<![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 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:52:06 -0400 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:52:06 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Sherwood's Notebook: Seeing and Saying Something…]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:34:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP4155984214871.jpg
Americans since 9/11 have been urged by their federal and local governments to maintain a fear of terrorism and be sure to remember, "If you see something, say something." Well, a lot of people are seeing...

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<![CDATA[D.C. Police Union Endorses David Catania for Mayor]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:17:23 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/david-catania1.jpg
D.C. mayoral candidate David Catania (I) picked up a valuable endorsement from the D.C. Police Union Tuesday night.

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<![CDATA[GOP Staffer in Chicken Suit Faces Charges After Clucking at NH Governor, Senator]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:25:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/zona+chicken+suit.jpg
A GOP state committee staff member has been charged with disorderly conduct after heckling New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen and Governor Maggie Hassan at this past Saturday's Old Home Day

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<![CDATA[NYC Council Speaker Tweets About HPV Diagnosis, Urges Annual Check-Ups]]> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 14:40:26 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/MarkViverito.jpg
In an interview published in the Guardian newspaper, Douglas appeared to blame his own battle with throat cancer on oral sex — although that interpretation was later disputed by one of his representatives.

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<![CDATA[Obama Briefly Returns From Vacation]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:43:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000007549623_1200x675_319114307796.jpg
NBC's Senior Political Editor Mark Murray explains why President Obama has briefly returned from his vacation. He also explains how Texas Gov. Rick Perry might be affected by his indictment.]]>
<![CDATA[McDonnells' Corruption Trial So Far: What You Need to Know]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:14:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/gov+indicted+_dc.jpg
The corruption trial of Virginia's former governor, Bob McDonnell, and his wife, Maureen McDonnell, is underway -- and on Day 18, Bob McDonnell finally took the stand.

<![CDATA[Former Vt. U.S. Sen. Jeffords Dead at 80]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:57:40 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/James+Jeffords.jpg
The former U.S. senator from Vermont who in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party to become an independent has died. James Jeffords was 80. Diane Derby, a former aide,...

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<![CDATA[Conversation Evolving on Gay Marriage]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:52:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2014-08-14_1349.jpg
NBC News political reporter Carrie Dann explains how the political discussion of gay marriage has changed. She also explores the president's response to the situation in Ferguson, Missouri.]]>
<![CDATA[Park Southern Complex Remains Issue in D.C. Mayor's Race]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:40:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2014-07-16_1555.jpg
A Georgia-based meat company is recalling over 15,000 pounds of frozen chicken nuggets after reports surfaced that consumers found small pieces of plastic in the meat. Perdue Farms and the USDA's Food...]]>
<![CDATA[Florida Ad Tries to Connect Pot With Date Rape]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:30:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/potdaterapead.jpg
Robin Williams stood in the eye of his own humor hurricane, a human perpetual motion machine of comedy who unleashed manic streams of pop-cultural consciousness with the improv intensity of a be-bop great...

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<![CDATA[Sherwood's Notebook: The Mayoral Campaign…Cleaning Up]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:38:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/210*120/AP134851027425.jpg
Union leaders on Monday milled about in front of the imposing headquarters of the AFL-CIO on 16th Street, a strip of yellow “caution” tape warding off any vehicles that might try to pull onto the...

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<![CDATA[Bowser Extends Money Lead Over D.C. Mayoral Rivals]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:31:31 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/muriel+bowser+portrait.jpg
Muriel Bowser, the Democratic nominee in the D.C. mayor's race, has more than $1 million to spend between now and November.]]>
<![CDATA[Primary Day in Three States]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:47:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000007489074_1200x675_317473347854.jpg
Tuesday is primary day in Wisconsin, Connecticut and Minnesota, where the winner will face Sen. Al Franken. What can we expect from that race? NBC News political reporter Carrie Dann offers insight.]]>
<![CDATA[Obama: Iraq Is Not a Short-Term Problem]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:30:26 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2014-08-11_1228.jpg
NBC Political Correspondent Carrie Dann discusses President Barack Obama's remarks on Iraq and Hillary Clinton's criticism of his foreign policy.]]>
<![CDATA[U.S. Strikes Islamic Militants]]> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 13:43:36 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000007453648_1200x675_316506179773.jpg
NBC Political Correspondent Carrie Dann discusses the U.S.'s targeted airstrikes against ISIS early on Friday. President Obama has been criticized for waiting so long to act.]]>
<![CDATA[Uber, Lyft Can Resume Operations in Virginia]]> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 16:02:28 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Uber-Investigate-102313.jpg
Uber and Lyft will be allowed to begin running in Virginia again, following a temporary agreement with Virginia officials. The companies had been sent cease-and-desist letters back in June, when DMV Commissioner...]]>
<![CDATA[Obama's Approval Rating Hits All-Time Low]]> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 15:42:16 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000007426681_1200x675_315720259832.jpg
About 57 percent of Americans say they're so fed up with Washington that they would hold a sign in protest for a day, according to a recent NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. NBC Political Reporter Carrie...]]>
<![CDATA[D.C. Residents to Vote on Pot Legalization]]> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 20:46:36 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/452520024.jpg
D.C. voters will be able to decide whether to make pot legal this fall. A proposition to legalize marijuana in the District will be included on the Nov. 4 ballot.

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