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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
WATCH: Rand Paul Spars With Savannah Guthrie on

WATCH: Rand Paul Spars With Savannah Guthrie on "TODAY"

Rand Paul has again provoked controversy after the 2016 presidential hopeful sparred with news anchor Savannah... Read »

Apr 8, 2015
Baker Endorses Rep. Chris Van Hollen

Baker Endorses Rep. Chris Van Hollen

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker has endorsed U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen in his run for U.S. Senate. Watch »

Apr 8, 2015
FLOTUS: Secret Service Agents Taught Malia How to Drive

FLOTUS: Secret Service Agents Taught Malia How to Drive

Some teenagers get driving lessons from their parents. Other teens are taught by licensed instructors. Read »

Apr 8, 2015
Rand Paul Kicks off 2016 Campaign With N.H. Visit

Rand Paul Kicks off 2016 Campaign With N.H. Visit

Republican Sen. Rand Paul is set to spend his first full day as a presidential candidate meeting with voters in New... Watch »

Apr 9, 2015
Baker Endorses Rep. Chris Van Hollen

Baker Endorses Rep. Chris Van Hollen

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker has endorsed U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen in his run for U.S. Senate. Watch »

Apr 8, 2015
Sherwood's Notebook: Guns, Azaleas and Nats

Sherwood's Notebook: Guns, Azaleas and Nats

It’s spring and all kinds of things are blooming. Read »

Apr 8, 2015
Analysis: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Wins Again

Analysis: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Wins Again

It always seemed inevitable that he’d win. That was the point. Rahm Emanuel won his re-election contest Tuesday... Watch »

Apr 8, 2015
Analyst: Rand Paul Has History of Flip-Flops

Analyst: Rand Paul Has History of Flip-Flops

Like all candidates in American politics — especially presidential candidates — Rand Paul has taken many different... Read »

Apr 7, 2015
Rand Paul: Officially in the Race for 2016

Rand Paul: Officially in the Race for 2016

NBC Political Editor Mark Murray analyzes Rand Paul's potential benefits and challenges as he runs as a Libertarian... Watch »

Apr 7, 2015
Rand Paul:

Rand Paul: "I Want to Be a Part of a Return to Prosperity"

Sen. Rand Paul told supporters in a combative speech that he was running for president because he wanted "a return... Read »

Apr 7, 2015
Why Rand Paul Probably Can't Win GOP Nomination

Why Rand Paul Probably Can't Win GOP Nomination

Kentucky's Sen. Rand Paul, whose libertarian streak and wariness of war have set him apart from many fellow... Read »

Apr 7, 2015
As Clinton Begins, Her Super PAC Plans to Fold

As Clinton Begins, Her Super PAC Plans to Fold

When Hillary Rodham Clinton announces her presidential campaign, as expected, more than a dozen people in a... Read »

Apr 7, 2015
Jeb Bush ID'd Himself as

Jeb Bush ID'd Himself as "Hispanic" on Voter Form

Likely Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Monday that a 2009 voter registration form that identified... Read »

Apr 7, 2015
Va. State Jobs Won't Ask About Criminal History

Va. State Jobs Won't Ask About Criminal History

Applications for Virginia state jobs in the executive branch will no longer include questions regarding a person's... Read »

Apr 3, 2015
Lease Signed for Hillary Clinton Campaign HQ

Lease Signed for Hillary Clinton Campaign HQ

A lease has been signed for an office in Brooklyn that is expected to be the headquarters for Hillary Clinton's... Watch »

Apr 4, 2015
Ex-Lawmaker Removed From Maine Governor's Meeting for Tossing Vaseline

Ex-Lawmaker Removed From Maine Governor's Meeting for Tossing Vaseline

Maine Gov. Paul LePage was forced to abruptly end a town hall meeting on his budget after a former Democratic... Watch »

Apr 3, 2015
Rubio to Announce 2016 Plans in Miami

Rubio to Announce 2016 Plans in Miami

Sen. Marco Rubio on Thursday told The Miami Herald that he plans to announce his 2016 intentions at a downtown... Read »

Apr 3, 2015
Maryland Governor to Speak Out Against Bullying

Maryland Governor to Speak Out Against Bullying

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is adding his voice to the growing rally against bullying. Read »

Apr 2, 2015
D.C. Council Member Proposes Raising Smoking Age

D.C. Council Member Proposes Raising Smoking Age

A D.C. Council member wants to raise the "smoking age" in the nation's capital. Read »

Apr 1, 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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