<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Politics]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/politics http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.com en-us Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:46:29 -0400 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:46:29 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Early Voting Begins in D.C.]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:47:36 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/2014-10-20_1845.jpg
News 4's Tom Sherwood reports on the first day of early voting in DC ahead of the Nov. 4 election.]]>
<![CDATA[Rival Gets Hands on Campaign Book]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:40:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/carl+demaio+scott+peters.JPG
A new bombshell dropped Friday in the race for California’s 52nd Congressional District when both candidates confirmed a Carl DeMaio campaign strategy book, allegedly stolen during an office break-in, found its...
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<![CDATA[President Obama Has Appointed an "Ebola Czar"]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:03:04 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008214120_1200x675_344125507750.jpg
Senior Political Editor Mark Murray has more on the newly apponted "Ebola Czar" Ron Klain.]]>
<![CDATA[Campaign Ad Featuring James Foley Pulled]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:58:35 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/tlmd_james_foley_ejecucion_isis_syria.jpg
A conservative ad campaign that featured James Foley, the New Hampshire journalist slain by ISIS, moments before his execution, will be pulled, the group responsible for the ad said. Secure America Now President

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<![CDATA[Va. Gov Urges Energy Savings by State Government]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 06:29:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/1001+Terry+McAuliffe.jpg
Gov. Terry McAuliffe is stressing energy efficiency throughout Virginia state government.]]>
<![CDATA[NBC4/Washington Post D.C. Mayoral Forum]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:39:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20141015+Forum.jpg
News4's Tom Sherwood and The Washington Post's Colby King host a forum with D.C. mayoral candidates Muriel Bowser, David Catania and Carol Schwartz.]]>
<![CDATA[Sherwood's Notebook: Will You Bother to Vote?]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:28:27 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/voting-dfw-generic-01.jpg
Nov. 4 is General Election Day in the District. As of today, that’s just 20 days away. People died and went to jail for your right to vote. So heads up.

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<![CDATA[3 Things to Watch in Final 3 Weeks of Campaigning]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:14:36 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008174400_1200x675_342444611506.jpg
We are now three weeks away from the midterm elections, and there are still questions about which party will control the Senate when all the votes are counted. NBC News political writer Carrie Dann has more.]]>
<![CDATA[NH Lawmaker Calls Congresswoman "Ugly as Sin"]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:22:59 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/Steve+Vaillancourt.jpg
A Republican New Hampshire state lawmaker has called a Democratic congresswoman "ugly" and said the GOP opponent in her November re-election race is one of the most attractive women in politics.

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<![CDATA[Warner, Gillespie to Meet in Final Debate]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 17:41:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ed+gillespie+mark+warner+debate+100714.jpg
Monday night, Sen. Mark Warner (D) and Ed Gillespie (R) will face off in their final debate in the race for U.S. Senate in Virginia.

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<![CDATA[Decision 2014: What to Know About D.C.'s Mayoral Race]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:33:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/carol-schwartz-muriel-bowser-david-catania-1200.jpg
Playing catch-up when it comes to this fall's D.C. election? Start here.

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<![CDATA[Bowser Wants to "Make Good Neighborhoods Great"]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 11:25:51 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/muriel-bowser-1200.jpg
A fifth-generation Washingtonian, Bowser says her interest in becoming an elected official stemmed from "a desire to make good neighborhoods great."

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<![CDATA[Catania Hopes Experience Is Enough to Lead D.C.]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:42:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/david_02.jpg
David Catania, a former Republican and Midwesterner, believes his 17 years of public service on the D.C. council are enough to trump that of his competitors in November's mayoral election.

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<![CDATA[Carol Schwartz Makes 5th Bid for Mayor's Office]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:39:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/carol_06.jpg
After a break from office for nearly six years, former Republican Carol Schwartz turned heads this spring when she announced her fifth run for mayor, this time as an independent.

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<![CDATA[How Has Obama's Dropping Popularity Affected Fundraising?]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:33:42 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/216*120/2014-10-10_1331.jpg
NBC political writer Carrie Dann joins Barbara Harrison to discuss Obama's recent efforts in fundraising as well as the issue of equal pay for women in the workplace.]]>
<![CDATA[James Brady Remembered for Gun-Control Efforts]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 12:47:29 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/brady-111221065.jpg
The Newseum will host a memorial for former White House press secretary James Brady, who died in August.

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<![CDATA[Secret Service Prostitution Scandal Resurfaces]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:42:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008123809_1200x675_339565635532.jpg
The White House is once again distancing itself from the 2012 Secret Service prostitution scandal, which has resurfaced due to recent issues within the agency. NBC Political Writer Carrie Dann has more.]]>
<![CDATA[Va. Senate Candidates Spar on Issues]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 20:20:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008114594_1200x675_339231299702.jpg
Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey reports on gay marriage, immigration, and other issues in the race for Virginia senate.]]>
<![CDATA[Sherwood's Notebook: A Picked-Apart Endorsement!]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 07:00:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/456552512.jpg
We thought this heavily Democratic city would be excited by President Barack Obama’s written statement this week endorsing fellow Democrat Muriel Bowser for mayor.

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<![CDATA[Voters Favor Incumbent Sen. Warner: Survey]]> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 11:56:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/84643046.jpg
With less than a month until Election Day, Virginia Sen. Mark Warner still holds a commanding lead over his challengers in the U.S. Senate race.

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