<![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 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:14:58 -0400 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:14:58 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[House and Senate Reach VA Deal]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:11:26 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000007318269_1200x675_312965699721.jpg
Carrie Dann has details about a $15 billion deal to reform the VA that will be unveiled Monday.You can also hear about about Sarah Palin's new channel.]]>
<![CDATA[[DC] 3 Central American Presidents Meet Over Border Crisis]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:10:57 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000007299339_1200x675_312433731591.jpg
The White House is considering refugee status for some children trying to escape drug violence in their home countries.]]>
<![CDATA[Va. Gov. McAuliffe to Tour Tornado Damage]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 06:58:47 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Credit+Jordan+Bertok3.jpg
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe will tour a campground on the Eastern Shore where two people were killed and dozens were injured after a tornado hit.]]>
<![CDATA[Lawmakers Criticize President's Travel Plans]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:19:41 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2014-07-24_1125.jpg
NBC's Senior Political Editor Mark Murray talks about Obama's trip to the West Coast and explains why some lawmakers have criticized the president for it. He also discusses Paul Ryan's latest speech on...]]>
<![CDATA[O'Malley Holds 'Buy Local' Cookout]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:37:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/cookout+generic.jpg
Gov. Martin O'Malley is urging Maryland residents to buy locally produced food.

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<![CDATA[Sherwood's Notebook: Fussin’ and Fightin’!]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:06:21 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/177*120/1228943357mLL1.jpg
A group of city leaders joined D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton on Capitol Hill last week. They were there to denounce Kentucky Rep. Thomas Massie for successfully getting the House to pass a bill...

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<![CDATA[Senate Democrats Unveil Their Border Bill]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:21:31 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000007271045_1200x675_311657027727.jpg
NBC News political reporter Mark Murray discusses the latest border plan from Democrats in the Senate, and the new legal battle over President Obama's Affordable Care Act]]>
<![CDATA[Primary Voter Turnout Hits Historic Low]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:06:21 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000007255966_1200x675_311159875867.jpg
Mark Murray joins Aaron Gilchrist in the studio to discuss why voter turnout for primary elections has fallen in 25 states. Murray suggests that American voters are tuning out.]]>
<![CDATA[President Faces 'Delicate Diplomatic Situation']]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:14:33 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2014-07-18_1312.jpg
NBC News political reporter Carrie Dann discusses President Obama's approach to the crash of MH17 in the Ukraine, specifically how the delicate diplomatic situation between the]]>
<![CDATA[First Lady to Host 2014 Kids' State Dinner ]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:03:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/michelle+obama9.jpg
First lady Michelle Obama will hold the 2013 Kids' State Dinner Friday.

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<![CDATA[Not Everyone Is Ready for Hillary Clinton: Poll]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 07:26:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000007201704_1200x675_306662979988.jpg
Hillary Clinton would crush Vice President Joe Biden among Democrats in a hypothetical presidential match up in 2016 but not everyone is sold on her potential candidacy, according to a NBC News/Marist poll...]]>
<![CDATA[House Democrats Unveil 100-Day Action Plan]]> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:26:52 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000007190686_1200x675_305961539800.jpg
NBC News Political Reporter Carrie Dann explains the House Democrats' newly unveiled action plan, as well as some of the issues that matter to the Democratic base.]]>
<![CDATA[D.C. Apt. Complex Financial Dealings Probed]]> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:24:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2014-07-16_1555.jpg
Several government agencies, including the IRS, are looking into allegations of financial wrongdoing at a Southeast D.C. apartment complex, the office of D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray confirmed Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Sherwood's Notebook: A No Sale at Eastern Market]]> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 05:42:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/219*120/shutterstock_14633161.jpg
Eastern Market almost lost the Notebook as a customer this past weekend.]]>
<![CDATA[Md. Gov. O'Malley Reports $796K Raised for PAC]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:08:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Martin_OMalley.jpg
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is considering running for president in 2016, reported Tuesday that his political action committee raised about $796,000 in the second quarter of this year.

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<![CDATA[Va. Officials Hope to Locate Undocumented Children Living in the State]]> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:34:37 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/0715-corey-stewart.jpg
The chairman of the Prince William County, Virginia, Board of Supervisors is hoping to put enough pressure on the county's executive to find out how many undocumented immigrant children are living in the county...]]>
<![CDATA[Obama's Fight to Fund Road Repair]]> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 08:45:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2014-07-16_0844.jpg
The White House is getting behind a Republican-backed bill to fix the highway funding problem in the short term. NBC political reporter Carrie Dann has more.]]>
<![CDATA[How Would GOP Suit Vs. Obama Affect Both Parties?]]> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:17:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2014-07-11_1310.jpg
NBC News Political Editor Carrie Dann joins Angie Goff in the studio to discuss what the impact of the GOP lawsuit against President Obama would be for both parties.]]>
<![CDATA[Border Crisis: Pressure Is on the President]]> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:47:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000007122592_1200x675_301238339787.jpg
President Obama has asked Congress for $3.7 billion to cope with the Border crisis, but he has said he doesn't want make a spectacle out of the immigration issue. NBC Senior Political Editor Mark Murray...]]>