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Texas' Wendy Davis Defends Controversial Wheelchair Ad

Texas' Wendy Davis Defends Controversial Wheelchair Ad

Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis on Monday defended her campaign television ad that... Read »

Oct 13, 2014
Warner, Gillespie to Meet in Final Debate

Warner, Gillespie to Meet in Final Debate

Monday night, Sen. Mark Warner (D) and Ed Gillespie (R) will face off in their final debate in the race for Read »

Oct 13, 2014
Former Va. First Lady Seeks Later Sentencing

Former Va. First Lady Seeks Later Sentencing

Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell is asking for a delay in her 2015 sentencing on nine public corruption... Read »

Oct 13, 2014
2nd Debate: Md. Gov. Candidates Bombard Each Other With Criticism

2nd Debate: Md. Gov. Candidates Bombard Each Other With Criticism

In a race characterized by negative campaigning, both candidates bombarded each other with Watch »

Oct 15, 2014
Decision 2014: What to Know About D.C.'s Mayoral Race

Decision 2014: What to Know About D.C.'s Mayoral Race

Playing catch-up when it comes to this fall's D.C. election? Start here. Read »

Oct 13, 2014
Washington Post Endorses Brown for Md. Governor

Washington Post Endorses Brown for Md. Governor

The Washington Post has endorsed Anthony Brown for Maryland's next governor. Read »

Oct 15, 2014
Bowser Has $1M for Campaign's Final Days

Bowser Has $1M for Campaign's Final Days

Democrat Muriel Bowser is a D.C. councilmember. She defeated Mayor Vincent Gray in the Democratic primary. Read »

Oct 12, 2014
Bowser Wants to

Bowser Wants to "Make Good Neighborhoods Great"

A fifth-generation Washingtonian, Bowser says her interest in becoming an elected official stemmed from... Read »

Oct 13, 2014
Catania Hopes Experience Is Enough to Lead D.C.

Catania Hopes Experience Is Enough to Lead D.C.

David Catania, a former Republican and Midwesterner, believes his 17 years of public service on the D.C. council are Read »

Oct 13, 2014
Carol Schwartz Makes 5th Bid for Mayor's Office

Carol Schwartz Makes 5th Bid for Mayor's Office

After a break from office for nearly six years, former Republican Carol Schwartz turned heads this spring when... Read »

Oct 13, 2014
Davis Campaign Ad Focuses on Texas Gubernatorial Rival Abbott's Disability

Davis Campaign Ad Focuses on Texas Gubernatorial Rival...

With less than a month to go before the Texas governor's election, a new television ad by Democrat Wendy... Read »

Oct 10, 2014
Clinton Papers on Lewinsky, Others Released

Clinton Papers on Lewinsky, Others Released

The White House strategy to defend President Bill Clinton against the political fallout of his affair with... Read »

Oct 10, 2014
D.C. Mayor Signs Legislation Allowing Handguns

D.C. Mayor Signs Legislation Allowing Handguns

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has signed legislation that allows people to carry concealed handguns in the... Read »

Oct 11, 2014
How Has Obama's Dropping Popularity Affected Fundraising?

How Has Obama's Dropping Popularity Affected Fundraising?

NBC political writer Carrie Dann joins Barbara Harrison to discuss Obama's recent efforts in fundraising as well as... Watch »

Oct 10, 2014
James Brady Remembered for Gun-Control Efforts

James Brady Remembered for Gun-Control Efforts

The Newseum will host a memorial for former White House press secretary James Brady, who died in August. Read »

Oct 10, 2014
FBI, Virginia State Senators Discussed Corruption

FBI, Virginia State Senators Discussed Corruption

Virginia state senators quietly met with FBI officials for a private briefing on how not to run afoul of... Read »

Oct 9, 2014
Secret Service Prostitution Scandal Resurfaces

Secret Service Prostitution Scandal Resurfaces

The White House is once again distancing itself from the 2012 Secret Service prostitution scandal, which... Watch »

Oct 9, 2014
Va. Senate Candidates Spar on Issues

Va. Senate Candidates Spar on Issues

Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey reports on gay marriage, immigration, and other issues in the race... Watch »

Oct 8, 2014
D.C. Council to Hold Hearing on Stop and Frisk

D.C. Council to Hold Hearing on Stop and Frisk

The D.C. Council will hold a hearing on the use of stop-and-frisk tactics by city police. Read »

Oct 8, 2014
Sherwood's Notebook: A Picked-Apart Endorsement!

Sherwood's Notebook: A Picked-Apart Endorsement!

We thought this heavily Democratic city would be excited by President Barack Obama‚Äôs written statement this... Read »

Oct 8, 2014
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