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Former Mayor Endorses Bowser in D.C. Race

Former Mayor Endorses Bowser in D.C. Race

Former District of Columbia Mayor Anthony Williams has endorsed Muriel Bowser to become the city's next mayor. Read »

Jul 4, 2014
Berkeley Set to Require Free Medical Pot for Poor

Berkeley Set to Require Free Medical Pot for Poor

Medical marijuana dispensaries in Berkeley, California, will likely soon be required to provide free pot... Watch »

Jul 4, 2014
D.C. Group Urges Residents to Boycott Ocean City

D.C. Group Urges Residents to Boycott Ocean City

The mayor of the District of Columbia wants you to think twice before heading to the Eastern Shore of Maryland this... Watch »

Jul 3, 2014
Former Va. Governor Opposes Witness Limit

Former Va. Governor Opposes Witness Limit

Virginia's former governor should be allowed to call as many as 10 character witnesses in a corruption trial... Read »

Jul 4, 2014
Obama Sinks in Polls as Immigration Protests Heat Up

Obama Sinks in Polls as Immigration Protests Heat Up

NBC News Senior Political Editor Mark Murray discusses recent immigration protests, and Obama's request for... Watch »

Jul 2, 2014
Wayne Curry, Former Pr. George's Co. Exec., Has Died

Wayne Curry, Former Pr. George's Co. Exec., Has Died

Former Prince George's County Executive Wayne Curry has died, reports Prince George's County Bureau Chief... Read »

Jul 8, 2014
Va. Lawmaker Had Sex With Teen: Court Docs

Va. Lawmaker Had Sex With Teen: Court Docs

A Virginia legislator has been indicted on charges that he had an improper sexual relationship with a teenage girl. Read »

Jul 1, 2014
Obama to Promote Fixing Bridges, Highways

Obama to Promote Fixing Bridges, Highways

President Barack Obama is mixing a little Fourth of July patriotism with a pitch to fix the nation's bridges... Read »

Jul 1, 2014
Va. Lawmaker Indicted on Charges Related to Teen

Va. Lawmaker Indicted on Charges Related to Teen

A Virginia legislator has been indicted on charges that he had an improper sexual relationship with a teenage girl. Read »

Jun 30, 2014
Va. House Democrat to Resign and Take State Job

Va. House Democrat to Resign and Take State Job

Arlington Democrat Del. Bob Brink is resigning from the House of Delegates to join Read »

Jun 28, 2014
Immigration Reform One Year Later: No Progress

Immigration Reform One Year Later: No Progress

One year after the immigration bill was passed in the Senate, it has made very little Watch »

Jun 27, 2014
D.C. Candidate to Seek Meeting With Congressman

D.C. Candidate to Seek Meeting With Congressman

A D.C. councilmember and mayoral candidate is hoping to have a word with the Republican congressman who wants... Read »

Jun 27, 2014
Emails Show Unease Over Tobacco Job, Resignation

Emails Show Unease Over Tobacco Job, Resignation

Newly released emails show the interim director of the Virginia tobacco commission was uneasy about the timing of a... Read »

Jun 27, 2014
Consultants to Review Financing for Soccer Stadium

Consultants to Review Financing for Soccer Stadium

The D.C. Council held a hearing on a proposal to help DC United build a new soccer stadium. Watch »

Jun 26, 2014
John Boehner Plans to Sue Obama

John Boehner Plans to Sue Obama

NBC News Political Editor Mark Murray discusses Rep. John Boehner's plans to sue the president over executive orders... Watch »

Jun 26, 2014
Virginia State Sen. Charles Colgan to Retire

Virginia State Sen. Charles Colgan to Retire

Prince William County Democratic state Sen. Charles J. Colgan plans to retire next year when his term expires. Read »

Jun 26, 2014
D.C. Council to Hold Hearing on Soccer Stadium

D.C. Council to Hold Hearing on Soccer Stadium

The D.C. Council will hold a hearing on a proposal to help DC United build a new soccer stadium at the same time the... Read »

Jun 26, 2014
Feds Seek Virginia Tobacco Commission Records

Feds Seek Virginia Tobacco Commission Records

Federal prosecutors want records from the Virginia tobacco commission related to former Democratic state Read »

Jun 25, 2014
Congress Moves to Block DC Pot Decriminalization

Congress Moves to Block DC Pot Decriminalization

The Republican-led House moved Wednesday to block the nation's capital from liberalizing its marijuana laws through... Read »

Jun 25, 2014
Sherwood's Notebook: Scandal!...Continued

Sherwood's Notebook: Scandal!...Continued

For years, Jeff Smith ran the education organization DC Voice with a vengeance, demanding faster and better... Read »

Jun 25, 2014
NBC4's Camp4Kids
NBC4 launched Camp4Kids in 1993, in partnership with the community -- viewers and businesses alike. Since then, we've sent hundreds of kids to camp. Here's how you can help! Read more
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