

Task Force Created to Fight Sex Assaults on Va. Campuses

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has created a task force to combat sexual assaults on Virginia's college campuses. Read »

Aug 21, 2014
McDonnell: I'm Living With Priest, Not Wife

McDonnell: I'm Living With Priest, Not Wife

The latest shocking revelation in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife came... Watch »

Aug 22, 2014
Texas Gov. Rick Perry Formally Pleads Not Guilty

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Formally Pleads Not Guilty

Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has formally pleaded not guilty to criminal charges of leveraging his power to try... Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Jailed Ex-D.C. Official Keeps Fighting Ethics Charges

Jailed Ex-D.C. Official Keeps Fighting Ethics Charges

Former D.C. councilmember Michael A. Brown, who's serving a three-year prison term on a bribery conviction,... Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Ex-Gov.: Admin. Did Nothing Unusual for Star Scientific

Ex-Gov.: Admin. Did Nothing Unusual for Star Scientific

McDonnell Trial, Day 18: Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell takes the stand in his corruption trial. Watch »

Aug 21, 2014
Sherwood's Notebook: Seeing and Saying Something…

Sherwood's Notebook: Seeing and Saying Something…

Americans since 9/11 have been urged by their federal and local governments to maintain a fear of terrorism and... Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Alexandria Couple's Marriage Halted by Court Decision

Alexandria Couple's Marriage Halted by Court Decision

The Supreme Court put a hold on same-sex marriage in Virginia Wednesday afternoon, just hours before many... Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
GOP's Brightest Lights Dim: Scandal Dogs 2016 Hopefuls

GOP's Brightest Lights Dim: Scandal Dogs 2016 Hopefuls

More and more high-profile Republican governors are battling setbacks political and legal, from the former Virginia... Read »

Aug 19, 2014
D.C. Police Union Endorses David Catania for Mayor

D.C. Police Union Endorses David Catania for Mayor

D.C. mayoral candidate David Catania (I) picked up a valuable endorsement from the D.C. Police Union Tuesday night. Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
Republican Wins Special Va. State Senate Race

Republican Wins Special Va. State Senate Race

GOP candidate Ben Chafin won the special election for the 38th Senate District on Tuesday, solidifying... Read »

Aug 19, 2014
Texas Gov. Rick Perry Booked, Vows

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Booked, Vows "We Will Prevail"

Texas Gov. Rick Perry arrived at an Austin courthouse Tuesday afternoon, to the applause of dozens of supporters, to... Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
GOP Staffer in Chicken Suit Faces Charges After Clucking at NH Governor, Senator

GOP Staffer in Chicken Suit Faces Charges After Clucking at...

A GOP state committee staff member has been charged with disorderly conduct after heckling New Hampshire... Read »

Aug 19, 2014
Community Shred Set for Sept. 6
NBC4 and Allstate will host a community shred event Sept. 6. Read more
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