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Md. Senate OKs Speed Limit Boost on State Highways

Md. Senate OKs Speed Limit Boost on State Highways

The Maryland Senate has voted to raise the speed limit from 65 to 70 mph on state highways. Read »

Feb 19, 2015
Ex-Va. 1st Lady Faces Sentencing for Corruption

Ex-Va. 1st Lady Faces Sentencing for Corruption

Lawyers for Maureen McDonnell have asked the same judge who sentenced former Gov. Bob McDonnell to two years in... Read »

Feb 19, 2015
Va. House Votes to Keep Ban on Brass Knuckles, Other Weapons

Va. House Votes to Keep Ban on Brass Knuckles, Other Weapons

The Va. House of Delegates has changed its mind on whether the state ought to continue banning brass knuckles, thro... Read »

Feb 18, 2015

"My Own Man": Jeb Bush Presents Foreign Policy Vision

Jeb Bush outlined his view of American foreign policy on Wednesday, endorsing a philosophy of "liberty diploma... Read »

Feb 18, 2015
Jeb Bush:

Jeb Bush: "I Am My Own Man"

NBC Senior Political Editor Mark Murray discusses Jeb Bush and his muscular foregin policy approach. Bush intends to... Watch »

Feb 18, 2015
Jeb Bush on Brother, Father:

Jeb Bush on Brother, Father: "I Am My Own Man"

Running for president as part of a family dynasty is presenting former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush with inevitable compar... Read »

Feb 18, 2015
Judge Orders Special Election for Grimm's Seat in Congress

Judge Orders Special Election for Grimm's Seat in Congress

A federal judge says he's going to set a date for a special election to replace convicted former U.S. Rep. Michael... Read »

Feb 17, 2015
DHS Faces Shutdown Due to Budget Impasse

DHS Faces Shutdown Due to Budget Impasse

The Department of Homeland Security faces a shutdown at the end of this month. Mark Murray, senior political editor... Watch »

Feb 16, 2015
Bill Would Grant Stun Guns to Va. School Officers

Bill Would Grant Stun Guns to Va. School Officers

Legislation that would allow school security officers to be armed with stun guns, pepper spray and similar weapons... Read »

Feb 17, 2015
Senate Approves Ashton Carter to Lead Pentagon

Senate Approves Ashton Carter to Lead Pentagon

The Senate on Thursday easily approved President Barack Obama's pick to head the Pentagon, confirming the fourth... Read »

Feb 12, 2015
Will Obama Veto Keystone Pipeline Bill?

Will Obama Veto Keystone Pipeline Bill?

NBC political writer Carrie Dann discusses the Keystone bill, Hillary Clinton's popularity in Virginia, and Philade... Watch »

Feb 12, 2015
Hogan's Heroes: Md. Bill Would End Income Tax on Vets' Pensions

Hogan's Heroes: Md. Bill Would End Income Tax on Vets' Pensions

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan unveiled a bill Thursday that would eliminate state income tax for veterans receiving... Watch »

Feb 12, 2015
Philly Chosen as 2016 DNC Host

Philly Chosen as 2016 DNC Host

The 2016 Democratic National Convention will be held in Philadelphia, party leaders announced Thursday. Philadelphia... Watch »

Feb 12, 2015
Md. Lawmakers Seek Foster Care Reform After Tot's Death

Md. Lawmakers Seek Foster Care Reform After Tot's Death

The death last year of a Frederick toddler has inspired bills in the Maryland General Assembly aimed at preventing... Watch »

Feb 12, 2015
Wisc. Gov. Walker Brushes Aside Questions on 2016 Run

Wisc. Gov. Walker Brushes Aside Questions on 2016 Run

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker spoke from London on Wednesday on the trade issues at the heart of his current overseas... Read »

Feb 11, 2015
Obama Proposes Force Against ISIS

Obama Proposes Force Against ISIS

NBC political writer Carrie Dann discusses President Obama‚Äôs political strategy and recent legislation for military... Watch »

Feb 11, 2015
Sherwood's Notebook: The Dizzying Effects of Pot

Sherwood's Notebook: The Dizzying Effects of Pot

The city does seem to be headed to a showdown with Congress over marijuana law. Read »

Feb 11, 2015
Mayor Bowser Promises to Tackle Unemployment in D.C.

Mayor Bowser Promises to Tackle Unemployment in D.C.

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser is promising to attack the city's harsh unemployment problem. News4's Tom Sherwood explains... Watch »

Feb 10, 2015
Gov. Larry Hogan Outlines Bill to Repeal 'Rain Tax'

Gov. Larry Hogan Outlines Bill to Repeal 'Rain Tax'

Gov. Larry Hogan is pushing hard to repeal state-mandated stormwater management fees that critics call "the... Read »

Feb 10, 2015
DC Mayor: Congress Too Late to Stop Pot Law

DC Mayor: Congress Too Late to Stop Pot Law

D.C. will go ahead with its move to legalize possession of small amounts of marijuana in the next few weeks, D.C.... Read »

Feb 10, 2015
Community Shred Set for Mar. 7
NBC4 and Allstate will host a community shred event Mar. 7. Read more
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