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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
Sherwood's Notebook: The Mayoral Campaign…Cleaning Up

Sherwood's Notebook: The Mayoral Campaign…Cleaning Up

Union leaders on Monday milled about in front of the imposing headquarters of the AFL-CIO on 16th Street, a strip of... Read »

Aug 13, 2014
Bowser Extends Money Lead Over D.C. Mayoral Rivals

Bowser Extends Money Lead Over D.C. Mayoral Rivals

Muriel Bowser, the Democratic nominee in the D.C. mayor's race, has more than $1 million to spend between now... Read »

Aug 12, 2014

"Tiger Selfies" Banned in New York

New York's Internet Romeos will have to find new ways to attract mates now that it's illegal to pose for photos with... Read »

Aug 12, 2014
Primary Day in Three States

Primary Day in Three States

Tuesday is primary day in Wisconsin, Connecticut and Minnesota, where the winner will face Watch »

Aug 12, 2014
D.C. Gun Ruling Is on Hold But Having an Effect

D.C. Gun Ruling Is on Hold But Having an Effect

Prosecutors in the District of Columbia have stopped charging people with carrying a handgun outside their home... Read »

Aug 12, 2014
DC: So Far No One Has Paid Marijuana Fine

DC: So Far No One Has Paid Marijuana Fine

Nearly three dozen civil citations have been issued in the District of Columbia since marijuana possession... Read »

Aug 12, 2014
McDonnell Trial: Brother of Star Prosecution Witness Testifies

McDonnell Trial: Brother of Star Prosecution Witness Testifies

Prosecutors presented Tuesday afternoon what they say is another example of gifts the former first couple... Watch »

Aug 12, 2014
Ex-Virginia Governor's Former Top Aide Testifies

Ex-Virginia Governor's Former Top Aide Testifies

The onetime chief of staff to former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says he had no idea at the time that his boss... Watch »

Aug 11, 2014
Obama: Iraq Is Not a Short-Term Problem

Obama: Iraq Is Not a Short-Term Problem

NBC Political Correspondent Carrie Dann discusses President Barack Obama's remarks on Iraq and Hillary... Watch »

Aug 11, 2014
McDonnell Staffer Heard of

McDonnell Staffer Heard of "Piles of Gifts"

Add the term "gift hoarder" to the portrait being presented in court of former Virginia First Lady... Watch »

Aug 8, 2014
U.S. Strikes Islamic Militants

U.S. Strikes Islamic Militants

NBC Political Correspondent Carrie Dann discusses the U.S.'s targeted airstrikes against ISIS early on Watch »

Aug 8, 2014
Va. Gay Marriage Fight Closer to Supreme Court

Va. Gay Marriage Fight Closer to Supreme Court

The fight over gay marriage in Virginia is headed for the Supreme Court. Read »

Aug 8, 2014
Community Shred Set for Sept. 6
NBC4 and Allstate will host a community shred event Sept. 6. Read more
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