Ben Carson Catches Donald Trump in Iowa Poll

Ben Carson has surged to the front of pack in the race for the GOP presidential nomination, tying front-runner Donald Trump in a new poll in the first-in-the-nation caucus state of Iowa.

Judges Assigned to Rule on Makeup of Corrine Brown’s Congressional District

After the Florida Republican-dominated state legislature failed to redraw Rep. Corrine Brown's congressional district and seven others that had been gerrymandered to favor Republicans, a three-judge federal panel was named to do the job for them.

Bernie Sanders Agrees to Talk Racial Justice with Activist

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said in a tweet this week he's willing to meet with civil rights activist DeRay McKesson and others to discuss his platform for racial equality.

Ben Carson Impresses in First GOP Presidential Debate

Standing out in the bloated field of Republican presidential hopefuls is tough, but retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson did just that Thursday night during the first GOP debate in Cleveland.

First 6 Months Eventful for Md. Lt. Gov. Rutherford

The schedule for Maryland Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford has been a bit hectic during his first six months as the state's second-highest public official.

Rep. Chaka Fattah Indicted in Racketeering Case

Philadelphia Rep. Chaka Fattah was indicted Wednesday in a racketeering and conspiracy case in which he is accused of misappropriating hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal, charitable and campaign monies.

Alvin Thornton Officially Makes Bid for Congress

Alvin Thornton, who's credited with creating a formula that increased public education funding throughout Maryland, formally announced his bid for Congress Tuesday night at the Glenarden Municipal Center in Glenarden.

Ben Carson Wins DC GOP Poll

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson won the DC Republican Party straw poll on Monday.

U.S. Attorney Still Tracking Vincent Gray

For former D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, life must be a little like living in the Twilight Zone.

Chris Christie Announces Presidential Bid, Joins Crowded GOP Field

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday that he will run for president in 2016, joining an ever-growing field for the GOP nomination.

Hillary Clinton Campaigns at George Mason University

On the heels of an historic week for Democrats with the Affordable Care Act and the constitutionality of same-sex marriages becoming the law of the land, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign rolled into Northern Virginia for an evening rally hosted ...

Veteran Political Operatives Join Hillary Clinton Campaign

Hillary Clinton has added a veteran political pollster from her husband's 1996 re-election campaign to her team of strategists, BuzzFeed reported Monday.

Donald Trump Makes Bid for GOP Presidential Nomination

Donald Trump, who has toyed with the idea of running for president for years, announced Tuesday that he'll enter the ever-growing field for the GOP presidential nomination, vowing to be the "greatest jobs president that God ever created."

Bowser, D.C. Council Victorious in Budget Autonomy Case

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and the city council scored a important victory Wednesday in the ongoing fight over the District's budget autonomy referendum, as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled to dismiss an appeal that questioned ...

LaRuby May, Brandon Todd Sworn In to D.C. Council

Boosted by ebullient cheers, chants and sustained applause from a standing-room only crowd of friends, family and well-wishers, Brandon Todd and LaRuby May recently took their places on the D.C. Council.