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  • political consultant Feb 22

    Va. Political Consultant Gets a Year in Prison for Money Scam

    A Northern Virginia political consultant has been sentenced to a year in prison for diverting tens of thousands of dollars from conservative political action committees and filing false reports to cover it up. Scott Mackenzie, 66, of Arlington was treasurer of multiple PACs, including Conservative StrikeForce and Conservative Majority Fund. Conservative StrikeForce has been under scrutiny since 2014 when Republican…

  • New Jersey Apr 20, 2019

    2020 Campaign Trail Runs Through Churches in South Carolina

    By now, most Democratic presidential candidates have polished their stump speeches. But when they’re in South Carolina, they may need to add in a sermon. In a large and diverse primary field, White House hopefuls are angling to develop relationships with black churches. That’s because success in South Carolina, home to the nation’s first Southern presidential primary, could come down...

  • Donald Trump Feb 26, 2019

    Facing Prison, Manafort Asks for Leniency in Mueller Case

    Paul Manafort, the longtime political consultant who once led Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, asked a federal judge for leniency Monday as he faces the potential of spending the rest of his life in prison in criminal cases stemming from the Russia investigation. In a new court filing, Manafort’s attorneys described the 69-year-old as a victim of circumstance, prosecuted by special...

  • Donald Trump Jun 6, 2018

    It’s Gavin Newsom Vs. John Cox for California Governor. Who Are They?

    California’s crowded field for governor was knocked down to two, when voters picked Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and Republican businessman John Cox as the winners of the state’s primary. Tuesday’s contest had been watched closely because of the state’s unusual system, in which the two candidates who receive the most votes advance, regardless of party. Tuesday’s results mean a...

  • VMS Oct 24, 2018

    Afternoon Weather, Oct. 24

    Storm Team4’s Doug Kammerer and Amelia Draper have your weather for this afternoon.

  • Donald Trump Sep 21, 2018

    Committee Gives Kavanaugh Accuser More Time

    The high-stakes brinkmanship over whether Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser would testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee came to a momentary standstill as GOP Chairman Chuck Grassley gave Christine Blasey Ford more time to decide on the terms of her appearance. The Republican-led committee insisted that if Ford missed a Friday night deadline to respond to the panel’s latest offer it would...

  • VMS Jun 4, 2018

    Md. State Police Complete Report on Young Marines Fatal Crash

    The family of a Maryland Marine killed in a car accident is getting more answers about the deadly crash. Consumer Reporter Susan Hogan reports.

  • Associated Press May 4, 2018

    Missouri Legislature to Consider Impeaching Scandal-Hit Governor

    Missouri lawmakers will convene in an historic special session later this month to consider impeaching Republican Gov. Eric Greitens following allegations of sexual misconduct and misuse of charity resources for his political campaign. Republican House and Senate leaders said Thursday night that they had gathered more than the constitutionally required signatures of three-fourths of the members of each chamber to...

  • Associated Press May 3, 2018

    Report Indicates Greitens’ Campaign Lied About Donor List

    A former campaign aide to Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens testified that he was duped into taking the fall when the governor’s campaign was trying to explain how it had gotten a list of top donors to a veterans’ charity that Greitens had founded, according to a legislative report released Wednesday. The report from a special House investigatory committee indicates that...

  • United States Mar 9, 2018

    Collectors Crowd John Glenn Estate Sale

    People waited overnight for the estate sale of astronaut and Senator John Glenn. News4’s Mark Segraves spoke to collectors about which items they were excited to buy.

  • Donald Trump Sep 27, 2017

    Moore’s Path to Victory in Alabama: God, Guns and Defiance

    Roy Moore wouldn’t stand a chance in many Senate races after defying federal court orders, describing Islam as a false religion, calling homosexuality evil and pulling out a revolver on stage before hundreds of supporters. But in Alabama, he’s now the odds-on favorite to join the nation’s most exclusive political body. Moore prevailed Tuesday in a Republican primary runoff by...

  • Donald Trump Aug 28, 2017

    Some in GOP Consider Supporting a Primary Challenge to Trump

    Mark Cuban isn’t ready to launch a formal campaign to challenge President Donald Trump. Yet Cuban, an outspoken Texas billionaire who describes himself as “fiercely independent” politically, sees an opportunity for someone to take down the Republican president, who is increasingly viewed as divisive and incompetent even within his own party. “His base won’t turn on him, but if there...

  • Donald Trump Aug 16, 2017

    Racial Politics Haunt GOP as Trump Goes ‘Rogue’: Analysis

    The statue of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia, was the focus of an emotional debate in the state’s Republican primary election weeks before it became a flashpoint in the nation’s struggle over race. Corey Stewart, an outsider candidate for governor sometimes compared to President Donald Trump, seized on possible removal of the Confederate general’s memorial as an “attempt to...

  • California Jun 9, 2016

    Political Consultant Says He Ran Naked Around Capitol After Primary

    This probably isn’t the weirdest thing to happen in the State Capitol during election week, but it may be the funniest.

  • Governor Apr 20, 2016

    Sherwood’s Notebook: Stuck… in Downtown DC

    Welcome to Yogi Berra’s downtown D.C. Nobody goes there anymore. It’s too crowded.

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