<![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, 26 Jan 2015 17:40:01 -0500 Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:40:01 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Wisc. Gov. Scott Walker Gaining Attention]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:05:31 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009265620_1200x675_389198915981.jpg
Last weekend was a big one for Republican who could run for president in 2016. Carrie Dann, political writer for NBC News, shares who got noticed and who did not. Dann also discusses jabs taken at Jeb Bush, Mitt...]]>
<![CDATA[Christie Woos Iowa Conservatives]]> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 01:46:55 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/12415chris.jpg
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie tried to connect with Iowa conservatives at the Iowa Freedom Summit on Saturday by assuring them that "you'll always know who I am" if he runs for president. While still...]]>
<![CDATA[Sen. Rubio Taking Steps Toward Possible 2016 Run]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:51:11 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/121113+marco+rubio.jpg
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio rode into Washington on a wave of anti-Obamacare sentiment in 2010. He may soon be hoping to ride a similar wave all the way up Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House in 2016.

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<![CDATA[Boehner Invites Netanyahu to Address Congress]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:43:06 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009230918_1200x675_387679811614.jpg
NBC Political Reporter Carrie Dann explores Speaker Boehner's choice to invite Netanyahu to address Congress without consulting the White House.]]>
<![CDATA[Top NY Lawmaker Arrested on Corruption Charges: Source]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 22:21:24 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/silver7.jpg
New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested Thursday on federal corruption charges, a law enforcement source familiar with the investigation told NBC 4 New York Officials did not disclose...

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<![CDATA[Protesters Call for End to Corporate Money in Politics]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 21:11:57 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/citizensprotest.jpg
Several dozen people gathered near the White House Wednesday to call for the end of corporate spending in politics.

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<![CDATA["Pivotal": LGBT Groups Praise Obama's "Historic" SOTU]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 18:38:42 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/obama+state+of+union.JPG
LGBT rights activists and organizations across the country laud President Barack Obama who became the first U.S. president to ever use the words "lesbian," "bisexual" and "transgender" in a State of the...

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<![CDATA[What to Expect From New Md. Gov. Hogan]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:02:30 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20141104+Hogan.jpg
Larry Hogan was sworn in as Maryland governor Wednesday, becoming just the second Republican to hold the post in more than 45 years. He'll face a $750 million budget deficit, a legislature controlled by...]]>
<![CDATA[Marion C. Barry Turns Himself in After Outburst at Bank]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 20:06:27 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/216*120/0119-barry.jpg
The son of the late Marion Barry turned himself in Wednesday to face charges stemming from an angry outburst at a local bank.]]>
<![CDATA[Sherwood's Notebook: ‘Interoperability’ Indeed]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 06:15:05 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/estacion-metro-washington.jpg
Ever since 9/11, the word “interoperability” has gained traction as the go-to word in failed emergency responses. Your Notebook would like see the word “interoperability” made inoperable itself.]]>
<![CDATA[GOP Congressman Slams Obama for "Deportable" SOTU Guest]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:52:56 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP060731031104.jpg
A Republican congressman slammed the White House over one of its young State of the Union guests Tuesday, tweeting that the first lady would have a "deportable" joining her. Iowa Rep.

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<![CDATA[Preparing for Hogan's Inauguration in Maryland]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 05:12:01 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009205876_1200x675_386832451677.jpg
Maryland Governor-elect Larry Hogan says Wednesday's Inauguration will go on outside the State House, rain or shine. News4's Chris Gordon reports.]]>
<![CDATA[State of the Union Preview]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:57:17 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/465693763.jpg
Mark Murray on President Obama's increased poll numbers and what he is likely to discuss during tonight's State of the Union address.

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<![CDATA[Christopher Barry to Turn Himself in Over Outburst at Bank]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:51:45 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/216*120/0119-barry.jpg
The son of the late Marion Barry is expected to turn himself in as early as Tuesday to face charges stemming from an angry outburst at a local bank.]]>
<![CDATA[Va. Lawmakers to Discuss Drug Overdose Good Samaritan Bill]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 21:34:12 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Heroingeneric_722x406_2169976679.jpg
The Virginia attorney general and a Fairfax County father are coming together to urge lawmakers to attack the growing epidemic of heroin and opioid drug overdoses.]]>
<![CDATA[Va. Gov. Suffers 7 Broken Ribs in Fall From Horse]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 18:09:49 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0115-mcauliffe.jpg
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe is recovering from injuries he received after being thrown from a horse while on a family trip to Africa, several media outlets are reporting.]]>
<![CDATA[State of the Union: What To Expect]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 11:31:05 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/NC_sotupreview0119001_1500x845.jpg
President Obama's upcoming State of The Union address is already being met by Republican criticism.]]>
<![CDATA[D.C. Peace Walk, Parade Honor King's Legacy]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 12:34:06 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/peace+walk.JPG
Thousands of people will observe the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with events across the D.C. metro area Monday.
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<![CDATA[Chicago Teen Who Asked Santa for Safety Invited to State of the Union]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 18:54:02 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/217*120/letter+to+santa+safety.jpg
A South Side Chicago teen who wrote a letter to Santa asking for safety and received a reply from President Barack Obama has now earned an invitation from the first lady. Michelle Obama invited 13-year-old Malik...]]>
<![CDATA[Romney Hints at Presidential Run]]> Sat, 17 Jan 2015 19:15:09 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/mitt+romney+rnc+011615.JPG
Mitt Romney is addressing the GOP's winter meeting delegates aboard the USS Midway Museum on the Embarcadero Friday evening, a week after he told donors he would consider another presidential run in 2016. The...]]>
<![CDATA[The Week Ahead: State of the Union Edition]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 18:11:30 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/20141205+The+Week+Ahead.jpg
Key themes of the President's State of the Union address, a new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll, the lowdown on Cuba -- and look who climbed El Capitan?
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<![CDATA[Will Romney Run Again?]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:45:28 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009168869_1200x675_385398339531.jpg
Friday, we'll get a better indication of whether Mitt Romney will made another attempt at the White House. The former candidate is speaking at the Republican National Committee Winter Meeting in California.]]>
<![CDATA[Va. Gov. McAuliffe Takes Stock of First Year in Office]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 17:00:30 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0115-mcauliffe.jpg
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe is taking stock of his first year in office.]]>
<![CDATA[Full Interview: McAuliffe Rates His First Year in Office]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 20:02:32 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000009157287_1200x675_384902211644.jpg
News4 Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey's complete interview with Gov. Terry McAuliffe.]]>
<![CDATA[Millionaires Make Up Half of Congress: Report]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 16:32:59 -0500 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/capitol+generic+federal+government+generic.jpg
Congress is getting richer and seeing its number of millionare members grow, as average Americans continue to struggle to recover from years of economic turmoil, according to a new report.

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