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On Tuesday, Takoma Park, Md. became the first city in the United States to allow 16 and 17-year-olds to vote in city elections.
The clock is ticking for Virginia voters who are casting absentee ballots in Tuesday's election.
Republican state Delegate LeRoy Myers is leaving the Maryland legislature to run for Washington County commissioner next year.
Candidates for attorney general of Virginia agree that public safety is their top priority. But in separate interviews with WTOP, Republican Mark Obenshain and Democrat Mark Herring say they have a different view of the role of the attorney general.
A D.C. businessman under investigation for allegedly financing a secret $653,000 funding campaign for D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray in 2010 allegedly also spent money on secret campaigns for seven other candidates for mayor and the D.C. Council.
Another member of the D.C. Council has thrown his hat into the ring for next year's mayoral election.
With the D.C. primary less than a year away, a second candidate made it official on Saturday, as Ward 6 Council member Tommy Wells told a crowd of supporters in the rain, "I am officially running to be mayor of our great city, Washington, D.C."
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