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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 and... 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 Sen. Al Franken. What... 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 was... 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 of... 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 Clinton's... 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 Maureen... 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 Friday.... 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
Health Official Was Skeptical of Supplement in McDonnell Case

Health Official Was Skeptical of Supplement in McDonnell Case

Virginia’s secretary of health and human services testified Thursday that he witnessed the special treatment former... Watch »

Aug 7, 2014
Obama Signs Veterans' Health Care Overhaul

Obama Signs Veterans' Health Care Overhaul

Veterans may soon have easier access to government-paid health care under a bill President Barack Obama signed into... Watch »

Aug 7, 2014
Va. Elections Board: Some Expired IDs to Be OK

Va. Elections Board: Some Expired IDs to Be OK

Virginia's State Board of Elections has backed a new policy that would prohibit the use of some expired photo... Read »

Aug 7, 2014
Labor Secretary to Discuss Minimum Wage in Md.

Labor Secretary to Discuss Minimum Wage in Md.

U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez is scheduled to join Gov. Martin O'Malley for a minimum wage event. Read »

Aug 7, 2014
Uber, Lyft Can Resume Operations in Virginia

Uber, Lyft Can Resume Operations in Virginia

Uber and Lyft will be allowed to begin running in Virginia again, following a temporary agreement with Virginia... Read »

Aug 6, 2014
Obama's Approval Rating Hits All-Time Low

Obama's Approval Rating Hits All-Time Low

About 57 percent of Americans say they're so fed up with Washington that they would hold a sign in protest for a... Watch »

Aug 6, 2014
Ex Aide to Maureen McDonnell Called Her a

Ex Aide to Maureen McDonnell Called Her a "Nut Bag"

A one-time member of the Bob and Maureen McDonnell’s inner circle took the stand Wednesday and offered testimony... Watch »

Aug 6, 2014
D.C. Residents to Vote on Pot Legalization

D.C. Residents to Vote on Pot Legalization

D.C. voters will be able to decide whether to make pot legal this fall. A proposition to legalize marijuana in... Watch »

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