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D.C. to Target Drug Suppliers, Synthetic Drugs

D.C. to Target Drug Suppliers, Synthetic Drugs

"When synthetic marijuana hit the market, it made you euphoric. Now it's making you more likely to be... Watch »

Jun 15, 2015
Jeb Bush to Tout Stint as Fla. Gov. in 2016 Speech

Jeb Bush to Tout Stint as Fla. Gov. in 2016 Speech

Jeb Bush on Friday previewed his announcement that he's running for president, telling reporters that his upcoming... Read »

Jun 12, 2015
Possible Local Impact of the Pacific Trade Deal

Possible Local Impact of the Pacific Trade Deal

Steve Handelsman on the possible local implications of the Pacific Trade Deal. Watch »

Jun 12, 2015
Woman Killed Had Lost Family in Previous Crash

Woman Killed Had Lost Family in Previous Crash

The woman who died after a hit-and-run on Suitland Parkway Friday morning has been identified -- and the same family... Watch »

Jun 14, 2015
Florida Gov. Signs Bill to Require U.S. Made Flags

Florida Gov. Signs Bill to Require U.S. Made Flags

Cities, counties and the state of Florida will have to purchase state and American flags made in the United States... Read »

Jun 12, 2015
GOP Operative Sentenced for Illegal Coordination

GOP Operative Sentenced for Illegal Coordination

A Republican political operative has been sentenced to two years in prison for illegally funneling campaign... Read »

Jun 12, 2015
Iowa GOP Nixes Straw Poll as Hopefuls' Interest Wanes

Iowa GOP Nixes Straw Poll as Hopefuls' Interest Wanes

Republican leaders in Iowa have agreed to end the state's straw poll because of waning interest from presidential... Read »

Jun 12, 2015
Trade Bills Sputter in House as Democrats Revolt

Trade Bills Sputter in House as Democrats Revolt

A measure to give President Barack Obama fast-track authority in global trade talks failed in the House Friday... Read »

Jun 12, 2015
Sherwood's Notebook:

Sherwood's Notebook: "Do You Live IN the City?"

When traveling, as the Notebook has been doing recently, the question comes easily as soon as you say you’re from... Read »

Jun 10, 2015
Silberberg Wins Primary Race for Alexandria Mayor

Silberberg Wins Primary Race for Alexandria Mayor

Allison Silberberg won the Democratic primary election for Alexandria mayor by just over 300 votes, defeating... Watch »

Jun 10, 2015
Howell Wins Primary Battle; Other Va. Races Decided

Howell Wins Primary Battle; Other Va. Races Decided

William Howell, speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates, faced down his primary challenger Tuesday handily... Read »

Jun 9, 2015
Court Upholds Key Parts of Texas' Strict Anti-Abortion Law

Court Upholds Key Parts of Texas' Strict Anti-Abortion Law

A federal appeals court upheld key parts of Texas's strict anti-abortion law on Tuesday, a decision that could leave... Read »

Jun 9, 2015
Voting Underway in Virginia Primary Elections

Voting Underway in Virginia Primary Elections

Voting is underway for primary elections across Virginia. Read »

Jun 9, 2015
Barbara Bush Celebrates 90th Birthday

Barbara Bush Celebrates 90th Birthday

Former first lady Barbara Bush is promoting literacy on her 90th birthday. Bush is lending her backing to a $7... Watch »

Jun 8, 2015
Cruz Sorry for Biden Joke During His

Cruz Sorry for Biden Joke During His "Time of Grief"

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is apologizing for cracking a joke at Vice President Joe Biden's expense... Read »

Jun 4, 2015
Jeb Bush Announcement Coming June 15

Jeb Bush Announcement Coming June 15

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush tweeted early Thursday that he will make an announcement concerning a presidential run... Watch »

Jun 4, 2015
Bowser to Meet With Harry Reid, 2 Other Senators

Bowser to Meet With Harry Reid, 2 Other Senators

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser is heading to Capitol Hill to meet with Democratic Leader Harry Reid and... Read »

Jun 4, 2015
Kathleen Matthews Running for Congress in Md.

Kathleen Matthews Running for Congress in Md.

Kathleen Matthews, a former Marriott executive and local news anchor, has announced she is running for Maryland's... Read »

Jun 3, 2015
Judge Donated to Ex-Speaker's Campaign

Judge Donated to Ex-Speaker's Campaign

The judge overseeing the hush-money case of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert donated $1,500 to the... Read »

Jun 2, 2015
Challenger to Va. House Speaker Looking for Upset

Challenger to Va. House Speaker Looking for Upset

Susan Stimpson is trying to upset long-time Virginia House Speaker William J. Howell in the June 9 GOP primary. Read »

May 31, 2015
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