Articles by Bryan Gallion

January 25, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

Raskin, Van Hollen, Hoyer Visit Maryland National Guard at U.S. Capitol

Members of Maryland’s congressional delegation visited National Guard soldiers stationed at the U.S. Capitol amid an uproar over troops being inexplicably sent to take their breaks on Thursday night in a parking garage. “It was an honor to visit with members of the Maryland National Guard protecting the Capitol today and thank them for their […]

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January 22, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

Maryland Leaders Honor Senate President Mike Miller as He Lies in State

Maryland officials will pay their respects to Senate President Emeritus Mike Miller, the nation’s longest serving state Senate president, as he lies in state Friday in the State House. Miller died Jan. 15 from cancer at age 78. Elected to the House of Delegates in 1970, Miller moved to the Senate in 1975 to represent […]

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January 19, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

State, Federal Government are Slowing County Vaccine Rollout, Officials Say

During a virtual town hall Tuesday night, Montgomery County leaders voiced frustrations about the insufficient number of COVID-19 vaccines the community has received and the lack of state and federal coordination surrounding vaccine rollout. “We are prepared to register you. We are prepared to vaccinate you,” County Executive Marc Elrich told attendees. “We just need […]

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January 15, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

County Council to Host COVID-19 Vaccination Rollout Town Hall on Jan. 19

The Montgomery County Council is hosting a virtual town hall at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19 to discuss the community’s COVID-19 vaccination program with public health leaders. Expected to join the meeting are County Executive Marc Elrich, Deputy Health Officer James Bridgers, Latino Health Initiative Senior Manager Sonia Mora, Latino Health Steering Committee Co-Chair […]

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January 13, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

Trump Impeached for Incitement of Insurrection

President Donald Trump was impeached by the House on Wednesday, a week after a mob of his supporters attacked the U.S. Capitol, making him the first president in history to be impeached twice. The vote was 232 to 197. Ten Republicans joined the Democratic caucus in charging Trump for inciting the deadly insurrection on the […]

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January 13, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

After 23 Years on the Air, ‘The Kojo Nnamdi Show’ Will End in April

“The Kojo Nnamdi Show,” hosted by the eponymous Washington radio legend, is ending production this spring after 23 years. The last show will air April 1, WAMU announced Wednesday. Despite stepping back from his daily duties, Nnamdi will still host “The Politics Hour” on Fridays. He will also continue the “Kojo in the Community” series […]

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January 13, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

Gov. Hogan to Have ‘Early Stage’ Skin Cancer Removed Friday

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan will have early-stage skin cancer removed from his face and shoulder on Friday, his communications director Mike Ricci announced in a tweet Wednesday. The “minor outpatient surgery” is for basal and squamous cell carcinoma, which the Republican governor was also treated for in 2018. On Friday, Governor Hogan will have minor […]

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January 11, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

House Introduces Raskin’s 25th Amendment Bill, Unveils Impeachment Article

The House is expected to vote on legislation Tuesday from Rep. Jamie Raskin that calls on Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment and strip Donald Trump of his presidential powers before his term ends Jan. 20. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Mechanicsville, attempted to pass Raskin’s bill by unanimous consent Monday morning, […]

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January 7, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

Hogan Extends National Guard’s D.C. Mission to Ensure Peaceful Transition

Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday that the Maryland National Guard will remain in Washington through President-elect Joe Biden’s Jan. 20 inauguration and the end of the month, after the force was deployed to the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday afternoon amid an insurrection. “The state of Maryland will do anything and everything we possibly can to […]

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January 7, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

Biden Picks Bethesda Resident Merrick Garland for Attorney General

President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Judge Merrick Garland, a Bethesda resident who serves on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, to be his attorney general. The nomination was announced Thursday morning, alongside those for three other senior Justice Department posts. “They will restore the independence of the department so it serves […]

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