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Ex-Christie Aides Plead Not Guilty

Ex-Christie Aides Plead Not Guilty

Two former political allies of Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie entered not guilty pleas Monday after they... Watch »

May 4, 2015

"I Am Running for President": Carly Fiorina Enters 2016 Race

Former technology executive Carly Fiorina says she is running for president. The Republican and one-time chief... Read »

May 4, 2015
Ben Carson:

Ben Carson: "I'm a Candidate for President"

Retired surgeon Ben Carson has made it official, telling a crowd in his hometown of Detroit that he's running for... Read »

May 4, 2015
Sen. Bernie Sanders Announces Presidential Bid

Sen. Bernie Sanders Announces Presidential Bid

Sanders does not have the name recognition of opponent Hillary Clinton, but he says, "I am running in this... Watch »

Apr 30, 2015
Sen. Sanders Announces White House Bid

Sen. Sanders Announces White House Bid

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders discusses his plans to run for the White House in 2016. Watch »

Apr 30, 2015
Bernie Sanders:

Bernie Sanders: "I Am Running for President"

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, the self-described "democratic socialist" from Vermont, has jumped into the 2016... Watch »

Apr 30, 2015
Ward 8 Race Still Too Close to Call

Ward 8 Race Still Too Close to Call

Brandon Todd is the winner of the D.C. Council's Ward 4 seat in Tuesday's special election, but as of midday... Watch »

Apr 29, 2015
Is Now Obama's Chance to Be Blunt on Race?

Is Now Obama's Chance to Be Blunt on Race?

This, NBC's First Read team writes, could be Obama's chance to confront race issues head-on, late in a presidency... Read »

Apr 29, 2015
Clinton Calls for End to

Clinton Calls for End to "Mass Incarceration"

Pointing to a wave of violence in Baltimore, Hillary Clinton said in New York City Wednesday that the nation's... Watch »

Apr 29, 2015
Ward 8 Too Close to Call

Ward 8 Too Close to Call

The special election for Ward 8's D.C. Council seat may be too close to call but Brandon Todd took 42.42 percent of... Read »

May 8, 2015
Demonstrators Outside Supreme Court for Same-Sex Marriage Debate

Demonstrators Outside Supreme Court for Same-Sex Marriage Debate

News4's Chris Gordon talks to local residents who converged on the U.S. Supreme Court as justices heard historic... Watch »

Apr 28, 2015
Could High Court Give GOP Escape Hatch on Marriage?

Could High Court Give GOP Escape Hatch on Marriage?

The biggest political story Tuesday was the one playing out at the Supreme Court, which was hearing oral arguments... Read »

Apr 28, 2015
Maryland Governor Moves Office to Baltimore After Riots

Maryland Governor Moves Office to Baltimore After Riots

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan temporarily moving his office from the state capital, Annapolis, to Baltimore on Tuesday... Read »

Apr 28, 2015

"Clinton Cash" Author: Yes, Evidence Is Circumstantial

The conservative author of the new book "Clinton Cash" has admitted in back to back interviews that he has no direct... Read »

Apr 27, 2015
WATCH: Cecily Strong's Best Jokes at Correspondents' Dinner

WATCH: Cecily Strong's Best Jokes at Correspondents' Dinner

"Saturday Night Live" cast member Cecily Strong levied her characteristically biting humor at Washington's... Read »

Apr 26, 2015
WATCH: Obama Jokes at Correspondents' Dinner

WATCH: Obama Jokes at Correspondents' Dinner

President Obama poked fun at politicians, government officials and himself at this year's White House... Watch »

Apr 26, 2015
Republican Firehouse Primaries

Republican Firehouse Primaries

A look at candidates in the race for the Republican nomination for Prince William County chairman of the board of... Watch »

Apr 27, 2015
Sounds of Silence: GOP 2016 Hopefuls Mum on Drone

Sounds of Silence: GOP 2016 Hopefuls Mum on Drone

The men vying for the Republican nod for president in 2016 aren't usually mum on anything President Barack Obama... Read »

Apr 24, 2015
How Clinton Plans to Run as a Woman

How Clinton Plans to Run as a Woman

Hillary Rodham Clinton's passionate speech Thursday appealing for expanded rights and opportunities for women in the... Read »

Apr 24, 2015
DC Mayor’s Proposal to Limit AG’s Powers on Hold

DC Mayor’s Proposal to Limit AG’s Powers on Hold

A showdown between the mayor of the District of Columbia and the first-ever elected attorney general has been... Read »

Apr 22, 2015
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