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After Delay, Bill Requiring Vaccines for California Schoolchildren Advances

After Delay, Bill Requiring Vaccines for California Schoolchildren...

A California Senate committee has approved a bill that would require California schoolchildren to be vaccinated. The Watch »

Apr 22, 2015
Endorsement or No, Koch Has Backed Walker Before

Endorsement or No, Koch Has Backed Walker Before

Influential and multimillions-spending conservative donor David Koch has dismissed reports that he is backing... Read »

Apr 22, 2015
Lamwkers Fight in Annapolis Over Funds to Help Students

Lamwkers Fight in Annapolis Over Funds to Help Students

Maryland lawmakers are fighting in Annapolis to get the governor to release more money for schools. Watch »

Apr 21, 2015
Clinton Expresses Qualms About Trade Deal in NH

Clinton Expresses Qualms About Trade Deal in NH

Hillary Rodham Clinton expressed qualms Tuesday about the sweeping trade deal the Obama administration is... Watch »

Apr 21, 2015
Wife of Ex-Va. Gov.: Corruption Trial Was Unfair

Wife of Ex-Va. Gov.: Corruption Trial Was Unfair

Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell's legal team said in court filings Monday that her convictions on... Read »

Apr 21, 2015
Jeb Bush to Visit Poland, Estonia, Germany in June

Jeb Bush to Visit Poland, Estonia, Germany in June

Republican Jeb Bush is planning a policy trip to Europe in June, to speak on the global economy and meet with... Read »

Apr 20, 2015
Man's Obituary Urges Readers to Reject Hillary Clinton

Man's Obituary Urges Readers to Reject Hillary Clinton

A North Carolina man's obituary asked two things of friends and family: instead of sending flowers for the funeral... Read »

Apr 20, 2015
All About Hillary: Why Clinton's at Center of 2016 Talk

All About Hillary: Why Clinton's at Center of 2016 Talk

Hillary Clinton is just nine days into her official run for president — and already, predictably, the 2016... Read »

Apr 20, 2015
Campaigning Hillary Clinton Says Economy Has

Campaigning Hillary Clinton Says Economy Has "Stalled Out"

Road tripping for her presidential campaign, Hillary Rodham Clinton offered a dark assessment of a "stalled out"... Watch »

Apr 20, 2015
White House Fence Jumper:

White House Fence Jumper: "They Reacted Real Fast”

The Secret Service has arrested a person for attempting to scale the White House fence. Watch »

Apr 21, 2015
Jeb Bush: Campaign Decision

Jeb Bush: Campaign Decision "In Relatively Short Order"

Jeb Bush said Thursday he will make up his mind "in relatively short order" whether to seek the Republican... Read »

Apr 16, 2015
Sherwood's Notebook: And They’re Off…!

Sherwood's Notebook: And They’re Off…!

Just how big is the District of Columbia budget for 2016?

$12,900,000,000. Read »

Apr 15, 2015
Va, Elections Board Decertifies Touchscreen System

Va, Elections Board Decertifies Touchscreen System

The State Board of Elections has decertified a touchscreen voting system used in about one-fifth of Virginia's... Read »

Apr 15, 2015
New Tax Proposed on E-Cigs in Montgomery Co.

New Tax Proposed on E-Cigs in Montgomery Co.

People using e-cigarettes in Montgomery County may soon be forced to pay a little more. Watch »

Apr 14, 2015

"I Will Not Pander": Chris Christie Talks Entitlement Reform in NH

Framing himself as a politician who's unafraid to share "hard truths" with the American people, New Jersey Gov. Watch »

Apr 14, 2015
Early Voting Begins for D.C. Council Special Election

Early Voting Begins for D.C. Council Special Election

Early voting is underway to fill two seats on D.C. Council. Read »

Apr 14, 2015
DC Streetcar Funding Questioned During Mayor's Council Hearing

DC Streetcar Funding Questioned During Mayor's Council Hearing

D.C. council members say Mayor Muriel Bowser's new budget slashes funding for the city's new streetcar system even... Watch »

Apr 13, 2015
Md. Budget Passes Amid Disagreement

Md. Budget Passes Amid Disagreement

Maryland lawmakers passed the state's $40 billion budget Monday night, but Republican Gov. Read »

Apr 13, 2015
No Clinton Endorsement From Obama Yet, White House Says

No Clinton Endorsement From Obama Yet, White House Says

President Barack Obama isn't planning to endorse his former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton for president... Read »

Apr 20, 2015
A Look at Bills That Passed the Md. General Assembly

A Look at Bills That Passed the Md. General Assembly

The Maryland General Assembly is scheduled to adjourn its 90-day legislation session at midnight Monday. Read »

Apr 13, 2015
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