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Maryland A Hotbed For Political TV Ad Spending On State-Level Races

Maryland's Democratic gubernatorial primary helped push it toward the top of the rankings in a study on political television ad spending on state-level races.


Obama At U.N.: World Risks Being Caught In 'Undertow Of Instability'

The president, in an address to the General Assembly, says nations are at a crossroads and that the international system must meet challenges ranging from terrorism to disease.
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Q&A: Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf Reflects On Three Decades In Office

This legislative session will be the last for Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf, a Republican who represented Fairfax and Loudoun Counties. He reflects on his accomplishments in office in a Q&A with WAMU's Matt McCleskey.

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Biden To Spotlight Federal Transportation Spending In Norfolk

Vice President Joe Biden will stand alongside Virginia lawmakers on Wednesday to tout federal funding for transportation projects in Norfolk, Virginia.


Obama's U.N. Speech Aims To Enlist Others In Fight Against ISIS

President Obama addresses the U.N. General Assembly in the morning about the threat posed by the Islamic State, also known as ISIS. And in the afternoon, he hosts a meeting of the Security Council.

Can Climate Legislation Pass In Washington's Political Environment?

Audie Cornish talks to U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz the morning after President Obama addressed the U.N. Climate Summit.

Move To Curb U.S. Corporate Tax Dodges Could Delay Reform

Business and consumer groups say Congress needs to reform taxes, but few expect change soon. In fact, Treasury's tweaks to tax law may diminish the political will to address broader tax reform.

More Americans Favor Mixing Religion And Politics, Survey Says

The poll by Pew's Religion & Public Life Project also shows that three-quarters of survey participants believe religion's influence on American life is waning.
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U.S. Airstrikes On Syria

Yesterday the U.S. launched multiple pre-dawn airstrikes against the Islamic State in Syria. We explore what it means for the U.S. and the region.


Obama: Coalition Against ISIS Shows 'This Is Not America's Fight Alone'

The president praised the five Arab nations that joined in airstrikes against extremists in Syria and said it should be clear that there are "no safe havens" for those who threaten America.