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Race to the Right: 2016 GOP Hopefuls' Conservative Tack

Race to the Right: 2016 GOP Hopefuls' Conservative Tack

Some of the top potential Republican presidential candidates are aggressively positioning themselves to the politic... Read »

Mar 16, 2015
U.S. Attorney Ron Machen to Step Down April 1

U.S. Attorney Ron Machen to Step Down April 1

U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia Ronald Machen will step down April 1, he announced Monday. Watch »

Mar 16, 2015
Biden in Md. to Discuss Funds for Rape Kit Testing

Biden in Md. to Discuss Funds for Rape Kit Testing

Vice President Joe Biden will join Sen. Barbara Mikulski in Maryland on Monday to highlight funding directed toward... Read »

Mar 16, 2015
Woman at Center of Morrissey Case Gives Birth

Woman at Center of Morrissey Case Gives Birth

A young woman at the center of two criminal cases involving a Virginia lawmaker has given birth to a baby. Read »

Mar 16, 2015
Capitol Hill Buzz: Who Has Time to Read These Bills?

Capitol Hill Buzz: Who Has Time to Read These Bills?

Congress can get so busy that senators and their staffs don't always have time to scrutinize bills they pass and... Read »

Mar 13, 2015
Former Md. Lt. Gov. Brown to Run for Rep. Edwards’ Seat

Former Md. Lt. Gov. Brown to Run for Rep. Edwards’ Seat

Former Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown has announced his intent to run for Rep. Donna Edwards' House seat. Read »

Mar 12, 2015
Ney Warns McDonnell About Life in Prison

Ney Warns McDonnell About Life in Prison

Former U.S. Rep. Bob Ney, who served a two-year sentence in federal prison, has advice for former Virginia Gov. Bob... Watch »

Mar 11, 2015
AP Sues for Access to Clinton's Emails

AP Sues for Access to Clinton's Emails

The Associated Press is suing the Department of State to release private emails from former Secretary of State Hill... Watch »

Mar 11, 2015
Gov. McAuliffe Set to Visit Cuba on Trade Mission

Gov. McAuliffe Set to Visit Cuba on Trade Mission

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is set to head to Cuba later this year as part of an economic development and trade... Read »

Mar 11, 2015
Sherwood's Notebook: Neighbors of Different Sorts

Sherwood's Notebook: Neighbors of Different Sorts

Former Mayor Adrian Fenty in 2007 began referring to homeless people as "our homeless neighbors." Fenty's administr... Read »

Mar 11, 2015
Md. Senate Committee Votes Down Governor's Stormwater Bill

Md. Senate Committee Votes Down Governor's Stormwater Bill

A state Senate committee gave an unfavorable vote to Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's bill to repeal stormwater manageme... Read »

Mar 10, 2015
Mayor Bowser: Good Jobs = Good Homes for D.C. Residents

Mayor Bowser: Good Jobs = Good Homes for D.C. Residents

Despite skyrocketing housing costs, a D.C. housekeeper saved enough money to soon buy a house in the city. As News4... Watch »

Mar 10, 2015
U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards to Run for Mikulski's Seat

U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards to Run for Mikulski's Seat

U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards has announced her plans to run for U.S. Senate in 2016. Watch »

Mar 10, 2015
Moms Will Be Able to Breastfeed in Public in Va.

Moms Will Be Able to Breastfeed in Public in Va.

Moms in Virginia will soon be legally allowed to breastfeed their babies in public places. Read »

Mar 10, 2015
Hearing on Drone Legislation Set in Maryland

Hearing on Drone Legislation Set in Maryland

A measure in Maryland would establish that only the state may enact a law or take other actions to prohibit or rest... Read »

Mar 10, 2015
44 Former AGs Back ex-Va. Gov. McDonnell's Appeal

44 Former AGs Back ex-Va. Gov. McDonnell's Appeal

Forty-four former state attorneys general from across the country have urged a federal appeals court to toss out... Read »

Mar 9, 2015
Marion Barry's Son Declines Plea Offer in Bank Altercation

Marion Barry's Son Declines Plea Offer in Bank Altercation

The son of former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry declined an offer from prosecutors to plead guilty to... Read »

Mar 9, 2015
Chicago Election Delays Obama Library Decision: AP Sources

Chicago Election Delays Obama Library Decision: AP Sources

President Barack Obama will hold off on announcing the location for his future presidential library until after... Read »

Mar 9, 2015
Md. Bill Allowing Underage Military Drinking Dies in Committee

Md. Bill Allowing Underage Military Drinking Dies in Committee

A Maryland bill that proposed allowing 18 to 20-year-old members of the military to drink has died in committee. Read »

Mar 6, 2015
Md. House Panel Shoots Down Bill to Repeal Stormwater Fees

Md. House Panel Shoots Down Bill to Repeal Stormwater Fees

A House committee voted against Gov. Larry Hogan's proposal to repeal stormwater management fees. Read »

Mar 6, 2015
Community Scheduled for March 28
NBC4's next Community Shred, which had been scheduled for March 7, will be rescheduled due to severe winter weather. Read more
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