<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Politics]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/politics http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.com en-us Mon, 03 Aug 2015 09:15:12 -0400 Mon, 03 Aug 2015 09:15:12 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Social Media's Role in Decision 2016]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:10:45 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/PollingPlaceGeneric_1026.jpg
NBC Nightly News' Lester Holt stops by News4 to discuss the roles social media and branding play in the next presidential election.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Lindsey Graham Destroy His Phone After Trump's Comments]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 16:37:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/graham+screen+shot.JPG
Lindsey Graham won't be receiving any unwanted phone calls for the time being. A day after Donald Trump implored a campaign crowd to call a phone number belonging to the GOP presidential candidate and South...

Photo Credit: IJ Review
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[Sherwood's Notebook: Hot Times…All Over!]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 12:57:16 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/119517605.jpg
Heat and humidity occurs through much of the summer, bitter cold during the winter and mostly pleasant temperatures in spring and fall. That’s Washington weather.

Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Md. State Employees Plan Rallies to Protest Staff Cuts]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 05:45:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Maryland+Flag+shutterstock_131273360.jpg
State employees are expected to rally across Maryland Wednesday to protest staff layoffs.

Photo Credit: e X p o s e/Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Part of Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's Sentence Vacated]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 09:53:02 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/rod+blagojevich+1+year.jpg
Five of the counts on which former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was convicted were overturned Tuesday. Because the remaining counts were left intact, Blagojevich remains in prison. "The convictions on Counts 5,]]>
<![CDATA[GOP Field Grows to 16 as Ohio Gov. Kasich Announces 2016 Run]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 12:33:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/kasich-GettyImages-471835132.jpg
Ohio's John Kasich, a blunt governor who embraces conservative ideals but disdains the political sport of bashing Hillary Rodham Clinton, became the 16th notable Republican to enter the 2016 presidential...

Photo Credit: Bloomberg via Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Md. County Holds Public Hearing on English-Only Law ]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 08:53:51 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/meeting+generic+business.jpg
The elected leaders of Frederick County are listening to what citizens have to say about a disputed ordinance requiring that county business be conducted in English.]]>
<![CDATA[Montgomery Co. Council to Vote on Predatory Towing Bill]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 08:53:08 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011241757_1200x675_488403523876.jpg
Predatory towing could be coming to an end in Montgomery County. A bill designed to change the rules is up for a vote Tuesday. News4's Meagan Fitzgerald has more on what the proposed bill.]]>
<![CDATA[Reaction to Trump-McCain Controversy From Vietnam Veterans Memorial]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 21:03:44 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000011237431_1200x675_488221763759.jpg
Tom Sherwood went to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to get reaction to Donald Trump's comments about Sen. John McCain's military service.]]>
<![CDATA[McCain Calls Trump's Comments 'Totally Inappropriate]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 10:21:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/NC_trumpmccain_1500x845.jpg
Senator John McCain says Donald Trump owes an apology to all the prisoners of war he served with. Trump recently stated that McCain is not a war hero, is only considered a war hero "because he was captured" and...]]>
<![CDATA[Walker: Trump 'Needs to Apologize' for McCain Comments]]> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 07:19:00 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-473663490+%281%29_scott_walker.jpg
Wisconsin Gov. and Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker said Donald Trump "needs to apologize" for his comments questioning whether Sen. John McCain is a war hero. Walker, who tried to ignore Trump's...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Republicans Fire Back at Donald Trump]]> Fri, 17 Jul 2015 13:25:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/Donald+Trump+NH+071615.jpg
The spiraling war of words between Donald Trump and his rivals.

Photo Credit: necn]]>
<![CDATA[Sherwood's Notebook: Public Corruption There and Here]]> Wed, 15 Jul 2015 05:59:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/454631202.jpg
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell lost big time in court last week.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Bowser Talks Metro Safety, Donald Trump]]> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 21:53:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Mayor+Bowser+on+WTOP+with+Tom+Sherwood+%281%29.jpg
News4’s Tom Sherwood sat down with Mayor Muriel Bowser on WTOP radio today to discuss upcoming and debated issues. They covered death with dignity, Metro crime and Donald Trump, among other things.
This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.]]>
<![CDATA[Boston Mayor Says Trump Should Apologize or Stay Out of Boston]]> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 12:17:21 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/walshtrump.jpg
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has a message for Donald Trump: Apologize for your comments about Mexico or stay out of Boston. "I think his comments are inappropriate," Walsh told the Boston Herald on Monday.

Photo Credit: necn]]>
<![CDATA[ Dirt Bike Riders Could Face More Jail Time in D.C.]]> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 21:18:49 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/071415+dirt+bike+rider.jpg
People caught driving dirt bikes and all-terrain vehicles in the District would face increased jail time and fines under legislation proposed Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[School Board Member Attacked While Canvassing for Votes]]> Mon, 13 Jul 2015 19:33:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/211*120/GettyImages-141810855.jpg
Kathy Smith is running for Board of Supervisors and was out campaigning on Saturday

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Trump: 'Nobody Wants to Talk About' Immigration, Crime]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2015 12:26:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Donald+Trump2.jpg
Presidential candidate Donald Trump decried the American media's supposed unwillingness to cover undocumented immigration in his press appearance at a Los Angeles hotel Friday, doubling down on controversial...]]>
<![CDATA[Appeals Court Upholds McDonnell's Convictions]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2015 09:23:36 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Bob-McDonnell.jpg
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell guilty verdict.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>