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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
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... 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... 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... 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... 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
Independent D.C. Mayoral Candidate Submits Petitions

Independent D.C. Mayoral Candidate Submits Petitions

Another District of Columbia mayoral candidate is scheduled to turn in nominating petitions to get on the ballot in... Read »

Aug 6, 2014
Sherwood's Notebook: Bye-Bye FBI? …Not Yet!

Sherwood's Notebook: Bye-Bye FBI? …Not Yet!

Let’s not get ahead of ourselves. With all the news about the planned relocation of the FBI headquarters to... Read »

Aug 6, 2014
Catania Turns in Signatures to Qualify for November Ballot

Catania Turns in Signatures to Qualify for November Ballot

Independent candidate for D.C. mayor David Catania turned in more than twice the number of voter signatures he needs... Watch »

Aug 5, 2014
Arlington Library Displays Watergate Memorabilia

Arlington Library Displays Watergate Memorabilia

To mark the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon's resignation, the Central Library in Arlington shows... Read »

Aug 5, 2014
Plaintiffs Oppose Stay of Va. Gay Marriage Ruling

Plaintiffs Oppose Stay of Va. Gay Marriage Ruling

The plaintiffs in a court case challenging Virginia's same-sex marriage ban have asked a federal appeals court... Read »

Aug 5, 2014
Nixon Tapes Released on 40th Anniversary of Resignation

Nixon Tapes Released on 40th Anniversary of Resignation

Almost a decade after Richard Nixon resigned, the disgraced former president sat down with his one-time aide... Watch »

Aug 5, 2014
Obama: U.S. Companies to Invest $14B in Africa

Obama: U.S. Companies to Invest $14B in Africa

President Barack Obama is announcing $14 billion in commitments by U.S. businesses to invest in the continent... Read »

Aug 5, 2014
Community Shred Set for Sept. 6
NBC4 and Allstate will host a community shred event Sept. 6. Read more
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