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Va. Leaders React to Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Va. Leaders React to Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Virginia lawmakers had mixed reactions to Friday's Supreme Court ruling to legalize same-sex marriage in all 50... Watch »

Jun 26, 2015
Big-Name Governors May Face Difficulties in GOP Race

Big-Name Governors May Face Difficulties in GOP Race

NBC News Senior Political Editor Mark Murray says Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie may Watch »

Jun 24, 2015
La. Gov. Bobby Jindal Announces Presidential Run

La. Gov. Bobby Jindal Announces Presidential Run

Pitching himself as a "doer" in a field of talkers, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal declared his candidacy for... Read »

Jun 24, 2015
What You Should Know About Bobby Jindal

What You Should Know About Bobby Jindal

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal announced he is running for the GOP presidential nomination. Read »

Jun 24, 2015
Council Approves Paid Sick Time Bill in Montgomery Co.

Council Approves Paid Sick Time Bill in Montgomery Co.

Montgomery County's council members have voted in favor of a bill that requires employers to give full-time... Read »

Jun 24, 2015
Sherwood's Notebook: 'Oh, Say Can You See…’

Sherwood's Notebook: 'Oh, Say Can You See…’

What do you see when you see the Confederate battle flag? That flag has been waved by white racists for decades... Read »

Jun 24, 2015
9 Things to Know About Md. Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford

9 Things to Know About Md. Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday that he has been diagnosed with cancer of the lymph nodes, calling it... Read »

Jun 23, 2015
McAuliffe: Take Confederate Flag Off Va. Plates

McAuliffe: Take Confederate Flag Off Va. Plates

Virginia's governor is moving to have the Confederate flag banished from state license plates. Watch »

Jun 23, 2015
Montgomery Co. Officials to Vote on Paid Sick Leave

Montgomery Co. Officials to Vote on Paid Sick Leave

The Montgomery County Council is set to debate and vote on whether to require paid sick leave in the county. Read »

Jun 23, 2015
Hillary Clinton Dominates 2016 Field: Poll

Hillary Clinton Dominates 2016 Field: Poll

Hillary Clinton is miles ahead of her closest Democratic competitor in the 2016 White House race — and she also... Read »

Jun 23, 2015
2016 GOP Candidates Give Back Hate Group Funds

2016 GOP Candidates Give Back Hate Group Funds

Republican presidential candidates — and several GOP lawmakers — said Monday they are donating or returning funds... Read »

Jun 23, 2015

"Shocking News to Me": Gov. Hogan Has Cancer

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has been diagnosed with lymphoma, he announced Monday. Watch »

Jun 22, 2015
Raisin Program Unconstitutional: Supreme Court

Raisin Program Unconstitutional: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the government can't force raisin farmers to give up part of their annual... Read »

Jun 22, 2015
 Maine Sen. Angus King Diagnosed With Cancer

Maine Sen. Angus King Diagnosed With Cancer

Sen. Angus King of Maine said Monday he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will undergo surgery on... Read »

Jun 22, 2015
Jesse Jackson Jr. Released From Halfway House

Jesse Jackson Jr. Released From Halfway House

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was released Monday morning from a Baltimore halfway house, where he'd been... Read »

Jun 22, 2015
Ex-Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Released From Halfway House

Ex-Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Released From Halfway House

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was released from a halfway house in Baltimore Monday. Watch »

Jun 22, 2015
Texas Abortion Law Teed up for Supreme Court Review

Texas Abortion Law Teed up for Supreme Court Review

Abortion is back before the Supreme Court, and the justices could signal by the end of June whether they are likely... Read »

Jun 21, 2015
Election 2016: Wealthy Donors, Negative Attacks Top Voter Concerns, Poll Finds

Election 2016: Wealthy Donors, Negative Attacks Top Voter Concerns...

Americans watching the early stages of the 2016 presidential race are worried about the role wealthy individuals and... Read »

Jun 21, 2015
Clinton Calls for

Clinton Calls for "Common Sense" Gun Control

Hillary Rodham Clinton called for "common sense" gun control legislation and decrying "institutional racism" just... Read »

Jun 21, 2015
Clinton and Sanders Top Candidates on Facebook

Clinton and Sanders Top Candidates on Facebook

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders lead the pack of presidential candidates in early primary and caucus states — at... Read »

Jun 19, 2015
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