<![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, 23 Sep 2014 18:27:38 -0400 Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18:27:38 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Obama: This Is Real Action]]> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:36:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/211*120/2014-09-23_1233.jpg
NBC political writer Carrie Dann discusses how the allies joining the air strikes in Syria will help the Obama administration talk about ISIS threats at a United Nations meeting Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[ISIS Statement Urges Followers to Kill Americans]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:38:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000007940646_1200x675_332151875911.jpg
This is an important week for President Obama and his effort to get international support to fight ISIS. NBC political writer Carrie Dann offers insight.]]>
<![CDATA[Virginia State Delegate Vince Callahan Dies]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 07:47:39 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Virginia+State+Delegate+Vince+Callahan.jpg
He served in the Commonwealth's General Assembly for more than 40 years -- longer than any Republican in state history.

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<![CDATA[Majority Disapprove of NFL: Poll]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:43:42 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000007913769_1200x675_331236419900.jpg
A new NBC News/Marist poll shows that 53 percent of Americans disapprove of how the NFL has been handling recent scandals -- but 85 percent say it hasn't changed the amount of football they]]>
<![CDATA[Obama Closes Door on Ground Combat in Syria]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:48:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000007900890_1200x675_330860611965.jpg
President Obama made headlines in Florida during his speech to service members Wednesday, telling them there will be no combat missions in Syria. Mark Murray, NBC News' senior political editor has]]>
<![CDATA[Excused McDonnell Juror Discussed Case at Bar]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:56:28 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/tlmd_bob_mcdonnell_exgobernador_virgina_declarado_culpable.jpg
The McDonnell juror who could have changed history, Louis DeNitto, Jr., disobeyed the orders of a federal judge and discussed the case openly at a Richmond bar, a block from U.S. district court.

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<![CDATA[Bowser Leads, But Race Could Be a Tossup: Poll]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:50:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/carol-schwartz-muriel-bowser-david-catania-1200.jpg
Muriel Bowser shows a double-digit lead over her opponents in the first poll on this fall's D.C. mayoral election -- but that doesn't mean the race is a done deal. With nearly seven weeks to go until...

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<![CDATA[Sherwood's Notebook: It’s Not Debatable…]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:42:00 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/carol-schwartz-muriel-bowser-david-catania-1200.jpg
On Thursday, mayoral candidates Carol Schwartz, David Catania and Muriel Bowser finally — some would say at last — will be on the same stage at the same time taking media and voter questions.

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<![CDATA[Obama: Ebola an Issue of National Security]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:10:46 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2014-09-16_1708_001.png
President Obama plans to send 3,000 military personnel to create Ebola treatment centers in Liberia. In an interview on "Meet the Press," Obama said that Ebola is not only an issue of health care, but also...]]>
<![CDATA[Chuck Todd: ISIS Fight Being Called a "War"]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:09:07 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000007838782_1200x675_328752195713.jpg
A day after John Kerry refused to use the word, both the White House and the Pentagon are now saying the U.S. is indeed at "war" with ISIS. "Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd joins News4 to discuss...]]>
<![CDATA[Gray Weighs In On Rudd Case, Speed Cams, Driver's Plea]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:07:20 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000007838966_1200x675_328728131549.jpg
News 4's Mark Segraves has an exclusive interview with D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray about two key reports released while he was in China.]]>
<![CDATA[Obama Asks for International Help Against ISIS]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:42:05 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/211*120/2014-09-12_1340.jpg
NBC News political writer Carrie Dann reports that President Obama is now seeking international support against terrorist group ISIS, after successfully managing to get the majority of Americans and Congress on...]]>
<![CDATA[Firefighter's Union Endorses Muriel Bowser]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:55:17 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/muriel+bowser+iaff36.jpg
D.C.'s firefighter's union has decided to endorse the Democratic nominee for mayor.]]>
<![CDATA[Sherwood's Notebook: An Ending and a Beginning…]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:08:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/vincentgrayclose1.jpg
We may be at the beginning of the end of the shadow campaign scandal.

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<![CDATA[Obama's Strategy Against ISIS]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:31:45 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2014-09-08_1329.jpg
President Obama will talk to congressional leaders about ISIS on Tuesday. NBC's Carrie Dann discusses Obama's strategy to fight ISIS, as well as the big issues facing Congress this fall.]]>
<![CDATA[Meet Chuck Todd of "Meet the Press"]]> Sat, 06 Sep 2014 09:22:40 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/090714_LSP_Chuck_Todd_1200x675_325741123764.jpg
David Gregory will leave NBC's "Meet the Press" in September and will be replaced by Chuck Todd, who is currently the NBC News political director and the host of "The Daily Rundown" on MSNBC.]]>
<![CDATA[Ex.-Gov. Sobs as McDonnells Found Guilty]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 18:16:31 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/mcdonnell-guilty-AP977255973421.jpg
The corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has him trying to prove that his wife's infatuation with the former CEO of a dietary supplements company is proof that the married couple didn't try to...

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