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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
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Senate women: No tolerance for domestic violence

Senate women: No tolerance for domestic violenceSixteen female senators from both parties are calling on the NFL to adopt a zero-tolerance policy on domestic violence.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Toronto mayor hospitalized with suspected tumor

Toronto mayor hospitalized with suspected tumorToronto Mayor Rob Ford has been admitted to a hospital and is believed to have a tumor in his abdomen.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
VA News

Va. gov proposes limited health care expansion

Va. gov proposes limited health care expansionVirginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe plans to expand public health care to 20,000 mentally ill adult residents.
  • VA News
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

McDonnell trial juror: verdict difficult but facts clear

McDonnell trial juror: verdict difficult but facts clearA juror who convicted former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen speaks to WUSA9.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Bob McDonnell, wife found guilty of corruption

Bob McDonnell, wife found guilty of corruptionFormer Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen were found guilty of multiple counts involving corruption.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

WATCH: Jury reaches verdict in McDonnell corruption trial

WATCH: Jury reaches verdict in McDonnell corruption trialThe jury has reached a verdict in the federal corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
VA News

Jury deliberations continue in McDonnell trial

Jury deliberations continue in McDonnell trialThe jury is now deliberating in the federal corruption case against former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife.
  • VA News
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Military

White House pushes for lower pay raise for troops in 2015

White House pushes for lower pay raise for troops in 2015President Obama formally notified Congress that he wants to cap next year's military basic pay raise at 1 percent, unless Congress comes up with an alternative mandate.
  • Military
  • 4 weeks ago
News

Closing arguments end in McDonnell corruption trial

Closing arguments end in McDonnell corruption trialClosing arguments ended Friday evening in the McDonnell federal corruption trial. Jury instructions will begin Tuesday.
  • News
  • 1 month ago
Politics

PHOTOS: McDonnell federal corruption trial

PHOTOS: McDonnell federal corruption trialRICHMOND, VA - AUGUST 26: Rev. Wayne Ball (C) of St. Patrick's Catholic Church accompanies former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell as they leave the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia August 26, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia. McDonnell and his...
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  • 1 month ago
News

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: Male colleague called me 'porky'

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: Male colleague called me 'porky'Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., is pulling back the curtain on some insulting, sexist encounters with male colleagues during her seven-plus years on Capitol Hill in a new memoir, according to the New York Post.
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  • 1 month ago
Local

Defense rests in McDonnell corruption trial

Defense rests in McDonnell corruption trialVirginia's former first lady was gullible, trusting and perhaps even a bit obsessed, witnesses testifying in her defense said.
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  • 1 month ago
Politics

Prosecution ends cross examination of Bob McDonnell

Prosecution ends cross examination of Bob McDonnellThe prosecution wrapped up an aggressive cross examination of Bob McDonnell Tuesday afternoon with a quote from the former Virginia governor's inaugural speech.
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
VA News

Ex-Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell takes stand in corruption trial

Ex-Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell takes stand in corruption trialBob McDonnell took the stand Wednesday, testifying that he never gave any special treatment to Star Scientific.
  • VA News
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

A look at political mugshots

A look at political mugshotsTravis County Sheriff's Office photo of Texas Governor Rick Perry who was booked on two counts of abuse of power in Austin, Texas on August 19.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
News

Sister speaks about broken marriage at McDonnell trial

Sister speaks about broken marriage at McDonnell trialFormer Virginia governor Bob McDonnell's sister took the stand in her brother's federal corruption trial on Tuesday, talking about her brother's troubled marriage.
  • News
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
VA News

"Rip" Sullivan wins VA 48th special election

"Rip" Sullivan wins VA 48th special electionVirginians voted in four special elections on Tuesday.
  • VA News
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

Watch: Frank Underwood pranks Hillary for Bill Clinton's birthday

Watch: Frank Underwood pranks Hillary for Bill Clinton's birthdayWhat do you get Bill Clinton for his 68th birthday on Tuesday?
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
News

Fmr. sec. of Va.: Maureen McDonnell was 'very diva-ish'

Fmr. sec. of Va.: Maureen McDonnell was 'very diva-ish'The former Secretary of the Commonwealth said the former first lady was challenging and had anger issues.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
News

President Obama: No excuse for excessive force by police

President Obama: No excuse for excessive force by policePresident Barack Obama says there is no excuse for the use of excessive force by police in the tense aftermath of the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
News

McDonnell trial recap: Juror dismissed & ...Steven Spielberg?

McDonnell trial recap: Juror dismissed & ...Steven Spielberg?A juror was excused on Tuesday in the federal corruption trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnel. Here's a recap of the day.
  • News
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
News

Va. AG asks high court to review marriage equality case

Va. AG asks high court to review marriage equality caseAttorney General Mark Herring asked the Supreme Court to review the district and appeals court's decisions striking down the Commonwealth's same-sex marriage ban as unconstitutional.
  • News
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
VA News

Former mansion director calls Maureen McDonnell sneaky

Former mansion director calls Maureen McDonnell sneakyThe former director of Virginia's Executive Mansion took the stand Thursday.
  • VA News
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Nation

Cop: We don't follow Constitution because Obama doesn't

Cop: We don't follow Constitution because Obama doesn'tNew Jersey cop is under investigation after remarks caught on camera.
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
VA News

Judge scolds McDonnell for hugging witness

Judge scolds McDonnell for hugging witnessAfter the jury was dismissed, prosecutor Michael Dr. complained about Bob McDonnell embracing his witness during a break in the hallway.
  • VA News
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Local

Aide to Maureen McDonnell says she was difficult

Aide to Maureen McDonnell says she was difficultThe federal corruption trial of Virginia's former governor continues Wednesday.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago