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Texas Gov. Rick Perry Booked, Vows

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Booked, Vows "We Will Prevail"

Texas Gov. Rick Perry arrived at an Austin courthouse Tuesday afternoon, to the applause of dozens of supporters, to... Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
GOP Staffer in Chicken Suit Faces Charges After Clucking at NH Governor, Senator

GOP Staffer in Chicken Suit Faces Charges After Clucking at...

A GOP state committee staff member has been charged with disorderly conduct after heckling New Hampshire... Read »

Aug 19, 2014
Bob McDonnell's Sister: I Could Help Him Financially Anytime

Bob McDonnell's Sister: I Could Help Him Financially Anytime

The most critical testimony from former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell’s sister Tuesday concerned the tiny company... Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
Woman Indicted in Attack on Va. Legislator's Wife

Woman Indicted in Attack on Va. Legislator's Wife

A former high school teacher faces felony charges stemming from an attack on the wife of a Virginia legislator. Read »

Aug 19, 2014
Virginia Attorney General Agrees to Delay in Gay Marriage

Virginia Attorney General Agrees to Delay in Gay Marriage

Gay marriage in Virginia was set to begin on Thursday -- but now, the state's Attorney General has said he agrees to... Read »

Aug 18, 2014
NYC Council Speaker Tweets About HPV Diagnosis, Urges Annual Check-Ups

NYC Council Speaker Tweets About HPV Diagnosis, Urges Annual Check-Ups

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced via Twitter Sunday that she had "high-risk HPV" in an effort to... Read »

Aug 18, 2014
Obama Briefly Returns From Vacation

Obama Briefly Returns From Vacation

NBC's Senior Political Editor Mark Murray explains why President Obama has briefly returned from his Watch »

Aug 18, 2014
McDonnells' Corruption Trial So Far: What You Need to Know

McDonnells' Corruption Trial So Far: What You Need to Know

The corruption case of Virginia's former governor, Bob McDonnell, and his wife, Maureen McDonnell, goes to the jury... Watch »

Aug 29, 2014
Former Vt. U.S. Sen. Jeffords Dead at 80

Former Vt. U.S. Sen. Jeffords Dead at 80

The former U.S. senator from Vermont who in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party... Watch »

Aug 18, 2014
Monday Marks Eric Cantor's Last Day in Congress

Monday Marks Eric Cantor's Last Day in Congress

Monday marks U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor's last official day on the job. Read »

Sep 2, 2014
Staffer's Relationship With Maureen McDonnell 'Deteriorated'

Staffer's Relationship With Maureen McDonnell 'Deteriorated'

One of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's most loyal top staffers took the stand Monday in the public... Watch »

Aug 18, 2014
Md. Gubernatorial Candidates Face Off in Forum

Md. Gubernatorial Candidates Face Off in Forum

Republican Larry Hogan pledged Saturday that if he's elected governor, he would fully restore money to... Read »

Aug 16, 2014
Judge Denies McDonnells' Request to Dismiss Case

Judge Denies McDonnells' Request to Dismiss Case

A judge has denied a request by lawyers for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife to dismiss the... Watch »

Aug 15, 2014
Va. Facing Larger Budget Shortfall Than Expected

Va. Facing Larger Budget Shortfall Than Expected

Virginia is facing a larger shortfall in the current two-year state budget than officials had Read »

Aug 15, 2014
Opponents to Gay Marriage in Virginia Ask for Delay

Opponents to Gay Marriage in Virginia Ask for Delay

A federal appeals court appears to have cleared the way for same-sex marriages to begin in Virginia as early as next... Watch »

Aug 14, 2014
McDonnell Trial: Prosecution Rests

McDonnell Trial: Prosecution Rests

The prosecution rested its case Thursday in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Watch »

Aug 14, 2014
Conversation Evolving on Gay Marriage

Conversation Evolving on Gay Marriage

NBC News political reporter Carrie Dann explains how the political discussion of gay marriage has changed. Watch »

Aug 14, 2014
Park Southern Complex Remains Issue in D.C. Mayor's Race

Park Southern Complex Remains Issue in D.C. Mayor's Race

A run-down apartment building in southeast Washington reemerged as an issue in the district’s mayoral race. Watch »

Aug 13, 2014
Prosecutors in McDonnell Trial to Rest Case Thursday

Prosecutors in McDonnell Trial to Rest Case Thursday

Prosecutors in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, announced Wednesday... Watch »

Aug 13, 2014
Florida Ad Tries to Connect Pot With Date Rape

Florida Ad Tries to Connect Pot With Date Rape

The campaign against medical marijuana in Florida is in high gear as it tries to link easier access to pot to... Watch »

Aug 13, 2014
Community Shred Set for Sept. 6
NBC4 and Allstate will host a community shred event Sept. 6. Read more
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