<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Politics]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/politics http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.comen-usFri, 09 Dec 2016 12:50:10 -0500Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:50:10 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[DC Hosts Will Earn $3.5M Inauguration Weekend, Airbnb Says]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:48:59 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/TLMD-airbnb-shutterstock_425224819.jpg
Airbnb is projecting that hosts in the D.C. metro area will earn over $3.5 million in income from inauguration weekend reservations.]]>
<![CDATA[Intel on Russian Election Interference Could be Made Public]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:22:39 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_16341784442411-Obama-Flag-nbcots.jpg
President Barack Obama has ordered U.S. intelligence agencies to deliver to him a dossier of the evidence that the Russian government used cyber attacks and other means to intervene in the 2016 election...

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<![CDATA[Hillary Clinton Warns Against 'Epidemic' of Fake News]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 07:23:41 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-628630764.jpg
Hillary Clinton appealed Thursday for a bipartisan fight against an "epidemic of malicious, fake news," calling the dissemination of false propaganda a threat with "real-world consequences.""It's now...

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<![CDATA[Jaffe Report: Unrestricted Gun Ownership in DC Would Be Disaster]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:38:23 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Comet+Ping+Pong+Gunman.jpg
In the next Congress, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio intends to introduce legislation that will wipe out the District's gun laws.

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<![CDATA[Cosby Accuser Seeks End of Sex Assault Statute of Limitation]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 20:19:58 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Charlotte+Fox.jpg
The sun is about to set on proposed legislation that would make it easier for victims of sexual assault to seek justice in the District of Columbia.

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<![CDATA[Moore Tweets Inauguration Protest Petition to 3.4M Followers]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:27:20 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/miketrump.jpg
The outspoken film director tweeted to his followers an online petition to show up in Washington D.C. on Jan 20th and disrupt the inauguration.

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<![CDATA[Watch: Senators Pay Tribute to Joe Biden With Speeches]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 06:45:10 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/NA54W_1200x675_827720259868.jpg
Vice President Joe Biden was honored with an emotional bi-partisan tribute on the Senate chamber floor on Dec. 7. 2016. Senators on both sides of the aisle were on the same page as they stepped up to express...]]>
<![CDATA[Michelle Obama on Election Night: 'I Went to Bed']]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:36:05 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/michellevogue.jpg
Michelle Obama did not stay out of bed long enough on election night to see Donald Trump pass 270 electoral votes, she said in a recent interview with People magazine. “I went to bed. I don’t like to watch the

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<![CDATA[Trump: Alec Baldwin 'SNL' Imitation Doesn't Get Me at All]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:53:08 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/NUP_175509_0055_opt.jpg
The newly minted the Time Person of the Year wouldn't answer Matt Lauer's questions on whether it would probably be better for him to just stop watching "Saturday Night Live."

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<![CDATA[Sherwood's Notebook: As MGM Casino Opens... Caution Ahead]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:28:18 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/MGM_National_Harbor_EXTERIOR_1216___Credit_Stephen_Wilkes.jpg
Crowds are expected this week to jam the roadways to the new MGM National Harbor casino in Prince George’s County. The table games and thousands of slot machines are likely going to be jammed with players...

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<![CDATA[Donald Trump's Transition to the Presidency]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:52:22 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-624646258.jpg
Take a look at the latest news on Donald Trump's transition effort.

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<![CDATA[Bowser Meets With Trump in NYC]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:08:11 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000016978971_1200x675_826048067742.jpg
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser will met with President-elect Donald Trump in New York City on Tuesday. News4's Mark Segraves reports.]]>
<![CDATA[$130,000 Reward Offered in Case of Slain DNC Staffer]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 21:15:48 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Seth+Rich+Blue+Background+Look+N.jpg
A Republican lobbyist is increasing the reward he is offering for information on the murder of DNC staffer Seth Rich.]]>
<![CDATA[Biden Emotional at Cancer Funding Bill Partly Named for Son]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 06:34:15 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_16341007670452.jpg
A bipartisan bill to speed government drug approvals and bolster biomedical research cleared its last procedural hurdle in the Senate on Monday in an emotional moment for outgoing Vice President Joe Biden.The...

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<![CDATA[Al Gore Has 'Extremely Interesting Conversation' With Trump]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:57:19 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_16340594702500.jpg
Former Vice President Al Gore met Monday with president-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower. Gore described the interaction as “an extremely interesting conversation,” NBC News reports.

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<![CDATA[Bowser to Meet With Trump in NYC]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 20:06:21 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Donald-Trump-Muriel-Bowser.jpg
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser will meet with President-elect Donald Trump in New York City on Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Sarah Palin Warns of ‘Crony Capitalism’ After Trump Deal ]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:22:49 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/el-factor-palin.jpg
An unexpected dissenting voice came out Friday against a Trump administration brokered deal to keep a Carrier plant in Indiana and save around 1,000 jobs, NBC News reported.Former Republican vice presidential...

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