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Bob McDonnell wants bond pending appeal

Bob McDonnell wants bond pending appealAttorneys for Robert F. McDonnell have filed a motion asking that the former governor be granted bond pending an appeal.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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McDonnell supporters write letters to judge before sentencing

McDonnell supporters write letters to judge before sentencingBob McDonnell's friends and family have written letters of support ahead of the former governor's sentencing.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Nation

Reid out of hospital after breaking ribs, facial bones

Reid out of hospital after breaking ribs, facial bonesSenate Democratic leader Harry Reid is in a Las Vegas hospital following injuries sustained while exercising at home.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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Mayor Gray signs bill to fund DC United soccer stadium

Mayor Gray signs bill to fund DC United soccer stadiumWith just days left in his term, outgoing D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray signed several bills into law.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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Kevin Sullivan gains support for Morrissey seat in Va.

Kevin Sullivan gains support for Morrissey seat in Va.The Virginia Legislative Black Caucus is endorsing Democrat Kevin Sullivan for the 74th House District seat being vacated by Joe Morrissey.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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House Majority Whip talked to White Supremacist group in 2002

House Majority Whip talked to White Supremacist group in 2002One of the most powerful Republicans on Capitol Hill confirms he once spoke to a White Supremacist group.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Kissinger to Tea Leoni, Capital Download's highlights

Kissinger to Tea Leoni, Capital Download's highlightsSo are you running for president? That and other Capital Download highlights of 2014
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  • 1 month ago
Politics

Va. Gov. McAuliffe announces administration appointments

Va. Gov. McAuliffe announces administration appointmentsVirginia Governor Terry McAuliffe announced additional appointments to his administration Friday.
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  • 1 month ago
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Dem. nominating committee to hold caucus regarding Morrissey seat

Dem. nominating committee to hold caucus regarding Morrissey seatMembers of the 74th House District Democratic Nominating Committee say they will hold a firehouse primary next week regarding the special election following Del. Joseph Morrissey's resignation.
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  • 1 month ago
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Tommy Wells named head of environment dept. for Bowser administration

Tommy Wells named head of environment dept. for Bowser administrationOutgoing District of Columbia council member Tommy Wells has a new role.
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  • 1 month ago
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Va. Del. Morrissey: resigning after teen sex case but will run for seat

Va. Del. Morrissey: resigning after teen sex case but will run for seatDel. Joseph D. Morrissey sent a letter Thursday to the House speaker saying he will resign, effective Jan. 13.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Secretary of State Kerry statement on Cuba policy changes

Secretary of State Kerry statement on Cuba policy changes"For five and a half decades since, our policy toward Cuba has remained virtually frozen, and done little to promote a prosperous, democratic and stable Cuba."
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

Former Va. Gov. McDonnell could get at least 10 years

Former Va. Gov. McDonnell could get at least 10 yearsFormer Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell could spend at least 10 years in prison.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Senate committee focuses on law enforcement in college sexual assault cases

Senate committee focuses on law enforcement in college sexual assault casesThe problem has received much more national attention after Rolling Stone published a report about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Bush denounces 'psychobabble' about his father

Bush denounces 'psychobabble' about his fatherOne thing George W. Bush has never liked: Being psychoanalyzed.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Ashton Carter nominated for Defense Secretary, Hagel voices support

Ashton Carter nominated for Defense Secretary, Hagel voices supportFriday, President Obama announced his nominee to be the next head of the Pentagon is Ashton Carter.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Alan Gross from Md. marks fifth year in Cuban prison

Alan Gross from Md. marks fifth year in Cuban prisonAlan Gross has tried a hunger strike and other tactics to bring attention to his cause. He remains in a Cuban prison.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Pregnancy discrimination case against UPS could affect working moms

Pregnancy discrimination case against UPS could affect working momsThe Supreme Court is hearing a pregnancy discrimination case against the UPS which could affect every working mother.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Former Senate aide pleads guilty to sexual assaults

Former Senate aide pleads guilty to sexual assaultsDonny Ray Williams was staff director for the Senate Homeland Security subcommittee.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Health

President Obama talks about Ebola at NIH

President Obama talks about Ebola at NIHPresident Obama spoke after touring the National Institutes of Health where he witnessed advances in Ebola-fighting research.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Politics

Reports: Pres. Obama to pick Ashton Carter as Defense secretary

Reports: Pres. Obama to pick Ashton Carter as Defense secretaryPresident Obama will name Ashton Carter as his nominee to succeed Chuck Hagel as secretary of Defense
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Local

Supreme Court mulls when Facebook threats are criminal

Supreme Court mulls when Facebook threats are criminalThe Supreme Court will decide whether posts made on Facebook are considered real, criminal threats.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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White House Thanksgiving dinner list includes 6 pies

White House Thanksgiving dinner list includes 6 piesWhite House officials say that President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Sasha and Malia will be "dining with family."
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  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigns

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resignsPresident Barack Obama says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has concluded it's an "appropriate time" for him to complete his service.
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  • 2 months ago
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Va. state senators propose no gifts more than $100 for officials

Va. state senators propose no gifts more than $100 for officialsTwo Virginia state senators have written a bill that would eliminate gifts of more than $100 for officials or employees of state government agencies.
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  • 2 months ago
Local

President's order could help 200,000 local immigrants

President's order could help 200,000 local immigrantsUndocumented immigrants across the region are celebrating the president's executive order.
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  • 2 months ago
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Jim Webb forms exploratory committee for White House

Jim Webb forms exploratory committee for White HouseFormer Virginia Sen. Jim Webb has formed an exploratory committee to consider a Democratic presidential campaign in 2016.
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  • 2 months ago