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New Tax Proposed on E-Cigs in Montgomery Co.

New Tax Proposed on E-Cigs in Montgomery Co.

People using e-cigarettes in Montgomery County may soon be forced to pay a little more. Watch »

Apr 14, 2015

"I Will Not Pander": Chris Christie Talks Entitlement Reform in NH

Framing himself as a politician who's unafraid to share "hard truths" with the American people, New Jersey Gov. Watch »

Apr 14, 2015
Early Voting Begins for D.C. Council Special Election

Early Voting Begins for D.C. Council Special Election

Early voting is underway to fill two seats on D.C. Council. Read »

Apr 14, 2015
DC Streetcar Funding Questioned During Mayor's Council Hearing

DC Streetcar Funding Questioned During Mayor's Council Hearing

D.C. council members say Mayor Muriel Bowser's new budget slashes funding for the city's new streetcar system even... Watch »

Apr 13, 2015
Md. Budget Passes Amid Disagreement

Md. Budget Passes Amid Disagreement

Maryland lawmakers passed the state's $40 billion budget Monday night, but Republican Gov. Read »

Apr 13, 2015
No Clinton Endorsement From Obama Yet, White House Says

No Clinton Endorsement From Obama Yet, White House Says

President Barack Obama isn't planning to endorse his former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton for president... Read »

Apr 20, 2015
A Look at Bills That Passed the Md. General Assembly

A Look at Bills That Passed the Md. General Assembly

The Maryland General Assembly is scheduled to adjourn its 90-day legislation session at midnight Monday. Read »

Apr 13, 2015

"A Generational Choice": Rubio Launches 2016 Bid

Sen. Marco Rubio is telling his top donors that he is running for president because he feels "uniquely qualified" to... Watch »

Apr 14, 2015
Rubio Looks to Find Opening in 2016 Republican Field

Rubio Looks to Find Opening in 2016 Republican Field

If Marco Rubio launches his presidential campaign as expected Monday, the first-term Republican senator from Florida... Read »

Apr 13, 2015
Clinton Supporters Gather at Rally

Clinton Supporters Gather at Rally

They've been ready for a while — and their wait is nearly over. Ready for Hillary members have spent two years... Watch »

Apr 12, 2015
Pot Paraphernalia 'Compromise' Bill Approved

Pot Paraphernalia 'Compromise' Bill Approved

A Maryland bill to decriminalize drug paraphernalia is headed back to the House chamber after getting support from... Read »

Apr 10, 2015
Md. Lawmakers OK Fracking Ban Until Late 2017

Md. Lawmakers OK Fracking Ban Until Late 2017

The Maryland General Assembly has passed a measure to prohibit fracking permits in the state until October 2017. Read »

Apr 10, 2015
Clinton: Grandkid Made Me

Clinton: Grandkid Made Me "Speed Up" Political Plans

Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton says the birth of her granddaughter had helped "spurred me to speed... Read »

Apr 10, 2015
Mumbai Attacks Suspect Freed From Pakistan Jail

Mumbai Attacks Suspect Freed From Pakistan Jail

The suspected mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attacks was freed from a Pakistani jail Friday after a court ordered... Read »

Apr 10, 2015
Lawsuit Against Rep. Paul Ryan, Chief of Staff Dismissed

Lawsuit Against Rep. Paul Ryan, Chief of Staff Dismissed

Attorneys agreed to dismiss a $100,000 lawsuit against 2012 Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan and his... Read »

Apr 10, 2015
Clinton's

Clinton's "Go Small" Strategy Carries Risks and Rewards

That "go-small" approach, the Washington Post wrote, plays to her strengths and lets her greet voters... Read »

Apr 10, 2015
2016 NH Primary Candidate Tracker

2016 NH Primary Candidate Tracker

Keep tabs on which potential 2016 presidential candidates have been to the Granite State, how many times they've... Read »

Apr 10, 2015
Hillary Clinton Could Announce Sunday

Hillary Clinton Could Announce Sunday

Hillary Clinton could announce a 2016 presidential campaign as early as Sunday, NBC News has learned. Read »

Apr 10, 2015
Former RI Gov. Lincoln Chafee Exploring Presidential Bid

Former RI Gov. Lincoln Chafee Exploring Presidential Bid

Lincoln Chafee, the former governor and U.S. senator from Rhode Island, announced Thursday that he has formed an... Read »

Apr 9, 2015
Ex-Va. Gov.: Favors Were Routine Courtesies

Ex-Va. Gov.: Favors Were Routine Courtesies

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell made his final written plea to a federal appeals court Wednesday, arguing that... Read »

Apr 9, 2015
ZooFari: The Area's
Join the Friends of the National Zoo for ZooFari, their annual fund-raising gala at the Smithsonian's National Zoo! Read more
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