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Councilmember Bowser: "I Accept Your Nomination"

Muriel Bowser won the Democratic nomination for D.C. mayor Tuesday, defeating an incumbent wounded by a fundraising... Read »

Apr 2, 2014
First Read: Healthcare.gov, the DC Mayor's Race

First Read: Healthcare.gov, the DC Mayor's Race

With the Affordable Care Act on pace to have 7 million people signed up, the Obama administration may be having its... Watch »

Apr 1, 2014
DC Preparing for Primary Day

DC Preparing for Primary Day

Voters in the District of Columbia will head to the polls Tuesday to choose a Democratic candidate for Watch »

Mar 31, 2014
Court: Md. County Pension System Discriminated

Court: Md. County Pension System Discriminated

Courts have ruled that a Maryland county pension system discriminated against older workers by charging them higher... Read »

Mar 31, 2014
Healthcare.gov Goes Down on Deadline Day

Healthcare.gov Goes Down on Deadline Day

Healthcare.gov was down for several hours Monday as last-minute applicants flocked to the site on the last day... Read »

Mar 31, 2014
Support for Marijuana, Gay Marriage Up in Va.

Support for Marijuana, Gay Marriage Up in Va.

Support for legalizing marijuana and same-sex marriage in Virginia is on the rise, a new Quinnipiac University poll... Read »

Mar 31, 2014
Md. House Committee to Consider Marijuana Bill

Md. House Committee to Consider Marijuana Bill

A House committee is preparing to take up a bill that would eliminate criminal charges for possessing small amounts... Read »

Mar 31, 2014
Mizeur to Hold News Conference on Economic Initiatives

Mizeur to Hold News Conference on Economic Initiatives

Del. Heather Mizeur is holding a news conference to criticize some economic initiatives that have passed during the... Read »

Mar 28, 2014
Md. Bill to Stop Transgender Discrimination Approved

Md. Bill to Stop Transgender Discrimination Approved

A measure to prevent discrimination against people who are transgender cleared the Maryland General Assembly. Read »

Mar 27, 2014
Maryland House Approves $39B Budget

Maryland House Approves $39B Budget

The Maryland House of Delegates approved the state's $39 billion budget for the next fiscal year. Read »

Mar 27, 2014
First Read: Obama and Pope Francis

First Read: Obama and Pope Francis

NBC News' Mark Murray discusses President Obama's visit with Pope Francis -- and whether the Pope's popularity could... Watch »

Mar 27, 2014
Holmes Norton Hosting Panel at D.C. School

Holmes Norton Hosting Panel at D.C. School

The District of Columbia's representative in Congress, Eleanor Holmes Norton, is celebrating Women's History... Read »

Mar 27, 2014
D.C. Mayor to Open New Playground at Voting Site

D.C. Mayor to Open New Playground at Voting Site

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray will cut the ribbon on a new playground that happens to be located at... Read »

Mar 27, 2014
Court: Former Anne Arundel Co. Exec Can Run Again

Court: Former Anne Arundel Co. Exec Can Run Again

A Maryland appellate court upheld misconduct in office convictions against former Anne Arundel County Executive John... Read »

Mar 26, 2014
Gray Acknowledges Federal Probe May Be Hurting Campaign

Gray Acknowledges Federal Probe May Be Hurting Campaign

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray acknowledged Wednesday that the federal probe into his 2010 campaign is hurting... Watch »

Mar 26, 2014
California State Senator Arrested in FBI Corruption Sting

California State Senator Arrested in FBI Corruption Sting

California state Sen. Leland Yee has been arrested on public corruption charges as part of several arrests made... Watch »

Mar 28, 2014
Ted Kennedy Jr. Mulling Run for State Senate in Connecticut

Ted Kennedy Jr. Mulling Run for State Senate in Connecticut

Ted Kennedy Jr., who has been mentioned as a possible political candidate for years, says he's considering a run for... Read »

Apr 7, 2014
Ex-Virginia Governor, Wife Request Separate Trials

Ex-Virginia Governor, Wife Request Separate Trials

Lawyers for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife have asked a federal judge to order separate trials... Read »

Mar 26, 2014
Probe Delays Release of Va. Senator Attack Report

Probe Delays Release of Va. Senator Attack Report

A state police investigation has delayed the public release of a report on an attack on a Virginia state senator by... Read »

Mar 28, 2014
Poll Shows McAuliffe Approval Rating at 44 Percent

Poll Shows McAuliffe Approval Rating at 44 Percent

Less than three months into office, Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe's approval rating is at 44 percent, though a new... Read »

Mar 26, 2014
Join the Ride to Conquer Cancer
Join the Ride To Conquer Cancer, Sept. 13 and 14, to raise money for cancer research and treatment. Read more
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