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N.J. Congressman to Resign, Join Law Firm

N.J. Congressman to Resign, Join Law Firm

New Jersey Rep. Rob Andrews has announced he's resigning from his congressional post after holding the seat for more... Watch »

Feb 5, 2014
Christie Campaign Seeks OK to Raise Funds

Christie Campaign Seeks OK to Raise Funds

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's campaign committee is seeking approval to raise hundreds of thousands... Read »

Feb 3, 2014
Former Virginia Governor's Pre-Trial Talks Limited

Former Virginia Governor's Pre-Trial Talks Limited

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and wife Maureen were given strict orders Monday not to discuss... Read »

Feb 3, 2014
Trial Date Set in Filner Civil Suit

Trial Date Set in Filner Civil Suit

A trial date has been set for the sexual harassment lawsuit against former Mayor Bob Filner and the City of... Watch »

Feb 10, 2014
Christie Knew of Bridge Closures, Ex-Ally's Lawyer Says

Christie Knew of Bridge Closures, Ex-Ally's Lawyer Says

Gov. Chris Christie knew about the lane closings on the George Washington Bridge as they were happening,... Watch »

Feb 1, 2014

"Pocket Tweet" Strikes Again for Former Senator Scott Brown

It appears the "pocket tweet" has struck again for former U.S. Senator Scott Brown. Brown's 64,000 Twitter followers... Read »

Jan 31, 2014
Longtime Congressman Henry Waxman to Retire

Longtime Congressman Henry Waxman to Retire

Rep. Henry Waxman announced Thursday that he will not seek re-election after 40 years in office. Waxman made... Read »

Jan 30, 2014
Republicans Tout

Republicans Tout "Opportunity" in Response to Obama Address

U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the top-ranking Republican woman in Congress, delivered the sanctioned Republican... Read »

Jan 29, 2014
What We Learned From the State of the Union Address

What We Learned From the State of the Union Address

President Barack Obama made sweeping statements during his State of the Union address but presented... Read »

Jan 29, 2014
Army Ranger Honored During State of the Union Address

Army Ranger Honored During State of the Union Address

Sgt. First Class Cory Remsburg, a guest of Michelle Obama, had the entire room in a standing ovation near the end of... Read »

Jan 28, 2014
David Alvarez: Race for Mayor

David Alvarez: Race for Mayor

San Diego mayoral candidate David Alvarez answers questions from NBC 7's Jason Austell on Tuesday, January, Watch »

Jan 28, 2014
Wendy Davis, Bristol Palin Trade Barbs

Wendy Davis, Bristol Palin Trade Barbs

Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis defended her parenting record following a report calling parts of... Read »

Jan 28, 2014
Christie Bridge Ally in Another Scandal: Report

Christie Bridge Ally in Another Scandal: Report

One of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's closest allies, who's already embroiled in the bridge-closing... Read »

Jan 28, 2014
Christie's Numbers Tank as Scandals Continue: Poll

Christie's Numbers Tank as Scandals Continue: Poll

Embattled New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's favorability among Americans has taken a hit since the scandal in... Read »

Jan 28, 2014
70 Percent of Americans Dissatisfied With Economy: Poll

70 Percent of Americans Dissatisfied With Economy: Poll

On the eve of Tuesday’s State of the Union address, 68 percent of Americans say the country is either stagnant... Read »

Jan 28, 2014
Bonfire Bill Gets Assembly Approval

Bonfire Bill Gets Assembly Approval

The state Assembly has approved legislation that would preserve the Southern California tradition of bonfires on the... Read »

Jan 27, 2014
Conversation with the Candidates Race for Mayor

Conversation with the Candidates Race for Mayor

NBC 7's Gene Cubbison, Catherine Garcia and Mark Mullen talk with mayoral candidates David Alvarez and... Watch »

Jan 27, 2014
What to Expect from Obama's State of the Union Address

What to Expect from Obama's State of the Union Address

Faced with underwhelming approval ratings and a stagnant Congress, President Barack Obama will likely use his State... Read »

Jan 27, 2014
Three Ways Obama Can Break Through Congress Gridlock

Three Ways Obama Can Break Through Congress Gridlock

When Obama stands before lawmakers Tuesday night for his State of the Union speech, he's likely to emphasize... Read »

Jan 27, 2014
Guns Hurt or Kill 10K U.S. Kids Each Year

Guns Hurt or Kill 10K U.S. Kids Each Year

Injuries from firearms send over 7,000 kids to the hospital annually, an average of 20 per day, a new study finds. Read »

Jan 27, 2014
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