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Maryland lawmaker Barbara Frush to retire

Prince George’s delegate said she will co-chair Rushern Baker’s gubernatorial campaign steering committee

At a political forum for minority communities, the whiteness of the candidates stood out

Montgomery County is majority-minority, but none of the seven county executive candidates are African American, Latino or Asian.

Madaleno aims for public matching funds in his bid for Maryland governor

The decision allows the Democratic state senator to raise money during the upcoming 90-day legislative session.

Man fatally shot along Georgia Avenue in NW Washington

It was the latest violent attack in and around the Brightwood neighborhood.

This sick woman's friends have kept their promise to visit her every day — for 21 years and counting

Harriet Fridkin's friends, who call themselves "Harriet's Harem," got the idea for their caregiving circle from an article they read in Parade Magazine in 1996. Fridkin, 75, has multiple sclerosis, but is as sharp and sociable as ev...

Jackie Jeter is still Metro union president

After federally-mandated do-over, the union president was reelected with 68 percent of the vote — "a wider margin than the first election in December of 2015," the union said.

D.C. man found guilty in 2014 fatal barbershop shooting

Authorities recovered Antwon Green’s fingerprints from a cartridge casing left at the scene.

This woman was a silence breaker on harassment. And she was fired for it, she says.

Four years before #MeToo, Anita Massengale complained about being grabbed and kissed by a co-worker at the D.C. fire department. She alleges it cost her her job.

Democrats ask federal judge for new election in tainted Va. House race

The request comes a week after state officials certified the election despite irregularities causing 147 voters to cast ballots in the wrong race.

Slain Russian dissident’s family, friends call on D.C. to name street in front of Russian Embassy in his honor

The D.C. Council is considering legislation that would rename Wisconsin Avenue between Edmonds and Davis streets in honor of Boris Nemtsov.

Upset about the I-66 tolls? These Virginia lawmakers are with you.

Some state legislators want the program suspended until more transit options are available. Others want tolls capped.

Day 4: Drivers adjust to new tolls on I-66, with Thursday peak of $25.50

And on the fourth day of tolling on Interstate 66, the morning price peaked at $25.50 around 8:30 a.m. Virginia Department of Transportation officials rolled out the new express lanes inside the Beltway on Monday. And their debut has been meet with mostly price shock from drivers. At one point this week, the toll — a […]

D.C.-area forecast: Cold air locks in through the weekend, but our chances of snow are faint

Highs today are mainly in the mid-40s, but, with breezes picking up from the west, it should feel even colder. Moisture is likely insufficient for much, if any, snow Friday night into Saturday.

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