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Early voting begins in Maryland

Early voting begins in MarylandGubernatorial candidates Larry Hogan and Anthony Brown are trying to get more women to the polls.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Candidates for Md. governor trade charges on schools

Candidates for Md. governor trade charges on schoolsThe candidates traded charges Wednesday about building schools in a voter-rich county.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Local

Chris Christie stumps for Maryland GOP governor nominee

Chris Christie stumps for Maryland GOP governor nomineeChris Christie campaigned for Republican Larry Hogan in the Maryland governor's race.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
DC News

DC Voter's Guide 2014: Early voting begins

DC Voter's Guide 2014: Early voting beginsNine DC early voting centers will be open until November 1.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
News

VP Biden's son discharged from Navy Reserve for failing test

VP Biden's son discharged from Navy Reserve for failing testHunter Biden, the youngest son of Vice President Joe Biden, has been discharged from the Navy Reserve after testing positive for cocaine.
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  • 2 weeks ago
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President Obama weighs Ebola czar

President Obama weighs Ebola czarPresident Barack Obama is conceding that it may make sense to have a single person lead the administration's effort.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

President Obama endorses Muriel Bowser for DC mayor

President Obama endorses Muriel Bowser for DC mayorPresident Barack Obama has endorsed fellow Democrat Muriel Bowser's bid for District of Columbia mayor.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Nation

Supreme Court clears path for gay marriage in Va.

Supreme Court clears path for gay marriage in Va.The Supreme Court has rejected gay marriage appeals from five states.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Local

Same sex couples can get married in Va. Monday

Same sex couples can get married in Va. MondaySame sex couples can get married in Virginia starting at 1 p.m. Monday.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
MD News

Maryland voters to decide Transportation Fund "Lockbox"

Maryland voters to decide Transportation Fund "Lockbox"The proposal is intended to put limits on the practice of using transportation funding to patch other holes in the budget.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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Supreme Court begins new term Monday

Supreme Court begins new term MondayMore than three dozen appeals are already on the docket
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Supreme Court term starts slow but could 'explode'

Supreme Court term starts slow but could 'explode'The Supreme Court opens for business Monday in what aptly could be called a tale of two terms.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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McAuliffe aide: Used poor judgment in offering job to senator's daughter

McAuliffe aide: Used poor judgment in offering job to senator's daughterAn aide to Gov. Terry McAuliffe expressed regret after reports revealed that he offered a job to an outgoing state senator's daughter to try to get the senator to stay.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

DC mayoral candidate attends first Nationals game

DC mayoral candidate attends first Nationals gameDistrict of Columbia mayoral candidate David Catania is attending his first Washington Nationals game.
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  • 4 weeks ago
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DC mayoral candidates debate Thursday night

DC mayoral candidates debate Thursday nightThe three candidates vying to be D.C.'s next mayor face off Thursday night in the race's second debate.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Nation

Vice President Joe Biden talks about jobs in America

Vice President Joe Biden talks about jobs in AmericaVice President Joe Biden sits down with Andrea McCarren to talk about jobs in the U.S.
  • Nation
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Obama uses Reagan election rhetoric: Are you better off?

Obama uses Reagan election rhetoric: Are you better off?Ronald Reagan's famous election-year question -- "are you better off now than you were four years ago?" -- lives on.
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  • 1 month ago
Politics

Ex-congressman James Traficant dies at 73

Ex-congressman James Traficant dies at 73James Traficant, the Ohio politician whose conviction for taking bribes got him expelled from Congress died Saturday.
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  • 1 month ago
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Kansas senator quits Eisenhower Memorial project

Kansas senator quits Eisenhower Memorial projectKansas Sen. Jerry Moran has resigned from the Eisenhower Memorial Commission after serving for 13 years as one of the original lawmakers overseeing the effort
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Foust, Comstock square off in congressional debate

Foust, Comstock square off in congressional debateDemocrat John Foust and Republican Barbara Comstock are scheduled to meet in a debate in their race to represent parts of northern Virginia in Congress.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
News

Va. speaker blocks approval of Dem appointments

Va. speaker blocks approval of Dem appointmentsRepublican Virginia House Speaker William J. Howell says he's blocking the appointments of three recently resigned Democratic state lawmakers who took new jobs in state government.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Herndon

Battleground Virginia: Warner vs. Gillespie

Battleground Virginia: Warner vs. GillespieWUSA9's Derek McGinty had the opportunity to moderate a forum between the two candidates hosted by WUSA9 and four local Chambers of Commerce Friday.
  • Herndon
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
DC News

American University hosts the first DC Mayoral debate

American University hosts the first DC Mayoral debateThursday night is the first debate in the race for D.C. Mayor.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Local

Va. attorney general sues major banks for $1.1B

Va. attorney general sues major banks for $1.1BVirginia Attorney General Mark Herring is suing some of the world's largest banks for $1.15 billion.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
News

No DC gridlock for gay marriage, legal marijuana

No DC gridlock for gay marriage, legal marijuanaVoters in Oregon, Alaska and the District of Columbia will weigh in on ballot measures that would emulate Colorado and Washington by legalizing recreational use of pot by adults
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Girl hopes for Beyonce — gets Obama

Girl hopes for Beyonce — gets ObamaWhen a 6th grader was told she'd be meeting someone important she hoped it would be Beyonce, but it was the President.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Politics

DC to hold lottery for ballot position

DC to hold lottery for ballot positionThe D.C. Board of Elections will hold a lottery on Friday to determine the order of names on the ballot.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago