<![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 Sat, 29 Nov 2014 04:47:19 -0500 Sat, 29 Nov 2014 04:47:19 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Marion Barry's Summer Jobs Legacy]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:40:32 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008625694_1200x675_363130947838.jpg
For many people in the district, Marion Barry's D.C. legacy is rooted in his summer jobs program. He employed thousands of school-aged children throughout the years. News4's Zachary Kiesch introduces us to...]]>
<![CDATA[D.C. Council Remembers Marion Barry]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:38:42 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008621470_1200x675_362906691724.jpg
Friends and colleagues remembered former four-time D.C. Mayor Marion Barry, who died early Sunday morning at age 78.]]>
<![CDATA[Marion Barry, "Mayor for Life", Dies at 78]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:46:10 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP070613024655.jpg
Marion Barry, an icon of D.C. politics good and bad for more than 40 years, has died.
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<![CDATA[Sherwood's Notebook: Only One Marion Barry ]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:04:31 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP090706040269.jpg
News4's Tom Sherwood shares some of his memories of the late Marion Barry in this week's Notebook.

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<![CDATA[Are Republicans Blaming President Obama?]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:17:05 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008598620_1200x675_361823299745.jpg
NBC political writer Carrie Dann has the latest on the continous fight on immigration reform between Congress and President Obama.]]>
<![CDATA[City Council Race Ends in Tie]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:25:46 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Padilla-McCann-Chula-Vista2.jpg
The razor-thin race for a Chula Vista City Council seat has ended in a tie, two weeks after Election Day, San Diego County officials say. John McCann and Steve Padilla each won 18,450 votes for the District...]]>
<![CDATA[Sherwood's Notebook: Dazed by the Holidays?]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:41:41 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/237*120/2014-11-19_0542_001.png
The Montgomery County School Board is reaping a whirlwind over its decision to avoid adding a Muslim holiday to the school calendar by eliminating any religious designation of official holidays around Christmas...]]>
<![CDATA[Senate to Vote on Keystone XL Pipeline]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:24:55 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008557453_1200x675_360313411965.jpg
NBC Political Writer Carrie Dann reveals that if the bill is passed, President Obama is likely to veto. The vote will take place at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Is the Affordable Care Act Working?]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:32:06 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008544504_1200x675_359802947606.jpg
NBC political writer Carrie Dann says the answer depends on whom you're asking.]]>
<![CDATA[Congress to Fight Obama on Immigration]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 17:30:03 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/215*120/2014-11-14_1729.jpg
NBC's Senior Political Editor Mark Murray has more on Obama's plan to take executive action once he returns to D.C. from Asia.]]>
<![CDATA[Sherwood's Notebook: 'There's There There']]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 09:47:51 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/238*120/2014-11-12_0601.png
A year ago this month, we had the chance to sit down with U.S. Attorney Ronald Machen for an hour-long talk about his family life, his career and his time as U.S. attorney for the District.]]>
<![CDATA[January Special Election for Comstock's Va. House Seat]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 20:14:42 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20141104+Comstock.jpg
After Barbara Comstock's win of Virginia 10th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, Virginia voters in the 34th District are going back to the polls.]]>
<![CDATA[Obama to Congress: Draft Immigration Bill]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 13:35:01 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008471146_1200x675_356072515947.jpg
President Obama is attending an economic summit in Beijing, but ahead of the trip, he spoke out about immigration reform, saying he wouldn't act without Congress -- if Congress can put together their own]]>
<![CDATA[Weary Rivals in SoCal Race Hopeful]]> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 11:15:14 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/DeMaio-Peters-June-Primary.jpg
The long, divisive road to the 52nd Congressional District seat stretches on for its two weary candidates, incumbent U.S. Rep. Scott Peters and former San Diego city councilman Carl DeMaio, as officials prepare...]]>
<![CDATA[Comstock Win Adds To Record Number of Women on the Hill]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 20:15:52 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20141104+Comstock.jpg
Following the Nov. 4 election, there will now be 100 women in the U.S. House and Senate combined News4's Kristin Wright has reaction.]]>
<![CDATA[What Can Democratic Md. Expect From a GOP Governor?]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 20:28:04 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20141104+Hogan.jpg
Republican Larry Hogan won the race for governor of Maryland Tuesday in a shocking upset over Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown in a blue state.
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<![CDATA[Va. Senate: Officials Work to Certify Results]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 14:27:09 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/215*120/2014-11-05_1141.jpg
The margin of votes in Virginia's U.S. Senate race remained razor-thin Wednesday, with Democratic incumbent Mark Warner just slightly ahead of Republican challenger Ed Gillespie. Canvasses, during which election]]>
<![CDATA[Warner, Gillespie Race Remains Undetermined]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 11:03:34 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Warner-Gillsespie-race.jpg
Election Day is over, but it remains to be seen whether Mark Warner will keep his Senate seat or hand it over to challenger Ed Gillespie.]]>
<![CDATA[As Mayor, Bowser Likely to Follow Path Similar to Gray, Fenty]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 20:34:56 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20141104+Muriel+Bowser+2.jpg
Ward 4 Council member Muriel Bowser won the race for D.C. mayor Tuesday, defeating independents David Catania and Carol Schwartz to keep the office for the Democrats.

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<![CDATA[Virginia Voters Head to the Polls]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 21:27:06 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000008413825_1200x675_352596035561.jpg
Two big races to watch in Virginia: The Senate race and 10th Congressional District. Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey reports.]]>