<![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 Sat, 04 Jul 2015 16:53:23 -0400 Sat, 04 Jul 2015 16:53:23 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Trump Blames Border for SF Shooting]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 04:14:40 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/180*120/DonaldTrump_Getty_07032015.jpg
Donald Trump on Friday blamed the United States' vulnerable southern border for this week's fatal shooting of a woman at Pier 14 in San Francisco after authorities arrested an undocumented immigrant in...

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<![CDATA[2016 Hopefuls Flood NH for July 4 Weekend]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 16:33:21 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP136093298170.jpg
Presidential hopefuls are going on parade throughout the Granite State this July 4. At least seven 2016 candidates will spend Independence Day courting residents who will vote in the nation's first presidential...

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<![CDATA[Peas in Guacamole? Obama Weighs in on Twitter Debate ]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:15:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/guacamole-GettyImages-456804252.gif
President Barack Obama has a message for The New York Times: please don't pass the peas.

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<![CDATA[Sherwood's Notebook: Static Over Our Housing Boom…]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 05:48:40 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/223*120/realestate1112.jpg
The District of Columbia is changing — as the cliche goes — right before our eyes.

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<![CDATA[Donald Trump: "I Don't Think It Matters If I'm Nice"]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:17:25 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/donald-trump-univision-pone-fin-a-relacion-comercial.jpg
Donald Trump spoke in New Hampshire Tuesday night, just one day after getting dumped by NBC Universal and Univision due to his comments about Mexican immigrants.]]>
<![CDATA[Mayor Bowser Kicks Off Summer Jobs Program]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 20:56:37 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20150629+Jobs.jpg
More than 15,000 young people started their first summer jobs in D.C. Monday as part of Mayor Muriel Bowser’s first summer jobs program.]]>
<![CDATA[Hogan Undergoes First Round of Chemotherapy]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09:48:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2015-06-25_1710.jpg
Gov. Larry Hogan said he was “humbled, heartened and uplifted by the outpouring of the tens of thousands of prayers and well wishes from around the state” after the announcement of his diagnosis.]]>
<![CDATA[2016 Hopefuls on Gay Marriage Ruling]]> Fri, 26 Jun 2015 13:36:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-478464492_PRide.jpg
The presidential candidates’ reactions to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in favor of same-sex marriage broke down predictably along party lines — with Democrats tweeting about love and Republicans criticizing...

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<![CDATA[Understanding the Supreme Court's ACA Ruling]]> Thu, 25 Jun 2015 18:52:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000010955250_1200x675_471241283668.jpg
NBC News Political Editor Carrie Dann speaks with Eun Yang about the importance of the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act for the second time.]]>
<![CDATA[Va. Leaders React to Same-Sex Marriage Ruling]]> Fri, 26 Jun 2015 19:19:48 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000010974865_1200x675_472096323881.jpg
Virginia lawmakers had mixed reactions to Friday's Supreme Court ruling to legalize same-sex marriage in all 50 states, explaining what it means for residents of the Commonwealth.]]>
<![CDATA[Big-Name Governors May Face Difficulties in GOP Race]]> Wed, 24 Jun 2015 15:35:24 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000010939497_1200x675_470591555670.jpg
NBC News Senior Political Editor Mark Murray says Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie may have trouble finding their footing in the race for the GOP nomination.]]>
<![CDATA[Sherwood's Notebook: 'Oh, Say Can You See…’]]> Wed, 24 Jun 2015 05:55:19 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/South-Carolina-Confederate-Battle-Flag-23-June-2015.jpg
What do you see when you see the Confederate battle flag? That flag has been waved by white racists for decades in defiance of federal power and in the name of “states’ rights.” It’s been used to assail...

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<![CDATA[9 Things to Know About Md. Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford]]> Tue, 23 Jun 2015 12:21:27 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Boyd+Rutherford.jpg
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday that he has been diagnosed with cancer of the lymph nodes, calling it "very advanced and very aggressive.'']]>
<![CDATA["Shocking News to Me": Gov. Hogan Has Cancer]]> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 23:51:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP365239982635_MdGov.jpg
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has been diagnosed with lymphoma, he announced Monday.

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<![CDATA[Raisin Program Unconstitutional: Supreme Court]]> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 16:06:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP060410025294raisins62215.jpg
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the government can't force raisin farmers to give up part of their annual crop for less than it's worth, a victory for conservative groups that hailed the decision as a win...

<![CDATA[ Maine Sen. Angus King Diagnosed With Cancer ]]> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 12:15:52 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AngusKing1.jpg
Sen. Angus King of Maine said Monday he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will undergo surgery on Friday. The 71-year-old independent said the cancer was discovered early, during a routine annual...

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<![CDATA[Clinton and Sanders Top Candidates on Facebook]]> Fri, 19 Jun 2015 20:00:28 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Hilary-GettyImages-477234226.jpg
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders lead the pack of presidential candidates in early primary and caucus states — at least in terms of Facebook likes and interactions. Discussion on the social network in...]]>
<![CDATA[Marc Maron Interviews Obama]]> Sat, 20 Jun 2015 10:14:03 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/presobamamarcmarongetty123456-horz.jpg
President Barack Obama visited with comedian Marc Maron in the garage of his Highland Park home Friday at the end of a two-day visit to Southern California. The host of "WTF With Marc Maron" announced in...

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<![CDATA[Newt Gingrich Takes on New Job: Tech Reviewer]]> Fri, 19 Jun 2015 11:38:26 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/gingrich14.jpg
After jokes about reviewing technology for Mashable arose on Twitter, it soon became a reality for Newt Gingrich who just wrote his first review on the Apple Watch.

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