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D.C. Attorney General Resigns After Election

D.C. Attorney General Resigns After Election

The District of Columbia's last appointed attorney general is resigning to pave the way for its first elected... Read »

Nov 5, 2014
Perry's 1st Court Appearance Set for Thursday

Perry's 1st Court Appearance Set for Thursday

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is due to make his first court appearance Thursday in Austin to face abuse-of-power charges. A Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Comstock Win Adds To Record Number of Women on the Hill

Comstock Win Adds To Record Number of Women on the Hill

Following the Nov. 4 election, there will now be 100 women in the U.S. House and Senate combined News4's Kristin... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
GOP Congress to Weigh Legal Pot in D.C.

GOP Congress to Weigh Legal Pot in D.C.

The national marijuana legalization debate is moving into the backyard of a Republican-controlled Congress. Read »

Nov 5, 2014
D.C. Mayor-Elect Bowser Says No to Unregulated Legal Pot

D.C. Mayor-Elect Bowser Says No to Unregulated Legal Pot

The mayor-elect in the nation's capital says she won't allow an initiative legalizing marijuana to take effect until... Read »

Nov 5, 2014
What Can Democratic Md. Expect From a GOP Governor?

What Can Democratic Md. Expect From a GOP Governor?

Republican Larry Hogan won the race for governor of Maryland Tuesday in a shocking upset over Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Va. Senate: Officials Work to Certify Results

Va. Senate: Officials Work to Certify Results

The margin of votes in Virginia's U.S. Senate race remained razor-thin Wednesday, with Democratic incumbent Mark... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Warner, Gillespie Race Remains Undetermined

Warner, Gillespie Race Remains Undetermined

Election Day is over, but it remains to be seen whether Mark Warner will keep his Senate seat or hand it over to... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
A Bush Back in Office: Scion of Political Dynasty Wins Texas Race

A Bush Back in Office: Scion of Political Dynasty Wins Texas Race

George P. Bush has been elected Texas land commissioner. That makes him the first in his family's political dynasty... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
As Mayor, Bowser Likely to Follow Path Similar to Gray, Fenty

As Mayor, Bowser Likely to Follow Path Similar to Gray, Fenty

Ward 4 Council member Muriel Bowser won the race for D.C. mayor Tuesday, defeating independents David Catania and... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Virginia Voters Head to the Polls

Virginia Voters Head to the Polls

Two big races to watch in Virginia: The Senate race and 10th Congressional District. Northern Virginia Bureau Chief... Watch »

Nov 4, 2014
Voters in the District Head to Polls

Voters in the District Head to Polls

Poling places saw a steady stream of voters in the District. Tom Sherwood reports. Watch »

Nov 4, 2014
Sherwood's Notebook: Rip ’Em All Down!

Sherwood's Notebook: Rip ’Em All Down!

Your candidate won. Congratulations. Your candidate lost. Condolences all around. Win or lose, it’s time to take the... Read »

Nov 5, 2014
Many Md. Voters Still Undecided

Many Md. Voters Still Undecided

Many voters were still undecided when they headed to the polls in Maryland Tuesday. News4's Chris Gordon reports. Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Wolf Ousts Corbett in Pa. Governor's Race

Wolf Ousts Corbett in Pa. Governor's Race

Democrat Tom Wolf, who gave $10 million of his own money to underwrite an early TV ad campaign that endeared the... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
After Toppling Cantor, Dave Brat Wins His Seat

After Toppling Cantor, Dave Brat Wins His Seat

Republican Dave Brat followed his stunning primary victory over then-House Majority Leader Eric Cantor by beating... Read »

Nov 4, 2014
D.C. Pot Vote: Residents Legalize Small Amounts of Pot

D.C. Pot Vote: Residents Legalize Small Amounts of Pot

Voters in D.C. voted decisively Tuesday to legalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana in Washington. Read »

Nov 5, 2014
Results in For Most D.C.-Area Races, Turnout

Results in For Most D.C.-Area Races, Turnout "Steady"

Results for most big races in the D.C.-area have been released, while the Virginia U.S. Read »

Nov 5, 2014
Warner

Warner "Apparent Winner" in Va. Senate Race: NBC News

NBC News is calling incumbent Mark Warner the "apparent winner" in Virginia's Senate race, as officials... Watch »

Nov 6, 2014
At the Polls: Some Reports of

At the Polls: Some Reports of "Vote Flipping"

As voters lined up around the region to cast their ballots Tuesday, some citizens have contacted News4 to report... Watch »

Nov 4, 2014
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Join us as we collect non-perishable food items and money to provide a basket of food for a Thanksgiving meal to families in need. Read more
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